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Dublin: The Future of Safe Prescribing

Dates: 29 March 2019 - 29 March 2019
Time(s): 09.00-18.00
Host: Royal College of Physicians of Ireland and British Pharmacological Society
Location: Royal College of Physicians of Ireland, Kildare Street
CPD: Not applicable


Designed to address topics directly relevant to safe prescribing now and in the future, this meeting will have wide appeal to independent prescribers from all backgrounds including medical, pharmacy and nursing. Topics for the programme will include, "cost-effective prescribing", "managing polypharmacy", "precision prescribing" "electronic prescribing" and "maintaining prescribing competence".

To understand to current state-of-the-art in prescribing from efforts to improving prescribing skills and their outcome to polypharmacy.

Appreciate the role of big data and precision medicine in safe prescribing. 

Understand the role of regulatory agencies on prescribing practices. 

To discuss innovations in electronic prescribing. 

Understand the role of HTA in balancing innovation and affordability in the era of precision medicine. 

Provide an overview of the history of modern therapeutics as through the media of UK Pharmaceutical advertising. 

To provide an overview of European drug regulation in the post-Brexit era