The below programme is an outline which will assist you with planning your travel arrangements. More details on invited speakers to follow in due course.

The content of the ASCN UK Annual Conference is determined by your abstracts which will be shortlisted by the ASCN UK Committee by 18th June. Please refer back for updates after 13th July.

*Please note the below timings may change and should be used as a guide only.

SUNDAY 9TH SEPTEMBER 2018
14:00 - 19:30Registration Open
15:30 - 16:30ASCN UK Dementia Workshop - Bridging the Dementia Gap in Stoma Care
Michaela Parker & Carolyn Swash, ASCN UK Area Reps
16:45 - 17:45ASCN UK Sexual Intimacy Seminar - Sexual function and colorectal patients: How can stoma care nurses help their patients overcome sexual function issues during and after treatment?
Lorraine Grover, Psychosexual Nurse Specialist, London Clinic, London

ASCN UK Dementia Workshop - Bridging the Dementia Gap in Stoma Care
Michaela Parker & Carolyn Swash, ASCN UK Area Reps
18:00 - 19:30Welcome Reception and Official Opening of the Exhibition
MONDAY 10TH SEPTEMBER 2018
07:00 - 17:30Registration Open
07:30 - 17:30Poster Viewing
07:30 - 08:15Industry Breakfast Workshop
08.45 – 10.00Session One: Recent Advances on Nursing Practice

Role of ASCN UK and Area Rep Role
Gill Skipper, ASCN UK Area Representative

Invited Speaker: Sexual function and colorectal patients: How can stoma care nurses help their patients overcome sexual function issues during and after treatment?
Lorraine Grover, Psychosexual Nurse Specialist, London Clinic, London

ORAL PRESENTATIONS
10.10 – 11.00Tea / Coffee / Exhibition / Posters
11.00 – 12.30Session Two: Current Practice Changes in the UK Facilities

ORAL PRESENTATIONS
12.25 – 13.10Lunch / Exhibition / Posters
13.10 – 14.35Session Three: ASCN UK AGM & Award Presentations

ASCN UK – Annual General Meeting (Exhibition Closed)

New Presenters Award (Supported by Coloplast)

UA Research Awards

Opus Reserach Bursary Award (Supported by Opus)
14.40 – 15.30Session Four: Patient Experience and Outcomes

Breaking Down Barriers in Gender Expression
Sharon Fillingham, Clinical Practice Facilitator Urinary Diversion / Psychosexual and Gender Therapist, (UCLH)

ORAL PRESENTATIONS
15.30 – 16.05Tea / Coffee / Exhibition / Posters
16.05 – 17.30Session Five: Education

ORAL PRESENTATIONS
17.20 – 17.302018 AWARD PRESENTATIONS
Announcement of Winner of New Presenters Award 2018 (COLOPLAST)
Announcement of the Urostomy Research Awards 2018 (UA)
Announcement of Winner of Nurse of the Year Award 2018 (SALTS)
19:30 - MidnightConference Dinner at The ICC Birmingham
TUESDAY 11TH SEPTEMBER 2018
07:00 - 16:00Registration Open
07:30 - 16:00Poster Viewing
07:30 - 08:15Industry Breakfast Workshop
08.45 – 10.10Session Six: Advancing Surgical and Collaborative Practices

ORAL PRESENTATIONS
10.10– 11.00Tea / Coffee / Exhibition / Posters
11.00 – 12.45Session Seven: Collaborative Working to Improve Efficiencies

Invited Speaker: Urinary diversion following Total Pelvic Exenteration
Pardeep Kumar, Consultant Urological Surgeon, The Royal Marsden Hospital & Colorectal Surgeon TBC

ORAL PRESENTATIONS

Invited Speaker: Patients’ anticipations and realities of living with a stoma for IBD
Lesley Dibley, Reader in Nursing Research and Education, University of Greenwich & Bart’s Health NHS Trust
12.45 – 13.30Lunch / Exhibition / Posters
13.30 – 15.00Session Eight: Case Studies

ORAL PRESENTATIONS
14.40 – 14.55ASCN UK Award Presentations
ASCN UK Overall Conference Presentation Awards
ASCN UK Poster Presentation Awards
14.55 – 15.00Close of Conference by Maddie White, Chair to ASCN UK

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