Extension Seminar in Laboratory Tests
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This interactive two-day course provides pharmacists with an understanding of the use of common laboratory tests in clinical pharmacy practice.
The extension seminar combines didactic sessions focusing on interpretation of laboratory tests including their use in drug selection and the monitoring of therapeutic outcomes, together with case study sessions. The course is designed to meet the needs of pharmacists working in hospital or community pharmacy practice.
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- Use laboratory data in combination with clinical findings in assessing the most appropriate drug therapy for individual patients taking into consideration markers of disease severity, precautions/contraindications for particular drug use and the need for dosage modification.
- Use laboratory data in assessing the outcomes of drug therapy.
- Use laboratory data to assess drug toxicity
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|Early bird (Until COB 11 February 2020 )||$600||$750|
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- Professor Jeff Hughes, BPharm, PGDipPharm, MPharm, PhD, AACPA, Head, School of Pharmacy, Curtin University
- Ms Bhavini Patel, MRPharmS, BSc (Pharm) (Portsmouth), MSc (Derby), Executive Director of Medicines Management, Transformation and Change for NT Department of Health and Top End Health Services, NT
- Dr Lisa Pont, BSc. BPharm PhD MSHP , Associate Professor (Pharmacy), University of Technology Sydney, NSW
- Mr Karl Winckel, BPharm, CertClinPharm, DipClinPharm, CertPsychTherap, Education and Training Pharmacist, Princess Alexandra Hospital
Competency Standards addressed
- Standard 1.1.3 Apply understanding and knowledge of medicines management and use in society
- Standard 1.5.1 Apply expert knowledge and skills
- Standard 1.5.2 Use reasoning and judgement
- Standard 3.1.2 Assess medication management practices and needs
- Standard 3.2.2 Provide primary care and promote judicious use of medicines
- 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 9.5 hours of Group-1 CPD, and 3.25 hours of Group-2 CPD (a total of 16 CPD credits), suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan. A further 1.5 hours of Group-2 CPD (3 CPD credits) are available to participants upon successful completion of the Multiple Choice Questions associated with this seminar. The accreditation number for your reference is S2018/16.