The 46th SHPA National Conference
1–3 December 2022  BCEC, brisbane, qld
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Poster themes


1Atypical Guillain-Barré syndrome post SARS-CoV-2 (coronavirus-2) infection
Astrid Socha Hernandez
2Clinicians collaborate to improve access to COVID care
Bayan Hosseini
3Clinical pharmacy key performance indicators (cpKPIs) as determinants of resource stewardship of nirmatrelvir/ritonavir (Paxlovid)
Daniela Bowen
4Pharmacy in black and white: Utilising barcodes to improve medication safety
Diana Bui Byrne
5Implementing an integrated onsite Clinical Pharmacy Service to Quarantine Health Hotels
Gail Edwards
6How to train your pharmacy department – a COVID-19 mass vaccination success story
Jacky Hanh
7Healthcare Worker Access to Molnupiravir: a case series
Greg Weeks
8Uptake of COVID-19 vaccination in pregnant women
Jasleen Kaur
9Public perception towards administration of COVID-19 vaccinations by community pharmacists
June Buxton
10Introducing a restorative support program to support pharmacy staff wellbeing
Karlee Johnston
11Pax Facts: A Novel Statewide Paxlovid Pharmacy Service
Laura Perry
12Pharmacist Participation in General Medical Ward Rounds via Telehealth in a COVID Pandemic
Meng Yap
13Objection Hearsay, Objection Overruled – Overriding Paxlovid Drug Interactions
Michael Quach
14Upskilling pharmacists to assist with bedside IV infusion preparation during surges in workforce demand
Michelle Nalder
15Telehealth for patients with chronic complex medical needs in response to COVID-19: The patient experience
Milan Yi
16Systematic vaccination of Mental Health inpatients in a rural hospital setting.
Nathan Chahoud
17Small app, big virus: COVID-19 decision support
Rebecca Broom
18COVID-19 Ward Pharmacists - The Key To Expediting Discharges
Rhiannon Dyer
19The mental burden of a global pandemic
Roshnie Kumarage
20VPD in IBD: Assessing the rate of COVID-19 vaccination in IBD patients on biologics
Stefanie Ford
21We’re virtually essential! How clinical pharmacy can facilitate new virtual models of care
Sydney Phan
22PHARM-ASSIST - Trialling a Novel Role for Pharmacists during the COVID-19 Nursing Crisis
Sylvia White
23Pharmacy injects the fun into Pfizer training
Teresa Chan

Surgery and perioperative medicine

24The sweet and sour of bariatric surgery- identifying the incidence of post-operative diabetic ketoacidosis
Abby Yu
25Iron Management in the Pre-operative Setting of Elective Surgeries
Alyce Bassett
26Post-operative planning and prescribing for VTE prophylaxis in surgical patients
Amelia Anderson
27Heparin prescribing patterns for VTE prophylaxis - Is it time to reinvigorate local guidelines?
Arna Lancashire
28Impact of pharmacist-pended discharge prescriptions on patient flow and safety in surgical patients
Brett Anderson
29Exploring the impact of introducing Partnered Pharmacist Medication Charting (PPMC) into Theatres
Brianna Leat
30Implementing pharmacist-led analgesic stewardship programs in Victoria
David Nguyen
31Quality indicators for opioid prescribing for acute postoperative pain: a scoping literature review
Elizabeth Su
32Does a Dedicated Gynaecology Pre-Admission Clinic Pharmacist Improve Patient Safety and The Ward Pharmacist’s Workload?
