This course is only available to UNISON members.
Stoma Care – Promoting Good Practice
An increasing number of people in residential, home and acute settings are managing stomas. This workshop aims to give those who work with patients/clients with stomas a firm base on which to develop practice required for managing the complex needs of these patients. The workshop will look at different types of stomas, understanding the needs for different appliances, reasons for stoma formation, good skin management as well as problem solving and the impact of diet and lifestyle.
We welcome care staff, support workers, nurses, AHPs, home care and classroom assistants.
Tutor: Maggie Ferguson, Stoma Nurse
Tutor's organisation: Sangers
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Organising to Win
Organising to Win
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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