Outpatient Parenteral Antibiotic Therapy (OPAT) Conferences

Part of the BSAC OPAT Initiative

Regional Workshop: Dublin

18th May 2020, The Marker Hotel, Dublin

Local Facilitator and Chair:

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

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:

North Wales – 30th August 2019

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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