Enrique Castro Sanchez

Enrique research interests include health literacy in infectious diseases and healthcare-associated infections; health inequalities on infectious diseases; policy influence on the management of infectious diseases; and novel infection prevention and antimicrobial stewardship education and training tools for clinicians and citizens. He was awarded a PhD cum laude in Nursing at the University of Alicante (Spain) in 2015 and has an MSc in Public Health by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical. His clinical experience includes tropical and infectious diseases, tuberculosis, HIV and sexually transmitted infections. He has consulted to the WHO developing leadership materials linked to the Core Components in Infection Prevention and Control.

Enrique is a Florence Nightingale Foundation Scholar, associate editor of BMC Public Health, PLOS ONEand JAC-AMR journals, a Fellow of the European Academy of Nursing Science, and was designated as Emerging Leader in International Infectious Diseases in 2016 by the International Society for Infectious Diseases.

Brief presentation description

This presentation will describe how national consensus was reached on a common set of antimicrobial stewardship competencies appropriate for undergraduate healthcare professional education. The competency framework, which has been endorsed by scientific and professional societies including the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), will be described as well as the process for mapping the competencies to infection training for Foundation trainee doctors across England, Wales and

Northern Ireland. Work evaluating the framework by an international panel of nurses, with regards to its application to nursing practice, will also be presented.

Speaker Details
  • Imperial College London & Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust