Set to be an enlightening and heartening day at the BANCC Annual Conference 2023, which, this year, is focusing on cardiovascular nursing and the pivotal role nurses play in caring for patients.
- Lift the curtain to the future of cardiovascular care.
- Hear the inspiring stories of aortic dissection survivors.
- Delve into the critical aspects of severe atherosclerosis of the aorta.
- Understand various aortic surgery types and thoracic aortic dissection repair techniques.
- Connect and engage with experts and like-minded professionals.
The BANCC Annual Conference is an esteemed event, hosted by the British Association for Nursing in Cardiovascular Care (BANCC). This conference acts as a beacon of knowledge and networking for all nurses in the UK who are devoted to the care of cardiovascular patients. BANCC aims to foster excellence, promote the professional development of cardiovascular nurses, and represent their interests at national and international levels.
A Glimpse into the Future
One of the conference’s highlights is a keynote speech by Health Education for England Chief Nursing Officer, Professor Mark Radford. His speech, titled “Developing the Nursing Workforce of the Future”, promises to be an invigorating insight into the evolution of cardiovascular care. Discover the potential advancements in care and how they are intertwined with the future of aortic care.
Lived Experience: Aortic Dissection
In the Patient Experience section, Graham Cooper, an expert in the field, will guide the attendees through an overview of aortic dissection symptoms and treatments. He will cover the intricacies of this life-threatening condition, ensuring that nurses, whether newly qualified or highly experienced, are equipped with the knowledge needed to tackle such cases.
In addition, this section will present the poignant stories of brave individuals who have fought against the odds and survived aortic dissection. Hearing directly from those who have been through this harrowing experience adds a layer of depth and understanding that goes beyond textbooks. It is through their stories that we can grasp the sheer impact of aortic dissection on the lives of patients and their loved ones.
Concluding this segment, Graham will emphasize the critical importance of timely diagnosis and effective treatment in cases of aortic dissection. He will also touch upon the recent advancements in aortic surgery types, including thoracic aortic dissection repair. This is a not-to-be-missed session for anyone involved in the care of cardiovascular patients, as it combines vital knowledge with the raw, emotional experiences of survivors.
The Intricacies of Aortic Disease
In the section dedicated to Complex Cardiovascular Patients, there will be a particular focus on severe atherosclerosis of the aorta. It is vital for healthcare professionals to understand the implications of this condition and how it can lead to aortic dissections. The session will also cover various aortic surgery types, including the latest techniques in thoracic aortic dissection repair.
Embracing Technology and Innovation
Another essential aspect of the conference is how technology and innovation are revolutionizing cardiovascular care. From digital health to transformation, the sessions will cover the latest developments in cardiovascular imaging and innovations spearheaded by cardiovascular nurses. Among the offerings are skills development opportunities, including workshops on ECGs and echocardiograms. These hands-on sessions will sharpen your skills and deepen your understanding of the latest techniques and tools available for cardiovascular care.
Celebrating Diversity in Nursing
The conference will also celebrate the contributions of the BAME nursing workforce. This celebration is an acknowledgement of the diversity that enriches the field of nursing and the vital role that BAME nurses play in patient care. Whether you are a seasoned professional or new to the field, the conference offers something for everyone. Join us at the conference as part of our Aortic Dissection Awareness Day events.