Pre-conference sessions (Thursday 22 November)

Pre-conference sessions (Thursday 22 November) 2018-11-11T20:04:43+00:00

Leaders Evolving and Developing (L.E.A.D.) Program – Boot Camp 2.0

The program will build on the learning from the Leadership Boot Camp and will enable experienced leaders (practising for greater than 7 years) to explore ways to extend their effectiveness and influence in today’s complex health system.

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Date and time: Thursday 22 November, 0830-1700

Venue: Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

Participation Fee: $235 inc GST. SHPA Members only

Supported by our Education Partner, Roche

The Leaders Evolving and Developing (L.E.A.D.) Program – Boot Camp 2.0 will expose participants to various constructs of thinking surrounding leadership, specifically as it applies to health-system pharmacy, including principles and practices and strategies of experienced leaders.  The program will build on the learning from the Leadership Boot Camp and will enable experienced leaders (practising for greater than 7 years) to explore ways to extend their effectiveness and influence in today’s complex health system.  Completion of the Leadership Boot Camp is preferred, but not mandatory.

Program

0800 – 0845 Registration
0845 – 1630 Main Program
Introduction: Market Assessment and Healthcare Trends

Facilitator:  Bhavini Patel; Executive Directive of Medicines Management and Transformation and Change for NT Department of Health and Top End Health Services

Module 1: Declaration of Who I am and Defining Success

Facilitator:  Jennifer Tryon; Associate Vice President and Chief Pharmacy Officer at Wake Forest Baptist Health, North Carolina, USA

Module 2: Leadership Value Equation

Facilitator: Jennifer Tryon

Module 3: Data – Ensuring the Health of Your Business Unit Through Metrics

Facilitator: Bhavini Patel

Module 4: Resilience – Master Work Life Balance & Integration

Facilitator: David Chen; Senior Director, Section of Pharmacy Practice Managers Pharmacy Practice Sections, American Society of Health-system Pharmacists, Maryland, USA

Module 5: Succession Planning

Facilitator: David Chen

Module 6: Human Resources – Effective Performance Management

Facilitator: Jennifer Tryon

1630 Program Close

This activity has been accredited for 4.5 hours of Group-1 CPD, and 2 hours of Group-2 CPD (a total of 8.5 CPD credits), suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan.  The accreditation number is S2018/88.

Standard 4.1.1 Display emotional awareness and effective self-regulation of emotions

Standard 4.1.3 Display self-motivation, an innovative mindset and motivate others

Standard 4.3.1 Inspire a strategic vision and purpose

Standard 4.3.4 Serve as a role model, coach and mentor for others

Standard 4.4.1 Undertake strategic and/or operational planning

Standard 4.4.4 Undertake workforce planning

Standard 4.5.1 Plan and manage finances

Standard 4.5.3 Contribute to the efficient and effective use of resources

Standard 4.6.2 Establish role clarity and performance standards

Standard 4.6.4 Develop personnel and promote improved performance

Standard 4.6.5 Manage interpersonal relationships with supervised personnel

*National Competency Standards Framework for Pharmacists in Australia, 2016

Research Bootcamp

If you are a research novice and seeking how to get started or be more successful this bootcamp is for you. It will provide you with the answer to what is more important in research the what, the how or the why? Why study design is critical to research success. How to deal with research ethics and what can go wrong. How collaboration can enhance your research capability, capacity, and credibility. What makes your research publishable and where and where not to publish. You’ll learn from designing and pitching a research project as part of a team mentored by members of CCWG.

Venue: Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

Participation Fees
SHPA Member – $260 inc GST
Non-Member – $370 inc GST

0800 – 0845 REGISTRATION
0845 – 0900 Welcome
Associate Professor Lisa Pont, NTRC Chair and Discipline of Pharmacy, Graduate School of Health, University of Technology, NSW
0900 – 0930 The importance of practice-based research and development of good research questions
Professor Jeff Hughes, Professor, School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Science, Faculty of Health Sciences, Curtin University, WA
0930 – 1015 Research Ethics: Do’s and Don’ts
Michelle Rothwell,  A/Allied Health Team Leader, Allied Health Education and Training, Cunningham Centre, QLD
1015 – 1045 MORNING TEA
1045 – 1230 Workshop: Developing a research protocol

Facilitator: Prof Jeff Hughes

1230 – 1330 LUNCH
1330 – 1500 Workshop: Articulating your research protocol
Facilitator: Prof Jeff Hughes
1500 – 1530 AFTERNOON TEA
1530 – 1545 Starting out in research
1545 – 1630 The role of collaboration in research
Dr Andrew Hale, Assistant Director, Clinical Pharmacy Dept, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, Qld
1630 – 1700 Disseminating research findings

This activity has been accredited for 2.75 hours of Group-1 CPD (or 2.75 CPD credits) and 3.25 hours of Group-2 CPD (or 6.5 CPD credits) for a total of 9.25 CPD credits, suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan. The accreditation number is S2018/72.

