Program

The Medicines Management 2017 | The 43rd SHPA National Conference main conference program is outlined below.

See our pre-conference workshops and main conference workshops for further information regarding pre-conference workshops and some of our main workshops during the Conference.

Please note that this program is subject to change.

FRIDAY 17 NOVEMBER 2017
0840 – 1015 PLENARY SESSION ONE
Room Darling Harbour Theatre
 0840 – 0845 Welcome and acknowledgement of Country
Natalie Tasker, MM2017 Scientific Program Committee Chair, NSW
 0845 – 0905 Opening address
Michael Dooley, SHPA President, VIC
 0905 – 0915 SHPA New Fellows Presentation
 Chair Michael Dooley
 0925 – 1015 KEYNOTE PRESENTATION
Essentials of cultural competency in pharmacy practice
Zubin Austin
Academic Director, Centre for Practice Excellence and The Murray B. Koffler Chair in Pharmacy Management, Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, Canada
1015 – 1100 MORNING TEA
Exhibition Hall 1
1110 – 1240 INVITED SPEAKER SESSIONS
Room Meeting Room C4.5 Meeting Room C4.4 Meeting Room C4.1 Meeting Room C4.7 Meeting Room C4.8 Meeting Room C4.10 Meeting Room C4.9
Chair Rayan Nahas Rosemary Burke Jeff Hughes  Brian Lilley Cindy Lau Trudy Teasdale Felicity Prior
S1
AGED CARE
S2
EMM: FOUNDATIONS
S3
MEDICINAL
 CANNABIS
S4
PAEDIATRICS AND NEONATOLOGY
S5
INFECTIOUS DISEASES
S6
TECHNICIANS
S7
TOXICOLOGY
1110 – 1140 Doing more with less medicines
Sarah Hilmer
Head of Department Clinical Pharmacology and Senior Staff Specialist Aged Care, Royal North Shore Hospital, NSW and Conjoint Professor of Geriatric Pharmacology, University of Sydney, NSW

Accredited Group 2 of CPD
Designing effective computerised alerts
Melissa Baysari
Senior Research Fellow, Australian Institute of Health Innovation, NSW
Medicinal cannabis in paediatric epilepsy
John Lawson
Paediatric Neurologist and Lead Investigator on the NSW Paediatric Epilepsy Cannabis Trials, Sydney Children’s Hospital Network, NSW
Neonatal Medicines Formulary Consensus Group: goal to achieve standardisation in Australasia
Srinivas Bolisetty
Lead Clinician and Senior Neonatologist, Royal Hospital for Women, NSW
Public health in pharmacy
Mary-Louise McLaws
Professor of Epidemiology Healthcare Infection and Infectious Diseases Control, University of New South Wales, NSW
SHPA doing more: technician role redesign
Andreia Bruno
Lecturer, Monash University, VIC

Andrew Matthews
General Manager Workforce Transformation, SHPA, NSW
Australian antivenoms: are they any good?
Geoff Isbister
Clinical Toxicologist, Calvary Mater Newcastle and NSW Poisons Information Centre, NSW

Accredited Group 2 of CPD
1140 – 1210 Deprescribing in the real world
Vasi Naganathan, Academic Geriatrician, Centre for Education and Research on Ageing, NSW and Academic Sydney Medical School, NSW
Prepare the people: getting on board with eMM
Katie Hargreaves
Lead Pharmacist, Quality use of medicines & eMEDs, Medical Executive Directorate, South East Sydney Local Health District, NSW
Medicinal cannabis in palliative care
Amanda Walker
Senior Staff Specialist, South Western Sydney Local Health District and Senior Advisor, Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, NSW
Treatment of acute inborn errors of metabolism
Kaustuv Bhattacharya
Staff Metabolic Paediatrician, Genetic Metabolic Disorders Service, NSW
Antibiotic hunters: how to find new antibiotics
Mark Blaskovich
Program Coordinator, Community for Open Antimicrobial Drug Discovery (CO-ADD), QLD
Technician training opportunities
Lorah Hickman
Senior Pharmacy Technician – Training and Development, Alfred Health, VIC
Digoxin and methotrexate toxicity: what’s needed and how much
Betty Chan
Clinical Toxicologist, NSW Poisons Information Centre, NSW and Clinical Toxicologist and Emergency Physician, Prince of Wales Hospital, NSW

Accredited Group 2 of CPD
1210 – 1240 Wiser healthcare: reducing overdiagnosis and overtreatment
Rachelle Buchbinder
Director of the Monash Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Institute and Professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, VIC
The role of pharmacy in the eMM environment:
panel discussion

Rosemary Burke
Director of Pharmacy, Concord Repatriation General Hospital, NSW
Jacqueline Laurens
Senior Nurse Manager – Information Systems, Concord Repatriation General Hospital, NSW
Daniel Trajkov
eMM Application Manager, The Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network, NSW
Alison Tyedin
Cardiology & Cardiothoracic Surgery Pharmacist, Austin Health, VIC
Medicinal cannabis: prescribing pathways
Jan Fizzell
Medical Advisor, NSW Ministry of Health, NSW
What to do when compassion runs out? A dinutuximab case study
Helen Irving
Pre-Eminent Specialist and Clinical Lead, Children’s Health Queensland and University of Queensland, QLD
Do more AMS. Pearls from years in the life of AMS
Thomas Gottlieb
Senior Staff Specialist Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Concord Hospital, NSW and Clinical Associate Professor, University of Sydney, NSW
Collaboration… building a better partnership for the future of pharmacy: panel discussion

