2 Day Phototherapy Course – Birmingham

14 October 2020

This meeting has been postponed until 14 – 15 October 2020. If you are a delegate, you will have received an email regarding this.

 

This 2 day meeting is aimed at nurses working in phototherapy. The course is delivered by highly experienced practitioners and is open to all levels of experience.

It is ideal for those new to phototherapy as well as the more experienced practitioner who is looking for a refresher course.

The following areas will be covered:

  • An introduction to UV Light
  • Principles of dosimetry
  • MED/MPD testing
  • Patient assessment
  • Delivering safe and effective treatment
  • Clinical standards and protocols
  • Managing adverse events
  • Conditions treated with UV Light
  • Psychological care

Delegates new to phototherapy are requested to undertake some basic reading around NBUVB and PUVA.

Delegates are responsible for booking their own overnight accommodation. 

 

BDNG Member Rate

£100

Non-Member Rate

£150

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Programme

Day 1
09.00Registration and coffee
09.30Introductory comments
09.45The management of photoresponsive diseases
10.30UV dosimetry - the role of the medical physics
11.15Coffee and exhibition
11.45Treatment protocols
12.30Lunch
13.30MED/MPD testing
14.00Treatment standards
15.00Coffee
15.30Workshops
- MED testing practical / Topical medications
16.30Close
19.00Dinner
Day2
09.00How does Photothearapy work?
10.00Managing adverse events
10.45Coffee
11.15Maintaining patient safety
12.30Lunch
13.30Safe calculations
14.30The patient's journey
15.30Open discussion
16.00Close

Our Venue:

 

Jury’s Inn Birmingham, 245 Broad Street, Birmingham, B1 2HQ

If payment for the course is being covered by your Trust please click here to download a booking form.  Forms should be completed and returned to admin@bdng.org.uk  Places on the course will be confirmed on receipt of a purchase order.  Please note payment is required at least 1 week prior to the course taking place.

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