Trading skirts and pants for scrubs: life as a perioperative pharmacist

6:00pm Wednesday, 14 March 2018
7:00pm Wednesday, 14 March 2018
Branch CPD Event
Princess Alexandra Hospital
199 Ipswich Road, Russell Strong Auditorium
Woolloongabba, Queensland 4102

Gain insights into perioperative pharmacy services, share the Queensland Health experience thus far, and find out about practical opportunities for pharmacists in this area.

Learning objectives:

  • To provide an overview of the evidence base supporting perioperative pharmacy services
  • Describe a case example of the process of establishing a pharmacist in the operating theatres
  • Describe the different aspects and importance of medication management in theatres
  • To provide practical examples of the value added by perioperative pharmacy services in terms of clinical, research and pharmacoeconomic interventions

Refreshments from 5.30pm presentation starts 6.00pm


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Additional Information


  • Tori Forrester, BPharm (Hons), BBus (Management), Peri-operative Pharmacist, Princess Alexandra Hospital

Competency Standards

  • 1.5 Apply expertise in professional practice
  • 1.6 Contribute to continuous improvement on quality and safety
  • 3.2 Implement the medication management strategy or plan
  • 3.3 Monitor and evaluate medication management

This CPD event has been accredited for 1 hour of Group-1 CPD (or 1 CPD credit) suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan.

The accreditation number is S2018/15

National Competency Standards Framework for Pharmacists in Australia, 2016