Outpatient Parenteral Antibiotic Therapy - Opportunities & Challenges - Branch CPD Event
This presentation will provide an overview of the principles of an outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy service, providing practical considerations for pharmacists.
Refreshments at 5.30pm, presentation at 6.00pm
At the end of the seminar, participants will be able to:
- To provide an overview of the principles of an OPAT service
- Model of care
- Patient requirements
- To outline case studies as examples of clinical scenarios where it may be appropriate to complete long-term IV antimicrobial courses on an OPAT service.
- To consider patient factors which determine suitability for OPAT.
- To outline pharmacist roles (including antibiotic choice & stability, delivery device considerations, TDM) for OPAT
Members: Free - please register below, to ensure you are not charged please enter your email address and select lookup, the discount will then be applied.
Non-members - $50.00
Webinar: Free to members - Register here
Ms Lauren Kazakoff, BPharm, Pharmacist - Home IV Antimicrobials, Princess Alexandra Hospital
This CPD event has been accredited for 45 minutes of Group 2 CPD (or 0.75 CPD credits) suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan. The accreditation number is S2017/15
The program addresses pharmacist competency standards, including:
Standard 4.1 Undertake initial prescription review
Standard 4.2 Consider the appropriateness of prescribed medicines
Standard 5.1 Consider product requirements
Standard 7.1 Contribute to therapeutic decision-making
(National Competency Standards Framework for Pharmacists in Australia, 2010)