25 Apr 2018 10:30 - 25 Apr 2018 15:30
Medical matters for non-medical staff
Date: April 25, 2018
Why you should attend? All boarding staff want to offer the best possible care to their students and this seminar will build confidence in dealing with minor medical matters. When dealing with a student's medical care in house, procedures and practices must be followed for you and the boarders to work and live safely. This seminar will cover working safely, the administration and storage of medicines and minor injuries and illnesses. We will also consider how to best work alongside medical staff.
10.00 Registration/Arrival Coffee
10.30 Welcome and Introductions
10.35 Working Safely
11.45 Administering Medications
13:45 Individual Health Care Plans
14:45 Role of the Carer
15:30 Close of Seminar
Seminar presenter: Jill Hill
Jill Hill is entering her 6th year as Lead Nurse at The Cheltenham Ladies College, following a long career in Emergency care. As a Senior Sister and Emergency Nurse Practitioner at the John Radclifffe hospital she was responsible for staff training and worked in association with Oxford Brookes University to deliver specialist lectures in minor injuries and autonomous practice. In 2012, her chapter “The Role of the Trauma Nurse” was published in the 4th Edition of ABC of Major Trauma, she continues to be a ALS instructor for Resus Council (UK). Jill’s change of direction into school nursing enabled her to rekindle her love of nursing by making a marked difference to the students in her care by reinventing the medical centre and its provision at CLC. She and her team are an integral part of the Pastoral team, working with students, staff and key stakeholders to ensure that the overall physical, emotional and psychological wellbeing of each individual pupil is at the centre of all they do. Jill is a strong advocate for the nursing profession suggesting the unique skills and qualities nurses possess make them the perfect advocates for the students in their care.
Venue: Boarding Schools' Association, 134-136 Buckingham Palace Road, SW1W 9SA