MICRO BITES: Group B Strep (GBS)
FREE tasty snacks of evidence-based knowledge
Accredited Continuing Education
featuring 5 group B Strep experts
VICTOR NIZET: Professor & Vice Chair for Basic Research, Department of Pediatrics & Chief, Division of Host-Microbe Systems & Therapeutics. Professor, Skaggs School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of California San Diego
MEGHAN AZAD: Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Child Health at the University of Manitoba, Canada. Dr. Azad serves on the Executive Council for the International Society for Resea rch in Human Milk and Lactation, and the Breastfeeding Committee of Canada.
ANITA KOZYRSKYJ, Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Canada. Dr Kozryskyj is the PI of SyMBIOTA (Synergy in Microbiota) research program, one of the seven CIHR-funded Canadian Microbiome Initiative teams
PHILIP STEER, Emeritus Professor of Obstetrics, Imperial College London. Dr Steer has authored 135 research papers, and many reviews, editorials and book chapters/books. Former Editor-in-Chief of BJOG – an International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, he is the current Chair of the GBS Support medical advisory panel.
JANE PLUMB MBE, Chief Executive, Group B Strep Support. A former member of the Department of Health priority setting workshops for GBS research and current member of the International Symposium on Streptococcus Agalactiae Disease scientific committee. Co-vice chair of the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists’ Women’s Network.
4 DAYS OF LEARNING ABOUT GROUP B STREP
FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONALS
4th - 7th December 2018
(Videos available until Tues 11th Dec)
A free course delivered over 4 days in easy-to-digest tasty bites.
Join 5 world-leading experts for a base-learning
knowledge boost on group B Strep.
Remember, understanding group B Strep
is critically important and can save lives.
Group B Strep is the leading cause of serious
infection (meningitis & sepsis) in newborns.
This learning programme will help you feel more confident about:
- The infant microbiome; what it is and why it is so critical for human health
- The microscopic processes involved during pregnancy, birth and breastfeeding
- How an infant can become colonised by Group B Strep during labour and birth
- The difference between early-onset and late-onset GBS infection
* This learning programme has been approved for 1 CPD HOUR By Australian College of Midwives (ACM)
* This learning programme has been approved for 1 R-CERP by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE) CERPs Registry Number: 318070K
What do people think of this information?
"As a Doula and midwife student this is a subject I face often. I need to be well educated on this subject in order to help parents"
"A clear and engaging introduction to the subject of Group B Strep that's
suitable as a standalone or for me, as a follow on to the Microbirth
course. I am certainly one step closer clarity about this complex and
interesting subject. Another fabulous resource."
"Very easy to follow and as well very easy to understand"
"Very clear and interesting. Suggested to every professional who cares about pregnancy and birth"
"I enjoyed the science and evidence based approached to learning and
understanding more about the GBS and impact that it has on the infant
microbiome and also later on in life"
"Great Base learning that installs a need to want to know more and delve into in-depth learning on this topic"
"I found it really interesting and relevant to my
studies of midwifery and I feel a lot more confident in understanding
GBS and speaking to parents about it. Highly recommend!"
"Important information for clinical care"
MICRO BITES HOST:
Toni Harman is the Producer / Director of the multi award documentary MICROBIRTH and author of the books THE MICROBIOME EFFECT and YOUR BABY's MICROBIOME.
Toni is also the founder of MICROBIRTH SCHOOL. Toni has been featured as a guest on BBC Radio 4 Woman's Hour, BBC Radio
5 Live, BBC World Service and also she has appeared as a guest on
numerous podcasts. Her work has been featured in The Observer, The Daily
Telegraph and the Daily Mail. Toni has written blog-post articles for
Scientific American and the Huffington Post. You can contact Toni direct on this
Anita Kozyrskj, Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta
Jane Plumb MBE, Chief Executive, Group B Strep Support
Meghan Azad, Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, University of Manitoba
Victor Nizet, Professor Pediatrics and Pharmacy, University of California Sand Diego
This learning programme has been approved as Continuing Education for health professionals.
The 1 CPD HOUR and 1 R-CERP are accepted by ma ny midwifery, doula, childbirth education and lactation consultant organisation including: IBLCE, ACM, ICEA, DONA International, CAPPA and Lamaze International.
On completion of this learning programme, you will receive a Certificate of Completion listing the following Continuing Education credits.
* 1 CPD HOUR by the Australian College of Midwives (ACM)
* 1 R-CERP by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE) CERPs Registry Number: 318070K