Workshop Speakers

Management and Recognition of the seriously ill Child 

Nicola Pratt 
Nicola is currently an Advanced Paediatric Nurse Practitioner (APNP) working in the Emergency Department at The Royal Aberdeen Children’s Hospital. She has 23years experience in paediatric emergency care, with the last 5 years working as the only APNP in Grampian. Nicola has been in a variety of settings within the last 23 years including Surgical ward, Medical ward, High Dependancy, NeoNatal Unit, ward 2 Dr Grays and the Paediatric Assessment Unit. She has also spent time working in the Gmed covid hubs where she worked remotely seeing patients as well as a 6 month secondment teaching nursing and medical staff on the deteriorating patient. Nicola also helps with teaching paediatric  trauma to remote and rural areas around Scotland, places including Orkney, Shetland, Skye and Stornoway. Nicola has most recently been involved in the set up of the FNC within the paediatric emergency setting.

Alison Moggach
Alison is currently an Advanced Nurse Practitioner with the Scottish Ambulance Service and has been nursing in Grampian for the last 35 years, the last 20 years of which she has been an Advanced Nurse Practitioner. Alison has been in a variety of clinical leadership roles and settings including being a Nurse Consultant for Advanced Practice within NHSG Primary Care, a Clinical Governance Manager  and Clinical Lead for Advanced Practice for the Scottish Ambulance Service . She has a special interest in pre-hospital emergency, urgent and primary care and advanced practice education. She enjoys working in remote and rural settings and most recently has been supporting the 'Redesign of Urgent Care' both nationally and locally being highly involved in the development of
Flow Navigation Centre development and the 'Call Before you Convey' SAS access to shared decision support. She is an active Director, Instructor and Responder for BASICS Scotland, Resuscitation Council UK and ALSG, as well as an associate lecturer at Robert Gordon University.

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Implicit Bias: Its Development and Impact in Healthcare

Benjamin D. Reese, Jr.

Dr Reese is a clinical psychologist and president of Ben Reese, LLC., a global diversity, equity, and inclusion consulting firm. He is adjunct professor in the department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Duke University School of Medicine; Advisor, Trainer, and Executive Coach for DiversityScience, a diversity, equity, and inclusion public-benefit company; and Senior Advisor for Halpin, a London based consulting company. He is the former Vice President for Institutional Equity and Chief Diversity Officer for Duke University and the Duke University Health System.  He has more than 50 years’ experience in the fields of implicit bias, systemic and structural racism, and diversity, equity, and inclusion strategy in the U.S. and globally. Dr Reese served on the Founding Board of The National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education (USA) and was President for two terms.

ICN NP / APN Network Conference 2024 is supported by

  ICN NP/APN Organised by: North of Scotland Advanced Practice Academy
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