LYME DISEASE - THE NEW GREAT IMITATOR Diagnosis & Treatment of Tick-Borne Infections in Primary Care

LYME DISEASE - THE NEW GREAT IMITATOR

Diagnosis & Treatment of Tick-Borne Infections in Primary Care
 

This series of complementary webinars held over 3 evenings (via Zoom), focus on challenges faced by primary care clinicians in relation to the diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease.

These learning events are open to health professionals and will be of particular relevance to GPs, 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:

  • Outline the importance of early diagnosis and appropriate treatment in the prevention of persistent symptoms
  • Confidently manage tick bites and treat early Lyme disease
  • Access and use up to date guidelines on the treatment of Lyme disease
  • Discuss the recognised scientific uncertainties and the need for further research in relation to both diagnosis and treatment.
     

Course Director:

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

As a courtesy to patients and clinicians alike, the Lyme Resource Centre are providing these presentations in order to better understand the complexity of tickborne/other co infections.

*(the views and opinions represented in the content of these videos is not necessarily indicative of endorsement).
 

Jump to a video:

Wednesday 8th September 2021
Webinar 1 - What primary care clinicians need to know about Lyme disease?

Wednesday 22nd September 2021
Webinar 2 - The challenges in diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease

 

Wednesday 29th September 2021
Webinar 3 - Lyme disease – When your patient doesn’t get better.

 




Wednesday 8th September 2021
Webinar 1 - What primary care clinicians need to know about Lyme disease?


 



Diagnosing and managing Lyme disease in Primary Care settings.

Dr Anne Cruikshank, GP Oxfordshire, RCGP Clinical Champion for Lyme disease (2018-2019)

 


Lessons from a GP’s personal experience of tick bites and Lyme disease.

Dr Rachael Llewelyn, GP Somerset, Member of RCGP Lyme Disease Spotlight Project.

 


Interactive Q&A session with all speakers.

Prof Jack Lambert, Dr Zahra Husain & Dr Anne Cruikshank

 

 




Wednesday 22nd September 2021
Webinar 2 - The challenges in diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease


 



Lyme disease: the challenge of diagnosis and treatment

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

 


Diagnosis and management of late disseminated Lyme disease - complications, complexities and considerations

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

 


Interactive Q&A session with all speakers.

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

 

 




Wednesday 29th September 2021
Webinar 3 - Lyme disease – When your patient doesn’t get better.


 



Persistent infections with Lyme and other tick-borne diseases - reviewing the evidence for further treatment

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

 


The role of integrative medicine in the management of persistent Lyme disease symptoms

Monica Wilde, MSc, ILADS. Research herbalist, Napiers the Herbalists

 


Interactive Q&A session with all speakers.

Prof John (Jack) Lambert, Monica Wilde, Dr Anne Cruikshank, Dr Rachael Llewelyn & Dr Zahra Husain