This conference will update delegates on developing the role of the Nursing Associate– understanding the elements of this new role, and how the role is being delivered in practice. Through national updates, case studies from the Nursing Associate test sites, and perspectives from Nursing Associates the conference will look at the developing role, regulation of the role, accountability, support and practice development, competence and how you can prepare for the introduction of the role in your service. Case studies will look at experiences in acute trusts, community and mental health. The conference will also discuss implementing the 2018 Guidance on Medicines Management and the Nursing Associate and the October 2018 Standards of Proficiency for Nurse Associates.
“The standards of proficiency presented here represent the standards of knowledge and skills that a nursing associate will need to meet in order to be considered by the NMC as capable of safe and effective nursing associate practice. These standards have been designed to apply across all health and care settings” NMC October 2018