Polypharmacy: A Spotlight on Anti-Cholinergic Burden (ACB)

Date(s):
Wednesday 6 March 2024, 12:30-1:30pm
Location: Online
Organised by: Health Innovation West of England

Event summary

This online masterclass is brought to you by Health Innovation West of England and the BNSSG Training Hub.

Clinical Polypharmacy Lead, Ola Howell will be joined by specialist Frailty Pharmacist Hippolyte Fraser from University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust. The masterclass will cover:

  • Exploration of the practical aspects of reducing anti-cholinergic burden (ACB).
  • Discussion of the pros and cons of various ACB calculators.
  • Optimising patients and communication between primary and secondary care services.
  • Exploring case studies to simulate clinical scenarios.

Who should attend

This event will be most useful for healthcare professionals, including medical and non-medical prescribers from a range of professions, who share an interest in and passion for addressing inappropriate polypharmacy.

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