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Haematology & Nursing Conference Programme - For Nurses only
Blood or Bacon - Hepatitis E Virus and the threat in transfusion
· Aetiology of Hepatitis E virus
· Case study
· Protecting patients from HEV
Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow in the World of Sickle Cell
The Importance of the Transition Clinical Nurse Specialist Role in reducing Mortality and Morbidity rates in the Sickle Cell population
· Young Adult’s experiences: “from children’s to adults’ services for young people using health services”
· Benefits and challenges of Transition
· Future Plans
Developing support for adults sickle clinics within our network
· Describe an outreach model of care
· Clinical benefits
· Professional benefits
HSCT in non-malignant disease
· Selection and preparation of Multiple Sclerosis (MS) patients for Autologous Haematopoietic Stem Cell transplant (AHSCT) · Specific challenges of caring for MS patient
· Disease outcome following AHSCT
HNA – revisiting an analysis of unmet needs
· What is an HNA? · Discussion of benefits and outputs of eHNA in a Pre BMT clinic.
· Description of an audit of a group of patient concerns identified unmet needs leading to service improvements.
Rare and unusual - Porphyria and Paroxysmal nocturnal haemoglobinuria
· The challenge of caring for patients who have a rare disease and are often experts in their own treatment
· How to maintain continuity with colleagues at other hospitals
· How to build a rapport/trust with patients that live across the county
Research – a fundamental pillar of clinical practice Exploring a variety of ways that nurses and AHP’s can engage in small, medium or large research projects in order to influence patients’ clinical care.
Living with and beyond cancer
· The session is an opportunity to discuss and help professionals share ideas of how to give patients the tools for living well both during and after treatment. It is an opportunity to brainstorm what works for both patients and healthcare professionals in current climate.
Psychological Care for Patients and Professionals
· Interventions and approaches to help patients adjust to and cope with their diagnoses / treatments
· The psychological impact on staff of working with this patient group
· The important of regular reflective practice and debriefing sessions for staff
VTE – risk of DVT in cancer
· How we manage VTE prevention in cancer patients
· VTE management in cancer patients
· Discussion and questions
Apheresis Service and Quality Management
· Apheresis procedures and its indications.
· The quality requirement of Apheresis unit.
· The role of Apheresis CNS and the Challenge of Sickle cell patient management.
Driving the “CAR” into the future
· UCART 19 as a treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukaemia.
· Managing the expectations of very young patients with no other options for treatment
· HNA in these patients
· Future resource implications
Nutrition in Cancer Survivorship:
1. The role of nutrition after recovery from treatment/survivorship.
2. Review WCRF cancer prevention recommendations 3. Consider the specific needs of patient recovering from haematological malignancies.
Psychological impact and support of patients with Long Term Conditions:
1. Identifying the psychological impact of chronic health conditions - adjustment and coping mechanisms
2. Exploring approaches to supporting patients with chronic health conditions
Patient Blood Management - ‘So one day when we run out of blood’:
· Discussion of Patient Blood Management – an evidence based method of optimising blood transfusion
· Case study of good patient blood management