Northern Region Bimonthly Infection Training Programme

2019 – 2020 Teaching Dates

Date

Venue

Topics

Friday 4th October 2019

JCUH Education Centre

9:30 – CFS by Dr John Williams

10:30 – Break

10:45 – Factitious Illness by Dr John Widdrington

11:45 – Discussion of STC minutes and trainee meeting

12:30 – James Cook ID/Micro MDT Meeting

13:45 – Hepatitis C by Dr McCarron

14:45 – Hepatitis B by Dr Richard Capstick

15:45 – Break

16:00 – Microbiology curios and miscellany by Dr Igor Kubelka

Thursday 28th November 2019

Sir Spence Lecture Theatre, Peacock Hall, RVI

9:00 – Management of Diabetic Foot Infections by Dr Nikki Leech

10:30 – Break

10:45 – Surgical management of Spondylodiscitis by Mr Guy Wynne-Jones

11:30 – Paediatric Bone and Joint Infection by Dr Marieke Emonts

12:15 – Prosthetic Joint Infection Microbiology by Dr Tamsin Oswald

13:00 – Lunch

14:00 – Surgical management of Prosthetic Joint Infection by Professor Mike Reed

15:00 – Novel antibiotic strategies and interesting cases in bone infection by Dr Deepa Naya

15:45 – Break

16:00 – Practicalities of OPAT and review of the guidelines by Mags Lynskey

16:45 – Atypical MSK Infection by Dr Uli Schwab

Tuesday 28th January 2020

Seminar Room 1, Clinical Learning Centre, RVI

Neurological and opthalmological infections

09:15 - Bacterial neurological infections/lab aspects by Dr Narayanan

10:15 - Prions by Gil Lishmann

11:00 - Break

11:15 - Radiological imaging in neurological infection by Dr Butteriss

12:00 - Opthalmological infections/endopthalmitis by Dr Mehta

12:45 - Lunch

13:30 - Viral neurological infections [HSV/Tropical] by Dr Price

15:00 - Viral neurologicaol infections [Immunosuppressed/Fungal]

16:00 - Trainee Committee Meeting

Tuesday 24th March 2020

NCCC Meeting Room 32.2, Freeman

- Journal club or debate on LRTI & bacterial pneumonia

- TB, NTM & ATT

- Lab aspects of TB

- Fungal infections of the lung

- Endocarditis, myocarditis & pericarditis

- Line related infections

- Device related infections

May 2020 (Date TBC)

FRH

- Mechanisms of resistance

- Resistance testing

- Local and regional resistance

- Antimicrobial formulary development

- Drug allergy

- Antimicrobial stewardship

- Passive/active immunisation

 

Previous Teaching Dates

Date

Venue

Topics

Tuesday 4th October 2018

CRB Education Centre, Lecture Theatre, RVI

9:30 – CFS by Dr John Williams

10:30 – Break

10:45 – Factitious Illness by Dr John Widdrington

11:45 – Discussion of STC minutes and trainee meeting

12:30 – James Cook ID/Micro MDT Meeting

13:45 – Hepatitis C by Dr McCarron

14:45 – Hepatitis B by Dr Richard Capstick

15:45 – Break

16:00 – Microbiology curios and miscellany by Dr Igor Kubelka

Monday 5th November 2018

FRH Cardiothoracic Lecture Theatre

- Haematological immunosuppression

- Transplant immunosuppression

- Biologicals

- Principles of assessment and management

- Viral infections

- Bacterial infections

- Fungal infections

- Less common infections

Wednesday 19th December 2018

Seminar Room 2, Clinical Learning RVI

- Common tropical infections and their vectors

- Ebola / VHF / Tour of HSIDU

- Active / Passive immunisation

- Important zoonoses

- Envenomation

Tuesday 5th February 2019

Teaching room 1A & B, Newcroft Sexual Health Services

- GUM delivery in England & Wales and STD related legislation

- Syphilis

- Gonorrhoea

- Chlamydia & Herpes

Friday 24th May 2019

QEH Gateshead

- Lab Health and Safety

- Legistlative Framework

- Lab accreditation & Quality assurance

- Category III & IV Pathogens

 

- Pseudomonas & Acinetobacter

- VRE & CPE

Wednesday 3rd July 2019

Seminar Room 1, RVI Clinical Learning Centre

- Exposure to rash in pregnancy

- Toxoplasma in pregnancy

- Vertical transmission of viral infections

- Congenital infections

- Exanthems

Tuesday 27th August 2019

NTGH – Room 13, Education Centre

- Infection control in the built environment

- Basis and allocation of infection control targets

- Practical infection control exercise

 

- Dr Kirsty Foster has kindly agreed in principle to run a public health update.