Prescribing and Pharmacology Workshop - Sydney
Nov 28

Prescribing and Pharmacology Workshop - Sydney

by Australian College of Nurse Practitioners
Free - $531.85
Date & Time
28 November 2018 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Registrations Close
20 November 2018 12:00 PM


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 

All these will be addressed in this one day workshop, where we will focus on the areas:

  • Cardiovascular disease states

  • Chronic disease states

  • Polypharmacy and co-morbidities

  • Case studies, prescribing tips and deprescribing guidelines.



  • Understanding effective means of managing, responding to and supporting clients and/or customers presenting with complex and/or challenging behaviours while equally supporting them and all others across a broad range of environments. 

  • Understanding individual circumstances and intended outcomes.

  • Understanding the importance of stakeholder relations and working collaboratively.



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



Member Cost         $385

Non Member Cost   $585



Contact Name: Melinda Phillips

Contact Phone: 1300 433 660 or 0436 398 145

Contact Email:



Dr Jenny Gowan 

Accredited Pharmacist & Teaching Associate Monash Uni
PhD, Grad Dip Comm Pharm, PhC, FACPP, FPS, AACPA, MSHPA 

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, and the Thunderstorm Asthma Expert panel. Jenny has published over 350 educational articles and presents hundreds of talks annually.


Robyn Saunders 
Accredited Pharmacist
B Pharm, Grad Dip Hosp Pharm, AACPA

Robyn Saunders graduated with a bachelor of pharmacy degree from the Victorian College of Pharmacy (now Monash University). She has extensive experience in the provision of medication management services to residents of aged care facilities and medication users in their own homes.



Certificates of Participation will be issued upon completion of a quiz for all program

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Event Type
Accreditation Available
6 hours towards CPD
Event Location
The Portside Centre
Symantec House
Level 5, 207 Kent Street
Sydney NSW 2000
Venue Phone
0436 398 145
Contact Details
Events Coordinator Melinda Phillips
1300 433 660 or 0436 398 145

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