NSW Branch | Anti “Do”s and Anti “Don’t”s

7:00pm Wednesday, 14 April 2021
8:00pm Wednesday, 14 April 2021

This presentation will provide an overview of:

  • Snakebite envenomation and its complications and treatment
  • The toxicological indications for bicarbonate treatment and the consequences of excessive therapy

Learning Objectives:

  • Review the toxic manifestations seen following snake bite in Australia
    • Indications for antivenom, the evidence for antivenom choice and quantity
    • Common complications of snake bite
    • Complications of antivenom including serum sickness and anaphylaxis
  • Review the toxicological indications for bicarbonate treatment and the consequences of excess bicarbonate therapy

This webinar will commence at 7:00pm AEST

Registration rates:

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Non-member: $50

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$50.00 *
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Contact Information

Additional Information


  • Dr Úna Nic Ionmhain, MB BCh BAO FACEM MSc(Tox), Staff Specialist in Emergency Medicine, Staff Specialist in Clinical Toxicology, Liverpool Hospital, NSW

Competency Standards

The program addresses pharmacist competency standards, including:

  • 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 3.5.2 Promote evidence-based medicine use

National Competency Standards Framework for Pharmacists in Australia, 2016