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Webinars

Experiential Learning Information

7
February 2023

7.00 pm - 8.00 pm

Webinar

1 hours
https://zoom.us/j/92594121353?pwd=c1drMFVOSUJuMjlrRWJHWitVZm1Ddz09
Zoom ID: 925 9412 1353
Zoom Password: 251667

Tutors

  • Mrs Helen Hirst
    Senior Lead Experiential Learning Community Pharmacy
  • Ms Bronagh White
    Lecturer in Pharmacy Practice and Clinical Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science, University of Ulster.

Aim

To provide information about the experiential learning (EL) component of the new MPharm that will support prospective training practices in their decision to participate in the programme.

Learning outcomes

Having completed this webinar you will be able to:
  • define experiential learning for undergraduate pharmacy students and how this fits into the new 5-year pharmacy training continuum
  • describe what is involved in hosting a student pharmacist on one-week placements throughout the academic year
  • understand the role of the Practice Supervisor in mentoring, supporting and providing feedback to student pharmacists
  • describe the support and funding for training practices and students provided by the NICPLD experiential learning team
  • register to become an EL training site.

SGLT2 Inhibitors

Diabetes - Part 4

8
February 2023

7.30 pm - 9.00 pm

Webinar

1.5 hours

Tutors

  • Ms Caroline Finlay
    Diabetes Specialist Nurse, NHSCT

Aim

To provide an evidence based background to prescribing SGLT2 inhibitors, their updated indications and licensing thresholds including an opportunity for peer review and discussion of patient case studies.

Learning outcomes

Having attended this webinar you will be able to:
  • Consider SGLT2 inhibitors indications and recent licensing changes for dapagliflozin & canagliflozin
  • Consider the appropriate use of SGLT2 inhibitors in both heart failure patients and those with reduced renal function
  • Detail patient counselling information and sick day rules pertinent for pharmacists’ to share with patients initiated on SGLT2 inhibitors

Experiential Learning Information

8
February 2023

12.30 pm - 1.30 pm

Webinar

1 hours
https://zoom.us/j/96025095207?pwd=dWRRZUNnU1dGZGVtSkN1VW03QWhaQT09
Zoom ID: 960 2509 5207
Zoom Password: 422515

Tutors

  • Mrs Helen Hirst
    Senior Lead Experiential Learning Community Pharmacy
  • Ms Bronagh White
    Lecturer in Pharmacy Practice and Clinical Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science, University of Ulster.

Aim

To provide information about the experiential learning (EL) component of the new MPharm that will support prospective training practices in their decision to participate in the programme.

Learning outcomes

Having completed this webinar you will be able to:
  • define experiential learning for undergraduate pharmacy students and how this fits into the new 5-year pharmacy training continuum
  • describe what is involved in hosting a student pharmacist on one-week placements throughout the academic year
  • understand the role of the Practice Supervisor in mentoring, supporting and providing feedback to student pharmacists
  • describe the support and funding for training practices and students provided by the NICPLD experiential learning team
  • register to become an EL training site.

Proton Pump Inhibitors

14
February 2023

12.30 pm - 2.00 pm

Webinar

1.5 hours

Tutors

  • Mr Andrew McNeice
    Consultant Gastroenterologist, BHSCT

Aim

To optimise the use of Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs) in practice.

Learning outcomes

Having completed this webinar you will be able to:
  • Understand the mechanism of action of PPIs
  • Appreciate the indications and side effects associated with PPI use
  • Identify drugs that interact with PPIs and the effects of such interactions
  • Implement strategies to improve the safe use of PPIs within your patient population.

Experiential Learning Information

22
February 2023

12.30 pm - 1.30 pm

Webinar

1 hours
https://zoom.us/j/92893869094?pwd=dWlnQXFkL2lUbGV1MXlvTDBWbGR4dz09
Zoom ID: 928 9386 9094
Zoom Password: 322845

Tutors

  • Mrs Helen Hirst
    Senior Lead Experiential Learning Community Pharmacy
  • Ms Bronagh White
    Lecturer in Pharmacy Practice and Clinical Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science, University of Ulster.

Aim

To provide information about the experiential learning (EL) component of the new MPharm that will support prospective training practices in their decision to participate in the programme.

Learning outcomes

Having completed this webinar you will be able to:
  • define experiential learning for undergraduate pharmacy students and how this fits into the new 5-year pharmacy training continuum
  • describe what is involved in hosting a student pharmacist on one-week placements throughout the academic year
  • understand the role of the Practice Supervisor in mentoring, supporting and providing feedback to student pharmacists
  • describe the support and funding for training practices and students provided by the NICPLD experiential learning team
  • register to become an EL training site.