Standard 1.2.2 Manage ethical issues arising in practice

Standard 4.6.1 Recruit and retail personnel

Standard 4.6.2 Establish role clarity and performance standards

Standard 4.6.3 Supervise personnel

Standard 4.6.5 Manage interpersonal relationships with supervised personnel

Standard 5.2.1 Establish research partnerships

Standard 5.2.2 Identify gaps in the evidence-base

Standard 5.2.3 Undertake critical evaluation activities

Standard 5.2.4 Design and deliver research projects to address gaps in the evidence-base and identify areas for innovation and advances in practice

Standard 5.2.5 Supervise others undertaking research

Standard 5.3.1 Identify information needs and resource requirements

Standard 5.3.2 Retrieve relevant information/evidence in a timely manner

Standard 5.3.3 Apply research evidence into practice

Standard 5.3.4 Provide advice and recommendations

*National Competency Standards Framework for Pharmacists in Australia, 2016

Antimicrobial Stewardship: getting it right the first time

Facilitated by the SHPA Infectious Diseases Specialty Practice Stream

This interactive workshop is to encourage participants to engage with both prescribers and nurses to optimise antibiotic use at the bedside. By attending this workshop, you will develop skills to: optimise antimicrobial therapy at the bedside; incorporate Antimicrobial Stewardship strategies into patient care at the ward level; and negotiate with prescribers and nurses. The presenters and facilitators for the workshop are experts in the field of Infectious Diseases and Antimicrobial Stewardship.

This workshop is suitable for pharmacy interns and pharmacists working at the ward level.

Date and time: Thursday 22 November, 1030-1700

Venue: Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

Participation Fees
SHPA Member – $260 inc GST
Non-Member – $370 inc GST

10:30 – 11:00 Registration – welcome tea and coffee
11:00 – 11:10 Welcome
11:10 – 11:30 Overview, Dr Minyon Avent, Queensland Statewide Antimicrobial Stewardship Program 
11:30 – 12:15 How to implement AMS strategies through behaviour change, Associate Professor Jennifer Broom, PhD, Staff Specialist Infectious Diseases, Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service and the University of Queensland
12:15 – 13:00 LUNCH
13:00 – 13:30 AMS: widening the collaborative approach, Stacey McNamaraQueensland Statewide Antimicrobial Stewardship Program 
13:30 – 14:30 Case scenarios, All tutors
14:30 – 14:50 AFTERNOON TEA
14:50 – 15:20 AMS monitoring at the bedside and providing feedback to prescribers, Dr Minyon Avent and Emily Waddell, Queensland Statewide Antimicrobial Stewardship Program 

AMS interventions

15:20 – 15:50 From bench to bedside: how to implement AMS strategies at the ward level, Paul Firman, Pharmacist and Jason Waddell, Senior Paediatric Pharmacist, Logan & Beaudesert Hospitals, Metro South Health Logan Hospital, QLD 
15:50 – 16:50 Case scenarios, All tutors
16:50 – 17:00 Wrap up, Dr Minyon Avent and Emily Waddell, Queensland Statewide Antimicrobial Stewardship Program 

This activity has been accredited for 2.6 hours of Group-1 CPD (or 2.6 CPD credits) and 2 hours of Group-2 CPD (for a total of 6.6 CPD credits), suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan. The accreditation number is S2018/84.

Standard 2.2.2 Engage in teamwork and consultation

Standard 2.2.3 Promote effective interprofessional practice

Standard 3.1.2 Assess medication management needs and practices

Standard 3.2.3 Provide primary care and promote judicious use of medicines

Standard 3.5.2 Promote evidence-based medicine use

Standard 5.3.3 Apply research evidence into practice

*National Competency Standards Framework for Pharmacists in Australia, 2016

EMM Workshop (SOLD OUT)

Facilitated by the SHPA Electronic Medication Management Leadership Committee

This workshop to provide insights into core EMM concepts for new and experienced EMM pharmacists, and to touch on the practicalities of practicing clinical pharmacy in a digital environment.

Date and time: Thursday 22 November, 0900-1700

Venue: Princess Alexandra Hospital. Lunch will be held a short walk away at the Pacemaker café.

