Pre-Congress Workshops

Date : 4 November 2020
Time : 0800 – 1700
Venue : NUHS Tower
Details : Registration to this workshop is free
Register by 28 August 2020
Open to all categories other than students but they will be screened for appropriateness and acceptance will be notified
Title High Level Isolation and Disease Outbreak Management Workshop
Date 4 November 2020
Time 1300 – 1700
Venue Centre for Healthcare Innovation (CHI), L8-006, Level 8 18 Jalan Tan Tock Seng, Singapore 308443
Overview and Objectives This course is expected to:

  • Equip participants with the necessary knowledge and considerations needed for outbreak
    management at both the system and individual level.
  • Allow participants to understand the principles of patient management in high level
    isolation.
  • Provide hands-on and in-person experience with personal protective equipment and the
    high level isolation unit (HLIU) environment.
Target Audience Clinicians, nurses, supporting roles who needs to be in enhanced protective equipment, and outbreak trainers
Details SGD 170

CME /SNB / CPE points will be awarded upon completion of the training.

Contact: training@ncid.sg

Title Singapore AntiMicrobial Stewardship Training Course 2020 (SASTC 2020)
Date 3 – 4 November 2020
Time 0800 – 1700
Venue Centre for Healthcare Innovation (CHI), Hall 2, Level 2 18 Jalan Tan Tock Seng, Singapore 308443
Overview and Objectives This programme aims to introduce participants to best practices and skills needed to develop antimicrobial stewardship in clinical evaluation and the management of common infectious conditions and to improve the standard and quality of patient care.
Target Audience Practicing healthcare professionals with basic clinical microbiology, pharmacology and clinical evaluation skills and knowledge or those actively involved in antimicrobial stewardship work in their respective institutions. Practicum is available to pharmacists practicing in hospitals and who have completed the course work satisfactorily.
Details Course Fee: SGD 535 for 2-day training course

Practicum Fee: SGD 1712 for 2-week Practicum (Applicable to pharmacists only)

  • Closing date for all registrations is 30 Sep 2020. All fees listed are inclusive.
  • Discount (applicable to the 2-day training course): 10% early bird discount applies to applications received by 28 Aug 2020, or Participants from lower-middle income countries who register by 3 Sep 2020 will receive an early bird discount of 50%.
  • CME /SNB / CPE points will be awarded upon completion of the 2-day training.

Contact: training@ncid.sg

Title Therapeutic Drug Monitoring Workshop
Date 04 November 2020
Time 0800 – 1700
Venue Academia, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Campus
Overview and Objectives This programme aims to:

  • Introduce the concept of therapeutic drug monitoring (TDM) for antimicrobial agents (including vancomycin, gentamicin, amikacin, beta lactams, linezolid, antifungals)
  • Outline the logistics of running a TDM Service
  • Enable participants to understand bioanalytical considerations relevant to TDM
  • Provide an overview of TDM Services in Asia
  • Define the clinical utility of antimicrobial TDM
  • Describe the use of TDM in ICU
  • Provide insight into barriers to clinical implementation of TDM
  • Explain how to implement a TDM Service
Target Audience Clinicians and pharmacists with basic clinical microbiology, pharmacology and clinical evaluation skills and knowledge, those actively involved in antimicrobial stewardship in their respective institutions or practitioners looking to understand the importance and utility of antimicrobial TDM in daily practice.
Registration Fees

SGD 160

  • Closing date for all registrations is 30th Sep 2020. All fees listed are inclusive of GST
  • 10% early bird discount applies to applications received by 28 Aug 2020.
  • CME /SNB / CPE points will be awarded upon completion of the 1-day training.
Programme
Time Activities Speakers/Facilitators
0820 Registration
0830 Introduction & Welcome Professor Yusuke Tanigawara, President, IATDMCT
0840 TDM in Asia Associate Professor Miao Yan
1000 Logistics of running a TDM Service Dr Danijela Kocic
1030 Morning tea
1100 Selecting the right Bioanalytical Approach Associate Professor Dario Cattaneo, President-Elected, IATDMCT
1130 Clinical Utility of TDM Professor Debbie Marriott
1200 TDM in intensive care Associate Professor Jason Roberts
1230 TDM services in Malaysia – starting from scratch Dr Lee Lee Low
1300 Lunch
1400 A mid-sized TDM service in Singapore Dr Jayme Wong Sau Yeng
1430 Barriers to clinical implementation of TDM Dr Jane Carland
1500 Implementation of TDM service Dr Sophie Stocker
1530 Round Table Discussion – TDM in Asia – The Next Phase Professor Yusuke Tanigawara, President, IATDMCT; Dr Dario Cattaneo, President-Elected, IATDMCT; Professor Debbie Marriott; Associate Professor Miao Yan
1630 Nibble while Networking
1730 End