Prescribing and Pharmacology - Virtual Workshop
Nov 16

Prescribing and Pharmacology - Virtual Workshop

by ACNP
Start Date
16-Nov-2022 12:00 pm
End Date
30-Nov-2022 2:00 pm
Timezone
(UTC+11:00) Australia/Sydney

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|  PROGRAM OVERVIEW  

The 2022 Prescribing & Pharmacology virtual workshop has new content and is based on requests from previous attendees. The course will build on prior knowledge with emphasis on the Nurse Practitioner’s role in safe and effective prescribing using a patient-centred approach.

The workshop includes: 

  • What’s new: new drugs; changed guidelines for common disease states eg. asthma, COPD, diabetes, cardiovascular disease   
  • Key issues: legislation, ethics, PBS, scheduling changes, error minimisation, deprescribing  
  • Case studies: involving multiple medications.  

 

I SCHEDULE OVERVIEW

Date:  

  • Each session will cover different topics.  Please ensure you are available on all three Wednesdays.
    • Wednesday 16 November 2022
    • Wednesday 23 November 2022
    • Wednesday 30 November 2022

Times: 

  • Each day : 12pm - 2pm (ACT, NSW, VIC, TAS)
    • 9:00am - 11:00am WA
    • 10:30am - 12:30pm NT
    • 11:30am - 1:30pm SA
    • 11:00am - 1:00pm QLD

Venue: 

  • The workshop is held virtually, via Zoom. 

 

|  WHO CAN ATTEND 

This program is available to endorsed Nurse Practitioners, Advanced Practice Nurses, Nurse Practitioner candidates and students, nurses, and health professionals.

 

|  WORKSHOP FACILITATOR

Dr Jenny Gowan PhD, Grad Dip Comm Pharm, PhC, FACPP, FPS, AACPA, MSHPA

Jenny is a practicing pharmacist, Adjunct Senior Lecturer at Monash University and Clinical Associate at RMIT university. She is the Vice President of the PSA Branch committee, and an Editorial Board Member of AUS-DI (Drug information), Guidelines Committee for the National Asthma Council Australian Asthma Handbook, and RACGP Silver book for Aged Care. 

Jenny is an accredited consultant pharmacist, and conducts her own company focussing 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 500 educational articles and presents hundreds of talks annually.    

In 2010 Jenny received the Sanofi-Aventis award by the University of Sydney,  in 2013 the PSA Australian Pharmacist of the Year and in 2016 Jenny was the AACP-MIMs Consultant Pharmacist of the Year.

 

I CPD HOURS

  • 6 hours* (2 hours per session)

 

|  COST OF REGISTRATION

  • ACNP Members: $198.00
  • Non Members: $330.00 

 

|  REGISTRATION

Once you are in the ACNP site you need a separate login to access the event booking system.  Create a separate and new access account for each event you register in.  This can all be the same information, but you need to create a new user account.  You can view a screen shot on the FAQ's page.

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|  ENQUIRIES

Contact: ACNP National Office on 1300 433 660 

Email: events@acnp.org.au

 

|  DISCLAIMER

  • *Conditions apply. Please refer to the ACNP CPD Policy found here 

  • Daylight saving starts on 2 Oct 2022 

  • Each session will cover different topics.  Please ensure you are available on all three Wednesdays. 

  • Certificates of participation will be issued upon successful completion of an online quiz after the workshop.

Event Type
Workshop
Event Location
Virtual Workshop
VIC
Contact Details
ACNP National Office Lydia Lazar
1300 433 660
events@acnp.org.au

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