Tara Clayson Fisher
Senior Pharmacy Assistant – Clinical Services, SA Pharmacy, CALHN, Royal Adelaide Hospital, SA
Mark Clifford
Senior Pharmacy Technician, Westmead Hospital, NSW
Lorah Hickman
Senior Pharmacy Technician – Training and Development, Alfred Health, VIC
Trudy Teasdale
Pharmacist – Assistant Director Pharmacy, Gold Coast Health, QLD
New and unusual antidotes: a recipe for saving lives
Darren Roberts
Clinical Toxicologist, NSW Poisons Information Centre, NSW

Accredited Group 2 of CPD
1240 – 1400 LUNCH
Exhibition Hall 1
1410 – 1510 CONTRIBUTED PAPERS
Room Meeting Room C4.5 Meeting Room C4.4 Meeting Room C4.1 Meeting Room C4.7 Meeting Room C4.8 Meeting Room C4.10 Meeting Room C4.9
Chair Selvana Awad Gauri Godbole Claire Fitzgerald  Peter Fowler Terry Melocco Cathy Vlouhos Daniel Guidone
C1
ANTICOAGULANTS
C2
AGED CARE
C3
CASE STUDIES
C4
MONOCLONAL ANTIBODIES
C5
MANAGEMENT
C6
OPIOIDS
C7
EDUCATION RESIDENCY
1410 – 1425 The representativeness of direct oral anticoagulant clinical trials to hospitalised patients with atrial fibrillation
Laura Fanning
Pharmacy Research Coordinator, Eastern Health, VIC
Appropriateness of osteoporosis management following low-impact fracture
Victoria Warner
Clinical Pharmacist, Alfred Health, VIC
The use of long-acting paliperidone injections in advanced Huntington’s disease for movement and behavioural disturbances
Nameer van Oosterom
Intern Pharmacist, Princess Alexandria Hospital, QLD
Pharmacist-led proactive therapeutic drug monitoring with infliximab (PROXIMO)
Clarissa Rentsch
Senior Clinical Pharmacist, Gastroenterology, Alfred Health, VIC
Weathering the storm: development of a hospital-wide Thunderstorm Asthma management plan
Sally Harding
Pharmacist, St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne, VIC
Evaluation of the implementation of the Ohio Emergency and Acute Care Facility Opioid Prescribing Guidelines
Jonathan Penm
Lecturer, University of Sydney, NSW
Follow the yellow brick road to innovative education
Kerry Watts
Clinical Pharmacist Wollongong Hospital, NSW
Move between sessions
1430 – 1445 Evaluation of enoxaparin dose-response in obese patients: a retrospective case series
Celeste Bloomfield
Pharmacist, Gold Coast University Hospital, QLD
Polypharmacy in very elderly hospitalised patients
Iouri Banakh
Clinical Pharmacist Peninsula Health, VIC
Bilateral hearing loss in an melanoma patient treated with Pembrolizumab
Thi Nguyen
Pharmacist – Advanced (oncology) The Prince Charles Hospital, QLD
Evaluating the economic burden of adverse drug reactions to checkpoint inhibitors
Fallon Grieve
Medicines Information Pharmacist & Lead Pharmacist (ICU) Royal North Shore Hospital, NSW
A framework to assist new Directors of Pharmacy to understand staff need and develop strategy
Scott Savage
Director of Pharmacy, Northern Health, VIC
Experiences and challenges of implementing a hospital-based, pharmacist-led Opioid Stewardship Service
Benita Suckling
Opioid Stewardship Pharmacist, Redcliffe Hospital, QLD
Situational judgement tests; an innovation for pharmacy intern selection
Jenny Chen
Senior Pharmacist Education & Training, Eastern Health, VIC
Move between sessions
1450 – 1505 Frequency and impact of hospital admissions due to anticoagulant-related bleeding: a cohort study
Hadley Bortz
Senior Clinical Pharmacist, Alfred Health, VIC
A pharmacist-led randomised controlled trial of minimise the functional burden of medications in older inpatients
Rayan Nahas
Pharmacist, Royal North Shore Hospital, NSW
You want MORE? A case study of funnel web spider (FWS) anti-venom use in arachnidism
Aimee Petersen
Critical Care (Medical Team Leader) Pharmacist Wyong Hospital, NSW
Sterile endophthalmitis due to intravitreal bevacizumab cold chain breach
Helen Trenerry
Director Of QMAIS, Qld Medicines Advice & Information Service, QLD
Expanding the pharmacy technician role to support clinical teams and improve medication safety
Laura Marshall
Pharmacy Technician Team Leader Epic Pharmacy, QLD
Opioid supply on hospital discharge: a multi-perspective review of prescribing practices at a Victorian hospital
Puji Faitna
Pharmacist, University Hospital Geelong, VIC
Jumping the hurdles of providing a rural based pharmacy residency program
Cathy Martin
Senior Pharmacist Clinical Education and Training Hunter New England Local Health District, NSW
1510 – 1610 LIGHTNING TALKS
Room Meeting Room C4.4 Meeting Room C4.5 Meeting Room C4.8 Meeting Room C4.1
Chair Kristin Xenos & Russell Levy Deidre Criddle & Wendy Huynh Jared Brown & Fallon Grieve Michelle Jenkins & Natalie Tasker
L1
CASE PRESENTATIONS AND INFECTIOUS DISEASES
L2
PHARMACY PRACTICE
L3
INNOVATION
L4
THERAPEUTICS AND PAEDIATRICS
 1515 Chair to introduce speakers
1520 – 1523 Continuous intravenous terbutaline in a brittle asthmatic
