Are you a nurse thinking about attending ICS 2018? Have you submitted an abstract, but you’re unsure what to expect? ICS has a range of specially dedicated sessions for you, PLUS we offer a reduced rate for nurses!
ICS is the best conference for nurses who specialise in management of persons with urinary and/or fecal incontinence. It’s the “must attend” for those who want to be at the forefront of their field by understanding the latest research evidence and future direction of developments to inform their practice. Plus we offer discounted registration rates for nurses.
To get you started here are a few highlights of the programme.
Clinical Directions in Continence Care A one-day programme dedicated to nurses and other clinicians wanting to hear about the latest evidence and to catch up on some clinical skills. Several experts will provide the most up to date evidence-based information to inform and provide you with the tools to update your clinical skills. You can register for this one-day programme or if registering for the entire ICS meeting, you will be able to attend this day for no additional fee as it included in your main registration. View the full programme here.
Nurses Forum and ICS Nursing Workshop At the Nurses Forum, get an update on the activities of the Nursing Committee and practice related advances issues from incontinence nurses around the world. Learn how you can become more can become more involved in ICS. This session is free and open to anyone and is followed by the ICS Nursing Committee’s free workshop. After the workshop there will be a networking lunch for those nurses who attended to meet new and former international colleagues, also free.
Free Nurses Forum programme click here
Free Continence Care Workshop programme click here
Round Tables Round table sessions are a great way to hear updates on key areas from a variety of leading experts, which stimulates plenty of thoughts and ideas for the discussion section at the end of each session. The Round Table sessions are included in your main registration. They incorporate multi-disciplinary approaches so there truly is something for everyone. Take a look at the round table programme here.
Early Careers Session This takes place just before the welcome reception, and is a great way to meet other young delegates at the start of the meeting. Selected abstract submitters have the chance to present 7 minutes in front of an expert panel to get feedback to help hone their skills. There is also always an expert speaker give a state of the art lecture focused on young professionals - this years lecture will be about how to select a good mentor for yourself.
Consider registering for the entire ICS meeting so you can attend all of the above sessions and a dedicated conservative management track within the meeting plus over 45 hours of research presentations.
Finally, don't forget to visit the ICS desk in the exhibition hall to meet the ICS team – they are always happy to have a chat, or help with any problems and explain more about what the ICS does – its way more than just the annual meeting. ICS TV broadcasts during the conference, and has lots of content already. To get a feel of what happens at an ICS meeting, view previous highlights and sessions here.