Qld Branch | Paediatrics: principles and common presentations

6:00pm Wednesday, 8 July 2020
7:00pm Wednesday, 8 July 2020

This event will provide an overview of paediatric principles; considerations & challenges for medication use in children and common paediatric presentations including asthma and diabetic ketoacidosis (first presentation of T1DM).

Learning Objectives: 

  1. Describe key principles of paediatric medicine. 
  2. Discuss the pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic changes in paediatric patients and how they influence medication use.
  3. Discuss the role of the pharmacist in managing paediatric patients, including the appropriate use of evidence and resources.
  4. Outline the medication management of common paediatric presentations, with a focus on asthma and diabetic ketoacidosis.

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

This webinar will commence at 6:00pm AEST

Registration rates:

Member: Free
Non-member: $50

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

Contact Information

Additional Information


  • Karyn Dahms, Pharmacist Advanced – Women’s, Newborn and Children’s Services, 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
  • Standard 3.3.1 Undertake a clinical review

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 S2020/29.