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Optimising the use of Antibiotics in Primary Care

  1. 1. Clinical UpdateFree-to-attend half-day seminarsOptimising the use ofantibiotics in primary careA half-day seminar for GPs on achieving effective antibioticmanagement, minimising the development of resistanceand identifying patients at risk of complicationsincluding commuity-acquired C. difficile BOOK NOWChoose from two venues in 2013 LIMITED FREE22 January Crowne Plaza, Manchester PLACES31 January Regents College, LondonOUR EXPERT SPEAKERS ATTEND TO• Dr Martin Duerden GP in Wales and • Review strategies to rationalisePrescribing Lead at the RCGP prescribing in your practice• Professor Philip Calder Professor of • Update your knowledge onNutritional Immunology at the Faculty of antibiotic resistanceMedicine, University of Southampton • Identify patients at risk of C. difficile-• Dr Amir Hannan, GP in Hyde, Greater associated diarrhoeaManchester, and Primary Care IT lead atNHS North West FIND OUT MORE• Saarah Niazi-Ali Antibiotic Specialist Scan this QR code for fullPharmacist, Tameside and Glossop PCT/ details. See inside pages forTameside NHS Foundation Trust instructions.TO BOOKt 020 7332 2934 3 CPD hoursf 020 7921 8136 Attending this seminar is worth 3 CPDe pulse-seminars@pulsetoday.co.uk credits towards the 50 annual credits youw pulse-seminars.com must build up for appraisalSupported by In association with
  2. 2. Clinical UpdateOptimising the use of PROGRAMMEantibiotics in primary care 13.00 Lunch and registration 14.00 Chair’s welcome and presentation 14.05 Optimising antibiotic use in your practice • The impact of antibiotic resistance development in individual patients Real fears about the impact of antibiotic resistance, • Educating patients and managing their expectations together with the growing problem of community- • Delayed prescribing: achieving a cohesive approachacquired C. difficile, means every GP practice is under • Tools and initiatives to help in your day-to-day practicepressure to rationalise prescribing of these vital medicines. Dr Martin Duerden, GP in Conwy, Wales, Assistant Medical Director of Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board, Senior Lecturer at WalesThe Health Protection Agency (HPA) reported a total of College of Medicine and RCGP Prescribing Lead18,005 cases of C. difficile infection in patients aged two 14.40 Q&A sessionyears and over in the year to March 2012.1 Research has 14.50 Refreshment breakshown that a growing percentage of C. difficile cases in the 15.15 Managing vulnerable patients • The young and the elderly: why their immune systems are particularlyUK are community acquired.2 vulnerable • Gut microbiota: the ‘organ’ crucial to immune healthThe challenges of containing patient expectations about • Antibiotics and their impact on the gut microbiotaantibiotics, identifying and managing those at risk of • Probiotics in minimising the impact on and maintaining the integritycomplications and tackling resistance, calls for a cohesive of the gut microbiotaapproach – within your practice and in the wider medical Professor Philip Calder, Professor of Nutritional Immunology at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Southamptoncommunity. 15.50 Q&A sessionThis seminar brings you practical advice on how you can 16.00 Improved prescribing and identifying patients at risk of complicationsreview and rationalise prescribing as well as the latest • A case study on effective antibiotic prescribing across primary and secondary careresearch on the impact of antibiotics on the gut microbiota • Tools for aiding antibiotic prescribing and identifying patients at risk ofand the importance of considering this in everyday practice. complications such as C. difficileOur expert speakers will share ideas on educating patients • Taking an integrated approach in your practiceand detail effective strategies for optimising antibiotic Dr Amir Hannan, GP in Hyde, Greater Manchester, and Primary Care IT Lead at NHS North West and Saarah Niazi-Ali Antibiotic Specialistmanagement, such as delayed prescribing. You will hear how Pharmacist, Tameside and Glossop PCT/Tameside NHS Foundation TrustGP colleagues have worked successfully with other healthcare 16.45 Q&A sessionprofessionals to ensure an effective, united approach and 17.00 Closediscover tools to help you achieve the same results.OUR SPEAKERS WILL FOCUS ON EVERY DELEGATE WILL RECEIVE FIND OUT MORE References• Identifying and managing those • A resource pack containing key take- Scan this QR code for full 1 Health Protection Agency. Summary Points onat risk of complications, including home points details. See inside pages for Clostridium difficile Infection, July 2012.C. difficile-associated diarrhoea • A certificate of attendance confirming instructions. 2 Jen M-H, Saxena, S Bottle A et al. Assessment• Practical tools to help rationalise 3 hours’ CPD time for full-afternoon of administrative data for evaluating the shiftingantibiotic prescribing in your practice attendance acquisition of Clostridium difficile infection in• The role of gut microbiota and immune • A form to record your learning points England. Journal of Hospital Infection 80 (2012) HOW TO SCAN QR CODES 229e237.health in vulnerable patients and impact on your practice for your To scan the QR codes on this brochure you appraisal folder will need a smart phone – simply searchWHO SHOULD ATTEND for a free ‘QR Code Reader and Scanner’• GPs• GP registrars 3 CPD hours from your application store on your smart phone and download. Once downloaded, Attending this seminar is worth 3 CPD launch the app and scan the code. For credits towards the 50 annual credits you help please email pulse-seminars@ must build up for appraisal pulsetoday.co.uk for instructions.TO BOOKT 020 7332 2934 F 020 7921 8136 E pulse-seminars@pulsetoday.co.uk W pulse-seminars.com
  3. 3. How to apply for your free place*I would like to apply for my delegateplace at one of the two events. (For WAYS TO REGISTER Telephoneadditional bookings please photocopy 020 7332 2934this form.) 22 January, Manchester Online(Crown Plaza Hotel) www.pulse-seminars.com 31 January, London Email(Regents College) pulse-seminars@pulsetoday.co.uk PostTo apply for your free place you must Pulse Seminarsprovide your credit card details or send Briefing Mediaa cheque for £75. If you do not attend on 3rd Floor, Mermaid Housethe day without cancelling 10 days before Puddle Dock London EC4V 3DBthe event your £75 will be forwarded asa donation to Age UK. All cheques will be Book via QR codegiven back at reception on the day when Scan the code to the right with a QR reader andyou arrive. scanner. See inside pages for instructions.Title First NameSurnameJob titleEmailBy providing your email address, Briefing Media will keep you up to date about our products and services forhealthcare professionals. Our emails may also include information from other carefully selected companies includingpromotional materials from pharmaceutical companies that may be of interest to you. Your details will not be passedon to third parties without your consent. If at any time you do not wish to receive information simply email data-uk@briefingmedia.com, providing your full contact details and which service you would like to unsubscribe from.GMC no.OrganisationAddress PostcodeTelephoneMobilePlease specify dietary/access requirementsSignature (I have read the cancellation policy)HOW TO CONFIRM YOUR FREE PLACECredit card/debit cardPlease debit myCard no Expiry dateIssue no(For maestro) Valid from Amount Security codeCardholder’s nameSignature (I have read the cancellation policy)Terms and conditions Cancellations Supported byTo apply for your free place you must provide your credit/debit card details.If you do not attend on the day without cancelling at least 10 days beforethe event your credit card will be charged £75 and proceeds forwarded asa donation to The IBS Network. If at any time you wish to unsubscribe fromany Pulse communications or services or remove your third party consent,simply email data-uk@briefingmedia.com, providing your full contactdetails and stating which service you would like to unsubscribe from.*Places are limited and not guaranteed. They are offered on a first come In association withfirst served basis.Date of preparation: November 2012. ABMACT1112 A B C

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