Nicola Bond
Clinical Pharmacist, Royal Perth Hospital, WA
POSTER 20
The invisible pharmacist
Rachel Taylor
Director of Pharmacy, Epic Pharmacy, NSW
POSTER 46
JIRA®: A useful tool to manage the complex process of electronic medication management quality assurance
Marisol Cincunegui
Clinical Lead Pharmacist, Westmead Hospital, NSW
POSTER 179
Therapeutic drug monitoring (TDM) in the intensive care unit (ICU)
Rebecca Curran
Clinical Pharmacist, Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service, QLD
POSTER 34
1523 – 1526 Rituximab as the monotherapy management of Multiple Sclerosis and Ankylosing Spondylitis: a case report
Anna Mejia (Le)
Clinical Pharmacist Box Hill Hospital, VIC
POSTER 26
Introducing PHarmacie-4: doing more for high-risk patients post discharge
Shetaal Gupta
University of Western Australia, WA
POSTER 145
Is medication safety with an Oncology Information Management System (OIMS) maintained in a paediatric setting?
Philip Roberts
Oncology Supervisor Princess Margaret Hospital, WA
POSTER 80
Pharmacokinetics of piperacillin-tazobactam in critically ill patients receiving extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO)
Vesa Cheng
PhD Candidate University of Queensland, QLD
POSTER 29
1526 – 1529 What more do we have left? Ceftaroline: a new agent for Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA)
Aimee Petersen
Critical Care (Medical Team Leader) Pharmacist Wyong Hospital, NSW
POSTER 3
That’ll teach ‘em! Integrating behavioural science and adult learning principles into a JMO orientation program
Kate Callaghan
Medication Safety Pharmacist, St George Hospital, NSW
POSTER 144
What matters most? Setting priorities to make a 7 day service a reality
Jenny Crane
Director of Pharmacy, Royal North Shore Hospital, NSW
POSTER 63
Tobramycin clearance in a cystic fibrosis patient on haemodialysis: implications for dosing
Vanessa Inserra
Clinical Pharmacist Alfred Health, VIC
POSTER 13
1529 – 1532 Two cases of immunotherapy-induced colitis in metastatic melanoma resulting in colectomy
Jessica Bui
Pharmacist Royal North Shore Hospital, NSW
POSTER 16
A new Australian clinical pharmacy podcast – our early experiences
Daniel Guidone
Lead Pharmacist Education, Alfred Health, VIC
POSTER 45
Best possible medication histories obtained by a pharmacy technician in the peri-operative setting
Melanie Vellios
Pharmacy Technician Team Leader Cabrini Health, VIC
POSTER 162
Patient adherence to preoperative fasting and medication instructions: do we make the cut?
Negin Nasseh
Intern Pharmacist, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, QLD
POSTER 98
1532 – 1535 Can high-dose loratadine cause seizures – adverse drug reaction or interaction?
Helen Trenerry
Director Of QMAIS, Qld Medicines Advice & Information Service, QLD
POSTER 14
Waiting for pharmacy? Evaluating delayed discharges from transit lounge
Ruby Arter
Pharmacy Intern Eastern Health, VIC
POSTER 99
Do pharmacists do more on weekends?
Bonnie Tai
Assistant Director of Pharmacy, The Prince Charles Hospital, QLD
POSTER 44
Adherence to heart failure guidelines in an Australian hospital: can we do more?
Viviane Khalil
Medication Safety Pharmacist/Clinical Educator, Peninsula Health, VIC
POSTER 191
1535 – 1538 Not so swell – leg cellulitis and oedema with unintended double dosing of trametinib
Emma Booth
Pharmacist, Calvary Public Hospital Bruce, ACT
POSTER 18
The value of strategic pharmacist-led procurement in delivering financial sustainability for public hospitals
Tom Chynoweth
Senior Category Manager, Health Purchasing Victoria, VIC
POSTER 69
Assessment of the impact of automated dispensing cabinet implementation in a tertiary hospital in Malaysia
Hoong Seng Chow
Senior Manager Pharmacy Services, Sunway Medical Centre Sdn Bhd, Selangor Darul Ehsan
POSTER 169
Doing more to reduce the use of benzodiazepines in High Risk Falls Patients (HFRP)
Pete Falloon
Clinical Trials Pharmacist, Launceston General Hospital, TAS
POSTER 110
1538 – 1541 Clinical effect of Norclozapine in a patient on intermittent haemodialysis and the management thereof
Veta-Marie Peereboom
Clinical Pharmacist Royal North Shore Hospital, NSW
POSTER 25
The impact of the introduction of an electronic patient management system on clinical pharmacy processes
Peter Hill
Deputy Director of Pharmacy, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, SA
POSTER 181
Supporting patient safety and antimicrobial stewardship during antimicrobial shortages
Nina Muscillo
Senior Manager Medication Safety, Clinical Excellence Commission, NSW
POSTER 72
The Kidney Supportive Care Program (KSCp)-partnering with patients. Our patients, our care
Carla Scuderi
Pharmacist Advanced Renal, Metro North Hospital and Health Service RBWH, QLD
POSTER 102
