Practical and Clinical Microbiology of Anaerobes: a two-day course
Now in its sixth year, the Practical and Clinical Microbiology of Anaerobes course will be held again in 2020 – on 18–19 June in Cardiff. It is a two-day residential course delivered by the UK Anaerobe Reference Unit, Public Health Wales. The course provides a refresher in culturing, isolating and identifying clinically important anaerobes, and a look at the latest technologies and techniques.
Limited to 26 places to enable each delegate to participate in practical sessions in the laboratory, the course provides a unique opportunity to learn from the experts in anaerobic microbiology. The course is CPD-accredited by The Royal College of Pathologists (RCPath; 11 credits) and is invaluable preparation for RCPath Fellowship.
The aims of the course are: 1) To promote an understanding and awareness of anaerobic bacteria in clinical material; 2) To gain an insight into their relevance in clinical microbiology 3) To achieve a basic level of competence in methods used for their isolation and identification; and 4) To improve the standards of anaerobic microbiology in clinical laboratories.
The cost of attendance is £375 +VAT (or £355 +VAT for SfAM members), which includes one night’s accommodation at the Park Plaza Hotel, Cardiff, meals and refreshments, plus a course dinner on 18 June.
Don Whitley Scientific is helping to administer the course so for further details or to request a booking form, please contact Deborah Robinson on 01274 595728 or email [email protected]
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