Eloise Glover
33Weighing up our options in VTE prophylaxis prescribing
Emily Koong
34Role of Pharmacist in aiding diagnosis – a case of Ozempic (Semaglutide)-induced cholecystitis
Geetha Mathew
35Evaluation of opioid supply and information provided to patients after discharge from surgery
Ian Fong
36Postoperative wound healing delay in patients treated with leflunomide
Jane Dunsdon
37Antiplatelet Resistance in People Undergoing Neuroendovascular Procedures
Karl Winckel
38Management of surgical patients on opioid replacement therapy: An audit of current practice
Karla Clarnette
39What slipped through…Elective surgery cancellations due to suboptimal medication management
Kate Ziser
40Reshaping opioid prescribing in acute pain management post caesarean section
Kristen Thessman
41Post-discharge oxycodone use and handling in adult tonsillectomy patients
Kristiana McFarlane
42Mammalian Meat Allergy and its impact on venous thromboembolism prophylaxis
Lilian Vo
43Reshaping post-operative analgesic prescribing at point of discharge through pharmacist-led intervention
Luke Bradford
44Evaluation of current practice for the perioperative management of sodium-glucose co-transporter-2 inhibitors and type-2-diabetes
Rosemarie Kairuz
45Ketone monitoring of patients on SGLT2 inhibitors post emergency surgeries
Samantha Penney
46Prevalence and predictors of opioid use before orthopaedic surgery in an Australian setting
Shania Liu
47Investigating sugammadex usage at a Regional Tertiary Hospital in accordance with state-wide guidelines: Retrospective study
Sheridan Smith
48Impact of Multimodal Interventions on Opioid Discharge Prescriptions Post Surgery in a Major Hospital
Tram Huynh
49Tapentadol versus Oxycodone in the management of acute post-operative pain: a retrospective single-centre study
Gillian Oates


50A Splice of The Pie – Where are we with our genetic interventions?
Adnan Shah
51Successful use of ruxolitinib for refractory haemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis: a case report
Amanda Tey
52Benefit or burden? Evaluation of Cancer Clinical Trial Pharmacy Charges
Anna Shi
55Wanted: Specialist Haematology/Oncology Pharmacist
Clare Mckimmie
56Reshaping the use of Basiliximab in liver transplant
Claudia Jahnigen
57Evaluation of the duration of dual-antiplatelet therapy after percutaneous coronary intervention
Courtney Hill
58Targeting thrombotic threats with a steward pharmacist
Cynthia Donarelli
59Uptake of Closing the Gap - Medicines Access Program (CTG-MAP) in a Tertiary Australian Hospital
Despina Antonas
60Exploring Pattern of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) Use Over Cancer Patients' Course of Treatment
Ellen Jones
61Identifying a patient who may be at increased risk of harm from pregabalin and gabapentin
Emma Booth
62A Sweet Novel Pharmacist Role – Keeping Sugars Under Control
Emma Hatherley
63Too Much of a Bad Thing: Pharmacological Management of Delirium in a Tertiary Referral Hospital
Erin Dunn
64Novel small molecule DMFO targets Nrf2 in modulating proinflammatory/antioxidant mediators to ameliorate inflammation
Geetha Mathew
65A review of post-operative inpatient opioid usage and discharge opioid prescribing following hip surgery
Geoffrey Wills
66Challenges in determining renal function and dosing in a transgender patient receiving carboplatin/etoposide chemotherapy
Grace Redmayne
68A retrospective study characterising outcomes of 5% lidocaine patch use in off-label chronic pain conditions
Jacinta Johnson
69Dapagliflozin and recurrent Fournier’s gangrene: The role of the pharmacist
Jaimie Dicks
70Cognitive Screening in People with Type 2 Diabetes Attending an Outpatient Diabetes Clinic: Pilot study
Jane Ludington
71Reshaping prescribing: Evaluating collaborative ordering of medications by a pharmacist on a general medical team
Jared Anderzipf
73Recharge Renal Reconciliation: Barriers and Enablers for Improving Accuracy of Medication Histories
Joshua Colaci
74A snapshot of venous thromboembolism: retrospective audit of events at a metropolitan tertiary referral hospital
Julianne Chong
75An exploration of venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis administration practices across a hospital network
Julianne Chong
76Atorvastatin induced necrotising autoimmune myopathy
Kate Morton
77Un-masking a sick feeling: Case report of benzodiazepine use concealing serotonin syndrome in geriatric patient
Kate Woods
78Waiting on Pharmacy - Why does it take so long to complete a discharge?
