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PCPA South & S.W Symposium 8th September 12.40 - 16.50 Online

September 8, 2021

Zoom Online

Event Summary:

**EVENT FULL** Registration closed

PCPA is delighted to announce this years PCPA South & S.W Symposium will be online. 

Develop your clinical knowledge through interactive practical workshops and delivered by nationally renowned experts.

This event is FREE and open to all pharmacy professionals.

Places are limited and priority given to PCPA members. This is a national event but with a regional flair.

This is an online event 12.40 - 4.50pm. This event will be locked from 1pm onwards. Parts of this event will be recorded.

Workshops selections will be released, once they become live. If you do not make a selection, these will be made on your behalf.
 
Once your place has been confirmed, we will send you your delegate pack which will include your bespoke Zoom login details and the event programme. This will be sent just prior to the event.
 
This event will be sponsored by pharmaceutical companies through the purchase of Exhibition sessions.
These companies have had no input into the design or content of the event agenda, except where a company has a separate company sponsored workshop. This promotional educational sessions have been sponsored and developed by the companies shown and is intended for UK Healthcare professionals only: Abbott, Amgen, Aymes, Bayer, Chiesi, GSK, FDB, Nutricia, Rosemont.

 


Event Details:

  • 12.40 - 12.50    Welcome: Graham Stretch, PCPA President and Robin Conibere, PCPA Regional Vice President

  • 12.55 - 13.10    Educational Exhibition Session 1

  • 13.15 - 13.55    Workshop Session 1 

  • 14.00 - 14.15    Educational Exhibition Session 2

  • 14.15 - 14.25    Comfort Break

  • 14.25 - 15.05    Workshop Session 2

  • 15.10 - 15.25   Educational Exhibition Session 3

  • 15.25 - 15.35    Comfort Break

  • 15.35 - 16.15   Workshop Session 3

  • 16.20 - 16.50    Panel Session: Ask the Experts COVID RESET AND RECOVERY

    Summary and Close

Workshops:

Exhibition session 1 12.55 - 13.10

Choice 1:

Educational Resources Supporting Osteoporosis Treatment in Primary Care

This promotional educational session has been organised and fully funded by AMGEN and are intended for UK Healthcare Professionals only

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Choice 2:

Fighting Malnutrition with Flavour

The session will explore the benefits of using a variety of ONS to improve compliance and different practical uses for ONS to create different sensory experiences.

This promotional educational session has been organised and fully funded by AYMES and are intended for UK Healthcare Professionals only

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Choice 3:

Respiratory review and medicines optimisation of COPD patients – Is this on your priority list? 

  • The BNF Respiratory chapter dominates the other 23 chapters in terms of NHS England spend/prescription item.
  • Are you interested in learning more on the health economy variation in medicines optimisation of respiratory inhalers devices across NHS England?
  • Is there a focus on optimising respiratory inhalers in your area? Do you want to learn more on the health economic and environmental factors that is driving this national trend?

This promotional educational session has been sponsored by GSK and are  intended for UK Healthcare Professionals only

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Workshop session 1 13.15 - 13.55

Choice 1:

Time to refocus on Osteoporosis: A practical approach to drive quality improvement in fragility fracture prevention - Speaker: Nipa Patel

  • Clinical case for change and why osteoporosis management should be a priority during COVID-19 recovery
  • The pivotal role of primary care pharmacists as drivers of QI in osteoporosis
  • Performing SMRs of patients on osteoporosis therapy – where to start and tools to prioritise and manage workload
  • SMRs case studies and improvement audit experience

This session has been sponsored by AMGEN and are intended for UK Healthcare Professionals only

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Choice 2:

Regional Models for delivering SMRs. Speakers: Robin Conibere & Ziad Sulieman

  • To understand the requirements of the SMR enhanced service
  • To hear examples of how the service is being implemented in different areas 
  • To receive tips of how get started with delivering the service

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Choice 3:

Deprescribing - Putting theory into practice  Speaker: Brendon Jiang

  • Overview of the context, policy, drivers and challenges when deprescribing
  • What tools and resources are there to support decision making
  • Practical tips for primary care pharmacists conducting Structured Medication Review

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Choice 4:

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Exhibition session 2 14.00 - 14.15

Choice 1:

Sustainable Respiratory Care:

At Chiesi, we believe true ‘sustainability’ in respiratory care can only be achieved with a broad array of projects that protect both our patients and the planet. During this session Chiesi representatives will share our approach to sustainable respiratory care with you, and answer any questions you may have.

