This course is only available to UNISON members.
Foundation Module in Parkinson’s
The workshop will give health and social care professionals a greater understanding of Parkinson’s and its impact, and provide strategies to help you support people with the condition. It will outline what Parkinson’s is and how is it diagnosed; non-motor symptoms; management of the condition and palliative care. It is suitable for all staff working in health or care organisations with people with Parkinson’s.
Tutor: Nuala Campbell
Tutor's organisation: Parkinson’s UK
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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
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