Paediatrics and Neonatology and Women’s and Newborn Health

Paediatrics and Neonatology and Women’s and Newborn Health

8:30am Thursday, 14 November 2019
4:30pm Thursday, 14 November 2019
Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre
2684-2690 Gold Coast Hwy
Gold Coast, Queensland 4218

The afternoon will include a focus on key considerations for managing neonatal hypoxic ischaemic encephalopathy and seizures, medication management challenges related to epilepsy in pregnancy, and an overview of pain management in delivery and the postpartum. There will also be the opportunity to hear the latest research related to Women’s and Newborns Health.

Preliminary Program

Registration ratesMember Non-Member


Registration for this workshop is independent of MM2019 and you can register without attending the conference.



Contact Information

Additional Information

  • Dr Srini Bolisetty, Lead Clinician and Senior Neonatologist, Royal Hospital for Women, Sydney, NSW
  • Associate Professor Cecilie Lander, Senior Visiting Neurologist, Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital, Brisbane, Qld; Associate Professor, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Qld
  • Dr Paula Carter, Obstetric Anaesthetist, Gold Coast University Hospital, Gold Coast, Qld
  • Dr Andrew Blanch, Chief Medical Information Officer, Children's Health Queensland, Brisbane, Qld
  • Nicolette Graham, Clinical Pharmacy Lead - Antimicrobial Stewardship, Queensland Children's Hospital, Brisbane, Qld
  • Deborah Boland, Clinical Informatics Director - Allied Health Lead, Digital Metro North, Brisbane, Qld
  • Lana Steward-Harrison, Clinical Lead Pharmacist - Surgical, Queensland Children's Hospital, Brisbane, Qld
  • Brigitte Catalano, Clinical Pharmacist, Queensland Children's Hospital, Brisbane, Qld
  • Caitlyn Fletcher, Senior Clinical Pharmacist - Immunisation, Queensland Specialist Immunisation Service, Queensland Children's Hospital, Brisbane, Qld

Competency Standards

The program addresses pharmacist competency standards, including:

  • Standard 1.3.1 Comply with statute law, guidelines, codes and standards
  • Standard 1.3.4 Assist individuals to understand and grant informed consent
  • Standard 3.1.2 Assess medication management practices and needs
  • Standard 3.1.3 Collaborate to develop a medication management strategy or plan
  • Standard 3.3.1 Undertake a clinical review
  • Standard 3.3.2 Apply clinical review findings to improve health outcomes
  • Standard 3.6.3 Support evidence-based public health programs
  • Standard 4.2.1 Work with established systems
  • Standard 4.4.5 Develop and maintain supporting systems and strategies
  • Standard 4.7.4 Contribute to professional activities planning with consideration of strategic context
  • Standard 4.7.6 Work across service delivery boundaries
  • Standard 5.2.3 Undertake critical evaluation activities
  • Standard 5.3.3 Apply research evidence into practice

National Competency Standards Framework for Pharmacists in Australia, 2016


This activity has been accredited for 3.75 hours of Group-1 CPD (or 3.75 CPD credits) and 1 hour of Group-2 CPD (or 2 CPD credits) for a total of 5.75 CPD credits, suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan. The accreditation number  is S2019/85.