Outpatient Parenteral Antibiotic Therapy (OPAT) Conference & Workshops

Part of the BSAC OPAT Initiative

Regional Workshop: Dublin

18th May 2020, The Marker Hotel, Dublin

Local Facilitator and Chair:

0930
Registration
1000
Welcome and introduction
Eoghan de Barra, Consultant in Infectious Diseases and Internal Medicine, Beaumont Hospital/Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
1005
BSAC OPAT Initiative – where are we now?
Mark Gilchrist, Consultant Pharmacist Infectious Diseases, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
1020
OPAT in Scotland – From “Nice to have” to “Must have”
Andrew Seaton, Consultant in Infectious Diseases and General Medicine, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde

Local Discussion (Part 1)
Chair: Eoghan de Barra, Consultant in Infectious Diseases and Internal Medicine, Beaumont Hospital/Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
1035
The National OPAT Service – past, present and future
Eavan Muldoon, National Clinical Lead for OPAT and CIT programmes, HSE, Ireland.
1105
Medication Safety on the OPAT Programme – Pharmacy Screening and Interventions
Katie O'Neill, Supervising Pharmacist, TCP Homecare
1120
The OPAT Management Control Centre process explained
Helen McGrath, Clinical Operations Manager MCC, TCP

1135
BREAK

Local Discussion (Part 2)
Chair: Eoghan de Barra, Consultant in Infectious Diseases and Internal Medicine, Beaumont Hospital/Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
1205
Intravesical antimicrobial therapy - a role to play?
Dr Jeffrey Harte, Specialist Registrar in Infectious Diseases, St Vincent’s University Hospital in Dublin, Ireland
1220
OPAT across the world, comparing systems
Paul Reidy, Specialist Registrar in Infectious Diseases, St James' Hospital, Dublin
1235
S-OPAT success
Helen Tuite, NUI Galway
1250
No exit: long-term meropenem usage in OPAT
Nick Power, St James' Hospital Dublin

1305
LUNCH

Skin and Soft Tissue infections and OPAT in Ireland - review of National data and trends
1400
Discussion

1450
Summary and closing remarks
1500
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