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2020 Virtual Conference
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The 20th Abracadabra Diabetes Nursing Conference in 2020 was held as a series of virtual webcasts over three separate days. The conference was well received and provided very informative content.
Now, the webcasts have been developed into a series of on demand videos to allow healthcare professionals to access this excellent video content at their convenience.
Presented by a panel of expert speakers a range of topics are covered including:
Jane Diggle, Specialist Practitioner Practice Nurse, South Kirkby
Jane Diggle a Specialist Practitioner Practice Nurse from South Kirby in West Yorkshire continues the theme of the ‘Year of the Nurse’ by examining how the role of nurses in diabetes has changed over time. The presentation then looks forward at the key challenges and changes facing the nursing profession.
Dr Kevin Fernando, GP, North Berwick, near Edinburgh
Dr Kevin Fernando gives an overview of major comorbidities in type 2 diabetes. He examines the best ways to assess risk using calculators and other tools and provides best practice advice about how to care for and manage older and frail individuals based upon long term clinical trial evidence.
Dr Sarah Davies, GP with Special Interest in Diabetes, Cardiff
In this video Dr Sarah Davies explains the different diabetes types and their key features. She examines the best approach to more complex cases and provides suggestions about what to do when the diagnosis is unclear. The last section of the video provides information about how to understand the rarer forms of diabetes.
Jo Dalton, Diabetes Specialist Nurse – Transition, Poole Young People’s Diabetes Service
Nicola Milne, Community Diabetes Specialist Nurse, Manchester
With 2020 being the ‘Year of the Nurse’ Nicola Milne a Community Diabetes Specialist Nurse in Manchester examines what the future could hold for nursing recruitment, competencies and skills. The video considers how nurses can deliver innovation into their practice and provides advice on nurses looking after their own health and well-being.
Prof Mike Cummings, Professor of Diabetes and Endocrinology at Portsmouth NHS Trust
Dr Sumer Aditya, Consultant Physician in Diabetes and Endocrinology, Aintree
In this keynote video Professor Mike Cummings and Dr Sumer Aditya examine GLP-1 receptor agonists. They provide a comprehensive examination of the guidelines. And then look at how GLP-1 receptor agonists fit into clinical practice with insights into practical use and safety. Finally, they give an update on the GLP-1 receptor agonist cardiovascular safety trials.
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Dr Heather Bell, GP, Greenisland, Northern Ireland
Remote consultation is becoming a reality for many. Dr Heather Bell examines how to adapt to new ways of working and gives advice on patient prioritisation and risk stratification. The video concludes by providing practical tips on virtual consultation and the most effective use of Real-World Data.
Dr Emma Wilmot, Consultant Diabetologist, University Hospitals Derby; Assistant Professor, University of Nottingham
Dr Emma Wilmott examines how post-prandial glucose contributes to overall blood glucose control. She looks at how to optimise patient insulin, including a discussion about carbohydrate ratios and insulin correction factors. Finally, Dr Wilmott examines the benefits of new fast-acting insulins.
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Professor Partha Kar, Consultant Diabetologist, Portsmouth
Professor Partha Kar provides a unique insight into the ‘Getting it Right First Time Report’. He provides a status update for the report, looks at what we know so far about variations in hospital-based diabetes care and provides a plan for the next steps and implementation of the report findings.
Su Down, Diabetes Nurse Consultant, Somerset
With COVID-19 being a part of everyday life at the current-time Su Down a Diabetes Nurse Consultant in Somerset examines how COVID-19 has changed the concept of a clinic. By looking at the challenges of new communication platforms, Su Down provides her personal experience of running virtual clinics and poses the question, can virtual working become part of our ‘normal’ practice?
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