Outpatient Parenteral Antibiotic Therapy (OPAT) Conference & Workshops

Part of the BSAC OPAT Initiative

Regional Workshop: Glasgow

28th May 2020

Local Facilitator and Chair:

0930
Registration
1000
Welcome and Overview
Andrew Seaton, Consultant in Infectious Diseases and General Medicine, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
1005
BSAC OPAT Initiative overview – Where are we now?
Mark Gilchrist, Consultant Pharmacist Infectious Diseases, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Acute interface care in Scotland – the national picture
1020
Overview of adult OPAT developments in Scotland
Andrew Seaton, Consultant in Infectious Diseases and General Medicine, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
1035
Vulnerable adults and OPAT
1050
Community Respiratory Teams
1105
Hospital at home
1120
Discussion

1130
BREAK

OPAT lessons
1200
Cotrimoxazole nephrotoxicity in Dumfries and Galloway
1215
Daptomycin pulmonary toxicity in Grampian
1230
Paediatric OPAT lessons
1245
Nurse led cellulitis pathways in Lothian

1300
LUNCH

SPOTLIGHT ON... Respiratory Tract Infections and OPAT
Chair: Andrew Seaton, Consultant in Infectious Diseases and General Medicine, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde & Vhairi Bateman, Infection consultant NHS Grampian
1400
Optimising management of bronchiectasis
1420
Discussion on barriers and enablers to managing respiratory tract infections in OPAT
1450
Group feedback

1510
Summary of day and closing Remarks
Andrew Seaton, Consultant in Infectious Diseases and General Medicine, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
1520
Close

Registration

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

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 for the London, Bristol & Newmarket workshops is 1700hrs BST on Friday 16 August 2024.

Please note our Conditions of Submission:
1. The presenting author must register for their chosen workshop.
2. Abstracts must be submitted by the deadline.
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 prior to the first workshop.
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.

Sponsorship

There are various sponsorship opportunities available to support this workshop series. Please contact Esme Carruthers for further details.

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