Experiential Learning Information

23
February 2023

7.00 pm - 8.00 pm

Webinar

1 hours
https://zoom.us/j/92382644923?pwd=VXQzb0hWS1pmcWdESUxCRi9JV2hwQT09
Zoom ID: 923 8264 4923
Zoom Password: 576102

Tutors

  • Mrs Helen Hirst
    Senior Lead Experiential Learning Community Pharmacy
  • Ms Bronagh White
    Lecturer in Pharmacy Practice and Clinical Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science, University of Ulster.

Aim

To provide information about the experiential learning (EL) component of the new MPharm that will support prospective training practices in their decision to participate in the programme.

Learning outcomes

Having completed this webinar you will be able to:
  • define experiential learning for undergraduate pharmacy students and how this fits into the new 5-year pharmacy training continuum
  • describe what is involved in hosting a student pharmacist on one-week placements throughout the academic year
  • understand the role of the Practice Supervisor in mentoring, supporting and providing feedback to student pharmacists
  • describe the support and funding for training practices and students provided by the NICPLD experiential learning team
  • register to become an EL training site.

Respiratory

ACP

15
March 2023

10.00 am - 12.00 pm

Webinar

2 hours

Tutors

  • Ms Roisin McQuillan
    Pharmacy Advisor, SPPG
  • Dr Richard Hewitt
    Respiratory Consultant, SEHSCT.
  • Mr Michael McCabe
    Pharmacy Advisor, SPPG

Aim

To provide an update of the current evidence base relating to the therapeutic management of asthma and COPD in primary care.

Learning outcomes

Intended learning outcomes:
  • Treatment of asthma patients in accordance with BTS/SIGN asthma guidance
  • FENO testing as a diagnostic and treatment aid
  • Discussion of the National Review of Asthma Deaths Report and prioritising patients who need to be invited for urgent review
  • Low Carbon Inhaler choices – future prescribing
  • Management of COPD patients in line with national guidance, and GOLD guidance
  • Case studies and running respiratory clinics in primary care
  • Identify areas where changes to your current practice will improve care.

Respiratory

ACP

21
March 2023

10.00 am - 12.00 pm

Webinar

2 hours

Tutors

  • Ms Roisin McQuillan
    Pharmacy Advisor, SPPG
  • Dr Richard Hewitt
    Respiratory Consultant, SEHSCT.
  • Mr Michael McCabe
    Pharmacy Advisor, SPPG

Aim

To provide an update of the current evidence base relating to the therapeutic management of asthma and COPD in primary care.

Learning outcomes

Intended learning outcomes:
  • Treatment of asthma patients in accordance with BTS/SIGN asthma guidance
  • FENO testing as a diagnostic and treatment aid
  • Discussion of the National Review of Asthma Deaths Report and prioritising patients who need to be invited for urgent review
  • Low Carbon Inhaler choices – future prescribing
  • Management of COPD patients in line with national guidance, and GOLD guidance
  • Case studies and running respiratory clinics in primary care
  • Identify areas where changes to your current practice will improve care.

Opioid Substitution Therapy

22
March 2023

2.00 pm - 4.30 pm

Webinar

2.5 hours

Tutors

  • Dr Helen Toal
    Consultant Psychiatrist, BHSCT
  • Mrs Joanne Crawford
    Pharmacy Adviser, SPPG
  • Mr Clifford McElhinney
    Community Pharmacist

Aim

To enable pharmacists to effectively contribute to the shared care team delivering substitution therapy services in Northern Ireland.

Learning outcomes

Having completed this workshop you will be able to:
  • discuss the Northern Ireland Guidelines on substitution treatments for opioid dependence
  • describe the pharmacological properties of methadone and buprenorphine
  • understand the rationale for initiating treatment and thereafter the stabilisation of treatment
  • supervise consumption in individuals appropriately
  • understand other harm reduction services available from community pharmacy
  • appreciate the role of all professionals involved in the shared care of service users.

Respiratory

ACP

23
March 2023

10.00 am - 12.00 pm

Webinar

2 hours

Tutors

  • Ms Roisin McQuillan
    Pharmacy Advisor, SPPG
  • Dr Richard Hewitt
    Respiratory Consultant, SEHSCT.
  • Mr Michael McCabe
    Pharmacy Advisor, SPPG

Aim

To provide an update of the current evidence base relating to the therapeutic management of asthma and COPD in primary care.

Learning outcomes

Intended learning outcomes:
  • Treatment of asthma patients in accordance with BTS/SIGN asthma guidance
  • FENO testing as a diagnostic and treatment aid
  • Discussion of the National Review of Asthma Deaths Report and prioritising patients who need to be invited for urgent review
  • Low Carbon Inhaler choices – future prescribing
  • Management of COPD patients in line with national guidance, and GOLD guidance
  • Case studies and running respiratory clinics in primary care
  • Identify areas where changes to your current practice will improve care.