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What the cell: Unlocking diagnostics, metrics and big data – the new era of stewardship

Developed by: UKCPA Pharmacy Infection Network


05, Oct 2018


Aston University
Aston Triangle
B4 7ET

£ Prices

Members: £35
Non-Members: £135

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This day will cover aspects of antimicrobial resistance, antimicrobial stewardship, management of clinical infections and data. The day will focus on issues predominant in secondary and primary care Patients coming to hospital with infections often present with a variety of challenges, including resistant organisms, deterioration and not responding to first line treatment, or other complications. As a pharmacist you are optimally placed to intervene for the benefit of your patients and manage medication risks.

A wide range of topical areas will be covered such as Gram negative bacteraemias, the impact of behaviour change on antibiotic prescribing, difficulties of antibiotic procurement and a not to be missed session on influenza: predicted strains for winter 2018/2019.

For the first time during a PIN Masterclass, there will be different plenary sessions to choose from so that you can pick and choose which sessions you attend:

Room 1

Room 2

Inappropriate prescribing

CRP diagnostics in primary care

Sepsis and Respiratory Tract Infections

New NICE Infection Guidelines

Antifungals and Resistance

ePACT2 update

This event will be delivered by way of presentations, case studies, panel discussion and debates.

Target audience

This event has been designed for primary and secondary care pharmacists involved in the care of patients with infections and for those working in the area of antimicrobial stewardship.  The event is suitable for pharmacists who have recently specialised as well as those who are working at early advanced levels.

Additional information

Peer discussion opportunities will be available at this event, which can also be used towards your CPD and portfolios. Advanced booking essential.

Attending this event will help you advance your professional practice and could be used as evidence in your RPS Faculty and GPhC revalidation portfolios.  The day will cover Core Advanced and Specialist areas of knowledge.

This event has been financially supported by the pharmaceutical industry, including:

Stand sponsors have no input into the content of this event. Promotional stands from these companies will be exhibited at this event. Other pharmaceutical companies have been invited to support this day.