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									Final announcement

RCN Emergency Care Association annual conference and exhibition
Friday 22 and Saturday 23 October 2010, Cardiff City Hall, Cardiff

  Emergency care: You make
  the difference                                                                                       programme

This conference examines some of the current                                   Exhibit! Advertise! Promote!
                                                                               The RCN Emergency Care Association
and future challenges to emergency care                                        annual conference and exhibition
and the critical role of the nurse and allied                                  provides you with an unrivalled
                                                                               opportunity to connect directly with a
health professional in addressing these.                                       significant group of the UK’s leading
Topical, practical sessions on the creation and                                emergency and unscheduled care
                                                                               professionals. There are a number
implementation of initiatives for change are                                   of ways for you to be involved in the
                                                                               exhibition giving you the opportunity
augmented by sessions on effective leadership                                  to network and raise your profile within
and management of developing services.                                         this specialist nursing arena. Packages
                                                                               can be tailored to help achieve specific
                                                                               objectives. For further information
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RCN Emergency Care Association annual conference and exhibition

Emergency care: You make the difference
Venue                                                                               Accommodation
The conference is being held at Cardiff City Hall. The City Hall stands             The headquarters hotel will be the Mercure Holland House Hotel,
in the heart of Cardiff. It is the centrepiece of one of the world’s finest         located approximately 10 minutes walk from Cardiff City Hall. The gala
civic centres, an area of impressive buildings, landscaped gardens and              dinner will also take place at this hotel on the Friday evening. Cardiff
broad tree lined avenues.                                                           Convention Bureau is taking accommodation bookings on behalf of
                                                                                    delegates at specially negotiated rates.
                                                                                    Please visit: www.conferencebookings.co.uk/delegate/CDFRCN2010
                                                                                    to book your accommodation.

  Friday 22 October 2010
  10.15 Opening remarks and welcome
  10.30 Welcome to Wales
          Tina Donnelly, Director, RCN Wales
  10.45 Pre-hospital care on operations in Afghanistan
          Squadron Leader Charlotte Thompson, Officer Commanding Deployable Aeromedical Response Team Squadron, Tactical Medical Wing, Royal Air Force,
  11.15   The role of the emergency nurse in the British Field Hospital, Helmand Province, Afghanistan
          Flight Lieutenant Elizabeth Wright, A&E Nursing Officer, Ministry of Defence Hospital Unit, Peterborough
          Co authors: Flying Officer Nicholas Butler and Flying Officer Sydney Masawi
  11.45   Current healthcare challenges for emergency nurses in USA
          Diane Gurney, RN, MS, CEN 2010 ENA President
  12.30 Lunch and exhibition viewing
  13.45 Concurrent presentations 1
           1.1                                   1.2                                     1.3                                  1.4
   13.45 Management of patients                  Are the urgent care services            What are you doing at the         Pre-tibial lacerations in
         attending the emergency                 effective for febrile children          weekend?                          emergency care: Are steri-
         department with suspected               under five years? A parental            Laura Hodson, Nursing Officer/A&E strips really enough?
         fractured neck of femur                 and professional perspective            Sister, RAF Lyneham, Chippenham      Heather McClelland, Nurse
           Sally Cotterell, Staff Nurse,         Sarah Pearse, Emergency                 and A&E, The Whittington Hospital,   Consultant - Emergency Care,
           Emergency Department, North           Department, St Mary’s Hospital,         London.                              Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS
           Hants Foundation Trust Hospital,      Paddington, London                      Co author: Lt James Bird             Foundation Trust, Halifax

  14.20 Concurrent presentations 2
           2.1                                   2.2                                     2.3                                  2.4
   14.20 The emergency department                Developing strategies to                Measuring patient experience         Transfer of the critically ill
         nurse’s role in safe standards          improve ‘zero tolerance’                with an alcohol liaison service      patient from ED to ICU
         of conscious sedation                   Rose Davies, Senior Sister/             in an emergency department           Mark Gillespie, Nurse Consultant
           Claire Reid, Senior Staff Nurse, St   Emergency Nurse Practitioner,       Andy Whitfield, Senior Alcohol           in Emergency Care and Brian
           Mary’s Accident and Emergency         Emergency Unit, University Hospital Liaison Nurse, University Hospital       McFetridge, Nurse Consultant in
           Department, London and                of Wales, Cardiff                   of South Manchester                      Critical Care, Western Health and
           Emergency Life Support Trainer,       Co authors: San Osborne, Carl Ball                                           Social Care Trust, Northern Ireland
  14.50 Refreshments and exhibition viewing
  15.20 Chair’s opening remarks
  15.30 Looking back: Moving forward
          Baroness Thornton
  16.00 District General Hospitals – who needs them? The Cumbrian shootings
          Marise Tinnion and Kath Heron, Sisters, North Cumbria Acute Hospitals, Whitehaven
  16.30 Concurrent presentations 3
           3.1                                   3.2                                     3.3                                  3.4
   16.30 Preparedness of UK nurses               Falls assessment in the                 Clinical audit of vital signs        Improving the patient
         to respond to non-workplace             emergency department                    recording in a district              experience in emergency care
         emergencies: A review of the            Anne Welling, Consultant Nurse in       general hospital emergency           Heather McClelland, Nurse
         literature                              Emergency Care, Queen Alexandra         department                           Consultant, Emergency Care, and
           Carolyn Crouchman, Senior             Hospital, Portsmouth Hospitals          Bruce Armstrong, Consultant          Claire Brewster, Matron, Calderdale
           Lecturer, Faculty of Health and       NHS Trust                               Nurse, Emergency Department,         and Huddersfield NHS Foundation
           Human Sciences, Thames Valley         Co authors: Jayne Frazer, Di Lockyer,   Basingstoke and North Hampshire      Trust, Halifax
           University                            Becky Atkins, Rachel Eckford            Hospital

