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Webinars

Respiratory therapeutics - Asthma and COPD

30
September 2020

7.30 pm - 9.00 pm

Webinar

1.5 hours

Aim

Be reviewing the evidence base in relation to asthma and COPD, equip pharmacists to optimise the management of patients with these respiratory conditions.

Learning outcomes

Having completed this webinar, you will be able to:
  • List the typical symptoms associated with these conditions
  • Understand the impact of asthma, and COPD on both quality of life and life expectancy
  • Promote the evidence based management of these conditions in line with national guidelines
  • Competently manage patients with these conditions within your professional practice.

Respiratory therapeutics - Asthma and COPD

6
October 2020

7.30 pm - 9.00 pm

Webinar

1.5 hours

Aim

Be reviewing the evidence base in relation to asthma and COPD, equip pharmacists to optimise the management of patients with these respiratory conditions.

Learning outcomes

Having completed this webinar, you will be able to:
  • List the typical symptoms associated with these conditions
  • Understand the impact of asthma, and COPD on both quality of life and life expectancy
  • Promote the evidence based management of these conditions in line with national guidelines
  • Competently manage patients with these conditions within your professional practice.

Chronic Pain morning

ACP

14
October 2020

10.00 am - 12.00 pm

Webinar

2 hours

Aim

To provide an update on the current evidence base relating to the therapeutic management of chronic pain in primary care.

Learning outcomes

Having completed this webinar, you will be able to:
  • Understand how chronic pain differs to acute pain
  • Prescribe effective pharmacological options for the management of patients with chronic pain in line with NIF
  • Understand the approximate dose equivalents for opioid analgesics and opioid potency
  • Discuss the risks of long-term opioid prescribing and strategies to limit the inappropriate use/misuse of analgesics
  • Treat neuropathic pain in line with NICE/HSCB guidance
  • Work with other healthcare professionals to identify and effect change to current practice where required.

Chronic Pain afternoon

ACP

14
October 2020

2.00 pm - 4.00 pm

Webinar

2 hours

Aim

To provide an update on the current evidence base relating to the therapeutic management of chronic pain in primary care.

Learning outcomes

Having completed this webinar, you will be able to:
  • Understand how chronic pain differs to acute pain
  • Prescribe effective pharmacological options for the management of patients with chronic pain in line with NIF
  • Understand the approximate dose equivalents for opioid analgesics and opioid potency
  • Discuss the risks of long-term opioid prescribing and strategies to limit the inappropriate use/misuse of analgesics
  • Treat neuropathic pain in line with NICE/HSCB guidance
  • Work with other healthcare professionals to identify and effect change to current practice where required.

Chronic Pain morning

ACP

19
October 2020

10.00 am - 12.00 pm

Webinar

2 hours

Aim

To provide an update on the current evidence base relating to the therapeutic management of chronic pain in primary care.

Learning outcomes

Having completed this webinar, you will be able to:
  • Understand how chronic pain differs to acute pain
  • Prescribe effective pharmacological options for the management of patients with chronic pain in line with NIF
  • Understand the approximate dose equivalents for opioid analgesics and opioid potency
  • Discuss the risks of long-term opioid prescribing and strategies to limit the inappropriate use/misuse of analgesics
  • Treat neuropathic pain in line with NICE/HSCB guidance
  • Work with other healthcare professionals to identify and effect change to current practice where required.

Chronic Pain afternoon

ACP

19
October 2020

2.00 pm - 4.00 pm

Webinar

2 hours

Aim

To provide an update on the current evidence base relating to the therapeutic management of chronic pain in primary care.

Learning outcomes

Having completed this webinar, you will be able to:
  • Understand how chronic pain differs to acute pain
  • Prescribe effective pharmacological options for the management of patients with chronic pain in line with NIF
  • Understand the approximate dose equivalents for opioid analgesics and opioid potency
  • Discuss the risks of long-term opioid prescribing and strategies to limit the inappropriate use/misuse of analgesics
  • Treat neuropathic pain in line with NICE/HSCB guidance
  • Work with other healthcare professionals to identify and effect change to current practice where required.

Chronic Pain morning

ACP

22
October 2020

10.00 am - 12.00 pm

Webinar

2 hours

Aim

To provide an update on the current evidence base relating to the therapeutic management of chronic pain in primary care.

Learning outcomes

Having completed this webinar, you will be able to:
  • Understand how chronic pain differs to acute pain
  • Prescribe effective pharmacological options for the management of patients with chronic pain in line with NIF
  • Understand the approximate dose equivalents for opioid analgesics and opioid potency
  • Discuss the risks of long-term opioid prescribing and strategies to limit the inappropriate use/misuse of analgesics
  • Treat neuropathic pain in line with NICE/HSCB guidance
  • Work with other healthcare professionals to identify and effect change to current practice where required.

Chronic Pain afternoon

ACP

22
October 2020

2.00 pm - 4.00 pm

Webinar

2 hours

Aim

To provide an update on the current evidence base relating to the therapeutic management of chronic pain in primary care.

Learning outcomes

Having completed this webinar, you will be able to:
  • Understand how chronic pain differs to acute pain
  • Prescribe effective pharmacological options for the management of patients with chronic pain in line with NIF
  • Understand the approximate dose equivalents for opioid analgesics and opioid potency
  • Discuss the risks of long-term opioid prescribing and strategies to limit the inappropriate use/misuse of analgesics
  • Treat neuropathic pain in line with NICE/HSCB guidance
  • Work with other healthcare professionals to identify and effect change to current practice where required.

Medication review

Medicines management

4
November 2020

7.30 pm - 9.00 pm

Webinar

1.5 hours

Aim

To enable pharmacists to develop a systematic approach to carrying out a medication review which will identity and resolve medication-related problems.

Learning outcomes

Having completed this workshop you should be able to:
  • compile an accurate drug history
  • identify, access and evaluate relevant sources of information
  • identify medication-related problems with reference to patient safety and clinical and cost-effectiveness
  • determine the reasons why such problems occur
  • make recommendations to resolve medication-related problems
  • understand the importance of medicines reconciliation.

DOACs

High risk medicines

10
November 2020

7.30 pm - 9.00 pm

Webinar

1.5 hours

Aim

To optimise the use of direct-acting oral anticoagulants (DOACs) in practice.

Learning outcomes

Intended Learning outcomes:
  • Understand the mode of action for the DOACs
  • Appreciate the indications and range of dosing schedules available for these drugs
  • Identify drugs that interact with the DOACs and the effects of such interactions
  • Highlight the key safety issues associated with the DOACs
  • Implement strategies to improve the safe use of DOACs within your patient population.

Medication review

Medicines management

16
November 2020

2.00 pm - 3.30 pm

Webinar

1.5 hours

Aim

To enable pharmacists to develop a systematic approach to carrying out a medication review which will identity and resolve medication-related problems.

Learning outcomes

Having completed this workshop you should be able to:
  • compile an accurate drug history
  • identify, access and evaluate relevant sources of information
  • identify medication-related problems with reference to patient safety and clinical and cost-effectiveness
  • determine the reasons why such problems occur
  • make recommendations to resolve medication-related problems
  • understand the importance of medicines reconciliation.

Insulin

High risk medicines

18
November 2020

7.30 pm - 9.00 pm

Webinar

1.5 hours

Aim

To optimise the use of insulins in practice.

Learning outcomes

Intended Learning outcomes:
  • Understand the mode of action for different types of insulins
  • Appreciate the indications for the use of these products in practice
  • Highlight the key safety issues associated with the different types of insulins
  • Implement strategies to improve the safe use of insulins within your patient population.