Participation Fees
SHPA Member – $80 inc GST
Non-Member – $130 inc GST

09:00 – 09:30 Attendees arrive  (Princess Alexandra Hospital main entrance and atrium. From here will be guided to the training/computer lab)
Basics of EMM (PAH main building – Ground Level, Training/Computer lab 4)
09:30 – 09:50 Session Overview, Maryanne Molenaar, Systems Pharmacist, Pharmacy Department, Eastern Health 
09:50 – 10:20 Cerner Millennium® vs DXC MedChart® – Contrast and Comparison of Two Major Australian EMM solutions. Documenting and Ordering Medications and Allergies

Joanne Wilson, Clinical Information Systems Pharmacist – Canberra Hospital and Health Services and James Grant, Clinical Pharmacist Lead – Medications Initiative, ieMR Centre of Excellence, eHealth Queensland, Department of Health 

10:20 – 10:50 Cerner Millennium® vs DXC MedChart® – Contrast and Comparison of two major Australian EMM solutions. Administering a medication, Verifying a medication and Clinical Decision Support, Joanne Wilson, Clinical Information Systems Pharmacist – Canberra Hospital and Health Services and James Grant, Clinical Pharmacist Lead – Medications Initiative, ieMR Centre of Excellence, eHealth Queensland, Department of Health
10:50 – 11:10 Morning tea
11:10 – 11:40 Hands on training and scenarios in the QH domain
11:40 – 12:30 Participant questions to the Panel. Q+A and some open to and for regarding what’s been discussed so far

Rosemary Burke, A/District  Director of Pharmacy & Chief Pharmacy Information Officer, Sydney Local Health District  

Joanne Wilson, Clinical Information Systems Pharmacist – Canberra Hospital and Health Services

12:30 – 14:00 Lunch (Pacemaker cafe)
Advanced EMM  (PAH main building – Ground Level, Training/Computer lab 4)
14:00 – 14:30 Session Overview , Erica Tong, Chief Pharmacy Information Officer, Deputy Director of Pharmacy, Lead Clinical Pharmacist, Emergency and Acute Medicine, Alfred Health, Vic
14:30 – 15:00 Complex Meds – IV Heparin, Daniel O’Brien, Clinical Business Analyst, Alfred Health, Vic
15:00 – 15:30 Complex Situation – Hydromorphone and discharge reconciliation, Rosemary Burke, A/District  Director of Pharmacy & Chief Pharmacy Information Officer, Sydney Local Health District
15:30 – 15:50 Afternoon tea
15:50 – 16:20 Safety Risks – SAC1 events in EMM systems, James Grant, Clinical Pharmacist Lead – Medications Initiative, ieMR Centre of Excellence, eHealth Queensland, Department of Health
16:20 – 16:50 Pharmacy Practice in EMM – Inherent and new opportunities, Daniel O’Brien, Clinical Business Analyst, Alfred Health, Vic
16:50 – 17:00 Day’s Conclusion, Maryanne Molenaar, Systems Pharmacist, Pharmacy Department, Eastern Health 

This activity has been accredited for 2.5 hours of Group-1 CPD (or 2.5 CPD credits) and 2.33 hours of Group-2 (or 4.66 CPD credits) for a total of 7.2 CPD credits, suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan. The accreditation number is S2018/73.

Standard 1.5.1 Apply expert knowledge and skills

Standard 1.5.2 Use reasoning and judgement

Standard 1.5.3 Demonstrate accountability and responsibility

Standard 1.6.1 Collaborate to improve quality and safety across the continuum of care

Standard 1.6.2 Monitor and respond to sources of risk

Standard 1.6.3 Follow up incidents or lapses in care

Standard 4.7.1 Understand and contribute to organisational/corporate and clinical governance

Standard 4.7.2 Support and assist implementation of healthcare priorities

Standard 4.7.5 Apply and monitor standards of practice

Standard 4.7.6 Work across service delivery boundaries

Standard 4.7.7 Contribute to the effective management of risk, including threats to service continuity

*National Competency Standards Framework for Pharmacists in Australia, 2016

Medication Safety Workshop

Facilitated by the SHPA Medication Safety Leadership Committee

Preventing avoidable harm from medications is all of our business, but management is notoriously hard to engage. In 2018 however, new health service funding arrangements mean medication safety is keeping our executive up at night. This interactive pre-conference session will explore the issues around this, and how we can be part of the solution.

Venue: Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

Date and time: Thursday 22 November, 1330-1700

Participation Fees
SHPA Member – $175 inc GST
Non-Member – $230 inc GST

13:00 – 13:30 Arrival and registration
13:30 – 13:40 Welcome and introductions, Toni Howell, Chair, SHPA Medication Safety Leadership Committee
13:40 – 14:15 Investigate Hospital Acquired Complications (HACs) and what they mean for patient safety, James Downie, CEO, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority.