Chair to introduce speakers
1546 – 1549 Shaken not deterred; a retrospective audit of inpatient Parkinson’s medication related problems
Deanna Mill
Intern Pharmacist, SA Pharmacy, SA
POSTER 210
Analgesic supply to surgical patients on discharge into the community–what is getting out there?
Amy Minett
eMEDs Pharmacy Business Analyst, Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District, NSW
POSTER 201
Implementation and evaluation of case-based clinical competency tutorials for pharmacists
Bonnie Tai
Assistant Director of Pharmacy, The Prince Charles Hospital, QLD
POSTER 49
Evidence-based anticoagulation decision making for atrial fibrillation – are we providing patient centred care approach?
Viviane Khalil
Medication Safety Pharmacist/Clinical Educator, Peninsula Health, VIC
POSTER 190
1549 – 1552 Delirium prevention and management – are we doing enough for confused patients?
Malwina Pliszczak
Pharmacist, Public Hospital Bruce, ACT
POSTER 209
Prevention of post-operative nausea and vomiting in a peri-operative setting
Tori Forrester
Pharmacist, Princess Alexandra Hospital, QLD
POSTER 197
Pharmaco-vigilantes: the transformation of an adverse drug reaction surveillance program
Claire Keith
Medicines Information Pharmacist, Austin Health, VIC
POSTER 147
Appropriateness of proton pump inhibitor use in patients admitted under the general medical unit
Meng Yap
Clinical Pharmacist, Alfred Health, VIC
POSTER 133
1552 – 1555 De-labelling self-reported penicillin allergy in emergency using skin tests and oral drug provocation testing
Susie Welch
Senior Pharmacist, St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney, NSW
POSTER 28
Validation of a risk stratification tool for a hospital outreach medication review (HOMR) program
Aseel Rofu
Clinical Pharmacist, Monash Health, VIC
POSTER 112
An organisation wide communication and escalation process – understanding pharmacy performance
Nick Jones
Program Director Pharmacy, Eastern Health, VIC
POSTER 68
Enhancing therapeutic monitoring of medicines in children
Natalie Jekki
Intern Pharmacist, The Children’s Hospital At Westmead, NSW
POSTER 90
1555 – 1558 eAMS: opportunities in antimicrobial stewardship with the utilisation of daily electronic prescribing reports
Fiona Doukas
Senior Pharmacist (Antimicrobial Stewardship), Concord Repatriation General Hospital, NSW
POSTER 168
Assessing medication history entries at a glance – can we look for markers of quality?
Kate Callaghan
Medication Safety Pharmacist, St George Hospital, NSW
POSTER 131
ED medicine wise: fostering a medicine wise culture in the emergency department
Elizabeth Doran
Clinical Pharmacist and Team Leader: Emergency, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, QLD
POSTER 32
Chemotherapy information in paediatric oncology: what do families want?
Eu Queen Ang
Pharmacist, Women’s and Children’s Hospital, SA
POSTER 88
1558 – 1601 Reducing inappropriate surgical antimicrobial prophylaxis: a pharmacist led interventional prospective audit
Geoffrey Wills
Pharmacist, Westmead Hospital, NSW
POSTER 117
Empowering and educating mental health consumers: a “snowballing” approach to medicines information provision
Amy Stashynsky
Senior Pharmacist, Medication Safety and Antimicrobial Stewardship Mental Health, South Western Sydney Local Health District Mental Health Service, NSW
POSTER 91
Development of the NSW maternity venous thromboembolism risk assessment tool and supporting resources
Nina Muscillo
Senior Manager Medication Safety, Clinical Excellence Commission, NSW
POSTER 121
Pharmacist attendance at paediatric and neonatal medical emergency simulation exercises
Renee Dimond
Pharmacist, Ballarat Health Services, VIC
POSTER 76
1601 – 1604 Implementation of a credentialing program for early involvement of emergency medicine pharmacists in sepsis alerts
Michael Dooley
Director of Pharmacy, Alfred Health VIC
POSTER 36
Pharmacist review of medications for HIV-positive people seen in general practice (PROM-GP)
Kate Mackie
Senior Clinical Pharmacist, HIV/ID, Alfred Health, VIC
POSTER 152
Evaluation of patient satisfaction with the discharge medication list (medi-list)
Helen Dixon
Deputy Chief Pharmacist, St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne, VIC
POSTER 93
Quality use of Rasburicase in Tumor Lysis Syndrome: a retrospective study
Pathma Joseph
Senior Pharmacist Medicine Information and QUM, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead, NSW
POSTER 87
1604 – 1615 Snack break
1615 – 1730 PLENARY SESSION TWO
Room Darling Harbour Theatre
1615 – 1630 SHPA Chief Executive Address
Kristin Michaels, Chief Executive, SHPA
1630 – 1645 Fred J Boyd Presentation and Oration
Chair Natalie Tasker
1645 – 1730 KEYNOTE PRESENTATION
24/7: The future of hospital pharmacy
Panel:

