Poster PDF submissions

Posters will be displayed in the exhibition hall between Friday 17 November (from 1015 hours) and Saturday 18 November.

Posters are grouped by the themes:

  • Case presentations
  • Critical Care
  • Innovation
  • Management
  • Neonates and Paediatrics
  • Partnering with Consumers
  • Pharmacy Practice
  • Technicians Doing More
  • Technology
  • Therapeutics

To view the poster PDF please click on the poster title below.

Case presentations
Poster Number Poster Title Lead Author
1 Imatinib for bleomycin induced pulmonary toxicity: a case report Iouri Banakh
2 High Dose Insulin Euglycaemia: Development of an Administration Guideline for Beta or Calcium Channel-Blocker Overdose Ashleigh Mcdonald
3 What More Do We Have Left? Ceftaroline: A New Agent For Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) Aimee Petersen
4 Management of a Rare Case of Massive Deliberate Self-Poisoning with Ethylene Glycol Marcelle Appay
5 Supraglottic oedema secondary to a dabigatran excipient Tara Menichelli
6 Using Candesartan to Treat Angiotensin II Type 1 Receptor Antibody and Renal Allograft Vascular Rejection. Joseph Lau
7 Can You Cross the Red Line? A Case of Safely Continuing Clozapine Despite Neutropenia Mechaiel Farag
8 You’re using what to treat what? Inhaled sargramostim for pulmonary alveolar proteinosis Lilibeth Carlos
9 When the Wonder-Drugs Fail: Treating Hepatitis C Resistant to Dual Direct-Acting Antiviral Therapy Sarah Fotheringham
10 When Duodopa opens DAWS Rebecca Mansfield
11 Cold Agglutinin Disease: A Rare Case Managed with Rituximab Wei Liu
12 Failure of mitotane and metyrapone combination to control Cushingoid symptoms secondary to metastatic adrenocortical carcinoma Monica Jung
13 Tobramycin clearance in a cystic fibrosis patient on haemodialysis: implications for dosing Vanessa Inserra
14 Can high-dose loratadine cause seizures – adverse drug reaction or interaction? Helen Ternerry
15 Not another Red Man Syndrome? A case report on vancomycin-induced linear IgA dermatosis Ai May Tan
16 Two Cases of Immunotherapy-induced Colitis in Metastatic Melanoma resulting in Colectomy Jessica Bui
17 The highs and lows: A case of drug-induced beta cell dysfunction Haylee Barra
18 Not so swell – leg cellulitis and oedema with unintended double dosing of trametinib Emma Booth
19 Persistent Hypoglycaemia Secondary to Infliximab Treated with Verapamil Rachael Leng
20 Continuous intravenous terbutaline in a brittle asthmatic Nicola Bond
21 The use of Verapamil and Diazoxide in the management of insulinoma Andrew Li
22 Watch out for the washout Michelle Rice
23 Therapeutic Drug Monitoring of Apixaban to Guide Dose Adjustments for a Complex Patient Kathryn Filipczuk
24 A Complex Case of Antiphospholipid Syndrome Kathryn Filipczuk
25 Clinical effect of Norclozapine in a patient on intermittent haemodialysis and the management thereof Veta-marie Peereboom
26 Rituximab as the monotherapy management of Multiple Sclerosis and Ankylosing Spondylitis: A case report Anna Meija (Le)
27 Pharmacist central to management of a complex presentation of Cryptococcal Meningitis in a remote setting Carleigh Tongs
Critical Care
Poster Number Poster Title Lead Author
28 De-labelling self-reported penicillin allergy in Emergency using skin tests and oral drug provocation testing. Susie Welch
29 Pharmacokinetics of piperacillin-tazobactam in critically ill patients receiving extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) Vesa Cheng
30 Emergency Pharmacists Respond to Code Stroke: Impact on Time to Thrombolysis Suzanne Olding
31 Treating low-molecular weight heparin-induced thrombocytopenia in a major trauma patient using bivalirudin Ellen Jankes
32 ED Medicine Wise: Fostering a Medicine Wise Culture in the Emergency Department Elizabeth Doran
33 Inconsistencies in Medication Standing Orders in Australian Emergency Departments Melanie Morrow
34 Therapeutic Drug Monitoring (TDM) in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Rebecca Curran