The new hospital acquired complications (HAC) funding approach and risk adjustment methodology. 

14:15 – 14:45 Consider trigger tools suggestive of system failure and opportunities to act early to prevent harm, Melinda Scott, Director, Clinical Health Information Services, The Prince Charles Hospital; Kym Kuenstner, Senior Health Information Manager, The Prince Charles Hospital

Clinical coding, using the complete clinical record to get the big picture on patient safety.

14:45 – 15:10 Explore opportunities to apply health service indicators from patient coding to improve medication safety in your organisation.  Facilitated discussion with the Medication Safety Leadership Committee
15:10 – 15:30 Afternoon tea
15:30 – 15:50 Tools and strategies to improve medication safety, Helen Dowling, eHealth and Medication Safety lead, Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care

How do the ACSQHC Clinical Care Standards and HACs link to the Medication Safety Standard?

15:50 – 17:25 Hot topic discussion and workshop: In this interactive session, discuss the challenges in your own health services and workshop methods to apply solutions.

Learn tips and strategies to meet the actions of the new Standards which will be active in 2019.

17:25 – 17:30 Thank you and wrap up, Toni Howell, Chair, SHPA Medication Safety Leadership Committee

This activity has been accredited for 3.33 hours of Group-1 CPD (or 3.33 CPD credits) suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan. The accreditation number is S2018/74.

Standard 1.6.1 Collaborate to improve quality and safety across the continuum of care

Standard 1.6.2 Monitor and respond to sources of risk

Standard 1.6.3 Follow up incidents or lapses in care

*National Competency Standards Framework for Pharmacists in Australia, 2016

Mental Health Workshop

Facilitated by the SHPA Mental Health Leadership Committee

The Mental Health Leadership Committee are proud to invite you to our evidence based pre-conference session. Our program identifies what is happening in the Mental Health space right now and will cover topics such as the impacts of technology on Mental Health, reducing stigma, and how pharmacists can implement actions to help Australia achieve the National Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Plan. This session is aimed at pharmacists who have an interest in building their knowledge and clinical skills in the area of Mental Health. It is designed to be inspirational, educational, applicable, and thought provoking.

Venue: Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

Date and time: Thursday 22 November, 1330-1700

Participation Fees
SHPA Member – $175 inc GST
Non-Member – $230 inc GST

13:00 – 13:30 Arrival and registration
13:30 – 13:40 Welcome and introductions, Alice Gilbert, Chair, SHPA Mental Health Leadership CommitteeLeadership – What is happening at the national level (with MH priorities) and where do pharmacists fit in?
13:40 – 14:10 “Medication safety in mental health: findings from a national scoping study”Janet Sluggett,  Research Fellow, Monash University, Parkville, Vic

A national scoping study focusing on medication safety issues in mental health in Australian hospital and community settings was recently released by the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care. Janet will discuss findings from the scoping study and potential strategies to support improvements in medication safety in mental health.

14:10 – 14:40 “Quality Use of Medicines in Mental Health: Time for change”Helen Lowy, Program Manager, Medicines, Mental Health and Wellbeing, Department of Health and Human Services, Melbourne, Vic

The “reducing adverse medication events in mental health” survey highlighted opportunities for the implementation of best evidence based practice in medication safety. Helen will outline activity and aspirations to address these and other opportunities to improve the quality use of medicines in mental health.

14:40 – 15:10 “Culture, comprehension and compliance – medication understanding and adherence in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients”, Amelia Arandiga, Senior Clinical Pharmacist, Top End Mental Health Service, Darwin, NT

Health statistics repeatedly highlight the health care discrepancy faced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders. Medication adherence plays a major contributing role to these statistics. Amelia will discuss current ways the Northern Territory Mental Health Service is improving medication adherence.

15:10 – 15:30 Afternoon TeaDigital Health  –  What is the impact and influence of technology within Mental Health
15:30 – 16:00 “Technology; the positives”, Yvette Haselden, Pharmacist Team Leader (families), Specialising in Mental Health, Cairns Hospital, Qld

How has technology positively influenced mental health and mental health treatment? This presentation will unpack how technology has changed the accessibility to mental health professionals, medicines information, and connectivity

16:00 – 16:30 “Technology; the negatives”, Alice Gilbert, Policy Maker and Strategist, Medicines Management Unit, Department of Health, Darwin, NT

How has technology negatively influenced mental health and mental health treatment? This presentation will offer the alternative side to technology and the impact on mental health.

