LYME DISEASE - Delving Deeper Into The Diagnosis & Treatment Of Tick-Borne Infections (March 2022 Webinar)

 

This series of webinars held over 3 evenings (via Zoom), focus on the key information needed by primary & secondary care clinicians in relation to the diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease. These learning events are open to health professionals and will be of relevance to GPs, doctors and nurses in emergency and acute care settings, practice nurses, pharmacists, paramedics and those working in minor injury units across all parts of the UK and Ireland. 

 

Learning Outcomes: At the end of this series, attendees will be able to:

  • recognise the early signs and symptoms of Lyme disease
    • understand the importance of early and adequate treatment
    • access and use up to date guidelines on treatment of Lyme disease
    • discuss the recognised scientific uncertainties and the need for further research in relation to both diagnosis and treatment
  • recognise the potential signs and symptoms of neuroborreliosis
  • describe issues associated with diagnosing and treating Lyme disease in children.


    Course Director:
    Professor John (Jack) Lambert, Consultant in Infectious Diseases,
    Mater Misericordiae University Hospital/University College Dublin, Ireland. 
    Lead Trustee of Lyme Resource Centre
     

 

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Tuesday 15th March 2022
Webinar 1 - Introduction to Lyme Disease

Wednesday 23rd March 2022
Webinar 2 - Lyme Disease in children

 

Tuesday 29th March 2022
Webinar 3 - The neurological manifestations of Lyme disease

 




Tuesday 15th March 2022
Webinar 1 - Introduction to Lyme Disease


 



Recognising Lyme disease: the essentials

Dr Zahra Husain, GP London, co-author of RCGP Lyme disease Toolkit and member of RCGP Lyme Disease Spotlight Project.

 


Case studies in diagnosing and treating Lyme disease

Professor John (Jack) Lambert, Consultant in Infectious Diseases, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital/ University College Dublin. Lead Trustee of Lyme Resource Centre.

 


Interactive Q&A session with all speakers.

Prof Jack Lambert, Dr Zahra Husain & Dr Anne Cruikshank

 

 




Wednesday 23rd March 2022
Webinar 2 - Lyme Disease in children


 



Diagnosing and treating Lyme disease in children

Prof Gareth Tudor-Williams, Emeritus Professor of Paediatric Infectious Diseases, Imperial College London.

 


A teenager’s experience of Lyme disease

Amelia Wildman, First year undergraduate at University of Exeter (Natural Sciences).

 


Interactive Q&A session with all speakers.

Prof Gareth Tudor-Williams, Amelia Wildman, Professor Jack Lambert, Dr Anne Cruikshank & Dr Zahra Husain.

 

 




Tuesday 29th March 2022
Webinar 3 - The neurological manifestations of Lyme disease


 



Neuroborreliosis: Recognising the neurological and psychiatric manifestations of Lyme disease

Dr Anne Cruikshank, GP Oxfordshire, RCGP Clinical Champion for Lyme disease (2018-2019), Lead author of the RCGP Lyme disease Toolkit.

 


Case studies - an Infectious Disease consultant’s approach to managing neuroborreliosis

Professor Jack Lambert, Consultant in Infectious Diseases, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital/ University College Dublin. Lead Trustee of Lyme Resource Centre.

 


Interactive Q&A session with all speakers.

Prof John (Jack) Lambert, Dr Anne Cruikshank & Dr Zahra Husain