Forthcoming meetings

BSAC Standardized Susceptibility Testing Residential Workshop 2018
University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff
21 – 23 August 2018

The BSAC will be holding a three day practical workshop at the University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff aimed at those wishing to gain practical experience of the EUCAST methodology.
After this course you will:

Have knowledge of EUCAST standardised disc testing methods
Have an overview of other susceptibility testing methods
Have an understanding of how to test difficult organisms
Be able to solve susceptibility testing problems
Be able to improve local susceptibility reporting
Be able to detect common antimicrobial resistance mechanisms
Have an overview on new technology in microbiology
Be updated on new EUCAST guidelines

Every effort will be made to address the concerns of individual laboratories and ample time will be made for discussion.

The course is IBMS and FRCPath CPD accredited.

The course is majority funded by the Society. The registration fee is £660.00 (incl VAT) per delegate. This fee includes two nights accommodation with breakfast, course lunches, welcome dinner on first evening, tuition fees, university laboratory fees and transfers from Cardiff city centre to the University Hospital of Wales campus at specified times as indicated on the course programme.

To view the programme, please click here.

To register, please complete the registration form and return to Esme Carruthers

Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing User Day – Birmingham
The Priory Rooms, 40 Bull Street, Birmingham, B4 6AF
Wednesday 10 October 2018

The User Days are designed to compliment the EUCAST disk diffusion method, with the aim of providing additional UK specific advice. The day will also address any concerns delegates may have with adoption of the new EUCAST method and any problems which laboratories have experienced.

To view the agenda, please click here.

To register, please click here.

There is limited exhibition space available at this meeting. For details please contact Esme Carruthers.