35 Non-specialised Pharmacists’ Understanding of Sepsis and Septic Shock Alice Lam
36 Implementation of a credentialing program for early involvement of Emergency Medicine pharmacists in sepsis alerts Michael Dooley
37 The Attitudes and Beliefs of Emergency Department Clinicians on Antimicrobial Stewardship in the Emergency Department Anne Goulopoulos
Poster Number Poster Title Lead Author
38 Mask-Ed™ Simulation Tool for Inter-professional Learning and Development in Clinical Practice Jessica Barnard
39 Hospital to community pharmacy clinical handover: Can we do more? Negin Nasseh
40 Development of the ACTNOW Referral Tool: Flagging patients who need Pharmacy Outpatient Services Claire Hosie
41 A clinical pharmacy model within a home nursing service: the Visiting Pharmacist (ViP) project Rohan Elliot
42 Doing More – Strengthening and Growing the Statewide Primary Health Clinical Pharmacy Service Heather Tomkinson
43 Maternity Outpatient Department Clinic – A New Role for the Women’s and Newborn Pharmacist Karen Whitfield
44 Do pharmacists do more on weekends? Bonnie Tai
45 A new Australian Clinical Pharmacy Podcast – our early experiences. Daniel Guidone
46 The Invisible Pharmacist Rachel Taylor
47 On the 12 days of ED, the government gave to me: three pharmacists in ED! Sally Harding
48 The Impact of Clinical Pharmacy Service in Physiotherapy Musculoskeletal Management Clinic and Conservative Management Service Judy Lin
49 Implementation and evaluation of case-based clinical competency tutorials for pharmacists Bonnie Tai
50 Revolutionising Individual Patient Usage Approvals – A better way to manage Drug Committee applications Diana Bui
51 Telepharmacy and CKD – A Making Tracks Investment Strategy Laura Johnstone
52 Pharmacist prescribing studies: A beginner’s guide Shannon Finn
53 Do More With Less: Team-Based Clinical Pharmacy Service Aimee Petersen
54 Innovative after-hours supply of DOAC in ED reduces length of stay whilst improving safetyc Pani Lambros
55 Automation Theatre Pharmacist: An innovative and exciting role in pharmacy service Ashleigh Lawrence
56 Development of a Medication Reconciliation Education Package for Nurses Nina Muscillo
57 Implementation of the Analgesic Stewardship Pharmacist Role Thuy Bui
59 Evaluation of post-discharge pharmacist-only review in a General Medicine ambulatory care setting Susan Poole
Poster Number Poster Title Lead Author
58 Developing a Role for a Pharmacy Data Manager Susan Alexander
60 Are We Ready for This? A Primary Health Care Readiness Review for NSQHS Accreditation Nicola Morris
61 Optimising the SHPA residency operational framework for the development of future team leaders Scott Mitchell
62 Hospital pharmacists’ perspectives on the role of key performance indicators in Australian pharmacy practice Georgia Lloyd
63 What matters most? Setting priorities to make a 7 day service a reality Jenny Crane
64 What are hospitals looking for when recruiting intern pharmacists? A national survey of decision makers. Diana Bortoletto
65 Development of a Clinical Pharmacist Education Program at a small public hospital Sarah Smith
66 Clinical and General Pharmacy Mandatory Training Program and an E-Learning Platform Stacy La Hood
67 “More effort and more time”: considerations for pharmacy involvement in workplace interprofessional education programs Marisa Hodgkinson
68 An Organisation Wide Communication and Escalation Process – Understanding Pharmacy Performance Nick Jones
69 The value of strategic pharmacist-led procurement in delivering financial sustainability for public hospitals Tom Chynoweth
70 The importance of procurement agility in optimising safety and value for public hospitals and patients Winnie Lin
71 To have or not to have – a systematic approach to managing medication shortages Grace Wong
72 Supporting patient safety and antimicrobial stewardship during antimicrobial shortages Nina Muscillo
73 Medicines shortages in Australian hospitals, and their impact on pharmacy practice Johanna De Wever
