$180 – $280

Antibiotic Allergy in Practice Workshop 2018

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Austin Hospital

Education Precinct (Level 4)

145 Studley Road

Heidelberg, VIC 3084

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A practical one-day workshop aiding the implementation of antibiotic allergy knowledge, assessment and testing into clinical practice

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A one-day workshop hosted by Austin Health and in partnership with the National Centre for Infections in Cancer (NCIC), The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (SHPA) and Centre for Antibiotic Allergy and Research, providing a comprehensive update on antibiotic allergy. A program focused on the practical implementation of antibiotic allergy assessment, management and testing into hospital and AMS practice. Included are dedicated streams for pharmacists and physicians, including practical case scenarios and skin testing skills sessions.

FULL PROGRAM

ENDORSED BY - The Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases (ASID)

PARTNERS - Austin Health, NCIC, SHPA, Centre for Antibiotic Allergy and Research

Invited international speaker - Professor Elizabeth Phillips

Professor of Medicine, Director of Personalized Immunology, Department of Infectious Diseases, Vanderbilt University Medical Centre (Nashville, USA)

An international expert in the pathogenesis of drug hypersensitivity and the development of novel prediction and testing programs for antimicrobial allergy.

Local convenor and speaker - Dr Jason Trubiano

Director of Antimicrobial Stewardship and Antibiotic Allergy, Austin Health

Coordinator of Antibiotic Allergy Services, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

A leader in the integration of antibiotic allergy testing programs in Antimicrobial Stewardship (AMS)

Local invited speaker - Professor Connie Katelaris

Professor of Immunology and Allergy, Western Sydney University

Past president of the Australasia Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy

Expert in drug allergy and recently featured in Australian Prescriber regarding cephalosporin cross-reactivity

Local invited speaker - Dr James Yun

Allergist and Immunologist, University of Sydndey

A leader in drug and antibiotic allergy, in particular the immunological basis of drug allergy and management of severe cutaneous adverse reactions (SCAR)

REGISTRATIONS CLOSE 29th October 2018 at 5pm

This program has received SHPA Group-1 CPD (or 4.5 CPD credits) and 2.5 hours of Group-2 CPD (a total of 9.5 CPD credits), authorized by the Australian Pharmacy Council (No. S2018/50).

FURTHER INFORMATION VIA WEBSITE BELOW (copy & paste link):

http://www.austin.org.au/infectious_diseases/events/antibiotic_allergy_workshop

For further information contact:

Centre for Antibiotic Allergy and Research

Department of Infectious Diseases, Austin Health

T: +61394964572

E: antibiotic.allergy@austin.org.au

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