Into clinical practice:

Pneumonia

22 January 2021

Conference webinar

Welcome to this exciting conference webinar which will explore the current challenges and treatment opportunities for Pneumonia.

Delegates will, through plenary lectures and invited papers, learn about resistance mechanisms, clinical presentations of Pneumonia, the latest in research and development and hear about frontier and upcoming treatments.

Clinical lessons will give delegates the opportunity to hear about, share and explore real world experiences, and look at the effective application of the latest evidence based guidelines.

This conference webinar is CPD accredited.

COVID-19

To ensure we can deliver this conference safely it will be presented fully online. Details regarding registration and abstract submission can be found below.

Programme

0930
Opening remarks
Professor Philip Howard OBE, Consultant Antimicrobial Pharmacist, Leeds Teaching Hospitals and University of Leeds & BSAC President - View Bio

SESSION ONE: Understanding Pneumonia
Chair: tbc
0935
Definitions, classifications and epidemiology of pneumonia
Professor James Chalmers, Dundee - View Bio
1000
Understanding the burden - adults
Dr Vanya Gant, UCLH
1025
Understanding the burden - paediatrics
Dr Paddy McMaster - View Bio
1050
Q&A
All speakers

1110
BREAK

SESSION TWO: Pneumonia in different settings & following the guidance
Chair: tbc
1125
Hospital and VAP
Speaker tbc
1145
Community acquired pneumonia
Marisa Lanzman, London
1205
Nice guidelines and the impact of pneumonia in the community
Dr Tessa Lewis, GP, Medical Adviser & Chair NICE Managing Common Infections Committee, NHS - View Bio
1225
CQUINs and other official guidance for pneumonia 
Professor Philip Howard OBE, Consultant Antimicrobial Pharmacist, Leeds Teaching Hospitals and University of Leeds & BSAC President
1245
Q&A
All speakers

1305
BREAK

SESSION THREE: Supported session
1330
Presentation tbc

SESSION FOUR: COVID-19: Lessons learnt
Chair: tbc
1355
Point of Care Molecular diagnostics in the diagnosis of bacterial co-infection in COVID19 patients
Speaker tbc
1415
Presentation tbc
1435
The anti-viral and anti-cytokine effects of baricitinib: stitching together a dual mechanism
Professor Justin Stebbing, Professor of Cancer Medicine and Oncology, NIHR Research Translational Professor, Imperial College London - View Bio
1455
Q&A
All speakers

1510
BREAK

SESSION FIVE: The future - improving the management of pneumonia
Chair: tbc
1525
The role of next generation sequencing
Speaker tbc
1545
Rapid diagnostics of HAP
Dr Vicky Enne, London
1600
Q&A
All speakers

SESSION SIX: SUPPORTED SESSION
1615
Presentation tbc

1640
Closing remarks
Professor Philip Howard OBE, Consultant Antimicrobial Pharmacist, Leeds Teaching Hospitals and University of Leeds & BSAC President

Registration

We encourage you to register, submit abstracts and join us in what promises to be another innovative and exciting conference.

By signing up to the BSAC’s MySociety membership portal this allows you to manage your details and preferences, book courses and conferences and much more.

For queries regarding registration, please contact Esme Carruthers at Ecarruthers@bsac.org.uk

The standard rates listed below are for non-industry healthcare professionals. The industry commercial rate for registration without a sponsorship package is £250 plus VAT. Please email debbie@pagemedical.co.uk for further details on sponsorship packages available.

Please note that due to restrictions around COVID-19 this conference will be fully online.

Webinar registration only  £40

Posters & abstracts

Abstracts for oral presentation must be submitted by 6 November 2020 and abstracts to be considered for poster presentation must be submitted by 11 December 2020.

Please download the submission information here and send to Esme Carruthers at ECarruthers@bsac.org.uk

Submission information

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