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Events during March 2024

Biomedical Science conference 2024

06/03/2024
A full day of presentations and workshops related to the Biomedical Science profession by IBMS leaders, practitioners and lecturers

IBMS Training for Trainers: Verifiers

08/03/2024
At our next training for trainers event, Sue Jones and Jim Taylor of the IBMS will be giving information on the updated registration training portfolio (V5) and how to use OneFile.

Science Council Lunch & Learn

11/03/2024
British Science Week 2024 Lunch & Learn events

HIS/UKHSA Foundation Course in Infection Prevention Control (IPC)

11/03/2024
The course comprises 5 modules in an on demand, self-led learning format. The on demand learning will be supplemented a one-week programme of live online sessions consisting of online workshops and IPC clinics (Q&A/discussion sessions) with the presenting experts. This will take place over five afternoons in a designated week for each cohort*.

Modules covered:
Basics in IPC - including, isolation, hand hygiene, device-associated infections, respiratory viruses, HCID

Pathogen-based approach to IPC - including epidemiology of common pathogens and the use of typing in outbreak investigation

IPC in the built environment - including ventilation, water management, disinfection and sterilisation

Principles of surveillance and stewardship - including essential tools, surveillance of AMR and stewardship, surveillance applied to HCAI, using data for local action.

Leadership and managing change - including behavioural science, structure of IPC services, communication, sustainability

Estimated time requirements
On demand: Self-led-learning via eLearning platform: approximately 30 - 35 hours (over 6 months from the date of purchase)
Blended: Self-led-learning via eLearning platform: approximately 30 - 35 hours (over 6 months) and Live workshops and IPC clinics: 15 hours (over one week)

Microtomy – Improved Sectioning Focussed Webinar

12/03/2024
A simple exploration of tips and practices that may not be commonly taught in modern training but may help provide an insight into the mechanics of sectioning and help resolve some difficulties encountered when sectioning.

Back to Basics – Quality Management Systems Focussed Webinar 2024

14/03/2024
This focus webinar is designed to introduce new personnel and students or qualified scientific staff who wish to learn about the importance of ‘quality’ in their day-to-day work.

POCT - The Power To Disrupt

20/03/2024
Join us at the event where the future trends in point of care and rapid diagnostics will be discussed.

Digital Specialist Diploma in Immunology

21/03/2024
Introducing the revised digital specialist portfolio in immunology.

Effective Internal Auditing Focussed Webinar 2024

28/03/2024
Looking at a range of normal tissues and discussing the histological changes observed during malignancy that provide the ability to identify the presence of tumours.

Distinguishing Tumour from Normal Tissue Focussed Webinar 2024

28/03/2024
Looking at a range of normal tissues and discussing the histological changes observed during malignancy that provide the ability to identify the presence of tumours.