SHPA'S ACCREDITED
PHARMACIST CONFERENCE
2—4 MARCH 2023
HOBART, TAS
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Program

Program

Times listed are in AEDT 

Accreditation

This activity has been accredited for 11.75 hours of Group-1 CPD of which 8.25 hours can be converted to Group-2 CPD (for a total of 20 CPD credits), suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan.

The accreditation number is S2023/07.


Day 1: Thursday 2 March 2023 

1700-1845: Arrival and registration; networking drinks

The Story Bar

MACq 01 Hotel

18 Hunter Street, Hobart

Day 2: Friday 3 March 2023 

0815‑0840 ARRIVAL AND REGISTRATION 
0840‑0855 Acknowledgement of Country & Conference opening
Hon Jeremy Rockliff MP, Premier of Tasmania, Minister for Health, Minister for Mental Health and Wellbeing, Minister for Tourism, Minister for Trade, Hobart, Tas
Tom Simpson, President, Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia, Hobart, Tas
0855‑0900 SHPA update 
Kylee Hayward, Head of Workforce Advancement, Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia, Melbourne, Vic
0900‑1000 Insights from the Old people’s home for 4 year olds
Dr Stephanie Ward, Geriatrician, Prince of Wales Hospital; Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 
1000‑1045 State of the Nation: pharmacist practice across Australia
Maria Berbecaru, Embedded Aged Care Pharmacist, Consultant Pharmacy Services, Lindisfarne, Tas
June Chan, Residential Aged Care District Assessment and Referral (RADAR), Metro North Health, Brisbane, Qld
Debbie Hawthorne, GP Pharmacist, HMR Pharmacist, Telehealth Pharmacist, Researcher and Advocate, Wangaratta, Vic
Margaret Jordan, General Practice Pharmacist, Woonona Medical Practice, Woonona, NSW
1045-1115 MORNING TEA 
1115-1145 Update on the Department of Health on-site aged care pharmacist program
David Laffan, Assistant Secretary, Pharmacy Programs Branch, Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care, Canberra, ACT
1145-1215 Caring for the carers 
David Brennan, Chief Executive Officer, Care2Serve and Carers Tasmania, Hobart, Tas
1215-1245 Heart failure management in older people 
Adam Livori, Team Leader - Medical Specialties and Ambulatory Care, Grampians Health, Ballarat, Vic; PhD Student - Centre for Medicine Use and Safety, Monash University, Melbourne, Vic

Clinical Session Supporter - Boehringer Ingelheim
Boehringer Ingelheim
1245-1315 Elder abuse
Sue Leitch, Co-Chair, Elder Abuse Action Australia, Hobart, Tas 
1315-1415 LUNCH 
1415-1530 Workshop: Deprescribing
Dr Daniel Hoyle , Lecturer in Therapeutics and Pharmacy Practice, School of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tas
1530-1600 Pharmacists in Residential Aged Care
Professor Mark Naunton, Head of School, School of Health Sciences and Professor of Pharmacy, University of Canberra; Board Director, Pharmaceutical Society of Australia; Executive Member and Treasurer, Council of Pharmacy Schools Australia and New Zealand, Canberra, ACT
1600-1615 REFRESHMENT BREAK 
1615-1645 Person centred care 
Dr Melanie Wroth, Chief Clinical Advisor, Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission, Sydney, NSW
1645-1715 Respiratory update 
Dr Nick Harkness, Head of Department, Respiratory Medicine, Royal Hobart Hospital, Hobart, Tas 
2100 Supper club 

Day 3: Saturday 4 March 2023 

0830‑0900 Pressure ulcers and wound care 
Belinda Free, Nurse Practitioner Wound Management, Royal Hobart Hospital, Hobart, Tas 
0900‑0930 Ageing well with HIV
Sara Yeganeh, Advanced Sexual Health and HIV Pharmacist – Pharmacy Team Leader, Metro North Sexual Health and HIV Services, Brisbane, Qld 
0930-1015 A fine ending. Life, death and older age.
Dr Lisa Mitchell, Geriatrician and General Physician, Barwon Health; Medical Lead, Barwon Health Clinical Ethics Service, Geelong, Vic 
1015-1045 MORNING TEA 
1045-1130 Workshop: Clinical conundrums 
Facilitated by Debbie Hawthorne, GP Pharmacist, HMR Pharmacist, Telehealth Pharmacist, Researcher and Advocate, Wangaratta, Vic
1130-1200 Psychotropic use in older people
Associate Professor Juanita Breen, Consultant Pharmacist, Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission, Hobart, Tas 
1200-1230 Stewardship in aged care and general practice
Margaret Jordan, General Practice Pharmacist, Woonona Medical Practice, Woonona, NSW
1230-1315 LUNCH 
1315-1445 Dementia and delirium focus session 
1315-1345 Therapeutic update: medications for dementia and delirium
Dr Blair Adamczewski, Staff Specialist Geriatrician and Director of Training in Geriatric Medicine, Royal Hobart Hospital, Hobart, Tas 
1345-1415 Cognitive assessment tools and the ISLAND clinic
Associate Professor Jane Alty, Co-Director, The ISLAND Clinic, Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre, School of Medicine, College of Health and Medicine, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tas 
1415-1445 Korongee Dementia Village model of care
Distinguished Professor James Vickers, Director, Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre, Hobart, Tas 
1445-1500 Closing remarks 
1830 Optional dinner 
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