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Developing Excellence for School Nurses and Medical Personnel

  • 10 Jul 2018
  • 11 Jul 2018
  • Brookhouse School

SUMMARY

This two-day institute is focused on exploring current best practice in nursing and methods to ensure optimal clinical care within the International School setting.

The aim of the institute is to develop skills and strategies needed to deliver high-quality medical services in international school across Sub-Sharan Africa.

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INSTITUTE DETAILS

Key learning outcomes:

  • Have a toolbox of resources to enable ongoing professional enhancement in your school nurse role, recognizing current best practice and how this relates to your individual work setting.
  • Connect with contemporaries to explore the benefits and challenges of school nursing within an international school setting.
  • Explore methods of minimizing some of the challenges described.
  • Enhance the service given to your school community by ensuring that the quality of care given up-to-date, relevant and professional.
  • Instigate best clinical practice in your individual workplace.
  • Extend learning through a professional learning network.

REGISTRATION FEES

 Membership  Full Affiliate  Individual 
 Early-Bird Rate  US$ 450  US$ 470  US$ 470
 Full Registration  US$ 470  US$ 490  US$ 490

Early-Bird Date: 11th May 2018

Cancellation Date: 9th June 2018

FACILITATOR

Alison SmithiesAlison Smithies is currently working as the Director of Health, Wellness, and Nutrition at the American School of Bombay in Mumbai, India. This is her third international school post, and also her third continent to live and work in.

She is qualified as a nurse in Tasmania, Australia and has subsequently gained registration in the UK. 

Professionally, Alison has spent many years working in Emergency nursing, largely with paediatrics. She has also qualified as a midwife, and have spent several years working in family/community health. Much of her recent work has been in schools.

Alison delights in the opportunity to assist children to be equipped for learning by providing necessary health interventions and also in educating them to optimize their future health.

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LOGISTICS

Venue

Brookhouse School

Magadi Road, Langata

Nairobi, Kenya.

Visa and Health

Visitors to Kenya require a visa unless they come from one of the visa exempt countries. Exempt countries include all those travelling with a passport from an East African Country. For other exempt countries see the new Kenyan Government eVisa website where you can also apply for an entry visa.

A visa MUST be obtained prior to travel. Visa cost US$51

All visitors must hold a passport valid for 6 months.

Accommodation

Hotel Name: Tamarind Tree Hotel

Physical Address: Langata Road

Phone No: +254 709 240 000

Single Occupancy Rate (Bed & Breakfast): US$ 150


Venue: Brookhouse Boarding House

Physical Address: Magadi Road

Phone No: +254 722 204 413

Rate: US$ 35/person sharing (Bed only)

Booking Process

To make a reservation at the Tamarind Tree Hotel, send an email to the reservations team at central.reservations@tamarind.co.ke and cc Irene at irene.sekenan@tamarind.co.ke mentioning the name of the event you are attending and indicate your check-in/out dates.

To make your reservation at the Brookhouse Boarding House, send an email to Annie at agitome@brookhouse.ac.ke and cc akimwele@brookhouse.ac.ke with your check-in/out dates.

Airport Transfers

  • Send the hotel's reservations department your arrival/departure details to arrange for your transfers - US$ 35 per person, per way.
  • Brookhouse will be offering airport transfers at US$ 35 per way.
  • You can book through the transfers company, ProLog Seven by sending an email to Kevin (prologseven@gmail.com) with your arrival/departure details - US$ 35 - 50 per way.
  • Uber is available in Kenya and you can book for your transfers on arrival through the mobile App.

Hotel – School Transport

The Host School will provide a shuttle to pick participants from the Tamarind Tree Hotel in the morning and provide a return trip in the evening.



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