74 Medication Management in a multidisciplinary Daily Safety Briefing ; an Opportunity James Radford
Neonates and Paediatrics
Poster Number Poster Title Lead Author
75 Emergency Paediatric Pharmacist- a Success Story Dhrita Khatri
76 Pharmacist Attendance at Paediatric and Neonatal Medical Emergency Simulation Exercises Renee Dimond
77 Clinical Review of Paediatric and Neonatal Smart Infusion Pump Profiles in a Quaternary Hospital Breigh Ridley
78 Medicinal Cannabis – the breakthrough learnings Rochelle Green
79 Use of Celecoxib in Post-adenotonsillectomy Paediatric Patients Annie Cobbledick
80 Is medication safety with an Oncology Information Management System (OIMS) maintained in a paediatric setting? Philip Roberts
81 Medication error prevention strategies across Australian and New Zealand Neonatal Units: a clinical practice survey Nadine Matti
83 Minimisation of potential dosing errors with prednisolone mixture by implementing standardised dosing directions Angelica Politis
84 Infant outcomes following maternal perindopril use in a concealed pregnancy – A case report Oran Milman
85 Like Taking Candy From A Baby: Hyperinsulinemic Hypoglycemia of Infancy Christopher Martin
86 In-house extension of stability of intravenous tacrolimus diluted in 0.9% sodium chloride Pathma Joseph
87 Quality Use of Rasburicase in Tumor Lysis Syndrome: A Retrospective Study Pathma Joseph
88 Chemotherapy information in paediatric oncology: What do families want? Eu Queen Ang
89 Electronic medicines management enhances audit: Therapeutic monitoring of vancomycin. Aisha Al Mahdy
90 Enhancing Therapeutic Monitoring of Medicines in Children Natalie Jekki
Partnering with Consumers
Poster Number Poster Title Lead Author
91 Empowering and Educating Mental Health Consumers: A “Snowballing” Approach to Medicines Information Provision Amy Stashynsky
92 Discharge summaries and medication lists – Are we getting any better? Christopher Hidayat
93 Evaluation of patient satisfaction with the discharge medication list (Medi-list). Helen Dixon
94 Are discharge medication records meeting patient’s needs? Martin Canning
95 Avoiding medication omissions: Development of a time-critical medication list Claire Hosie
96 Do we know what patients want? Evaluating feedback on the provision of medicines information Linda Graudins
97 Helping Patients to Know Their Medicines by Heart: Developing a Patient E-learning Module Sarah Dinh
98 Patient adherence to preoperative fasting and medication instructions: Do we make the cut? Abby Yu
99 Waiting for Pharmacy? Evaluating Delayed Discharges from Transit Lounge Ruby Arter
100 The perceived impact of medicines, foods and substances taken by mother on their breastfed baby Hilai Ahmadzai
101 Balancing active treatment, symptom management and quality of life: the role of the pharmacist Josephine To
102 The Kidney Supportive Care Program (KSCp)-partnering with patients. Our patients, our care Carla Scuderi
103 ‘S’ if for? An audit of self-administration (‘S’) on the National Inpatient Medication Chart (NIMC) Yolande Lindsay
104 Medication Review: One Small Step for Pharmacy, One Giant Leap for Patient Care Vaughan Clark
105 Post Discharge Medication Review – Comparison of Two Methods of Communication Louise Sharp
106 Educating Rural Oncology Patients to Minimise Adverse Effects from Oral Chemotherapeutics and Enhance Medication Safety Natalie Glen
107 Improving the timeliness of medicines dosing through use of patient’s own medicines Brock Delfante
Pharmacy Practice
Poster Number Poster Title Lead Author
108 Who do you think you are? The Personality Traits of Australian Pharmacists Andrew Hale
109 Audit of the completeness of “as required” (PRN) psychotropic medication orders in South Australian hospitals Esther Kopp
110 Doing more to reduce the use of benzodiazepines in High Falls Risk Patients Pete Falloon
111 Modifying thalidomide chemotherapy in the setting of dysphagia Amal Abrotonite
