ACT Branch Symposium | Endocrine Emergencies: Case Based Discussions

8:50am Saturday, 27 November 2021
2:00pm Saturday, 27 November 2021
ANU Medical School Auditorium, The Canberra Hospital OR Virtual
Building 4, The Canberra Hospital, Hospital Road
Garran, Australian Capital Territory 2605

The SHPA ACT Branch Committee welcome you to this half day symposium on acute endocrine disorders including thyrotoxicosis, adrenalectomies and the endocrine manifestations on kidney disease.

Date: Saturday 27th November 2021

Time:8:50AM AEDT

This symposium will give pharmacists, at all levels of experience, opportunity for facilitated discussion around the management of a variety of critically unwell, complex, endocrine patients.

The program will be offered in person and virtually to enable participation from other states and territories. 

The program is being overseen by Endocrinologist, Dr Carolyn Peterson. Any questions or discussion points after the symposium will be provided to Dr Peterson and then fed back to the audience.

Participants are strongly encouraged to attend the ‘Endocrinology Refresher’ webinar on Tuesday 19 October prior to attending the Symposium. You can register for the webinar here.

View the Preliminary Program

Registration availability is limited to ensure workshop groups are small enough to facilitate quality discussions about a diverse number of cases.

Registration ratesMember Non-Member
In-person attendance$30$60
Virtual (via Zoom) attendance$20$40

To register for VIRTUAL attendance please email Please include your place of work, member status, years in hospital pharmacy and State/Territory.

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Contact Information

Additional Information

Symposium Contributors:

Miriam Jones, Lead Pharmacist for Medication Safety, Calvary Public Hospital Bruce, ACT

Karlee Johnston, Pharmacist, Associate Lecturer in Pharmacology and PhD Candidate, Australian National University (ANU) Medical School, ACT

Nikki McDerby, ICU Pharmacist, Canberra Health Services, ACT

Melissa Faehrmann, Rotational Clinical Pharmacist, Canberra Health Services, ACT

Rhoda Au Yeung, Rotational Clinical Pharmacist, Calvary Public Hospital Bruce, ACT

The program is being overseen by Endocrinologist, Dr Carolyn Peterson.