Tasmanian Branch Spring Meeting 2019: Emergency Medicine for the Gen Med Pharmacist

9:15am Saturday, 31 August 2019
4:00pm Saturday, 31 August 2019
Branch CPD Event
The Grange Meeting and Function Centre
4A Commonwealth Lane
Campbell Town, Tasmania 7210

The theme for our annual ‘Spring Meeting’ this year is Emergency medicine for the gen med pharmacist. This is relevant to any pharmacist who wants to learn a bit more about what you might see if you venture down to ED.


Registration ratesMemberNon Member
Student (must be a member)$45 




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Speakers include:

  • Dr Gar Ming Chan, MD FACEM, Consultant in Emergency Medicine, Calvary Hospital, ACT

Dr Gar Ming Chan is an Emergency Medicine Consultant at Calvary Hospital, Lenah Valley. He has worked at the Launceston General Hospital and at hospitals in New York where he trained. Gar has a particular interest in toxicology. He has a certification from the American Board of Medical Toxicology, he consults for the American Association of Poison Control Centers and he has numerous publications and textbook contributions. Gar is an engaging speaker and has given many invited lectures.

Competency Standards:

  • Standard 1.4.3 Acquire and apply practice expertise
  • Standard 1.5.1 Apply expert knowledge and skills
  • Standard 3.1.2 Assess medication management practices and needs
  • Standard 3.2.3 Dispense medicines (including compounded medicines) in consultation with the patient and/or prescriber
  • Standard 3.3.2 Apply clinical review findings to improve health outcomes
  • Standard 3.5.2 Promote evidence-based medicine use
  • Standard 4.1.2 Apply self-reflective skills for self-assessment

National Competency Standards Framework for Pharmacists in Australia, 2016


This activity has been accredited for 3 hours of Group 1 CPD (or 3 CPD credits) and 2 hours of Group-2 CPD (or 4 CPD credits) – a total of 7 CPD credits suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan. The accreditation number for your reference is S2019/69.