Regional Workshop

Dublin - IS NOW CLOSED FOR REGISTRATION DUE TO MAXIMUM CAPACITY BEING REACHED

Local Facilitator and Chair: Dr Susan Clarke, Dublin, Dr Sanjay Patel, Southampton, Dr Eoghan de Barra, Dublin, Dr Eavan Muldoon

0955
Welcome and introduction
Dr Eavan Muldoon, Consultant in Infectious Diseases, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin
1000
Evidence base for OPAT (GPR, NORS, Drug Stability) - Evidence, standards and outcomes: the trinity of successful OPAT
Dr Sanjay Patel, Paediatric infectious diseases and immunology consultant, Southampton Children’s Hospital
1030
OPAT therapy in CNS infections – special considerations
Dr Eoghan De Barra, Consultant in Infectious Diseases, Beaumont Hospital Dublin

1100
Coffee

1130
CIT services in the Republic of Ireland
Noreen Curtin, Primary Care Integrated Services Manager, Community Operations, HSE
1150
Overview of training provided to patients discharged on Self OPAT
Anne Murphy, Point of Care
1210
Panel Discussion

1230
Lunch and networking

1330
Antifungal therapy in OPAT
Dr Eavan Muldoon, Consultant in Infectious Diseases, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin
1350
The role of the podiatrist in the management of diabetic foot infections.
Michelle Hooban, podiatrist, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin
Learning from OPAT Centres
1405
Outpatient Antimicrobial therapy for Endovascular Aortic Repair Infection; a 5 year retrospective evaluation
Dr Niamh Allen, Specialist Registrar, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin
1420
Case Presentation 2
Dr Eileen Sweeney, Specialist Registrar, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin
1440
Case Presentation 3
Dr Anna O’Rourke, Specialist Registrar, Cork University Hospital, Cork
1445
Case Presentation 4
Dr Grace Kenny, Specialist Registrar, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital
Next steps
1530
Summary of day / Closing Remarks

Speakers

Dr Eavan Muldoon

Eavan Muldoon MBBCh, MD, MPH, FRCPI

Dr Eavan Muldoon is a consultant in Infectious Diseases in the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital and the National Clinical Lead for OPAT and CIT programmes in the HSE.

Dr Muldoon graduated from University College Dublin with honours and completed Infectious Diseases Specialist registrar training in Ireland, completing a Doctor of Medicine (Trinity College Dublin) during that time . Following her training in Ireland, she completed a fellowship in Infectious Diseases and Transplant Infectious Diseases, in Tufts Medical Center Boston. She was the inaugural recipient of the Frank P. Tally Fellowship in Infectious Diseases in Tufts Medical Center, and was awarded the Kass award for clinical excellence from the Massachusetts Infectious Diseases Society.

On completion of fellowship, Dr Muldoon joined the team in the National Aspergillosis Centre in Manchester, where she worked as a Consultant in Infectious Diseases, and Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer with the University of Manchester for four years. In April 2017 she returned to Dublin to take up a post as Consultant in Infectious Diseases in the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, and in January 2019 took up the role as National Clinical Lead for OPAT and CIT programmes in the HSE.

She has a keen interest in clinical mycology, antimicrobial stewardship and OPAT.

Dr Sanjay Patel

Dr Sanjay Patel is a paediatric infectious diseases and immunology consultant working at Southampton Children’s Hospital, England. His specific areas of interest are OPAT and antibiotic stewardship (AS). He chaired the joint BSAC / British Paediatric Allergy, Immunology and Infectious Diseases group p-OPAT national working group tasked to develop p-OPAT good practice guidelines, which were published in October 2014. He was a member of the NICE AS guideline development group, sits on BSAC council and chairs the ESGAP paediatric AS network. His other interest is medical education; he co-leads the antimicrobial stewardship module for the ESPID on-line antibiotic management course, authored a chapter for the BSAC ebook on antimicrobial stewardship and runs infectious diseases courses in the UK and Iceland.

Dr Eoghan De Barra

Consultant in Infectious Diseases and Internal Medicine, Beaumont Hospital/Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

Eoghan de Barra received his medical degree in Dublin and proceeded to gain specialist training in Infectious Diseases and General Medicine in Ireland and South Africa. He completed an MD at the department of Tropical Medicine and International Health at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI), Dublin and conducted malaria vaccine research work in Dublin and at the University of Oxford, UK. Thereafter he took up a post at Imperial College NHS Trust, London as a Consultant in Infectious Diseases and General Internal Medicine, where he was the clinical lead for the OPAT programme. In 2017 he returned to Dublin taking up a post as Consultant in Infectious Diseases and Senior Lecturer at Beaumont Hospital / RCSI. Research interests include Tropical Medicine, vaccine development, TB, resource limited acute care, OPAT and antimicrobial prescribing.

