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Lyme Disease- The New Great Imitator: Diagnosis & Treatment of Tick-borne Infections in Primary Care

Dates: 06 March 2021 - 06 March 2021
Time(s): 9:30-13:00
Host: UCD/Mater Hospital
Location: Catherine Mc Auley Centre, 21 Nelson st, Dublin 7 (Via zoom only)
CPD: Applied for

Description

This half day virtual educational meeting (via Zoom) focuses on challenges faced by primary care clinicians in relation to the diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease.

This event is open to health professionals only 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.

At the end of this event, 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.

 

Zoom meeting details will be provided upon registration.