NSW Branch Symposium: Getting hyper about diabetes

9:00am Saturday, 22 August 2020
3:30pm Saturday, 22 August 2020
Branch CPD Event
3/65 Oxford Street
3066, Victoria 3066

The NSW SHPA Branch Committee presents to members the first ever 2020 online symposium. Come and join us for a short break from COVID-19 and take your mind off the recent bushfires with a bit of hype about diabetes. We’re offering this for free to members to acknowledge the tough times and hard work everyone has been putting in. Please check back here as well as keep an eye out in the monthly bulletin for updates to the event schedule.


Presentations topics include:

  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Diabetic foot infections
  • Diagnosis and treatment of DKA
  • Building Patient Concordance in Diabetes Management
  • Insulin management
  • Focus sessions on diabetes technology as well as diabetes medication management principles during hospitalisation

Registration rates:

Member: Free
Non-member: $50

Online registration has now closed for this event. If you would like to register for the symposium, please contact events@shpa.org.au prior to 3:00pm AEST on Friday 21 August 2020.

Contact Information

Additional Information


  • Dr Darshika Christie David, Endocrinologist, Royal North Shore Hospital and the Northern Beaches Health Service; Chair, NSLHD Diabetes Network; Lecturer, University of Sydney, NSW
  • Dr Timothy Gray, Infectious Diseases Physician and Clinical Microbiologist, Concord Repatriation General Hospital; Clinical Senior Lecturer, University of Sydney, NSW
  • A/Prof Glynis Ross, Visiting Endocrinologist, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney;  Senior Staff Specialist, Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospital, NSW
  • Nader Armaneous, Community Pharmacist, Credentialled Diabetes Educator
  • Prof N Wah Cheung, Director, Diabetes & Endocrinology, Westmead Hospital; Clinical Professor, University of Sydney, NSW
  • Tracy Leung, Health Coach, Get Healthy Information & Coaching Service, NSW
  • Penny Morris, Clinical Nurse Consultant, Credentialled Diabetes Educator, Diabetes Service St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney, NSW
  • Jane Ludington, Senior Pharmacist, Credentialled Diabetes Educator, Diabetes Service St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney, NSW

Competency Standards:

  • 3.1.2 Assess medication management practices and needs
  • 3.2.3 Dispense medicines (including compounded medicines) in consultation with the patient and/or prescriber
  • 3.2.5 Provide counselling and information for safe and effective medication management
  • 3.3.1 Undertake a clinical review
  • 3.3.2 Apply clinical review findings to improve health outcomes
  • 3.6.2 Support health promotion activities and health services intended to maintain and improve health

National Competency Standards Framework for Pharmacists in Australia, 2016


This activity has been accredited for 5.25 hours of Group-1 CPD (or 5.25 CPD credits) of which 1.5 hours can be converted to Group-2 CPD (or 3 CPD credits) upon successful completion of the relevant multiple choice questions, suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan. The accreditation number is S2020/44.