GP Masterclass – Prescribing in Pregnancy and Breastfeeding2019-07-22T09:54:55+00:00

Project Description

GP Masterclass – Prescribing in Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Course overview

Venue: Royal College of General Practitioners, London

Date: 18 Sep 2019

Our new GP Masterclass in Prescribing in Pregnancy and Breastfeeding is an interactive educational day for GPs looking at aspects of prescribing during pregnancy and lactation. A panel of expert speakers will provide detailed guidance that is relevant to general practice to enable GPs to navigate the particular challenges of prescribing during these stages. There will be ample opportunities for discussion and professional interaction.

*Please note that the course dates and programme may be subject to change.

Aims of course

  • To provide detailed take-home knowledge on prescribing during pregnancy and breastfeeding that is intended to be directly applicable to your day-to-day practice

Key Topics

Programme features:

  • Drug safety and pregnancy: setting the scene
  • Pitfalls that GPs should avoid when prescribing during pregnancy (including dosing and drug interactions)
  • Prescribing for pre-existing medical problems during pregnancy
  • Perinatal mental health
  • Prescribing during breastfeeding
  • Guidance on prescribing valproate to women of childbearing potential: what GPs need to know

Learning outcomes

  • Improve your knowledge of prescribing for pre-existing medical problems during pregnancy
  • Clarify issues to consider when prescribing during breastfeeding
  • Understand pitfalls that GPs should avoid when prescribing during pregnancy
  • Establish the key considerations for perinatal mental health
  • Understand what GPs need to know when prescribing valproate to women of childbearing potential

Fees

Cost Per Delegate:

£125 + VAT Fee for GP

(Excluding VAT, Total Including VAT £150)

Or

£85 + VAT Fee for GP Registrar

(Excluding VAT, Total Including VAT £102)

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Contact Info

Drug Safety Research Unit Bursledon Hall, Blundell Lane, Southampton, SO31 1AA, U.K.

Phone: +44 (0)23 80 40 86 00

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