Jenny Crane, Director of Pharmacy, Royal North Shore Hospital, NSW

Michael Dooley, Director of Pharmacy, Alfred Health and Professor of Clinical Pharmacy, Centre for Medical Use and Safety, Monash University, VIC
Rahul Singal, Associate Chief Pharmacist – Operational Productivity, Kings College Hospital, London

1735 – 1800 SHPA AGM
1745 – 1915 WELCOME RECEPTION
Exhibition Hall 1

 

SATURDAY 18 NOVEMBER 2017
0800 – 0855 SHPA BREAKFAST – Pharmacy Pheud Technicians Breakfast
Room Grand Ballrooms 2 & 3 Grand Ballroom 1
Chair Kristin Xenos Rebekah Moles
0905 – 1030 PLENARY SESSION THREE
Room Darling Harbour Theatre
0905 – 0920 SHPA Medal of Merit presentation & oration
Chair Fiona Doukas
0920 – 1010 KEYNOTE PRESENTATION
Doing more to keep our patients safe
Kim Oates, Emeritus Professor of Paediatrics, University of Sydney and Director of Undergraduate Education, Clinical Excellence Commission, NSW
1010 – 1050 MORNING TEA
Exhibition Hall 1
1100 – 1230 INVITED SPEAKER SESSIONS
Room Meeting Room C4.5 Meeting Room C4.8 Meeting Room C4.1 Meeting Room C4.7 Meeting Room C4.4 Meeting Room C4.11 Meeting Room C4.9 Meeting Room C4.10
Chair Wendy Huynh Russell Levy Peter Barclay Cathy Martin Emily Diprose Melanie Anderson Andrew McLachlan  Ian Coombes
S8
CLINICAL UPDATES
S9
EMM: ADVANCED
S10
CONTROVERSIAL CONVERSATIONS
S11
PRACTITIONER DEVELOPMENT
S12
INFECTIOUS DISEASES
S13
EXTENDING THE BOUNDARIES: TECHNICIANS
S14
INFORMATION GATHERING
S15
LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT
1100 – 1130 Approaching multiple sclerosis: what more can patients hope for?
Nimeshan Geevasinga
Neurologist, Neurophysiologist and Senior Clinical Lecturer, University of Sydney, NSW

Accredited Group 2 of CPD
Establishing an eMM governance framework
Rosemary Burke
Director of Pharmacy, Concord Repatriation General Hospital, NSW
Medicines and murder: from caveman to Shipman
Ian Whyte
Conjoint Professor and Director of Clinical Toxicology & Pharmacology, Calvary and Mater Hospital, NSW

Ethical dilemmas in organ transplantation
Jeremy Chapman
Clinical Director of the Medicine and Cancer Care Services, Director of the Western Renal Service, Westmead Hospital, NSW
Accredited Group 2 of CPD
Lessons learnt: the first year of SHPA generalist residency
Andrew Matthews
General Manager Workforce Transformation, SHPA, NSW

Residency program: rural insights
Sheridan Briggs
Director of Pharmacy, Tamworth Hospital, NSW
Residency program: how to pick a good resident
Sonya Stacey
Pharmacist Consultant, Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital, QLD
A day in the life of a resident
Natalie Maher
Pharmacist, James Cook University, QLD
Looking forward: advanced practice & specialty residency
Andrew Matthews
General Manager Workforce Transformation, SHPA, NSW
Presentation: SHPA Resident of the Year
Hepatitis C treatment: one year on
Jacob George
Head Department of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Westmead Hospital and Sydney West Local Health District, NSW
eMM opportunities for technicians

Arlene Saulong-Reichel
Pharmacy Technician, Blacktown and Mount Druitt Hospitals, NSW
Bijal Shah
Pharmacy Technician, Blacktown and Mount Druitt Hospitals, NSW
Information overload or blissful ignorance: the challenges of obtaining relevant clinical information during a knowledge sharing revolution
James Edwards
Co-Director – Emergency Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and PRINT Chair Sydney Medical Program, NSW
Improving productivity in hospital pharmacy services
Rahul Singal
Associate Chief Pharmacist – Operational Productivity, Kings College Hospital, London
1130 – 1200 Update on respiratory inhaler devices: how much more can we breathe in?
Scott Twaddell
Respiratory and General Physician, Clinical Pharmacologist and Toxicologist Director of Prevocational Education and Training, John Hunter Hospital and Conjoint Lecturer, University of Newcastle, John Hunter Hospital and University of Newcastle, NSW
How to innovate with eMM
Katrina Richardson
eMedicines Specialist Pharmacist, St Vincent’s Health Australia, NSW
Infectious diseases in critical care
Jon Iredell
Director, Infectious Diseases & Deputy Director of Microbiology, Westmead Hospital & Western Sydney Local Health District, NSW

Accredited Group 2 of CPD
Pharmacy technicians: what role can we play in controlled medicines?
Amanda Pollak
Acting Senior Distribution Technician, Royal North Shore Hospital, NSW
Information Gathering
Panel discussion

