Please note that the program for MM2016 is subject to change without notice at any time.

Wednesday 16 November 2016 Pre-conference sessions



Facilitated by ASHP



Arrival Tea & Coffee


Greetings and Boot Camp overview/goals

Douglas V. Scheckellhoff, Senior Vice President, Office of Practice Advancement, American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, USA

0845 – 0920

Achieving service excellence: defining success in today’s new health care paradigm

Bhavini Patel, Executive Director, Medicines Management, Department of Health & Families, NT

0920 – 1015

Action oriented strategic planning: for managers to turn environmental changes into sustainable services and outcomes

Dr Jennifer Tryon, Associate Vice President and Chief Pharmacy Officer, Wake Forest Baptist Health, USA


Morning tea

1030 – 1105

Case study: part one

1105 – 1205


-Pharmacy financial basics: building blocks of leadership success

-How to manage and measure to promote practice advancement your stakeholders will recognise and your patients will appreciate

Robert P. Granko, Director of Pharmacy, Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital, Cone Health, USA

1205 – 1240

Case study: part two

1240 – 1330


1330 – 1410

Alignment of skills and strengths: building your team to meet the demands of tomorrow

Samuel Calabrese, Associate Chief Pharmacy Officer, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland

1410 – 1445

Case studies

Douglas V. Scheckellhoff, Senior Vice President, Office of Practice Advancement, American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, USA

Bhavini Patel, Executive Director, Medicines Management, Department of Health & Families, NT

1445 – 1515

Case study: part three

1515 – 1545

C-suite and group presentations

1545 – 1600

Facilitated discussion of presentations

1600 – 1630

Wrap-up and finish



COSP Sessions 



Chair – Sonya Stacey, Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital, Qld


Welcome and introductions, Sean Turner, Chair, SHPA Paediatric COSP 


New technologies and new hospitals in paediatrics

Pharmacy automation in the paediatric setting, Chris Hopps, Perth Children’s Hospital, WA

Is eMM making a difference?, Peter Barclay, Chrildren’s Hospital at Westmead, NSW

What benefits do we see with eMM in paediatrics, Rachael Worthington, eMR Connect Program, NSW Health, NSW



Paediatric COSP – future planning, Sean Turner, Chair, SHPA Paediatric COSP 


Afternoon tea


Paediatric vignettes – research into practice

Osmolarity: the forgotten factor in parenteral nutrition, Monica Sajogo, King Edward Memorial Hospital, WA


Case Study: Transplacental drug delivery – a pharmacist’s role in providing treatment for a foetus in uteroRachel Vorlander, Mercy Hospital for Women, Vic


Glucose gel for neonatal hypoglycaemia: improving patient outcomes by replacing IV glucoseLaura Zanin, Women’s and Children’s Hospital, SA


Stability evaluation of diluted suxamethonium chloride injection in syringes – responding to needAlka Garg, Women’s and Children’s Hospital, SA


Thursday 17 November 2016 Pre-conference sessions


COSP Sessions 


CLINICAL PHARMACY COSP – Teaching on the Run

Chair: Michelle Jenkins

The Clinical Pharmacy COSP are pleased to be offering a following program facilitated by Teaching on the Run.

The seminar is covering two of the Teaching on the Run modules, Clinical Teaching and Clinical Supervision.

PRESENTER:  Professor Fiona Lake, Eric Saint Chair Professor of Medicine (MD W.Aus, FRACP), Respiratory Physician

Clinical Teaching:

 • Identify the benefits of teaching

 • Explore adult learning principles and areas of  learning

 • Define SNAPPS for clinical reasoning

 • Explore the positive critique method

 • Practice clinical teaching and giving feedback

 • Utilise the teaching framework: Set, Dialogue and Closure

 • Increase confidence in teaching ability

1015-1030 Morning tea

Clinical Supervision:

 • Define CS and functions of supervision

 • Explore the benefits & challenges of different  CE models

 • Identify the benefits of establishing a CSA

 • Reflect on giving feedback to learners

 • Self-assess your strengths & areas for improvement

 • Identify the attributes of an effective supervisor

 • Explore self-assessment in supervision

 • Establish an appropriate supervisor-supervisee relationship

 • Discuss documentation to support CS process



The critical care pre-conference workshop will be a fun, interactive simulation based session about deteriorating and critically unwell patients.  You do not need to be a critical care pharmacist to attend the session, there will be something for everyone!
















Chair – Sean Turner, Women’s & Children’s Hospital, Adelaide

Introducing new paediatric pharmacy services

Connected Care Pharmacist – a Manager’s perspective, Sonya Stacey, Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital, Qld

Tier 2 Outpatient Pharmacy Clinics – a Team Leader’s perspectiveRachael Lawson, Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital, Qld

Immunisation Pharmacist – the MDT’s perspectiveAndrew Paton, Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital, Qld

Emergency Medicine Pharmacist – a new pharmacist perspectiveThomas Clayton, Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital, Qld

Infectious Diseases Outpatient Clinics – the pharmacoeconomic perspectiveKatie Jodrell, St John of God Subiaco Hospital, WA


Morning Tea

Paediatric vignettes – safety and quality

Medication Safety Strategies in Neonatal Unit – what does the evidence tell us, and what are we actually doing?Minha Nguyen, Southern Adelaide Local Health Network, SA

Dose-banded piperacillin/tazobactam in paediatric post-appendectomy patients compared to standard dosingJacqueline Kewley, Princess Margaret Hospital, WA

Discover the Hub – Neonatal clinical guideline benchmarking in practiceMichael Petrovski, King Edward Memorial Hospital, WA


Debate: Medication Reconciliation should be available for all Australian hospitalized children

Affirmative: Sonya Stacey

Negative: Sean Turner



Register for any of the pre-conference programs via the MM2016 registration page.