This session is sponsored by Chiesi Ltd and is intended for UK Healthcare Professionals only.

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Choice 2:

The role of Primary Care Pharmacists in the nutritional management of patients with cancer

  • The nutritional challenges patients face throughout their cancer journey
  • How primary care pharmacists can contribute to the nutritional care of cancer patients: screening, management and support
  • The role of ONS in oncology and where particular types of ONS may be beneficial to support cancer patient’s specific needs

This promotional educational session has been organised and fully funded by Nutricia and are intended for UK Healthcare Professionals only

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Choice 3:

Appropriate Transitioning to a DOAC

  • Health care professionals will learn how to transfer warfarin patients appropriately to a DOAC

This promotional educational session has been organised and fully funded by Bayer and are intended for UK Healthcare Professionals only

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Choice 4:

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Workshop session 2 14.25 - 15.05

Choice 1:

Diabetes Management Beyond A1c - Speaker Phillip Newland-Jones

  • Introduction to the Triangle of diabetes care
  • Understand Time in Range
  • How Flash glucose monitoring can help in the management of the person with diabetes.

This session has been sponsored by ABBOTT and are intended for UK Healthcare Professionals only

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Choice 2:

GP Pharmacy Technicians and High Risk Drug Monitoring Speakers: Helen Belben & Emma Smith

  • CQC Expectations
  • MHRA Alerts
  • Practical Hints & Tips

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Choice 3:

Menopause Management in General Practice - Speaker Hala Danoon

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Choice 4:

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Exhibition session 3 15.10 - 15.25

Choice 1:

FreeStyle Libre 2 – Flash Glucose Monitoring System. Presenter: Dr Elemer Balogh, Medical Director Abbott diabetes care, UK & Ireland

Learning objectives:

  • An overview and new features of the FreeStyle Libre 2 system.
  • Benefits to the patients and the Healthcare Professionals
  • How does it fit into the current environment: Remote consultations

This promotional educational session has been organised and fully funded by ABBOTT and are intended for UK Healthcare Professionals only

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Choice 2:

Enteral Tubes and Medicines in Primary Care: Defining Best Practice by Professor David Wright, Professor of Pharmacy Practice and Professor of Clinical Pharmacy

This promotional educational session has been sponsored by Rosemont Pharmaceuticals and are intended for UK Healthcare Professionals only

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Choice 3:

FDB AnalyseRx: Next-level medicines optimisation

  • Join our session as we demonstrate FDBs upcoming medicines optimisation AnalyseRx within the EMIS clinical system.
  • Learn about AnalyseRx, our new medicines optimisation solution designed to enable ongoing proactive medicines optimisation at a practice level
  • Discover how AnalyseRx can support Clinical Pharmacists and PCNs in the delivery of Medicines Reviews, help with Therapeutic Monitoring and Safety Surveillance of patients at risk of medicines-related harm

This promotional educational session has been organised and fully funded by FDB and are intended for UK Healthcare Professionals only

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Choice 4:

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Workshop session 3 15.35 - 16.15

Choice 1:

AF guidelines - What's new? – Speaker Helen Williams

  • Overview of key changes to NICE recommendations for AF
  • Discuss the implications for clinical practice
  • Highlight challenging areas and signpost to supporting resources

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Choice 2:

Understanding the four pillars of ACP - Speakers Kerry Street & Rob Harvey 

  • Understand the route to credentialling 
  • Demystify the four pillars
  • Share one individuals ACP journey 

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Choice 3:

Reducing Opiate prescribing in practice - Kate Jones

  • Gain the confidence to identify appropriate patients and initiate opioid tapering in primary care.
  • Examples of strategies to address opioid reduction in practice.
  • Tips for successful reductions from real life experience.

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Choice 4:

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