Kelly Beswick
79Quantifying the Incidence of Adverse Reactions to Rapid Iron Infusions
Kerryn Griffett
80Mitomycin gel: A novel alternative in the treatment of low-grade upper tract urothelial carcinoma
Khoa Ho
81H2-antagonists for prevention of taxane infusion reactions: are they required?
Kimberley-Ann Kerr
82Management of venous thromboembolism in oncology outpatients
Kimberley-Ann Kerr
83Describing plasmapheresis (PLEX): The diseases and the drugs
Kiyan Hijjawi
84Statins in Stroke: Is there Rhyme and Reason to Prescribing Patterns
Maegan Johnson
85Telephone versus videoconference cancer pharmacist consults for pre-treatment medication history taking: completion rate and satisfaction
Marissa Ryan
86Development and validation of an enoxaparin monitoring clinical indicator
Martin Canning
87Strength in numbers? Osteoporosis prophylaxis and fracture rates in heart and lung transplantation
Megan Alessi
88When less is more: medication dose adjustments in low body weight adults
Melinda James
89Incidence of febrile neutropenia in Small-Cell Lung Cancer: Does adding ‘G’ make it ‘all G’? 
Michael Whordley
90Ciclosporin blood levels and clinical outcomes in obese bone-marrow transplant patients after weight-based dosing
Midori Nakagaki
91A randomised trial of topical polaprezinc to prevent oral mucositis in bone marrow transplant patients
Midori Nakagaki
92A real-world accuracy of oral mucositis grading in patients undergoing haematopoietic stem cell transplantation
Midori Nakagaki
93Incidence of severe oral mucositis in bone marrow transplant patients receiving different conditioning chemoradiotherapy
Midori Nakagaki
94Direct Oral Anticoagulants – A Competitor to Warfarin for Stroke Prevention in High Risk Patients
Monida Nou
95Get on the Beers (criteria) – assessing patterns in high falls risk prescribing in geriatrics
Monique Nguyen
96The Adverse Inpatient Medication Event and Frailty (AIME-FRAIL) Tool to Identify High-Risk Patients
Nazanin Falconer
97Partnered Pharmacist Medication Charting (PPMC) in Regional and Rural General Medical Patients
Phuong Hua
98Ganzoni or not: evaluation of iron infusion dosing approaches in ambulatory gastroenterology patients
Rachel Goodman
99Evaluation of medication-related pharmacist interventions in a newly established nephrology outpatient clinic
Reanna McFarland
100Clinical pharmacists’ participation in ward rounds in Australian hospitals: What is the current practice?
Sally Marotti
101A systematic review of the safety and efficacy of opioids in patients with renal impairment
Sanam Fath-Abadi
102Triple therapy prescribing following acute coronary syndrome in patients requiring oral anticoagulation
Saqib Rahman
103Treatment resistant hypocalcaemia linked to nasogastric administration of calcitriol
Sarah Hitchen
104Early initiation of SGLT2 inhibitor therapy following an acute cardiac event in people with diabetes
Sarah Hitchen
105A retrospective evaluation of maternity patient’s risk of medication-related adverse events
Sarah Lai
106Prescribing adherence to guideline-directed medical therapy for heart failure with reduced ejection fraction
Saskia McGrane
107Optimising One Medication for Patients with Cirrhosis (OOMPa-C); an innovative model of pharmacist-led integrated care
Sheridan Rodda
108Partnered-Pharmacist Medication Charting in an Outpatient Infusion Centre - a new paradigm
Stewart Cockram
109Linking Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples with diabetes care in hospital using hospital pharmacists
Susan Welch
110Evaluation of adjunct therapies for cervical cerclage
Tamara Lebedevs
11120 years of Obstetric Medicines Information Calls - a timeline of enquiry patterns and trends
Tamara Lebedevs
112Implementing the pharmacist-led gout clinic for titration of urate lowering therapy in an Australian setting