112 Validation of a Risk Stratification Tool for a Hospital Outreach Medication Review (HOMR) program Aseel Rofu
113 Clinicians’ perspective on use of the ‘My Medicines and Me’ side-effect Questionnaire in community psychiatry Michelle Hooper
114 Introducing Medication Management Planning & Reconciliation to Outpatient Haemodialysis Julina Tran
115 The Development of Antiviral Guidelines for the Treatment of Herpes Simplex Keratitis Cathy Vlouhos
116 Antimicrobial stewardship in regional, rural and remote hospitals: finding the X factor Jaclyn Bishop
117 Reducing inappropriate surgical antimicrobial prophylaxis: a pharmacist led interventional prospective audit Geoffrey Wills
118 Correlation between days of Approval, Dispensing and Administration, of restricted antibiotic in a tertiary hospital Evelyn Boukouvalas
119 The Pharmacy Times – Using “fake news” to improve Antimicrobial Stewardship (AMS) Emily Diprose
120 Reigning in the Cowboys, Racing Against Resistance, Winning on Orthopaedic Prophylaxis in a Rural Facility Ged Hawthorn
121 Development of the NSW Maternity Venous Thromboembolism Risk Assessment Tool and supporting resources Nina Muscillo
123 Keeping patients and staff “safe” by prescribing insulin doses using words. Nicole O’shea
124 Design and evaluation of a national subcutaneous insulin chart in Australian sub-acute hospitals Herbert Down
125 Developing and Implementing a Clinical Trials Audit to Improve Good Clinical Practice Ellisha Vas
126 Weight and think – Does our prescribing weigh up? Andrew Grant
127 The impact of a Pharmacist on Post Take Ward Round Prescribing and Medication appropriateness. Ian Coombes
128 Implementation of Remote Pharmacist Verification of Cancer Medicine Prescriptions within a Day Oncology Hospital Miranda King
129 Life in quarantine, when medications have temperature excursions Mark Sheppard
130 The extent and nature of medication-related hospital admissions over six-years: 2011-2016 Judy Mullan
131 Assessing medication history entries at a glance – can we look for markers of quality? Kate Callaghan
132 Medication Management plans (MMP) and high-risk medicines: the impact/role of a pharmacy intern Kate Ziser
133 Appropriateness of proton pump inhibitor use in patients admitted under the general medical unit Meng Yap
134 Investigation of Falls in Older Inpatients- Is There a Request For a Medication Review? Rayan Nahas
135 Timely Clinical Pharmacist Review of High-Needs Surgical Patients with a Pharmacy Referral System Bonnie Jongue
136 Evaluating the Feasibility and Educational Value of a Multi-faceted Medical Student Safe Prescribing Workshop Nallini McCleery
137 What can a sticker do? Pharmacist driven intervention to improve communication on discharge Courtney Shanahan
138 Can fluorescent stickers improve post-operative management of antiplatelets and anticoagulants? Neeva Maskey Shrestha
139 Doing more for Medicines Information services – expanding the peer review process Felicity Prior
140 Multisite metabolic monitoring of inpatients taking regular antipsychotic medications: teaming up to improve care Margaret Jordan
141 Metabolic Monitoring and Interventions for Mental Health Consumers on Antipsychotics in the Inpatient Setting Emily D’Arcy
142 Development and Implementation of an Audit Tool for Inpatient Intravenous Infusion Charts. Minh-Phuong Nguyen
143 Improving the Care of Palliative Outpatients through Medication Review Geoffrey Grima
144 That’ll teach ‘em! Integrating behavioural science and adult learning principles into a JMO orientation program Kate Callaghan
145 Introducing PHarmacie-4: Doing more for high-risk patients post discharge. Shetaal Gupta
146 Doctor-pharmacist communication in hospitals: speak then write Karen Luetsch
147 Pharmaco-vigilantes: the transformation of an Adverse Drug Reaction Surveillance Program Claire Keith
148 Qualitative study of Australian hospital pharmacist’s practices of reporting adverse drug reactions Romaisa Riaz
