Understanding Microbiology for Aseptic Services

Course overview

The one-day course will cover:

  • intelligent monitoring

  • interpretation of data

  • control measures

  • trending data

  • and investigations

Course structure

The 2020 course programme and leaflet will be available approximately 3 months prior to the course. However, you can view and download the 2019 course details for further information by clicking thecourse programme link.

The course will be delivered via:

  • presentations

  • demonstrations

  • interactive discussions

  • and workshops

Who should attend?

This course has been specifically designed to give you an overview of practical microbiology and is ideal for those currently working in the aseptic services field. In particular accountable pharmacists should consider attending this course along with:

  • releasing officers

  • chief/senior technicians

  • authorised pharmacists

  • product approvers

  • and production managers

What our delegates say

"An exceptional course well worth the time for all. Acts as a refresher for the experienced personnel"
Royal Derby Hospital

"A really useful and job related course. Answered many questions on real life situations"
Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust

"Excellent course for both experienced staff and for staff new to aseptic services"
Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust

"The course is a very well presented comprehensive introduction to many aspects of microbiology, utilising taught material and interactive sessions to make a really enjoyable course"
Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Trust

"The course gives an excellent overview of microbiology and trending which is relevant to many levels of staff in the NHS"
Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Trust

Speakers

The one-day course will be delivered by experts in the NHS Pharmaceutical Microbiology field.

Course Director: 
John Rhodes
Laboratory Consultant, Stockton Quality Control laboratory

Organising team and speakers:

Linda Musker, QA Specialist, Specialist Pharmacy Service North
Mark Oldcorne, Consultant QA Pharmacist, Wrexham Maelor Hospital
Vikki Robbins, Senior Analyst R&D QCNW (Liverpool), The Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals
Vicky Tickle, Head Microbiologist, Stockton Quality Control Laboratory
Bernie Sanders, Consultant QA Specialist, Nottingham University Hospitals

Fee information

2020 course fee: £TBC

Fees are VAT exempt

The course fee includes cost of tuition, course materials, lunch and light refreshments. 

How to Book
Early registration is highly recommended as places are limited. Delegates can book their place via our secure online store (to pay by debit or credit card) or by completing a manual registration form (to pay via invoice). 

View our terms and conditions

Venue details

The venue for the 2020 is provisionally Reading (tbc). 

Accommodation

Accommodation is not included in the course fee. 

Wednesday night accommodation (if required) 
Venue and accommodation details to be confirmed

Contact us

Katie Warner – Course Coordinator

CPD Conference and Events Unit
Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences 
School of Chemical and Process Engineering, 3.11
University of Leeds
Leeds LS2 9JT

T: +44 (0)113 343 8104

E: cpd@healthcare.leeds.ac.uk

Accreditation

This CPD course has been jointly organised by the NHS Technical Specialists Education and Training Group (NHS TSET), and University of Leeds.

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