  17.00 End of day 1
        Optional fringe event:
        Meet the RCN Emergency Care Association Steering Committee
          A drop in clinic to meet and discuss issues within emergency care
  19.30 Pre-dinner drinks reception, followed by the gala dinner
Conference fees                                                                      Gala dinner
The two day conference fee does not include accommodation, but does                  The gala dinner will take place on Friday evening at the Mercure
include a ticket for the gala dinner which will be taking place on the               Holland House Hotel. The dinner will be black tie and delegates are
Friday evening.                                                                      invited to dress appropriately.
Please see the booking form for day delegate rates.

  Saturday 23 October 2010
  08.45 Registration and exhibition viewing
  09.00 Chair’s opening remarks
  09.05 The shape of things to come
         Matthew Cook, Clinical Lead for Emergency Care, Department of Health
  09.50 Emergency nursing in South Africa
         Dr Petra Brysiewicz, Senior Lecturer, School of Nursing, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  10.20 Refreshments and exhibition viewing
  11.00 Maintaining patient dignity in challenging circumstances
         Sarah Stone, Deputy Commissioner, Older People’s Commission for Wales
  11.40 Concurrent presentations 4
          4.1                                     4.2                                   4.3                                   4.4
  11.40 Developing new skills for                 Working with a multi-                 The value of the 1% palm              Safeguarding children: A
        emergency nurse practitioners             disciplinary group to create          method in the estimation of           service development to screen
        in an emergency department:               a video of the possible               burns in the emergency care           all children attending the
        Haematoma blocks and colles               consequences of underage              setting                               emergency department
        type fracture reduction                   binge drinking                          Annie Nelhams, Consultant Nurse     Mark Gillespie, Consultant Nurse,
          Carl Paternoster, Nurse Practitioner,   Lisa Hacking, Nurse Practitioner,       Trainee, NHS Education South        Emergency Department and Loretta
          Emergency Department, Ipswich           Minor Injury Unit, Ramsey and           Central (Wessex Deanery), Oxford.   Crumlish, Safeguarding Nurse,
          Hospitals Trust.                        District Cottage Hospital, Isle of Man.                                     Western Health and Social Care
          Co author: Sally Night                  Co author: Norman Brew                                                      Trust, Northern Ireland

  12.10 Lunch and exhibition viewing
  13.20 Crew resource management relating in emergency care
         Bruce Armstrong, Consultant Nurse, Emergency Department, Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital
  14.00 Concurrent presentations 5
          5.1                                     5.2                                   5.3                                   5.4
  14.00 5.1.1                                     5.2.1                                 5.3.1                                 X-ray interpretation
        Rapid sequence induction                  Decontamination, decision             Do I get to run on with a magic       Workshop
        (RSI) for emergency nurses                making and dynamics                   sponge? Emergency nursing             Anne Welling, Consultant Nurse in
          Bruce Armstrong, Consultant             Jim Dickie, Resilience Manager,       and The London Olympic and            Emergency Care, Queen Alexandra
          Nurse, Emergency Department,            National Risk and Resilience          Paralympic Games                      Hospital, Portsmouth Hospitals
          Basingstoke and North Hampshire         Department, Scottish Ambulance        Michelle Rudd, Trainee Consultant     NHS Trust
          Hospital                                Service                               Practitioner in Emergency Care,
                                                                                        NHS Education South Central,
                                                                                        Emergency Department, John
                                                                                        Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford

  14.30 5.1.2                                     5.2.2
        The role of the nurse within              Establishing a pan-London
        voluntary pre-hospital care               masters in major trauma care
        schemes                                   Paul Newcombe, Senior Lecturer,
          Ian Trueman, Lecturer/Voluntary         Faculty of Health Social Care
          Immediate Care Nurse, University of     Sciences, Kingston University/St
          Nottingham/Lincolnshire Integrated      George’s, University of London.
          Voluntary Emergency Service             Co author: Heather Jarman

  15.00 Maximising nursing skills in caring for children in emergency departments
         Jason Gray, Advanced Paediatric Emergency Nurse Practitioner, Brighton and Sussex University NHS Trust
  15.35 Lessons learned from Haiti
         John Taylor, Trainee Consultant Practitioner, Innovation, Development and Wider Workforce, NHS Education South Central
  16.10 Chair’s closing remarks and close of conference
         Jim Bethel, Chair, RCN Emergency Care Association
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