149 Healthcare Providers’ Knowledge of Immunologically-Mediated Adverse Drug Reactions: Where Are the Gaps? Linda Graudins
150 Identifying inpatients at high risk of adverse drug events; Systematic review of predictive risk scores Nazanin Falconer
151 The quality of medication allergy and adverse drug reaction documentation across electronic and paper sources Nicola Harper
152 Pharmacist review of medications for hiv-positive people seen in general practice (PROM-GP) Kate Mackie
153 Optimising clinical pharmacy services using needs assessed pharmacy-independent discharge referrals Thu Nguyen
154 A Seamless Provision of Cancer Care between Public Hospital and Primary Care Geoffrey Grima
155 Omission Impossible: Shedding light on clinical pharmacist interventions at a metropolitan teaching hospital Dina Shahin
156 Proactive pharmacist-assisted warfarin management: reducing missed doses and improving continuum of care. Alison Tyedin
157 A Comparison of Laboratory and Point of Care International Normalised Testing Madison Shepley
Technicians Doing More
Poster Number Poster Title Lead Author
158 Improving Discharge Medication Communication – Expanding the Pharmacy Technician’s Role Emma Langrty
159 Using ‘Hypokits’ as a Tracer for Evaluating Episodes of Hypoglycaemia-Technicians Driving Clinical Research Susan Alexander
160 High Tech: The advanced role of pharmacy technicians in Clinical Trials Shirley Liang
161 Dispensing errors and the technician workforce – traditional dispensing roles and perceptions in role responsibilities. Cathy Martin
162 Best possible medication histories obtained by a pharmacy technician in the peri-operative setting Melanie Vellios
Poster Number Poster Title Lead Author
163 One year in ED – Discharge prescribing analysis utilising an electronic prescription database. Stewart Cockram
164 Potential impact on discharge summary medication list accuracy following implementation of an electronic prescribing system Alissa Dmitritchenko
165 Do electronic discharge summaries communicate accurate medicines information? Dzung Tran
166 Development of an Electronic Medical Record (eMR) Training Program for Pharmacists Michael Trembath
167 Doing more to support electronic management of clozapine initiation: aligning paper-based protocols with electronic prescribing Holly Dharmawardana
168 eAMS: opportunities in antimicrobial stewardship with the utilisation of daily electronic prescribing reports Fiona Doukas
169 Assessment of the Impact of Automated Dispensing Cabinet Implementation in a Tertiary Hospital in Malaysia Hoong Seng Chow
170 Doing MORE to reduce system-related medication errors on transfer – A story of Intensive Care. Stuart Binns
171 Hospital Pharmacists’ perspectives on clinical training in a digital environment – are we on track? Mridula Viswanathan
172 Unexpected medication safety risks generated through use of MedChart prescribing software. Cathy Martin
173 A Pilot and Evaluation of a State-wide Electronic Solution for the Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism Selvana Awad
174 Improving the on-call experience using a spreadsheet recorder with an associated dashboard report Peter Hill
175 Medication reconciliation in Electronic Medication Management System- findings from pre-implementation phase Jonathan Penm
176 Automating the Measurement of Clinical Pharmacist Activities Natalie Tasker
177 Hospital pharmacist clinical handover: a snapshot of current communication practice in the electronic era Snehal Parmar
178 The role of a Research Pharmacist in Electronic Medication Management (EMM) Nicola Harper
179 JIRA®: A useful tool to manage the complex process of electronic medication management quality assurance Marisol Cincunegui
180 Safe paper-based chemotherapy prescribing in an electronic world Chloe Whatley
181 The impact of the introduction of an electronic patient management system on clinical pharmacy processes. Peter Hill
182 Automated electronic to paper medication chart transcription at ICU discharge: safety, accuracy and staff satisfaction Maddaleine Hunt
