Managing Medical Emergencies in Human Pharmacology

Wednesday 23 September 2020

A one-day online course on the management of medical emergencies in human pharmacology studies. This course is for all medical staff involved in the care of volunteers; including doctors, nurses and technicians.

Booking is now closed

PLEASE NOTE: This course is free to attend for candidates working towards the Certificate in Human Pharmacology (CHP) and Diploma in Experimental Therapeutics (DET).

This course is a requirement for those taking the Diploma in Human Pharmacology (DHP), and is free to attend as part of the diploma.

If you qualify for free attendance please email to register.




09:30 – 09:35
Introduction – John Posner

09:35 – 10:10
SAEs in HP studies and Risk Mitigation – Tim Mant

10:15 – 10:45
Acute ophthalmology – Simona Esposti

10:45 – 11.00

11:00 – 11:40
Rapid loss of consciousness – Darren Wilbraham

11:45 – 12:30
Allergy, anaphylaxis, bronchospasm – Tim Higginbottam

12:30 – 13:30

13:30 – 14:10
Biologics – acute AE’s, cytokine release – James Galloway  

14:15 – 15:45
Drug-induced cardiac arrhythmias
– Mike Cooklin

15:50 – 16:30
Discussion, Q&As – All



If you attend this course you can use it as CPD for your appraisal. To do so you’ll need to provide:

  • evidence (certificate of attendance), and
  • reflection, specifically a couple of paragraphs on what you learnt, what effect it will have on your current practice and how it relates to Good Medical Practice.

Upload these into your portfolio and self-allocate your CPD points at 0.25 credits per 15 mins.

Booking information

Booking will close on the 22 September 2020 at 12:00.

This course will be delivered via Zoom. Joining instructions will be sent out via email, no later than 15:00 22 September 2020. Please check your junk folder, and if you have any problems email



If you have any problems booking, or for any other queries, please email