Outpatient Parenteral Antibiotic Therapy (OPAT) Conference & Workshops

Part of the BSAC OPAT Initiative

Regional Workshop: Cardiff

15th June 2020, Radisson blu Hotel, Cardiff

Local Facilitator and Chair:

0955
Welcome and introduction
1000
Evidence base for OPAT (GPR, NORS, Drug Stability) - Evidence, standards and outcomes: the trinity of successful OPAT
Dr Andrew Seaton
Local OPAT
Chair: kailey Sassi-Jones
1030
Patient perspective: Cardiff OPAT team
Owen Seddon
1045
Local OPAT - The deal of the ART
Owen Seddon / Paula Swain
1105
Local OPAT – discussion 2
Louise Thomas – Neath Port-Talbot Acute Clinical Team

1130
Coffee

Expert talks
1145
Medical devices
Claire Devine
1215
OVIVA – impact on OPAT and management of bone / joint infections
Harriet Hughes
1245
Panel Discussion

Lunch & Meet the Experts Sessions

Case presentations
1345
Hospital @ home
Keren Fitzpatrick - Aneurin Bevan Health Board
1405
Mission Impossible…? The Morriston Experience
Frankie Thompson, ABMU & Paul Temblett, Swansea Bay UHB
1425
Difficulties in setting up an OPAT service
Ceri Davies – Betsi Cadwaladr
1445
Research Presentation
Dr Jonathan Underwood
1510
Discussion

1530
Summary of day / Closing Remarks

Abstracts

Please submit your abstract(s) using the online submission form for consideration for POSTER presentation at the OPAT Workshops.

The deadline for abstract submission *DEADLINE EXTENDED* 1700hrs UK time on Monday 23 May 2022 for consideration for poster presentation at the Birmingham and London workshops. The deadline for submissions for the Glasgow and Dublin workshops is by 1700hrs UK time on Friday 19 August 2022.

Please note our Conditions of Submission:

  1. The presenting author must register for their chosen workshop.
  2. Abstracts must be submitted by the deadline. Abstracts submitted after this time may not be considered.
  3. The first author should ideally be the presenting author. All correspondence will be sent to the lead author.
  4. If selected for poster presentation authors are required to submit their poster in pdf (landscape) format for inclusion on the virtual poster platform.
  5. All abstracts need to be submitted using the online submission form.

Format of Abstracts:

Abstracts should be no longer than 400 words and contain:

  • an initial statement of specific objectives of the study, unless this is given in the title;
  • a brief statement of methods;
  • a summary of the results obtained;
  • specific conclusions.

For any queries regarding abstract submissions, please contact Esme Carruthers.

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