Qld Branch CPD Event: Treating spotty hands can be a challenge – What a pharmacist needs to know about infective endocarditis

6:00pm Wednesday, 11 September 2019
7:00pm Wednesday, 11 September 2019
Branch CPD Event
Large Lecture Theatre, Block E, Gold Coast University Hospital
1 Hospital Boulevard
Southport, Queensland 4215

This presentation aims to provide hospital pharmacists with an understanding of endocarditis, its treatment, and the potential medication-related challenges associated with therapy. It will also describe case examples which highlight the pharmacist’s role in endocarditis management.

Light refreshments will be served at 5.30pm and the presentation will begin at 6.00pm.

For further questions regarding the CE event, email shpaqldce@gmail.com

Learning Objectives:

  1. Outline the aetiology and pathophysiology of endocarditis.
  2. Describe the pharmacist role in the multidisciplinary management of endocarditis.
  3. Describe the empirical and directed therapies for endocarditis treatment.
  4. Outline potential management challenges of endocarditis, including medication adverse effects, interactions and required monitoring


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$50.00 *
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Contact Information

Additional Information


Jack Cross, Senior Pharmacist - Infectious Diseases, Gold Coast Health, Qld

Competency Standards:

  • Standard 3.1.2 Assess medication management practices and needs
  • Standard 3.1.3 Collaborate to develop a medication management strategy or plan
  • Standard 3.2.3 Dispense medicines (including compounded medicines) in consultation with the patient and/or prescriber

National Competency Standards Framework for Pharmacists in Australia, 2016


This activity has been accredited for 1 hour of Group-1 CPD (or 1 CPD credit), suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan. The accreditation number is S2019/71.