Pressure Ulcers Summit

Tue 22 May 2018 to Tue 22 May 2018, The Studio Conference Centre, Birmingham

This summit aims to bring together tissue viability, wound care leads and senior nurses to discuss the important issue of eliminating avoidable pressure ulcers. Chaired by Tina Chambers, Immediate past Chair, Tissue Viability Society the conference will cover implementing the national stop the pressure campaign and monitoring progress against the National NICE Quality Standard for Pressure Ulcers.

Benefits of attending
This conference will enable you to:

• Network with colleagues who are working to eliminate pressure ulcers
• Understand the national context including updates from NHS Improvement and Stop the Pressure
• Develop your skills and improve the prevention and management of pressure ulcers
• Understand how to improve pressure ulcer grading, reporting including unstageable pressure ulcers, understand what is avoidable and ensuring action
• Improve your skills in the prevention and management of pressure ulcers in high risk groups through case studies from oncology, end of life care, care homes, and complex wounds/patients with history of pressure ulcers
• Improve your understanding of the role of nutrition and hydration in pressure ulcer prevention
• Learn from established practice in getting patients up, dressed and moving to reduce risk: the #EndPJParalysis campaign
• Develop your local strategy to eliminate pressure ulcers in your service
• Self assess and reflect on your own practice
• Gain CPD accreditation points contributing to professional development and revalidation evidence

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20% discount is available by quoting ref: hcuk20barna when booking. (*Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Full T&Cs available upon request.)

Barna. British Anaesthetic and Recovery Nurses Association