Antimicrobial Stewardship Challenges

Tuesday 16 November 2021

Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on antibiotic use in Scotland
presented by William Malcolm, Clinical Lead for Scottish One Health Antimicrobial Use and Antimicrobial Resistance Programme, ARHAI Scotland

A novel approach to implementation of the Hospital Antibiotic Review Programme (HARP)
presented by Dr Daniel Slack, Clinical Teaching Fellow, NHS Lanarkshire

Update from Association of Scottish Antimicrobial Pharmacists (ASAP)
presented by Fiona McDonald, Specialist Pharmacist - Antibiotics, NHS Grampian and Kirsteen Hill, Advanced Antimicrobial Pharmacist, NHS Tayside & ASAP Co-chairs

Update from Scottish Antimicrobial Nursing Group (SANG)
presented by Jo McEwen, Advanced Nurse Practitioner - Antimicrobial Stewardship, NHS Tayside & SANG Chair

Prescribing gentamicin in hospital electronic prescribing and medicines administration (HEPMA)
presented by Esperanza Palenzuela, Antimicrobial Pharmacist and Specialist Pharmacist for Orthopaedic and Trauma, NHS Lothian

Design of modified vancomycin dosage guidelines
presented by Dr Alison Thomson, Honorary Research Fellow, Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences

Updated vancomycin guidelines – Greater Glasgow & Clyde view
presented by Ysobel Gourlay, Lead Antimicrobial Pharmacist, NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde

Pharmacogenomics: Considerations for aminoglycoside prescribing
presented by Jennifer Laskey, Lead Clinical Effectiveness Pharmacist, NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde and Susan Kafka, Advanced Pharmacist for Paediatric Antimicrobials and Medicine, NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde