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Clinical Pharmacology Update for Non Medical Prescribers

Thu, 19 Sep 2024

Virtual, Online

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This conference provides a Clinical Pharmacology Update for Non Medical Prescribers with a focus on the practical application of pharmacology to prescribing decision making. The conference will provide a series of extended focus sessions combined with practical interactive exercises to develop competence and confidence in prescribing decision making, understanding drug interactions, dealing with comorbidity, and ensuring safety in prescribing by updating your knowledge on common drug interactions, high risk medications and high risk groups. Case studies will focus on managing co-morbidity, frailty in the older person, mental health medications, medications safety, polypharmacy and personalised prescribing.

This conference will enable you to:

  • Network with colleagues who are working to improve Non Medical Prescribing Practice

  • Update your clinical pharmacology knowledge and apply pharmacology to prescribing decision making 

  • Ensure  you are aware of common drug interactions, and implications for prescribing 

  • Learn from experienced non medical prescribing to develop strategies for managing common and rare co-morbidites 

  • Engage in interactive case study based discussions 

  • Improve your knowledge of common drug interactions, and high risk medications and patient groups 

  • Develop your skills and confidence in non medical prescribing

  • Explore the influence of lifestyle factors and alternative medicines on prescribing decision making 

  • Understand how you can improve prescribing and safety in frail older people 

  • Identify key strategies for managing patients on common mental health medications 

  • Ensure you are up to date with the latest evidence based practice 

  • Understand the developing role of Pharmacogenomics in Personalised Prescribing

  • Reflect on prescribing within your scope of practice and identifying red flags 

  • Self assess and reflect on your own practice

  • Supports CPD professional development and acts as revalidation evidence. This course provides 5 Hrs training for CPD subject to peer group approval for revalidation purposes 

Speakers include:

Dr Deborah Robertson

Lecturer In Adult Nursing
School of Health and Society
Salford University

Dr Louise Cope

Senior Lecturer in Medical Education
Edge Hill University

Dr Trudi McIntosh

Senior Lecturer in Pharmacy Practice, Course Leader MSc Advanced Pharmacy Practice including Pharmacist Independent Prescribing
Robert Gordon University

Dr Clifford Lisk

Consultant Physician, Acute and Geriatric Medicine
Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

Exhibition & Sponsorship Packages

This conference offers a valuable opportunity for industry suppliers to personally meet with their target audience where they will have time to talk and demonstrate the benefits of their products. High quality specialist audiences make having a presence at our events a highly targeted and cost effective marketing channel.

Why Exhibit?

Having a presence at this event will give you the opportunity to:

  • Demonstrate your product, system or service
  • Network and engage with your key audience  
  • Generate new business leads
  • Gain exposure for your brand and raise the profile of your organisation
  • Understand the current needs of your audience and challenges they’re facing
  • Update your knowledge of national policy and local developments  


Contact Sarah Jane for exhibition and sponsorship prices, or to discuss a tailored package to suit your needs and budget.

Fee Options

Virtual NHS, Schools, Care and Public Sector



Virtual Voluntary sector & charities



Virtual Commercial organisations



(Prices in brackets include VAT)


Additional delegate discount:

A discount of 15% will be applied to fees for any extra delegates.

Online discount:

A discount of 10% will be applied if you pay using the website.

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