Second annual health conference for students : Antimicrobial Resistance Conference 2018 – Advocating a Behavioural Change

17 November 2018

All dental students are invited to attend the second annual health conference for students in London, entitled Antimicrobial Resistance Conference 2018 – Advocating a Behavioural Change.

The conference, which will focus on antimicrobial resistance from a 'one health' perspective, will involve students from a range of subjects including not only dentistry, but also medicine, pharmacy, veterinary studies, allied health and radiology among others, and is a collaboration between Public Health England, the Dental Schools Council and other schools councils in the health sector. 

 

Key details

Venue: King’s College London’s Waterloo Campus

Date: Saturday 17th November 2018 (during World Antibiotic Awareness Week)

Time: 10:00am – 17:00pm. Registration will begin at 09:30am

Cost: £5 (includes lunch)

Register at: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/antimicrobial-resistance-conference-advocating-a-behaviour-change-tickets-50043177491?aff=PHE

 

Structure of the day

There will be seven simultaneous 40 minute workshops proposed, and three lectures. Students will be able to attend two workshops during the day. The current proposed workshop topics are:

Communication Skills: Positive Influencing

The Multidisciplinary Team: Antibiotic Stewardship

Human and Animal Health Scenarios

Antimicrobial Resistance: A Pharmaceutical Industry Approach

Antimicrobial Resistance Diagnostics

Interventional radiology practice and antibiotic use

Public Health workshop and campaigns including the Keep Antibiotics Working campaign

 

Key note speakers

Dr Nicholas Brown, Cambridge University Hospitals & Public Health England

John Fishwick, British Veterinary Association

Professor Liz Sockett, University of Nottingham

 

Further information and queries

Further information is available at http://antibioticguardian.com/Meetings/amr-students-2018/.

For queries, please email  abcamr@outlook.com or Tweet @TheAMRProject.