Seminar in Infectious Diseases — 2 day seminar
2 day seminar: 30th September - 1st October 2017
Using both didactic sessions and small group interactive case studies, the foundation seminar in infectious diseases will provide participants with the basic skills required to manage patients with infectious diseases.
The choice of antimicrobial therapy for common gram positive, gram negative and fungal pathogens will be discussed along with the rationale behind antimicrobial selection. Participants will also gain an understanding of the pharmacokinetics (PK) and pharmacodynamics (PD) of antimicrobials and the clinical application of PK/PD parameters to optimise the efficacy of antimicrobial agents.
Member early bird: $600
Non member early bird: $750
The early bird rate has been extended until COB 8 September 2017,after this date the below prices apply.
Non member: $975
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Ed Anderson BPharm, AMS pharmacist Royal Hobart Hospital
Kelly Cairns BPharm, MClinPharm, Antimicrobial Stewardship Pharmacist The Alfred Hospital
Dr Louise Cooley, Director of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Royal Hobart Hospital / Clinical Microbiologist and Infectious Diseases Physician & Clinical Senior Lecturer, University of Tasmania
Jackson Crawn BPharm (Hons), GradCertAppPharmPrac, DipLeadMgt, MPS, MSHP, Clinical Pharmacist, Launceston General Hospital
Associate Professor Katie Flanagan BA(Hons) MBBS MA(Oxon) DTM&H PhD CCST FRCP FRACP, Clinical Associate Professor Univeristy of Tasmania / Head of Clinical Infectious Diseases, Launceston Hospital
Sarah Herd BPharm, GradDipClinPharm, GradCertPharmMgt, Infectious Diseases Pharmacist Launceston General Hospital / Senior Lecturer in Pharmcotherapeutics Launceston Clinical School
Duncan McKenzie BPharm, Pharmacy Site Manager, Royal Hobart Hospital
Dr Nancy Merridew BA, BSc, MBBS, DTMH, Advanced Trainee Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Royal Hobart Hospital
Dr Alison Ratcliff MbChB, FRACP - Infectious Diseases Staff Specialist, Royal Hobart Hospital
Mel Stone, BPharm, Infectious Diseases, Pharmacist Launceston General Hospital
This activity has been accredited for 7 hours of Group-1 CPD (or 7 CPD credits) plus 4.5 hours of Group-2 (or 9 CPD credits) – a total of 16 credits, suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan. The accreditation number for your reference is S2017/56.
The program addresses pharmacist competency standards, including:
2.3 Collaborate with members of the health care team
4.1 Undertake initial prescription assessment
4.2 Consider the appropriateness of prescribed medicines
4.3 Dispense prescribed medicines
7.1 Contribute to therapeutic decision-making
7.2 Provide ongoing medication management
7.3 Influence patterns of medicine use
(National Competency Standards Framework for Pharmacists in Australia, 2010)
2.2.1 Show a commitment to interprofessional practice
2.2.2 Engage in teamwork and consultation
3.1.2 Assess medication management practices and needs
3.1.3 Collaborate to develop a medication management strategy or plan
3.2.1 Administer medicines
3.2.3 Dispense medicines (including compounded medicines) in consultation with the patient and/or prescriber
3.3.1 Undertake a clinical review
3.3.2 Apply clinical review findings to improve health outcomes
(National Competency Standards Framework for Pharmacists in Australia, 2016)