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Advanced Practice ICS – CPD Event – Prescribing Safety

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Our next Advanced Practice CPD Event will be on the 18th October 2023 and will focus on prescribing and patient safety.
Please see the days event plan below.
This will be delivered via teams,.

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Advancing practice CPD Event 18th October 2023

Via Teams

09.00 – 17.00

Topic Time Speaker

Introduction to Advanced Practice.

09.00 – 09.10

(10 minutes)

Caroline Ashworth

Trust Lead for Advanced Practice LTHTR.


NHS England Update 09.10 – 09.30

(20 min)

Annabella Gloster

Regional Faculty Lead for Advancing PracticeNHS England – North West


Prescribing incidents & Prescribing safety 09.30 – 10.30

(1 hour)

Sophie O’Dolan

Pharmacist, Medication Safety Education LTHTR.


Oxygen – Home oxygen prescribing and safety. 10.30 – 11.30

(1 hour)

Cath Edwards ACP LTHTR.


Comfort Break – Tea/Coffee (15 minutes)
Parkinson’s meds 11.45 – 12.15

(30 min)

Elissa Hughes

Parkinson’s nurse


Dhana Kovvuri Pharmacy.


Antibiotics 12.15 – 13.15

(1 hour)

Sabina Bashir

Highly Specialist Pharmacy LTHTR


Lunch 13.15 – 13.45 (30 minutes)
Palliative care

Symptoms of end of life, prescribing anticipatory medications safely.

Non-pharmacological considerations

13.45 – 14.15

(30 min)

Tomoko Lewis.

Palliative Care ACP LTHTR



Diabetes/Insulin 14.15 – 14.45

(30 min)

Fiona Walker

Advanced Practitioner Diabetes LTHTR


Comfort Break – Tea/Coffee (15 minutes)

Risks and dangers.

15.00 – 15.30

(30 min)

Sura Ali

Highly Specialist Pharmacy LTHTR.

Awaiting full confirmation

Rapid tranquiliser


Capacity assessment for RT

15.30 – 16.00

(30 min)

Kin Wai (Alex)

Highly Specialist Pharmacy LTHTR


Andrea Hardyman

Safeguarding Practitioner LTHTR


Finish and Close 16.00 – 16.15 Caroline Ashworth