183 Thunderstorm asthma management during a code brown: impact on electronic prescribing and clinical documentation Brett Anderson
Poster Number Poster Title Lead Author
185 An analysis of current enoxaparin dosing guidelines in mild to moderate renal impairment Celeste Bloomfield
186 Not another DVT in the ED: Standardising and Optimising Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) Management Christine Coorey
187 New Oral Anticoagulants (NOACs) and bleeding – A retrospective view in a tertiary hospital setting Danny Soo
188 Evaluation of bleeding rates for patients taking direct acting anticoagulants under a guided prescribing system Yang Su
189 Continuing Uncertainties Related To Non-Vitamin K Antagonist Oral Anticoagulants. Piedad Vazquez
190 Evidence-based anticoagulation decision making for atrial fibrillation – Are we providing patient centred care approach? Viviane Khalil
191 Adherence to heart failure guidelines in an Australian hospital: Can we do more? Viviane Khalil
192 A Retrospective Audit of Digoxin TDM Beth Mudd
193 Prescribing practices of secondary stroke prevention medications at discharge from a large tertiary hospital Dorsa Maher
194 Improving patient care by reducing missed doses of time critical medicines Hayley Fulton
195 Clearing out the problems – reviewing the provision of bowel preparation to colonoscopy patients Trudy Teasdale
196 Evidence Based Management of Complementary and Alternative Medicines in the Perioperative Period Noni Oborne
197 Prevention of post-operative nausea and vomiting in a peri-operative setting Tori Forrester
198 A retrospective audit of perioperative non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) utilisation Galahad Gu
199 VTE Prophylaxis in the Neurosurgical population: A Real Brain Teaser Chloe Marchmont
200 Adequacy of Discharge Analgesia of Surgical Patients: a patient follow-up study Georgia Byrne
201 Analgesic supply to surgical patients on discharge into the community–what is getting out there? Margaret Jordan
202 Measuring opioid dependence in chronic pain patients: Comparisons between addiction clinic and pain clinic populations. Jacinta Johnson
203 Acute Seizure Management: Is it under control? Sarah Spann
204 Osteoporosis Therapy Initiation Post Minimal Trauma Fracture Mary Etty-Leal
205 Thunderstorm and other factors leading to asthma admissions in a regional hospital Greg Weeks
206 Antipsychotic polypharmacy at hospital discharge from mental health units Viandro Borja
207 Impact of clozapine on hospital use: a systematic review and meta-analysis Rachel Land
208 Azithromycin treatment in respiratory infections: Promoting judicious prescribing through pharmacist-facilitated education initiative Chin-Yen Yeo
209 Delirium prevention and management – are we doing enough for confused patients? Malwina Pliszczak
210 Shaken not deterred; a retrospective audit of inpatient Parkinson’s medication related problems Deanna Mill
211 Evaluation of initial vancomycin dosing at a metropolitan tertiary referral hospital Natalie Summerlin
212 Empiric intraperitoneal antibiotics for peritonitis – assessing the concordance with hospital guidelines Shiqin Peng
213 Do more by doing less: a pharmacist lead PPI deprescribing intervention Tori Forrester
214 Reduction in use but minimal impact following PBS delisting of Cinacalcet in a tertiary institution. Helen Dixon
215 Sensipar® instead of Surgery. Is it a sensible option? Jesseca Eglington
217 Not so sweet: insulin dosing errors reported to a Poisons Information Centre Jared Brown
218 Assessing the equivalence of Erythropoiesis-Stimulating Agents in haemodialysis patients following brand switching. Danielle Ironside
219 Polypharmacy and Medication Changes are Frequent in Patients with Decompensated Cirrhosis Catherine Li
220 Evaluation of Non-Selective Beta-Blocker Use for Prophylaxis of Variceal Haemorrhage in Decompensated Cirrhosis Kelly Hayward
221 Rectal lactulose: Getting to the bottom of it Allan Fong