Masterclass in Cardiology

8:30am Saturday, 19 May 2018
5:00pm Saturday, 19 May 2018
Seminar
The Business Centre, Collins Square
727 Collins Street Level 6, Tower 2
Melbourne, Victoria 3008
Australia

This masterclass has been designed for clinical pharmacists working in the specialised field of cardiology, wishing to expand their knowledge in the management of patients with heart disease. Presented by experts, together with the Cardiology Stream of the SHPA Specialty Practice Group, this one-day masterclass covers management of acutely decompensated heart failure, the acutely unwell STEMI, and anticoagulation in non-valvular atrial fibrillation in high risk groups. Attendees will be challenged by a diverse array of “what do I do now” scenarios.

FINAL PROGRAM

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

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Registration ratesMember Non-Member
Early bird (Until 16 April )$496$620
Standard rate$644.80$806
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Contact Information

Additional Information

Tutors: 

  • Garth Birdsey, B.Pharm, Grad Dip Hosp Pharm, Senior Clinician Pharmacist, Departments of Pharmacy and Cardiac Services, Barwon Health, Vic
  • Cia Connell, B Pharm (Hons) GradCertPharmPrac, MClinPharm, Clinical Pharmacy Fellow (Cardiology), Clinical Policy Advisor, Heart Health and Research Heart Foundation
  • Adam Hort,  Lead Pharmacist, Cardiovascular and Respiratory Medicine, Fiona Stanley Hospital, WA
  • Joanna Pizzi, Clinical Pharmacy Fellow (Cardiology)/ Alfred Health Undergraduate student Coordinator, Alfred Health
  • Natalie Raffoul, Cardiovascular & Diabetes Clinical Lead, Senior Clinical Program Officer, Health Insights & Business Delivery, NPS Medicinewise

The program addresses pharmacist competency standards, including::

  • Standard 3.1.2 Assess medication management practices and needs
  • Standard 3.2.3 Dispense medicines (including compounded medicines) in consultation with the patient and/or prescriber
  • Standard 3.3.1 Undertake a clinical review
  • Standard 3.3.2 Apply clinical review findings to improve health outcomes

National Competency Standards Framework for Pharmacists in Australia, 2016

This activity has been accredited for 2 hours of Group-1 CPD, and 5.5 hours of Group-2 CPD (a total of 13 CPD credits), suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan. The accreditation number is S2018/31.

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