AAPE Elections

Hello everyone.

NOMINATIONS FOR ELECTION TO THE AAPE UK COMMITTEE – CLOSING DATE 15TH FEBRUARY 2021

We would very much encourage you to nominate yourself and become part of the AAPE committee, if you have time to commit to being an active member.

The link to the nomination form for the upcoming AAPE elections is listed below. We will report the results of the elections on the 19th March via email.

If you have any questions or would like to know more about what we do as an organisation, then please get in touch with myself or Anna Jones the deputy chair jonesA23@cardiff.ac.uk

With Best Wishes to you all

Kathy Haigh

Download Nomination Form

*Save the Date* AAPE UK Annual Conference and AGM

Flexibility in Advanced Practice Education: Adaptation and Response

Date: CHANGED TO Friday 25TH JUNE 2021
Time: 9-4pm
Venue: On-Line Conference

Current speakers:

  • To welcome us all, and open the conference: Prof. Brian Webster-Henderson – Deputy Vice Chancellor, and Chair of Council of Deans of Health UK
  • Wendy Lambert (Practice Assessor for UoC): ACP supervision during Covid-19
  • Alice Hortop, Senior Occupational Therapy lecturer UWE: Laughter as Therapy
  • Beverley Harden – HEE National AHP Lead: AHP Placements and Covid-19 – feedback on ‘Clever together’ online workshop

The conference will provide a forum for celebration of current and future practice initiatives and innovations with a focus on the adaptation and response of advanced clinical practice in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. The day will finish with the AAPE UK AGM.

Free registration for AAPE UK Members, and for non-members for this year’s conference.

As the conference will be on-line in 2021, we can offer 4 places per HEI institutional membership.

Registration will be via Eventbrite – the link will be uploaded shortly.

Call for posters: We are keen to review (electronic) posters on the theme of ‘Adaptation and Response’ linked to the changes faced in practice over the past year. We’ll announce the closing date for posters in May 2021 and a link to the poster presentation format will be provided shortly.

*Save the Date* 20th March 2020 – Annual Conference and AGM “Valuing diversity in Advanced Practice”

Annual Conference and AGM

“Valuing diversity in Advanced Practice”

Date: Friday 20th March 2020
Time: 9am – 4pm
Venue: Ulster University, Northern Ireland.

Confirmed keynote speakers to date include:
● Charlotte McArdle, Chief Nursing Officer, Department of Health Belfast Northern Ireland
● Professor Tanya McCance, Ulster University
● Professor Alison Leary, Healthcare and Workforce modelling, London South Bank University

The conference will provide a forum for celebration of current and future practice initiatives and innovations with a focus on valuing diversity in advanced clinical practice. The day will finish with the AAPE UK AGM.

Free registration for AAPE UK Members, £150 for non-members (this payment can be used as the institutions annual membership fee). Any individuals who are not part of the HEI institutional membership can attend for a charge of £50 per person.
Registration:

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/aape-uk-annual-conference-belfast-2020-tickets-80908979937

Poster
Conference 2020 Flyer and poster

RCN ANP National Conference

Dear Colleagues

The RCN ANP national conference which will be held on Saturday September 28th 2019 in Birmingham. It addresses both primary and secondary care issues and will provide updates on many matters relevant to advanced and advancing practitioners (GPs and prescribing nurses are welcome to attend, too!).

Please see the attached flyer.

More can be found via this hyperlink: https://www.rcn.org.uk/news-and-events/events/rcn-advanced-nurse-practitioner-conference

AAPE UK ANNUAL CONFERENCE: 29th March 2019 in COVENTRY

AAPE UK Conference 2019

“Embedding the four pillars of Advanced Practice across the professions” – Coventry University 29th March 2019

The Association for Advanced Practice Educators (AAPE) UK will host their annual conference at Coventry University on 29th March 2019 from 9-4pm. Keynote speakers will update on current thinking with regards to advanced clinical practice and advanced practice education. Join in discussion and debate with the audience of advanced practice educators, practitioners, service providers and students.

The conference will provide a forum for celebration of current and future practice initiatives and innovations with a focus on the four pillars across the professions. The day will finish with the AAPE UK annual general meeting.

Registration is at: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/aape-uk-annual-conference-2019-tickets-54284047046

and delegates are invited to consider submitting an abstract for a poster for consideration.

We welcome abstracts on research, good practice, education and any new initiatives in the multi-professional AP role and their impact.  Abstracts are welcomed from all disciplines, across health and social care, including Advanced Practice students and Advanced Practitioners. Please see the attached flyer for further information.

We look forward to seeing you in March.

Kind regards

Annabella

Annabella S Gloster

Senior Lecturer, Programme Leader MSc Advanced Clinical Practice 

School of Health & Society | Frederick Road Campus University of Salford | Salford | Greater Manchester | M6 6PU

Tel: +44 (0) 161 295 6474

a.s.gloster@salford.ac.uk |School of Health & Society

Outcome of AAPE UK survey of AHPs and Pharmacists on Advanced Practice courses

We are pleased to share the outcomes of the survey we conducted in May 2018 to gain a better picture of the number, type and trends of AHPs and pharmacists accessing advanced practice education over the last 3 years.

Thank you to those who contributed.

The report is provided on this site under “Publications”.

We will share this to inform advanced practice developments and discussions.

EVENTBRITE OPEN TO BOOK FOR AAPE UK CONFERENCE: Friday 2nd March 2018 in Glasgow

I am delighted to announce that the Eventbrite to book your place for our next AAPE UK Annual Conference on Friday 29th JUNE  2018 in Glasgow is now open.

Keynote speakers will update on current thinking with regards to advanced practice and advanced practice education, and join in discussion and debate with the interested audience of advanced practice educators, practitioners, service providers and students.

Keynote speakers:

  • Jane Harris, Programme Director, NHS Education for Scotland
  • Bob Fellows Clinical Tutor Head of Professional Development College of Paramedics
  • Dr Jenny Preston MBE, Consultant OT, Chair RCOT
  • Professor Alison Leary,  Healthcare and Workforce Modelling, London South Bank University

The conference will provide a forum for celebration of current and future practice initiatives and innovations including the culture, vision, research of advanced practice in; Nursing, Paramedic Science, Occupational therapy, and many others. The day will finish with the AAPE UK AGM.

Please see link below to book.

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/aape-uk-annual-conference-2018-new-date-29th-june-2018-tickets-43926951695

HEI Members get two places free per University.

Others can attend for £25.  Please contact Annabella Gloster for details via a.s.gloster@salford.ac.uk

We hope you will also consider submitting a poster as we want as many as possible this year and there will be a prize!

Video available of LSBU Health Debate “When does Advanced Clinical Practice stop being Nursing?”  Wednesday 15th November 2017.

London South Bank University held this debate last week as our  contribution to the activities for the first Advanced Practice week in the UK #AdvPracWeek17.

We were delighted with the number of people who attended and participated in what was a very successful event.   Attendees voted on key themes before and after the debate with some notable changes in thinking as demonstrated in the attached presentation.  We will be righting this event up for the Journal of Research in Nursing so please look out for that.

We Periscoped the event via @LSBUdebates at the time but have been asked to share the recording for those of you who could not attend or want to review the discussions.

https://www.pscp.tv/w/bN26XTFkcmplWmt2Tm5ORWJ8MU1ueG5nak5YQU5LT8g0w4xOsCXzqns1x0nnaO3U9bkfai8tLkbyLfhDrReu

We are now planning for Advanced Practice week 2018.  Look out for details.

Katrina Maclaine, Associate Professor Advanced Practice, LSBU maclaik@lsbu.ac.uk