Anti-Microbial Resistance (AMR) and Sepsis in Palliative & End of Life Care

8 May 2019

Course information

This half day workshop is designed to raise awareness of the importance of prudent use of antibiotics, highlighting the latest guidelines, along with recognising sepsis and first response management.

Course details

Duration
Half day
Starts
8 May 2019
Ends
8 May 2019
Times
13:30 - 16:00
Suitability
Suitable for registered and non-registered staff; primarily nurses and therapists working in clinical care
Cost
£60
Hospitality
Refreshments provided (no lunch)
Contact
01225 721 470

Other information

We at Dorothy House want to empower health and social care professionals to identify sepsis within end of life care and raise awareness in the fight against AMR.

What’s covered

  • Understanding of antimicrobial resistance
  • Awareness of alert organisms of concern
  • Challenges of change alongside the UK 5 year AMR strategy
  • Awareness of current UTI prescribing guidelines and To Dip or Not to Dip in relation to AMR
  • Understanding why vaccination is so important in the fight against AMR

 

  • Impact of sepsis on the individual, their family and health provision
  • Potential causes and basic physiology of sepsis
  • Defining what sepsis is and list some risk factors
  • Identifying observations in context of infection
  • Importance of timely action to prevent deterioration
  • Appropriate action when dealing with sepsis

Booking details

To book this event call 01225 721 470 or email education@dorothyhouse-hospice.org.uk

Course flyer & booking form