Andrew McLachlan
Professor of Pharmacy, University of Sydney and Program Director, NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence in Medicines and Ageing, NSW
Christopher Alderman
Editor in Chief Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Research and Associate Professor, University of South Australia, SA
Michael Barras
Associate Professor, University of Queensland and Deputy Director of Pharmacy, Princess Alexandra Hospital, QLD
Jane Booth
Medicines Information Pharmacist, Pharmacy Department, Austin Health, VIC
James Edwards
Co-Director – Emergency Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and PRINT Chair Sydney Medical Program, NSW
Jade Fox
Pharmacist, Children’s Hospital at Westmead, NSW
Karlee Johnston
Pharmacy Team Leader Division Critical Care, Canberra Hospital and health service, ACT
A journey of leadership and advocacy
Emma McBride
Federal Member for Dobell, NSW
1200 – 1230 Monoclonal antibody therapy in immunological disorders
Dan Suan, Staff Specialist Clinical Immunologist, Westmead Hospital, NSW
Smarter data. The opportunities eMeds brings for analytics and practice transformation
Angus Ritchie
A/Chief Medical Information Officer, Sydney Local Health District, NSW and Staff Specialist Nephrologist, Concord Repatriation General Hospital, NSW
Antimicrobial PKPD
Jason Roberts
Professor of Medicine, The University of Queensland, QLD and Pharmacist Consultant, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, QLD
The ward technician’s role in medication history taking

Fawn Birch
Pharmacy Technician, Wollongong Hospital, Wollongong, NSW
Tara Clayson-Fisher
Senior Pharmacy Assistant – Clinical Services, SA Pharmacy, CALHN, Royal Adelaide Hospital, SA
1230 – 1350 LUNCH
Exhibition Hall 1
1400 – 1515 CONTRIBUTED PAPERS
Room Meeting Room C4.5 Meeting Room C4.4 Meeting Room C4.1 Meeting Room C4.7 Meeting Room C4.8 Meeting Room C4.10 Meeting Room C4.9
Chair Mark Clifford Amy Murray Katrina Richardson Jenny Crane Christine Coorey Sonya Stacey  Luke Gzeskowiak
C8
TECHNICIANS
C9
WOMEN’S HEALTH
C10
TECHNOLOGY
C11
SERVICE REDESIGN
C12
CRITICAL CARE
C13
PAEDIATRICS/
NEONATES
C14
PERI-
OPERATIVE
1400 – 1415 No stock, no shock – technicians ease the burden communicating safety alerts and alternates
Melanie Anderson
Senior Imprest Technician, John Hunter Hospital, NSW
Management of ankylosing spondylitis using golimumab during pregnancy – a case report
Jordan Dixon
Clinical Pharmacist, Royal Women’s Hospital, VIC
“Requires intensive care” – the challenges of intra-hospital medication reconciliation in a paper-electronic prescribing environment
Stuart Binns
Pharmacist Intensive Care Services, Concord Repatriation General Hospital, NSW
Medication interventions from a new Saturday and Public Holiday dedicated renal clinical pharmacy service
Lauren McDonald
Pharmacist, Eastern Health, VIC
Therapeutic plasma exchange and its effect on phenytoin in an intensive care patient
Tenay Rankin
Clinical Pharmacist, Barwon Health, VIC
Enhancing confidence for the neonatal care giver – administration of medicines
Michael Petrovski
Supervisor Pharmacist, King Edward Memorial Hospital, WA
Peri-operative apixaban and rivaroxaban levels in elderly orthopaedic fracture patients
Sarah Hitchen
Pharmacist, Fiona Stanley Hospital, WA
Move between sessions
1420 – 1435 Orange is the new tech! Developing a technician role in a state-wide correctional hepatitis program
Aoife Waldron
Pharmacy Technician, St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne, VIC
Maternity Outpatient Department Clinic – A new role for the women’s and newbord pharmacist
Karen Whifield
Pharmacist, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, QLD
It’s not O-K+: exploring information from an eMM system to rationalise intravenous potassium utilisation
Daniel Trajkov
eMM Application Manager Pharmacy, Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network, NSW
Virtual clinical pharmacy service – innovation and technology at rural health facilities
Catherine Loneragan
Pharmacist, Dubbo Base Hospital, NSW
High risk of sub-optimal drug therapy in critically ill Australian Indigenous patients
Danny Tsai
Clinical Pharmacist, Alice Springs Hospital Pharmacy, NT
Decision support in paediatrics: does it really support?
Leith Lilley
Pharmacy Business & Development Manager, The Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne, VIC
Dying for a solution: biologicals in surgery (preoperative use of adalimumab leading to postoperative mortality?)
Jennifer Nolan
Specialist Clinical Pharmacist In General Surgery, John Hunter Hospital, NSW
Move between sessions
1440 – 1455 A new hospital in the home pharmacy technician: a service improvement that saves money too!
Tara Stevens
Technician Lead, Royal Children’s Hospital, VIC
Legal and ethical consideration of contraception initiation in a mental health inpatient
Penelope Maxwell
Specialist Clinical Pharmacist Mental Health, Hunter New England Health, NSW
Assessing the educational effectiveness of Qstream®, a gaming-based, online educational tool for Junior Medical Officers
Marisol Cincunegui
Clinical Lead Pharmacist, Westmead Hospital, NSW
Redesigning clinical pharmacy services to facilitate a seven day model
Nick Jones
Program Director Pharmacy, Eastern Health, VIC
Pharmacokinetics of meropenem in critically ill patients receiving extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO)
Vesa Cheng
PhD Candidate, University of Queensland, QLD
Drop the lines, go to oral in time!
Evette Buono
Program Leader Antimicrobial Stewardship, Clinical Excellence Commission, NSW
Stop before the Op – quit rates after a perioperative pharmacist-led smoking cessation intervention
Thuy Bui
Analgesic Stewardship Pharmacist, Alfred Health, VIC
Move between sessions
1500 – 1515 Streamlining chemotherapy dispensing to provide efficient funding for WA public hospitals
Alysha Jahn
Pharmacy Technician, King Edward Memorial Hospital, WA
The perceived impact of medicines, foods and substances taken by mother on their breastfed baby
Hilai Ahmadzai
Pharmacist,  Sir Gaidner Hospital, WA
Forcing functions – can EMM drive quality prescribing?
Natalie Tasker
Medication Safety Pharmacist, Sydney Children’s Hospital Network, NSW
Expansion of an established Pharmacist-Initiated E-Script Transcription Service (PETS) to improve discharge efficiency
Sok Leng Cam
Clinical Pharmacist, Peninsula Health, VIC
A case report of therapeutic drug monitoring of intravenous ribavirin in continuous renal replacement therapy
Angela Netluch
Pharmacist, Westmead Hospital Pharmacy Department, NSW
Medicinal Cannabis implementation in a paediatric hospital – the highs and lows
Rochelle Green
Senior Pharmacist Neurodevelopmental Team and Clinical Trials, Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital, QLD
Perioperative and prescribing pharmacist service: a single centre pilot study
Anny Duy Nguyen
Pharmacist, Peninsula Health, VIC
1515 – 1545 AFTERNOON TEA
Exhibition Hall 1
1555-1730 WORKSHOPS AND CONVERSATIONS
For further information on each of the workshops, please click on the workshop title.
Room Meeting Room C4.10 Meeting Room C4.7  Meeting Room C4.1  Meeting Room C4.11 Meeting Room C4.9 Meeting Room C4.5 Meeting Room C4.4 Meeting Room C4.8
WC1 WC2 WC3 WC4 WC5 WC6 WC7 WC8
1555-1730 Developing a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Learning Plan

