Glasgow Speaker Schedule
Take a look at our speaker schedule for the first Nursing Times Careers Live Glasgow. Whether you're looking to be inspired by the experts of the profession, after hints and tips on how to prepare for an interview or wish to benefit from practical career development advice that counts towards your NMC revalidation, then be sure to visit the talks taking place throughout the day.
Keep checking back as more speakers will be added to the line-up in the coming weeks.
Chair: Steve Ford, editor, Nursing Times
Exhibition open and networking
This year we are proud to be celebrating the international year of the nurse and midwife. Make sure to visit our range of exhibitors with exciting job opportunities as well as our fun activities in the exhibition. Share your inspiration for becoming a nurse and collect our commemorative pin! You'll also get the chance to raise your own profile with our social media workshop and gain all the usual FREE advice on revalidation, CPD activities like our NT Journal Club.
Making the most of social media - by the code!
This session will explore how you can maximise the use of social media, like twitter and LinkedIn, to raise your profile, share best practice and connect with the nursing community to enhance your studies and future career. Platforms that can sometimes lead to your next job or promotion, in line with the NMC code of conduct!
Leanne Patrick, mental health nurse and winner for best contribution to social media Council of Deans #150 student nurse leaders
Content to be confirmed
Take advantage of our free lunch, refreshments and our first prize draw. There will also be the opportunity to tell us why you're proud to be a nurse as part of our memory wall exhibition feature and you can collect a commemorative pin!
To enter, visit 12 or more exhibitors and collect their stand codes to be in with the chance for some well deserved rewards.
Effective communication matters
- Exploring how to speak with greater confidence and clarity
- Improving relationships with colleagues and patients
- Understanding how effective communication can reduce workplace stress
Moi Ali, communications consultant, former lay vice president for the NMC and author, Communication Skills for Health and Care Professionals
Global nursing perspectives
This session will feature an inspirational nurse from overseas. Explore what it’s like to be a nurse in a different country and their advice on enjoying and thriving in your role.
Student reception and preceptorships
This session is an opportunity for student nurses and newly qualified nurses to learn more about what to expect on preceptorships. From what to ask a potential employer about the support they offer, through to exploring the realities of the job from day one. Meet our NT rising stars to learn about their experience and advice on advancing in your role:
- Worried about what's expected on placements and preceptorship programmes?
- Find out what else can you get involved with to make your CV stand out
Final prize draw
To enter, visit 12 or more exhibitors and collect their stand codes to be in with a chance of winning £500 in holiday vouchers!
Join us for a drink and enjoy some live entertainment to wrap up a great day celebrating your year!