16:30 – 17:15 Q&A

This is the chance for participants to ask their burning questions about matters and concerns not necessarily covered into today’s session.  Together we might be able to come up with some answers!

17:15 – 17:30 Thank you and close of session, Alice Gilbert, Chair, SHPA Mental Health Leadership Committee

This activity has been accredited for 2.5 hours of Group-1 CPD (or 2.5 CPD credits) and 0.5 hours of Group-2 CPD (a total of 3.5 CPD credits), suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan. The accreditation number is S2018/71.

Standard 2.1.1 Respect the personal characteristics, rights, preferences, values, beliefs, needs and cultural and linguistic diversity of patients and other clients, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

Standard 3.5.1 Review trends in medicine use

Standard 3.5.2 Promote evidence-based medicine use

*National Competency Standards Framework for Pharmacists in Australia, 2016

Paediatrics and Neonatology

Facilitated by the SHPA Paediatrics and Neonatology Leadership Committee

This workshop is designed for pharmacists working in paediatrics and neonates across all practice settings. It is appropriate for those new to paediatrics, and those with many years’ experience in the field. We will be presenting information on new innovative products available to treat complex childhood diseases, tackle some ethical dilemmas when caring for children and families, and have an opportunity for pharmacists working in paediatrics and neonatology to share their recent research and projects with those in the same field.

Date and time: Thursday 22 November, 1000-1700

Venue: Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

Participation Fees
SHPA Member – $260 inc GST
Non-Member – $370 inc GST

1000-1015 Registration, Sonya Stacey
1015-1030 Welcome and Introductions, Sonya Stacey
1030-1100 The good, the bad and the ugly of eMM in paediatrics and neonates

  • Recent evidence (5 min)
  • “Are you ready for this?” (5 min)
  • Using eMM for quality improvement and research (15 min)

Sonya Stacey (Chair), Bryanna Lawrie, Sarah Fuller, Bruce Chio

1100-1200 Clinical Ethics in Paediatric Healthcare – Managing Innovative Therapies and the Rise of Social Media (60 minutes), Dr Helen Irving
1200-1230 Nursinersen Therapry – Evidence and Practicalities (30 minutes), Dr Anita Cairns
1230-1315 Lunch
1315-1345 Gender Clinics – what is the role of medication and how can pharmacists make the process easier? Dr Stephanie Johnson
1345-1415 Opioid use in Paediatrics

  • Sustained Release Opioids in Paediatrics (10 mins)
  • Prescribing Trends of opioids in Children Post Tonsillectomy (5 mins)
  • Group Discussion – what strategies are hospitals putting in place to respond to the Global Patient Safety Challenge (15 mins)

Sonya Stacey (Chair), Catherine Kotzur, Simon Hynh

1415-1445 Parenteral Nutrition in Paediatrics and Neonates – an update

  • Lines, ordering and standardised formulas (10 mins)
  • Cost-benefit Analysis of standardising PN in neonates (5 mins)
  • Group Discussion – is standardising formulations a good thing? (15 mins)

Lana Steward-Harrison (Chair), Vineeth Rajan

1445-1515 Lightning Research Presentations –

3 x 5 min presentation + 5 min questions

Sonya Stacey (Chair)

1515-1545 Afternoon tea
1545-1630 Patient prioritisation and workflow in the paediatric setting

  • Patient prioritisation (the Adelaide experience) (15 min)
  • Patient Flow and the Pharmacist (the Brisbane experience) (15 min)
  • Group discussion – what techniques have centres used to prioritise patient care and workflow in the paediatric setting?

Alka Garg (Chair), Alka Garg, James White

1630-1700 Roundtable discussion

  • How are kids coping with medicinal cannabis? (10 min)
  • Building advanced residency in paediatrics and neonatology (10 min)
  • Feedback on Standard of Practice – paediatrics and neonatology (10min)

Sonya Stacey (Chair)

1700 Close of pre-conference session, Sonya Stacey

This activity has been accredited for 4.25 hours of Group-1 CPD (or 4.25 CPD credits), suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan. The accreditation number is S2018/94.

Standard 1.2.2 Manage ethical issues arising in practice

Standard 1.6.2 Monitor and respond to sources of risk

Standard 2.1.2 Support and respect the rights of patients and other clients to contribute to decision-making

Standard 2.2.1 Show a commitment to interprofessional practice

Standard 3.1.2 Assess medication management practices and needs

Standard 3.5.2 Promote evidence-based medicine use

Standard 4.3.3 Encourage, influence and facilitate change

Standard 4.7.2 Support and assist implementation of healthcare priorities”

National Competency Standards Framework for Pharmacists in Australia, 2016