Facilitated by
Kylee Hayward
Lead Pharmacist – Education, SHPA, VIC
Accredited Group 2 of CPD
Conflict in inter-professional life

Facilitated by
Zubin Austin
Academic Director, Centre for Practice Excellence and The Murray B. Koffler Chair in Pharmacy Management, Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, Canada
Navigating tough decisions

Facilitated by
Andrew McLachlan
Professor of Pharmacy, University of Sydney and Program Director, NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence in Medicines and Ageing, NSW
Accredited Group 2 of CPD
Ready, set, MET!

Facilitated by
Karlee Johnston
Pharmacy Team Leader Division Critical Care, Canberra Hospital and health service, ACT
Oliver Tegg
Nurse Practitioner PICU, Sydney Children’s Hospital Network, NSW
Andrew Coggins
Staff Specialist in Emergency Medicine, Westmead Hospital, NSW
Accredited Group 2 of CPD
Along the pharmacy road to rural generalism

Facilitated by
Allied health generalist: from vision to reality
Julie Hulcombe
Chief Allied Health Officer, Allied Health Professionals Office of Queensland, QLD
Medical rural generalists: providing specialised care across the rural and remote expanse
Denis Lennox, QLD
Accredited Group 2 of CPD
Hold that thought … transforming ideas

Facilitated by
Michael Barras
Associate Professor, University of Queensland and Deputy Director of Pharmacy, Princess Alexandra Hospital, QLD
Rahul Singal
Associate Chief Pharmacist – Operational Productivity, Kings College Hospital, London
Presentations that pop

Facilitated by
Grace Leo
Paediatric Senior Resident Medical Officer, Sydney Children’s Hospital, NSW
Kate Ziser
Medical Team Leader Pharmacist, Royal North Shore Hospital, NSW
Gaining access:  how are you going to give that?

Facilitated by
Jessica Hayes
Key Account Nurse Manager, New South Wales – South, Nutricia, NSW
Christopher Johnston
Specialist in Poisons Information, NSW Poisons Information Centre, NSW
Anne McDade
Clinical Nurse Consultant, Concord Repatriation General Hospital, NSW
1900 – 2400 MM2017 GALA DINNER
Grand Ballroom

 

