This course is only available to UNISON members.
Sepsis – Principles of Microbiology and Impact on Management
One of the major challenges threatening Patient Safety today in both primary and secondary care, is Infection. In this tutorial, the participants will have the opportunity to review their understanding of the principles of microbiology within the context of human infection and to discuss the role of the HCP in recognising infection and optimising safe, appropriate and effective care management strategies with regard to its prevention and treatment. The tutorial will also provide an update with regard to Sepsis.
Tutor: Wesley Sterling
Tutor's organisation: Queens University Belfast
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bargaining and Equality
This course will give participants with an understanding of how prescription and over the counter medicines are misused. It will provide an overview of the types of medicines as well as information on the prevalence, effects, risks to the user, harm reduction methods and services available. It is relevant to anyone who works/volunteers with those with addiction issues, with young people and also may be of interest to parents
This workshop is for those who have responsibility for administering medication in acute, residential or home settings. It will explore the over arching policies and supporting legal documents which safeguard the patient and professional. Participants will have the opportunity to discuss case studies and learn from situations where there was poor medicine management.
The workshop will highlight the five rights of medicine management and basic drug calculations.
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