Webinar - Prescribing in Secure Settings (NW220707A)

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DescriptionThis webinar is an opportunity for staff working in secure settings to explore issues of putting guidelines about preventing and treating dental infections into practice, including the risks of antibiotic only treatment plans. It will also provide the opportunity to identify other questions about drug prescribing in secure settings which can be covered in a future webinar.
Additional information

Registration from 6.15pm

*Please note this course is fully subsidised by Health Education England, if you fail to attend this session you will be charged a cancellation fee of £30

I will send your MS Teams invite to the webinar no later than Monday 5th July 2022

VenueMS Teams, Webinar  View details
Date & timeThursday 7 July 2022, 18:30 to 19:30
LecturerDr Wendy Thompson  View details
Target audienceRecommended to all
Development outcomeA, B, C, D
Course styleLecture
Core topic Not a core topic
Catering None
CPD hours1:00
CostNo charge
  • Highlighting how dental teams can help keep patients safe from untreatable infections
  • Exploring why dental teams overprescribe antibiotics and the impact of COVID-19
  • Refreshing knowledge about the antimicrobial prescribing in dentistry good practice guidelines
  • Knowledge and understanding about reasons for the global focus on tackling antimicrobial resistance locally.
  • Whole dental team knowledge about when it is appropriate to prescribe dental antibiotics
  • Increased confidence across the dental team about using antibiotics appropriately so as to provide a supportive environment for prescribers to provide care in line with guidance
Learning outcomes

Following the session delegates will have gained skills, behaviours and attitudes to communicate that antibiotics have risks as well as benefits.