Prescribing and Pharmacology Virtual Webinar Series
| PRESCRIBING & PHARMACOLOGY VIRTUAL WORKSHOP
| VIRTUAL WORKSHOP DATES
Thursday 6th May 2021 - Health headlines and Antimicrobials
Thursday 13th May 2021 - What's New and Pain Management
Thursday 20th May 2021 - Mental Health, Polypharmacy and Deprescribing
19:00 - 21:00 - ACT, NSW, QLD, TAS, VIC
18:30 - 20:30 - NT, SA
17:00-19:00 - WA
| PROGRAM OVERVIEW
This virtual workshop is now refreshed with new content and ready to provide an overview of Nurse Practitioner’s role in prescribing, the key issues faced with particular focus on PBS access, regulations and limitations.
This workshop will provide an overview of Nurse Practitioner’s role in prescribing, the key issues faced with particular focus on PBS access, regulations and limitations.
- Key issues: legislation, ethics, PBS, scheduling changes
- Evidence based prescribing and essential resources
- Communication and patient-centred approach
- Update on recent new drugs, guidelines , cautions, controversies, drug interactions
| WHO CAN ATTEND
This program is available to endorsed Nurse Practitioners, Advanced Practice Nurses, Nurse Practitioner candidates and students, nurses, and health professionals.
| COST OF REGISTRATION
ACNP Members: $165.00
Non Members: $275.00
The workshop is held virtually, via Zoom.
Name: Melinda Phillips
Phone: 1300 433 660 or 0436 398 145
Dr Jenny Gowan PhD Grad Dip Comm Pharm, PhC, FACPP, FPS, AACPA, MSHPA
Jenny is a practicing pharmacist and a Teaching Associate at Monash University. She is a current member of the PSA Branch committee, Editorial Board Member of AUS-DI, SHPA ‘Don’t Rush to Crush’, Guidelines Committee for the Australian Asthma Handbook, the Thunderstorm Asthma Expert panel, and the RACGP Silver book Aged Care guidelines.
Jenny is an accredited consultant pharmacist and conducts her own company focusing on medication reviews in the home and Aged Care Facilities as well as Quality Use of Medicine consultancy. She works regularly in community pharmacy plus sessions in a GP clinic at a Community Health Centre. Jenny has published over 350 educational articles and presents hundreds of talks annually.
In 2010 Jenny received the Sanofi-Aventis award by the University of Sydney and in 2013, PSA Australian Pharmacist of the Year. In 2016 Jenny was the AACP-MIMs Consultant Pharmacist of the Year.
- Certificates of Participation will be issued upon completion and attendance to all of the 3 part webinar series and the post series quiz.
- 8 CPD Hours