NSW Branch Symposium 2021 | Mind Matters

8:45am Saturday, 25 September 2021
2:45pm Saturday, 25 September 2021
Branch CPD Event

NSW SHPA Branch Committee presents to members the 2021 Symposium!

Come and join us on World Pharmacist Day to learn about mental health! We have a range of topics being presented:

-         Mental Health First Aid

-         Improving staff morale and well-being

-         Pharmacogenomics in psychotropic drugs

-         Therapeutic Drug Monitoring for psychotropics

-         Off-label prescribing of psychotropics

-         Diet & Mental Health


Program times are subject to change pending confirmation of the program. All times listed are in AEST

Registration rates

Registration ratesMember Non-Member
Pharmacist / Technician$25.00$50.00
Intern / Student*Free$25.00

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*To register at the Intern/Student rate for a single event, please email events@shpa.org.au. Please include your full name, position (e.g. intern, technician or student), SHPA membership status, workplace/university, State/Territory and we will provide an invoice for your registration.

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$50.00 *
$50.00 *
* Price includes GST where applicable

Contact Information

Additional Information

Branch Awards will be presented by:

Emma McBride - Member for Dobell , Shadow Assistant Minister for Mental Health, Shadow Assistant Minister for Carers


This activity has been accredited for 1.75 hours of Group-1 CPD and 0.75 hours of Group-2 CPD (for a total of 3.25 CPD credits), suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan.

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The accreditation number is S2021/61.

Competency standards* addressed

  • Standard 1.1.1 Promote a culture of professionalism
  • Standard 2.1.1 Respect the personal characteristics, rights, preferences, values, beliefs, needs and cultural and linguistic diversity of patients and other clients, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
  • Standard 2.1.2 Support and respect the rights of patients and other clients to contribute to decision-making
  • Standard 2.2.2 Engage in teamwork and collaboration
  • Standard 2.3.1 Use appropriate communication skills
  • 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 3.5.1 Review trends in medicine use
  • Standard 3.5.2 Promote evidence-based medicine use
  • Standard 3.6.2 Support health promotion activities and health services intended to maintain and improve health
  • Standard 4.1.3 Display self-motivation, an innovative mindset and motivate others’

*National Competency Standards Framework for Pharmacists in Australia, 2016