SUNDAY 19 NOVEMBER 2017
1000 – 1030 LIGHT BREAKFAST
C4 Foyer, Level 4
1030 – 1225 CONTRIBUTED PAPERS
Room Meeting Room C4.8 Meeting Room C4.5 Meeting Room C4.4 Meeting Room C4.1
Chair Evette Buono Michelle Jenkins Elaine Chan Marisol Cincunegui
C15
INFECTIOUS DISEASE/ANTIMICROBIAL STEWARDSHIP
C16
CASE PRESENTATIONS/THERAPEUTICS
C17
IMMUNE SYSTEM
C18
NEW AND NOVEL SERVICES
1030 – 1045 Antimicrobial stewardship in regional, rural and remote hospitals: finding the X factor
Jaclyn Bishop
Phd Fellow, University of Melbourne & National Centre For Antimicrobial Stewardship (NCAS), VIC
Intravenous Thrombolysis following successful Dabigatran reversal with Idarucizumab: a case report
Suzanne Olding
Team Leader Acute Medicine, Royal North Shore Hospital, NSW
Catamenial anaphylaxis: emergency department (ED) pharmacist role in managing an uncommon presentation
David Hughes
Pharmacist Team Leader and Senior Pharmacist Royal Brisbane And Women’s Hospital, QLD
A wise and safe investment: a full time, scrub wearing, theatre based pharmacist
Tori Forrester
Pharmacist, Princess Alexandra Hospital, QLD
Move between sessions
1050 – 1105 Subcutaneous veterinary Ivermectin for Strongyloides hyperinfection syndrome
Kristin Xenos
Senior Antimicrobial Stewardship Pharmacist, Western Sydney Local Health District, NSW
A case of unintended consequences: generic substitution of Itraconazole associated with lung transplant (LTX) rejection
Fay Burrows
Senior Pharmacist Heart and Lung Transplant St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney, NSW
Developing and delivering a paediatric state-wide specialist immunisation service – a novel pharmacist’s role
Thomas Clayton
Immunisation Pharmacist Queensland Specialist Immunisation Service, QLD
Integration of clinical pharmacists into specialist outpatient clinics at a metropolitan, tertiary referral hospital
Martin Canning
Safety & Quality Pharmacist and DUE Pharmacist The Prince Charles Hospital, QLD
Move between sessions
1110 – 1125 A qualitative study of clinicians’ perspectives of enablers and barriers to using antibiotic guidelines
Antoine Sedrak
Clinical Pharmacist Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, VIC
Clonidine overdose in children under 6 years
Jared Brown
Head Of Department, NSW Poisons Information Centre, NSW
Improving medication labelling – patients driving their information
Janelle Penno
Perioperative Pharmacist, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, VIC
Evaluation of a pharmacist in a Cardiac Investigation Unit (CIU), clinic pilot service
Courteney Newton
Clinical Pharmacist, The Prince Charles Hospital, QLD
Move between sessions
1130 – 1145 Antimicrobial stewardship audit and feedback rounds: a prospective observational study
Fiona Doukas
Senior Pharmacist (Antimicrobial Stewardship), Concord Repatriation General Hospital, NSW
Nebulised voriconazole treatment of Scedosporium apiospermum in lungs of cystic fibrosis patient with liver disease
Theeba Thiruchelvam
Clinical Pharmacist – Cystic Fibrosis, John Hunter Hospital, Hunter New England Health, NSW
Desensitisation to febuxostat in an outpatient setting: a case report
Christine Pho
Clinical Pharmacist, Monash Health, VIC
Implementation of the anticoagulation stewardship pharmacist program
Hadley Bortz
Senior Clinical Pharmacist, Alfred Health, VIC
Move between sessions
1150 – 1205 More fun for more learning: poke-biotic go; an innovative approach to Antibiotic Awareness Week (AAW)
Aimee Petersen
Critical Care (Medical Team Leader) Pharmacist, Wyong Hospital, NSW
Treatment of lead poisoning in children with VSA Disorder using aviation fuel with Succimer
Bhavini Patel
Executive Director Medicines Management, Top End Health Service, NT
Medication- related anaphylaxis: implicated medications, patient outcomes and management lessons
Linda Graudins
Medication Safety Lead Pharmacist, Alfred Health, VIC
PREVENTing harm from medication misadventure: a pharmacist-led outpatient medication review clinic
Erin Dunn
Pharmacist, The Prince Charles Hospital, Queensland Health, QLD
Move between sessions
1210 – 1225 More than meets the eye. Foscarnet: looking beyond ‘standard’ indications for antimicrobials in ophthalmology
Vicky Chen
Antimicrobial Stewardship Pharmacist, Sydney and Sydney Eye Hospital, NSW
Appropriateness of proton pump inhibitor prescribing in cirrhotic patients in a real life setting
Yang Su
Pharmacy Resident Alfred Health, VIC
Do more influenza immunisation reviews
Sarah Short
Resident Pharmacist, St Vincent’s Public Hospital Melbourne, VIC
Effectiveness and efficiency of heart failure medication titration: tele-monitoring versus face-to-face review
Suzanne Lee
Pharmacist, The Prince Charles Hospital, QLD
1225 – 1305 LUNCH
C4 Foyer, Level 4
1315 – 1450 PLENARY SESSION FOUR
Room Darling Harbour Theatre
1315 – 1330 Australian Clinical Pharmacy Award presentation & Oration
Chair Kristin Michaels
1330 – 1420 KEYNOTE PRESENTATION
De-coding the millennial mindset
Michael McQueen, Futurist, NSW
1420 – 1450 Presentation of paper and poster presentations
Official close of MM2017
Launch of Medicines Management 2018, The 44th SHPA National Conference