Royal College of Nursing Children and Young People Conference

Returning for 2017, the RCN’s ‘Children and Young People Nursing Conference’ will be running alongside the RCPCH Conference and offers excellent learning and networking opportunities. 

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It’s a great platform to meet and share best practice with healthcare professionals of all levels, who have an interest in the health of children and young people. All RCN members can take advantage of a reduced delegate rate and enjoy full access to all sessions at the wider RCPCH Conference.

The sessions for the RCN’s ‘Children and Young People Nursing Conference’ will follow five themes: 

Transforming care for children and young people with continuing care needs and their families 

The sessions within this theme will explore how the needs of children, young people and their families can be transformed by the development of new services and modes of delivery that have the child and family at the centre of professional thinking. 

Education/practice partnership working: the impact on service delivery and practitioners 

When education and practice work closely together to address the education and training needs of the child health workforce, great outcomes can be achieved. These sessions address innovative joint working. 

Planning care for a diverse population with specialist needs: meeting the challenges 

The population of children with a disability and specialist needs is becoming increasingly diverse; this in turn creates challenges for services and practitioners in how best to meet their needs. Sessions within this theme address innovative responses to the needs of this population. 

Promoting and assessing emotional resilience in young people: the challenges and solutions 

Although life is challenging for many children and young people, their life chances and health can be improved by interventions which promote their emotional resilience. The sessions in this theme address how we can best support young people’s resilience. 

Engagement, collaboration and improving the care of children and young people with acute care needs 

Children and young people who have acute care needs should be at the centre of our thinking and our practice. The sessions in this theme will consider how to engage children, young people and their families in improving their care. 


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