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Public Health Master Class

Risk and Medication Management

This event is free for all relevant professionals working in Hertfordshire, whether statutory, private or voluntary sector. This session is aimed at professionals involved in service delivery and improvement in health and social care.

This Masterclass will discuss the role of patients, carers and the public in medicines optimisation, education and reporting of incidents related to medicines use. 

Wednesday, 7th June 2017

14:00 - 16:00, Refreshments from 13:30

College Lane campus, University of Hertfordshire, College Lane, Hatfield, AL10 9AB.


  • Dr Zoe Aslanpour, Head of Pharmacy Practice and Public Health, School of Life and Medical Sciences
  • Dr Nikkie Umaru, a Principal Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacy at the University of Hertfordshire

Learning outcomes:
At the end, participants should be able to appreciate the role of:

  1. Patients, carers and members of the public in getting the best use out of their medicines to prevent disease and deterioration of already known conditions.
  2. Patients, carers and members of the public in managing risks associated with medicines use including side effects and adverse effects.  
  3. PPI in the reporting of incidents and adverse drug events.
  4. Patients in the education of healthcare professionals about their condition from lived experiences.