Foundation in Paediatric Pharmaceutical Care 10th International Masterclass

Foundation in Paediatric Pharmaceutical Care 10th International Masterclass

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Foundation in Paediatric Pharmaceutical Care: 10th International Masterclass Virtual event over 4 afternoons - 3, 4, 10 and 11 Nov 2022

About this event

The Foundation in Paediatric Pharmaceutical Care Masterclass is an established programme delivered by the Paediatric Pharmacy Team at Evelina London Children’s Hospital, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, as part of a King’s Health Partners initiative.

Who should attend?

The Masterclass is designed for qualified and practising pharmacists with an interest in delivering pharmaceutical care to children and neonates.

Format

Four exciting half-day online sessions have been designed to explore the latest developments and best practice in the safe use of medicines in children. The programme aims to demonstrate and share examples of good pharmaceutical practice via a blending teaching approach comprising lectures, tutorials, patient case discussion with a focus on practical application of skills and knowledge. The programme is delivered by expert paediatric pharmacists who are experienced in delivering patient-centred care as part of the multi-disciplinary team.

Course topics include:

  • Formulations
  • Pharmacokinetics
  • Management of a critically ill child
  • Drugs in pregnancy
  • Neonatal pharmaceutical care
  • Paediatric oncology and palliative care
  • Fluids and nutrition
  • Paediatric infectious diseases
  • Pharmacy service delivery at ward level, including multidisciplinary team working and clinical cases

After completing the course programme delegates will:

  • have acquired knowledge of the best practice in dealing with common paediatric clinical problems; from general to more specialised care
  • have a detailed understanding of age appropriate formulations for safer purchasing and administration of medicines to children
  • be aware of practical pharmacological aspects relating to medicines in children, and be able to apply this knowledge in practice
  • be able to set out appropriate risk/governance strategies to make their paediatric pharmacy practice safer and more effective
  • be equipped with strategies for working effectively in a patient-facing environment
  • be familiar with how to access relevant information resources to support evidence-based paediatric pharmaceutical care

Faculty (subject to change)

  • Nanna Christiansen, Associate Chief Pharmacist – Children’s Services, Evelina London Children’s Hospital
  • Anisha Patel, Paediatric Academic Link Pharmacist, Evelina London Children’s Hospital
  • Sian Gaze, Highly Specialist Pharmacist for Neonatology, Evelina London Children’s Hospital
  • Dr Sara Arenas-Lopez, Consultant Pharmacist for Paediatric Intensive Care, Evelina London Children’s Hospital
  • Jane Bass, Senior Pharmacist for Women’s Services, Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust
  • Dr Catherine Tuleu, Professor of Paediatric Pharmaceutics, University College London School of pharmacy
  • Lamia Samrin, Lead Pharmacist for Cancer Services, Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Fees and payment

Please note this masterclass is one event, running over 4 afternoons. Participants need to be available to attend all four dates.

Fees

  • Early bird: £150.00
  • General admission: £200.00

Payment

Learners can pay for this course by debit/credit card or invoice

Note: learners who select the invoice option at booking also need to complete and return the booking form below.

Invoice instructions:

  • Download a one of the following booking forms:
    1. booking form for individual booking
    2. booking form for group booking
  • Complete the booking agreement form
  • Return form to EvelinaEducation@gstt.nhs.uk for an invoice to be raised

Instructions for Evelina London/GSTT staff:

  • Download cross charge form
  • Return to EvelinaEducation@gstt.nhs.uk for a request of funds transfer

Learners choosing the 'invoice option' will be reserved until the relevant booking form is returned to EvelinaEducation@gstt.nhs.uk

We reserve the right to cancel your booking if you do not return your completed form prior to the event.

Course queries

Anisha Patel, Academic Link Paediatric Pharmacist, KCL & ELCH

e. Anisha.Patel@gstt.nhs.uk

Booking queries

Jenna Heath, Evelina Education, ELCH

e. EvelinaEducation@gstt.nhs.uk | Jenna.Heath1@gstt.nhs.uk

t. 07785994659

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