This course is only available to UNISON members.
Annual Review of Employment law (ICTU Event)
It is essential that trade union representatives keep up to date with the latest employment law developments in NI and GB both in terms of legislative reforms and case law decisions. This seminar looks back at 2018 so far to highlight key developments and how they might impact on trade unions and their members.
This seminar will look at what trade union representatives need to know have a working knowledge of the basic aspects of the new law and how their members may qualify for new rights under it.
Tutor: Labour Relations Agency
10:30 am - 12:30 am
Although accountability is often perceived as being something to do with blame it is better defined as being able to account for one’s actions. However, a practitioner may also be responsible for the actions of another if care was delegated inappropriately.
This study day will examine the ways in which health care staff may be asked to justify their decisions. It will include discussion on maintaining good electronic and hard copy records, understanding Data Protection, Freedom of Information and policy.
The day will also orientate participants to NMC regulation and explain Fitness to Practice proceedings. It is targeted at nurses and midwives. It will be delivered by Dr Jane Wright who has a background in Nurse Education and currently advises and represents professionals who come to the attention of their professional regulator
Organising to Win
This workshop is for those who have responsibility for administering medication in acute, residential or home settings. It will explore the over arching policies and supporting legal documents which safeguard the patient and professional. Participants will have the opportunity to discuss case studies and learn from situations where there was poor medicine management.
The workshop will highlight the five rights of medicine management and basic drug calculations.
This course will give participants with an understanding of how prescription and over the counter medicines are misused. It will provide an overview of the types of medicines as well as information on the prevalence, effects, risks to the user, harm reduction methods and services available. It is relevant to anyone who works/volunteers with those with addiction issues, with young people and also may be of interest to parents
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