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Mr Yasir Sacranie

Job: Senior Lecturer in Pharmacy Practice

Faculty: Health and Life Sciences

School/department: Leicester School of Pharmacy

Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH

T: 0116 250 6546

E: yasir.sacranie@dmu.ac.uk

 

Personal profile

Yasir is a Specialist Antimicrobial Pharmacist working for Kettering General Hospital and a Senior Lecturer in Pharmacy Practice for De Montfort Hospital. He is also the director of MicroPharm, MicroPharm is an online platform designed to provide high-quality medical education for trainee pharmacists and healthcare professionals. 

Yasir trained as a pre-registration pharmacist in a community pharmacy and transitioned to a hospital pharmacy role as a cardiorespiratory admissions’ junior pharmacist. He was subsequently promoted to an on-call junior pharmacist role and rotated through several specialities including respiratory medicine, specialist surgery, geriatric medicine, general medicine and oncology.

In his current role, Yasir contributes to the delivery of antimicrobial stewardship within his trust and conducts a weekly diabetic foot infection clinic as an independent prescriber. Yasir delivers antimicrobial training sessions for the trainee pharmacists and pharmacists, these sessions focus on infectious diseases and the pathophysiology of infectious diseases and their management. Furthermore, he carries out in-house training for the trainee students on infection-related content for the registration assessment.

Publications and outputs

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Research interests/expertise

  • Necrotising Otitis Externa
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship
  • Antimicrobial Resistance

Areas of teaching

  • Pharmacy Practice
  • Clinical Pharmacy
  • Infectious Diseases

Qualifications

  • MPharm (2016)
  • PGDip Clinical Pharmacy (2020)
  • Practice Certificate in Independent Prescribing (2020)

Courses taught

MPharm - Pharmacy Practice

Membership of external committees

British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy - Member (2020 - Present)

Professional licences and certificates

Registered Pharmacist & Independent Prescriber - General Pharmaceutical Council

Projects

  • The quality of life and cost benefits of domiciliary 24-hour piperacillin/tazobactam 13.5g infusion in patients with necrotising otitis externa
  • The use of ESR and pain scores to determine the duration of antibiotic therapy in patients with necrotising otitis externa

Conference attendance

  • FIS / HIS International Conference 2020
  • British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy OPAT 2020
  • Baxter - Expanding OPAT Services 2020 (Speaker)
  • Knowlex - Infection Prevention and Control 2020
  • Antimicrobial Resistance in the Midlands (2019)

Consultancy work

  • MORPh Consultancy - Diagnosis and Management of Urinary Tract Infections
  • Primary Care Pharmacy Association (PCPA) - Infection
  • Primary Care Pharmacy Association (PCPA) - Endocrine System
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