Foundation Seminar in Emergency Medicine

8:30am Saturday, 11 August 2018
4:30pm Sunday, 12 August 2018
Novotel Brisbane
200 Creek Street
Brisbane, Queensland 4000

This seminar is designed to cater for pharmacists interested in emergency medicine, who are setting up a service or are early-career emergency pharmacists.

A range of key emergency medicine topics will be covered, including resuscitation and advanced life support, toxicology, acute pain control and quality use of medicines and information resources in emergency departments.

Case based discussions and small group activities will be used to explore a range of commonly encountered emergency medicine scenarios, such as anaphylaxis, arrhythmias, behavioural disturbances, sepsis, seizures and trauma.


Registration ratesMember Non-Member
Early bird (Until 18 July)$600$750
Standard rate$780$975

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Contact Information

Additional Information


  • Elizabeth Currey, Senior Pharmacist/Team Leader | Emergency and Pharmacy Departments, Princess Alexandra Hospital.
  • Elizabeth Doran, Pharmacist Team Leader | Emergency Department, Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital.
  • Alicia Thomas, Senior Pharmacist | Emergency Department, SA Pharmacy - Flinders Medical Centre.
  • Cristina Roman, Senior Clinical Pharmacist | Alfred Emergency and Trauma Centre.
  • Sally Taylor, Clinical Pharmacist | Emergency Department & Paediatrics, The Prince Charles Hospital - Metro North Hospital & Health Service.

Competency Standards:

  • Standard 3.1.1 Obtain relevant health and medicines information
  • Standard 3.1.2 Assess medication management practices and needs
  • Standard 3.1.3 Collaborate to develop a medication management strategy or plan
  • Standard 3.3.2 Apply clinical review findings to improve health outcomes
  • Standard 4.2.1 Work with established systems
  • Standard 4.2.2 Plan and prioritise work
  • Standard 4.2.3 Maintain productivity
  • Standard 4.2.4 Monitor progress and priorities
  • Standard 4.3.2 Foster initiative and contribute to innovation, improvement and service development
  • Standard 4.3.3 Encourage, influence and facilitate change

National Competency Standards Framework for Pharmacists in Australia, 2016


This activity has been accredited for 6 hours of Group-1 CPD, and 5.5 hours of Group-2 CPD (a total of 17 CPD credits), suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan. The accreditation number is S2018/47.