Noreen Curtin

Noreen graduated as a Physiotherapist from University College Dublin and received a Masters in Healthcare Management from the Institute of Public Administration and a Post Graduate Diploma in Quality Management – Lean Systems from the University of Limerick. She has a number of years clinical experience working in acute hospitals, and subsequently took up the post of Physiotherapy Manager in Tallaght Hospital. Noreen worked as a Programme Manager with Clinical Strategy and Programmes, HSE and is currently working in Primary Care. A key part of this role is programme management of the National Community Intervention Team (CIT)/ OPAT Programme. This aims to provide an alternative to hospital care for patients who require a range of services which CIT can deliver in a community setting; to facilitate the safe roll out of OPAT services and to facilitate quality improvements.

Anne Murphy

Point of Care Health Services
Anne completed her General Nurse training in the Meath Hospital, Dublin and her Emergency Nurse training in St. James’ Hospital before returning to the Emergency Department (ED) in the Meath Hospital where she worked as a Clinical Nurse Manager 1 and 2. She completed the ACLS Provider Course and was nominated for the ACLS Instructor Course which she completed in Connolly Hospital and became a member of the ACLS Instructor Faculty.
Following the amalgamation and transfer of the Adelaide/Meath and National Children’s Hospitals to the new site in Tallaght in 1998 she worked in the ED in Tallaght University Hospital (TUH) as a Clinical Nurse Manager 2.
She completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Public Management in the Institute of Public Administration and became Assistant Director of Nursing/Site Manager in TUH in 2009.Other courses completed include the HMIMMS Course (Hospital Major Incident Medical Management and Support Course) and the LEO Programme (Leading an Empowered Organisation)
She joined Point of Care Health Services in September 2017 as Nurse Manager of IV Services where she works as the Clinical Lead for the Baxter Home Care IV programmes which includes SOPAT with responsibility for the day to day management of SOPAT nursing teams, clinical contact for nurses and customers and training, support and supervision of the SOPAT programme

When

12th June 2019

Where

The Marker Hotel, Dublin

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Registration

Dublin – IS NOW CLOSED FOR REGISTRATION DUE TO MAXIMUM CAPACITY BEING REACHED

BSAC member – 10% discount across all of the above with the following code BSAC2019

Abstracts

BSAC ARE PLEASED TO INVITE YOU TO SUBMIT YOUR ABSTRACT OR POSTER FOR CONSIDERATION FOR THE REGIONAL WORKSHOPS AND THE NATIONAL CONFERENCE

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION IS NOW OPEN
There will be opportunities for posters at the Regional Workshops and then opportunities for oral presentations and poster presentations at the National OPAT Conference.

DEADLINE DATES FOR SUBMISSION ARE BELOW:

Cardiff Workshop – 25th April 2019

Leeds Workshop – 28th June 2019

Birmingham Workshop – 9th May 2019

Edinburgh Workshop – 23rd May 2019

Dublin Workshop – 27th May 2019

London Workshop – 18th June 2019

Refer to the guidelines and template below and email your submission to: andy@pagemedical.co.uk. PLEASE HIGHLIGHT WHICH MEETING YOUR SUBMISSION APPLIES TO.

Please note: accepted poster presentations should be printed in size A1, portrait orientation.

Sponsorship

THE 2019 OPAT CONFERENCE AND WORKSHOPS PROVIDE THE PERFECT OPPORTUNITY FOR INDUSTRY LEADERS IN THE OPAT SETTING TO SHOWCASE THEIR PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

With dedicated networking opportunities and an engaging and interactive exhibition hall, sponsors have a unique opportunity to discuss and meet with national and international multidisciplinary stakeholders.

The UK OPAT Initiative is very grateful to our industry partners for their support.

Sponsorship packages are available for the OPAT Workshops 2019 and the National OPAT Conference 2019. Please contact Debbie Cockayne at Page Medical for further details: debbie@pagemedical.co.uk or 01353780060.

THE REGISTRATION FOR THE NATIONAL OPAT WORKSHOPS IS NOW OPEN. FOR FULL INFORMATION ON REGISTRATION COSTS AND FOR DISCOUNTS FOR BSAC MEMBERS PLEASE SEE REGIONAL INFORMATION ABOVE.

Contact

For general OPAT enquiries please contact BSAC on +44 (0)121 236 1988 or OPAT@bsac.org.uk

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