Practical info in a nutshell

What

For many patients, pharmaceutical care and medication management are crucial elements of the therapy prescribed. Nurses spend a lot of time managing patients’ medication. The summer course addresses nurses’ roles, interprofessional collaboration, and best practices in nurse pharmaceutical care.

Where

Campus Drie Eiken, University of Antwerp, Belgium

When

17 - 21 August 2020

Who

Nurses with a special interest in interprofessional pharmaceutical care. Program is in English. Scientific articles and methods will be used during courses.

Course description

For many patients, pharmaceutical care and medication management are crucial elements of the therapy prescribed. Healthcare providers collaborate in order to achieve high quality of care and best possible patient outcomes.  Nurses spend a lot of time managing patients’ medication, supporting patient self-management and adherence, educating patients, monitoring therapeutic and side effects, evaluating and making decisions on medication use and guarding safety for the patient. The summer course addresses nurses’ roles, interprofessional collaboration, and best practices in nurse pharmaceutical care. The Who, The What, The Why and The How.

The Who?
What is nurses’ role in interprofessional pharmaceutical care? Current practices, international differences and future perspectives.

The What?
What can nurses do to improve pharmaceutical care? Interventions and their effects.

The Why?
Pharmacology for nurses and patient groups.

The How?
How can you address specific pharmaceutical care related problems in your clinical practice?

Credits

3 ECTS credits are awarded upon successful completion of the programme. 

Registration fee

Early bird: €750
Regular: €900

Fee includes course material, coffee breaks, lunch, farewell dinner and social activities. It does not include accommodation.

University of Antwerp Students are entitled to a refund of €150 after completion of the summer school.

Limited number of reduced fees of €50 available for refugees.

Application details

Online through Mobility Online before 30 April (early bird) or 30 May 2020 (regular).