BSAC Residential Workshops for EUCAST Susceptibility Testing 2019
University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff
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 RCPath CPD accredited. The course is majority funded by the Society. The registration fee is £750.00 (plus 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.
For information regarding the Standardized Susceptibility Testing Method please contact:-
Lead Scientist, Specialist Antimicrobial Chemotherapy Unit
Public Health Wales
University Hospital of Wales
Cardiff CF14 4XW
T: +44 (0)29 2074 6581
Please forward these details on to colleagues who may also be interested in attending the Residential Workshop.
BSAC Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing User Day
20 Cavendish Square, Royal College of Nursing, London
Tuesday 18 June 2019
The User Days are designed to complement the EUCAST disk diffusion method plus other antimicrobial susceptibility testing, 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.
For further information and details of how to register, please click here