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.
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)
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/.