Chronic Disease Update 8 September 2021
CPD Hours: 3
Session Type : This is a live, interactive session using ZOOM. Delegates will be sent a link.
Who should Attend
This conference is for nurses, doctors, paramedics, pharmacists and allied health professionals who want to update their knowledge of specific chronic conditions that are seen in primary care. We have a great range of specialist speakers who will discuss the latest updates on a range of topics relevant to general practice, urgent and primary care.
This session will explore the latest guidelines and prescribing options in managing diabetes, hypertension and COPD in nursing homes.
At the end of this session you will:
- Update knowledge of latest prescribing options for diabetics, hypertension and COPD.
- Recognise symptoms indicating a worsening of the condition and identify appropriate resources available to support management strategies.
- Have an opportunity to discuss common concerns through interactive participation and questioning of lecturers who are specialists in each area.
12h00 Diabetes: A guide to the latest prescribing regimes and medicine management
Gill Dunn, Diabetes Specialist Nurse
13h00 Management of Hypertension in Nursing homes and prevention of falls
Tahira Khan, Clinical Pharmacist
14h00 COPD Update
Ameet Gordhan, Respiratory Pharmacist
12h00 Finish and close
***This is an update. The more detailed sessions are available as 3-6hr zoom sessions. See below for links.