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Webinars

Please note that only GPs, nurses and AHP prescribers working in Northern Ireland are eligible to enrol for these webinars. Northern Ireland pharmacists may also enrol via the NICPLD website.

Mental Health

Advanced Clinical Practice

05
March 2024

10:00am - 12:00pm

Webinar

2 hours

Tutors

  • Dr Martin Deahl
    Consultant Psychiatrist, WHSCT and Visiting Professor, Kings College London and Institute of Psychiatry
  • Mrs Roisin McQuillan
    Pharmacy Advisor, SPPG

Aim

To provide an overview of the management of depression (including the new NICE guideline) and to consider hypnotic and anxiolytic prescribing in primary care.

Learning outcomes

Having completed this webinar, you will be able to:
  • Advise on the management of depression in adults
  • Consider non-pharmacological options
  • List the choices of antidepressants
  • Recognise the harms associated with hypnotics and anxiolytics
  • Make recommendations on how to reduce or stop hypnotics and anxiolytics

Mental Health

Advanced Clinical Practice

05
March 2024

2:00pm - 4:00pm

Webinar

2 hours

Tutors

  • Mrs Roisin McQuillan
    Pharmacy Advisor, SPPG
  • Dr Martin Deahl
    Consultant Psychiatrist, WHSCT and Visiting Professor, Kings College London and Institute of Psychiatry

Aim

To provide an overview of the management of depression (including the new NICE guideline) and to consider hypnotic and anxiolytic prescribing in primary care.

Learning outcomes

Having completed this webinar, you will be able to:
  • Advise on the management of depression in adults
  • Consider non-pharmacological options
  • List the choices of antidepressants
  • Recognise the harms associated with hypnotics and anxiolytics
  • Make recommendations on how to reduce or stop hypnotics and anxiolytics

Misuse of Gabapentinoids

Uncategorised

06
March 2024

2:00pm - 4:00pm

Webinar

2 hours

Tutors

  • Ms Mary McBride
    Pharmacy Advisor, SPPG
  • Ms Joy Watson
    Addictions Consultant, BHSCT
  • Ms Caren Walsh
    General Practitioner, Medical Adviser SPPG and QI Lead Primary Care
  • Ms Lisa Byers
    Controlled Drugs DoH (CDAO)
  • Ms Emma McDowell
    Lead pharmacist for Pain Management Deprescribing, NHSCT

Aim

To provide a discussion forum exploring the misuse / dependence of Gabapentinoids in society.

Learning outcomes

Having completed this webinar, you will be able to:
  • Define the terms misuse and dependence
  • Recognise the risks associated with Gabapentinoids use and the signs of misuse and dependence
  • Consider reduction strategies to help prevent / reduce the abuse of Gabapentinoids in primary care settings
  • Provide support to patients who have developed issues of dependence when using Gabapentinoids
  • Share your knowledge with colleagues to promote the safe and effective supply and use of Gabapentinoids in practice.

Mental Health

Advanced Clinical Practice

13
March 2024

10:00am - 12:00pm

Webinar

2 hours

Tutors

  • Dr Noel Crockett
    Acting Consultant / Speciality Doctor in Psychiatry, WHSCT
  • Mrs Michelle McCourt
    Medicines Management Adviser, HSCB.

Aim

To provide an overview of the management of depression (including the new NICE guideline) and to consider hypnotic and anxiolytic prescribing in primary care.

Learning outcomes

Having completed this webinar, you will be able to:
  • Advise on the management of depression in adults
  • Consider non-pharmacological options
  • List the choices of antidepressants
  • Recognise the harms associated with hypnotics and anxiolytics
  • Make recommendations on how to reduce or stop hypnotics and anxiolytics

Mental Health

Advanced Clinical Practice

13
March 2024

2:00pm - 4:00pm

Webinar

2 hours

Tutors

  • Dr Noel Crockett
    Acting Consultant / Speciality Doctor in Psychiatry, WHSCT
  • Mrs Michelle McCourt
    Medicines Management Adviser, HSCB.

Aim

To provide an overview of the management of depression (including the new NICE guideline) and to consider hypnotic and anxiolytic prescribing in primary care.

Learning outcomes

Having completed this webinar, you will be able to:
  • Advise on the management of depression in adults
  • Consider non-pharmacological options
  • List the choices of antidepressants
  • Recognise the harms associated with hypnotics and anxiolytics
  • Make recommendations on how to reduce or stop hypnotics and anxiolytics