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National Centre for Infections in Cancer Symposia

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Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

305 Grattan Street

Melbourne, VIC 3000

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Symposia hosted by the National Centre for Infections in Cancer on fungal infections and antibiotic allergy in the immunocompromised host

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A practical one-day workshop on the 6th of June 2020 hosted by the National Centre for Infections in Cancer (NCIC) incorporating two separate symposium:

  • Antibiotic Allergy in Practice (08:00 - 12:30)
  • Fungal Infections in Focus (12:30 - 17:00)

Attendees can choose to attend one or both unique symposiums which are outlined below

Registrations: Open October 1st 2019 and close May 24th 2020 or until sold out

A half-day symposium hosted by NCIC, Centre for Antibiotic Allergy and Research and Austin Health. The symposium follows on from the successful first Antibiotic Allergy in Practice Workshop hosted by Austin Health in 2018. The symposium will be providing a comprehensive update on antibiotic allergy - in particular the implementation of testing programs and antimicrobial stewardship interventions designed for hospitalised patients and immunocompromised hosts

Local Convenors:

  • A/Prof Jason Trubiano (Centre for Antibiotic Allergy and Research, Australia)
  • Ms Misha Devchand (Austin Health, Australia)

Invited International speaker:

  • Prof Elizabeth Phillips (Vanderbilt University, USA)

Location/Time: Level 7 Lecture theatre B, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre / 08:00-12:30.

Full program: Available on Centre for Antibiotic Allergy website

Partners: Austin Health, Centre for Antibiotic Allergy and Research, Society of Hospital Pharmacists Australia (SHPA) and Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases (ASID)

A half-day symposium hosted by NCIC and Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre. The symposium will provide a comprehensive update on invasive fungal infection. The program will include discussion of management challenges in the context of novel cancer therapies and provide an update on new diagnostics and emerging therapies to aid management of fungal infection in immunocompromised hosts.

Local Convenors:

  • Dr Abby Douglas (Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Australia)
  • Ms Anna Khanina (National Centre for Infections in Cancer, Australia)

Invited International speakers:

  • Prof William Hope (University of Liverpool, UK)
  • A/Prof Tan Ban Hock (Singapore General Hospital, Singapore

Location/Time: Level 7 Lecture theatre B, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre / 08:00-12:30.

Full program: Available on NCIC website

Partners: Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, NCIC, SHPA

CPD accreditation

Antibiotic Allergy in Practice: This activity has been accredited for 4.5 hours of Group 1 CPD (or 4.5 CPD credits) and 2.5 hours of Group 2 CPD (a total of 9.5 CPD credits), suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan.

Fungal Infections in Focus: This activity has been accredited for 3.33 hours of Group-1 CPD (or 3.33 CPD credits), suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan. APC accreditation number: S2019/76.

For further information on each symposium contact:

  • Antibiotic Allergy in Practice: antibiotic.allergy@austin.org.au
  • Fungal Infections in Focus: admin@cancerandinfections.org
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