Medicines and Medical Devices in Emergency and Disaster (2020)
|University of Geneva|
|Location||Geneva, Lake Geneva region, Switzerland|
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Florence VON OW-LESNIEWSKI (Secrétariat)
Share experiences with colleagues working in different environments and understand their respective issues related to therapeutic products (ambulatory, hospital, industrial, administrative, humanitarian and military)
Pharmacist working in the field of emergency and disaster management, including humanitarian and military pharmacist, as well as hospital, community, industrial and administrative pharmacist, physician and nurse working in a hospital and/or pre-hospital emergency department and qualified paramedic wishing to improve their specific pharmaceutical and pharmacological knowledge
Be able to analyse, judge, document and provide grounded justification to complex pharmaceutical issues within new and unfamiliar contexts of health crisis
Respond to other arguments and develop, justify and negotiate alternative solutions regarding the supply of medicines and medical devices during a health crisis (including appropriate pharmaceutical production on site)
Become familiar with their areas of expertise and professional fields and be able to independently process, evaluate and integrate relevant knowledge on drugs and medical devices
Our modern societies are particularly vulnerable to natural or man-made disasters due, in particular, to their high dependence on technology and their concentration in urban areas (requiring extensive infrastructure). In addition, globalisation and economic pressure renders availability of essential goods sometimes difficult.
Know the principles of self-protection and protection of the patient and the basics of decontamination of people and material
Know the possibilities of emergency production within the pharmacy of the Swiss Armed Forces and the essential elements of a drug production facility
This CAS provides an interprofessional training in emergency and disaster pharmacy. In health crisis context, including humanitarian and daily emergencies in (pre-)hospital settings, the role of drugs and medical devices is obvious in treating victims and guaranteeing the survival of most individual
holding a master’s degree, a university degree or a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy or medicine from a Swiss or foreign university, a master’s degree or a bachelor’s degree from a university of applied sciences (UAS) in nursing care or a diploma from an ambulance school or a title deemed equivalent and
Prof. Pascal Bonnabry, (Director), Director of the Swiss Centre for Emergency and Disaster Pharmacy, Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences of Western Switzerland, University of Geneva; Chief Pharmacist,Geneva University Hospitals (HUG)
Mme Marie-José Barbalat, Community pharmacist, Unisanté, Lausanne; President of Pharmacists without Borders Switzerland
Swiss Confederation (Centre of Competence for Military and Disaster Medicine, Swiss Humanitarian Aid Unit, Swiss Armed Forces Pharmacy, Federal Office for National Economic Supply), Geneva University Hospitals, Inselspital Bern, Swiss Center for Rescue, Emergency and Disaster Medicine, Pharmacists Without Borders Switzerland and Pharmacy of Eastern Vaud Hospitals
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