ASCN UK Urology Masterclass 2018

(This masterclass will include CPD accreditation.)

Content Outline:

Urology surgical advances and nursing implications
Reviewing evidenced based practice and applying to practical skills
Urostomy stoma care challenges with case studies
Patient experience
Q&A session – ask the expert
Reflections of day

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Date & Venue

21 May 2018
Seminar Room 1, New Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham
0930 – 16.00 hours

Registration Fee:

ASCN UK Member – Free to Attend
Non-Member – £20.00 per person

(Please note numbers are limited and will be taken on a first come, first served basis. This Masterclass is a repeat of the 2017 ASCN Urology Masterclass and will contain similar content, speakers and learning objectives as the 2017 course.)


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Speaker Presentations

The following presentations have been approved by our invited speakers for sharing with Masterclass participants:

Urological peristomal skin problems
CNS Liz Davis, Urology Stoma / Continence Care CNS, Sunderland Royal Hospital
•Overview of healthy skin facts
•Reasons for peristomal skin complications
•Case studies

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CNS role in assisting the decision making prior to cystectomy
Kim O’Keeffe, CNS, QE Birmingham
•CNS Assessment criteria
•Patient advocacy
•Updates on Chemo/surgical options

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Enhanced Recovery After Survery (ERAS)
Diane Leach, Uro-oncology Nurse Practitioner, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Sheffield
• Philosophy of ERAS & ERAS specifics
• Nursing Roles within the ERAS programme
• Enhanced discharge versus recovery
• Management of stents
• Future direction in cystectomy

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The ketamine bladder: The UK’s ketamine epidemic
Mr Mo Belal, Urologist, QE Hospital, Birmingham
•Physiological impact of ketamine on the bladder
•Pre-assessment implications
•Post-operative management

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Prevention and management of UTI’s
Michaela Parker, Clinical Nurse Specialist in Stoma Care, Research and Development, Salts Healthcare Ltd
•Information to reduce the risk of (including vitamin C; cranberry; how much fluids)
•Signs and symptoms; complications
•Taking a specimen from a Urostomy
•Management of including antibiotic use

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Further presentations may be added in due course. Please re-visit this page from time to time for further updates.