Seminar in Emergency Medicine

Seminar in Emergency Medicine — 2 day seminar

9:00am Saturday, 29 April 2017
5:00pm Sunday, 30 April 2017
Intercontinental Adelaide
North Terrace
Adelaide, South Australia 5000

2 day seminar: 29-30 April 2017

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

A range of topics will be covered, including sessions introducing pharmacists to the ED environment, with a focus on helping set up and develop an emergency medicine service. Other sessions will discuss key emergency medicine topics such as resuscitation and advanced life support, toxicology, ambulance services and pre-hospital care, acute pain control and quality use of medicines and information resources in the emergency department.

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

Registration rates:

Member early bird: $600
Non member early bird: $750

The early bird rate has been extended to 27th March after this date the below prices apply.

Member: $780
Non member: $975

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* Please note when you have completed your registration you will receive a tax invoice and a separate confirmation email. If you do not receive these within 4 hours, you have not completed your registration. Your space is not guaranteed until registration is complete. Please contact the secretariat by emailing

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Additional Information


Leonie Abbott, B.Pharm(Hons) Grad.Certif.Pharm Pract MPH, Senior Pharmacist, Emergency Department, Barwon Health, Vic

Elizabeth Currey, B. Pharm PG Dip ClinPharm, Senior Pharmacist, Team Leader for Emergency Department, Medical Assessment and Planning Unit and Day Surgery and Therapy Unit Princess Alexandra Hospital, Woolloongabba, QLD

Andrew Harding Senior Pharmacist, Emergency Medicine, Austin Health, Melbourne

Dr Peter Hayball, BPharm BSc(Hons) PhD AACPA, South Australia Ambulance Service & SA Pharmacy Pricipal Pharmacist, SA

Mrs Dona Lawrence, B. Pharm (Hons), Msc Clin. Pharm, BCPS, Emergency Medicines Pharmacist, Manly Hospital, NSW

Cristina Roman, B.Pharm, MSHP, Senior Clinical Pharmacist, Alfred Emergency and Trauma Centre, Melbourne, Vic

Dr Simone Taylor, PharmD (BPharm), Grad Cert Clinical Research Methods, Senior Pharmacist - Emergency Medicine and Research, Austin Health, Vic

Alicia Thomas, B. Pharm, CGP, Senior Pharmacist, Emergency Department, Flinders Medical Centre SA

Susan Welch, B.Pharm, CertPharmPract (Lond), EM pharmacist St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney, NSW

This CPD event has been accredited for 7 hours of Group-1 and 4 hours of Group 2 CPD (a total of 15 CPD credits) suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan. The accreditation number is S2017/27

The program addresses pharmacist competency standards, including:

Standard 1.1 Practice legally

Standard 1.4 Manage quality and safety

Standard 2.3 Collaborate with members of the health care team

Standard 2.6 Plan and manage professional contribution

Standard 4.2 Consider the appropriateness of prescribed medicines

Standard 7.1 Contribute to therapeutic decision-making

Standard 7.2 Provide ongoing medication management

Standard 7.3 Influence patterns of medicine use

Standard 8.1 Retrieve, analyse and synthesise information

Standard 8.2 Engage in health, medicines or pharmacy practice research

National Competency Standards Framework for Pharmacists in Australia, 2010