Tim Chang
113Medication Hesitancy in Palliative Care: A Systematic Review Using the Theory of Planned Behaviour
Un Cheng Lo
114The Role and Effectiveness of Subcutaneous Ketamine Infusions for Pain: A Palliative Care Retrospective Audit
Vivian Dinh
115Incidence and risk factors associated with leukopenia in transplant recipients: a retrospective medical record audit
Winnie Zhao
116A Retrospective Observational Cohort Study of Prescribing/Administration of Psychotropic Medications in Elderly Patients with Delirium
Winnifred Livitsanos
117Inhaler Optimisation and Cost-associated Impact of Inhaler Polypharmacy in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Yoshi Hashiku Pogoy
118Investigating pharmacy staff awareness of interpreters, Indigenous Hospital Liaison Officers and medication-related resources in hospitals
Zoe Robinson

Infectious diseases

119Pharmacists Branching Out: Leading the Way in a Virtual World
Alexandra Brown
120Antibiotic-impregnated bone cement in Australian hospitals: Cementing the joints
Alice Teoh
121Mould-active antifungal prophylaxis: A gap analysis of prescribing appropriateness
Amirreza Zobdeh
122A Retrospective Audit of Vancomycin Use in Adults Patients – How can we do better?
Anastasia Baker-Finch
123Fighting Antimicrobial Resistance: Review of piperacillin/tazobactam use on a surgical ward
Ashleigh Henna
124Investigating variance in reporting times of vancomycin concentrations by availability of on-site therapeutic drug monitoring
Belinda Chappell
126Time to Therapeutic Vancomycin Levels with Loading Dose Capping According to Local Tertiary Hospital Guidelines
Cassie Lanskey
127Treating Carbapenemase-Producing Enterobacterales Urosepsis with Ceftazidime/Avibactam in Pregnancy
Claire Kendrick
128Evolution of Pseudomonas aeruginosa antimicrobial resistance in a patient with locally advanced penile cancer
Claudia Palma
129Management of tetanus in the ED: A Case Study
Diana Goubrial
130The Highs and Lows of Febrile Neutropenia - Reevaluating Febrile Neutropenia Management
Eden Weeks
131The Impact of a Remote Clinical Pharmacy Service on Antimicrobial Stewardship in District Hospitals
Jane Frankling
132Incidence and Severity of Cytomegalovirus Infection in Seropositive Heart Transplant Recipients
Jessica Bailey
133Evaluating Antimicrobial Stewardship (AMS) Pharmacist Reviews In An Australian Multi-Site Teaching Hospital Network
Jessica Hughes
134Review of position statements on antimicrobial resistance and stewardship from professional pharmacy organisations
Kathryn Lim
135Reshaping the landscape of Pharmacist Vaccinations: Delivering dTpa Vaccines in a Maternity Outpatient Clinic
Kim Ta
136Evaluation of Pharmacist administered Influenza Vaccination in high-risk Hospital Outpatients (EPIVHO)
Kim Ta
137Tofacitinib in refractory DRESS: a case report
Mary Sippe
138Right Antibiotic, Every Time: appropriate prescribing for Skin and Soft Tissue Infections in Rural areas
Max Groves
139Retrospective audit of pathogens and empiric antimicrobial therapy in patients with diabetic foot infection
Michele Arcidiacono
140Vancomycin therapeutic drug monitoring and acute kidney injury in haematology and bone marrow transplant patients
Midori Nakagaki
141An investigation on Clostridioides difficile infection management
Mitt Vongphakdi
142Adherence to Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia prophylaxis guidelines in patients prescribed prednisolone for immune-related adverse effects
Natalie Summerlin
143What To Do? We Forgot About Flu! A Value Based Influenza Vaccination Initiative
Nicola Farrell
144Population Pharmacokinetics of Ganciclovir in Allogeneic Haematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Patients
Philip Selby
145Optimising antifungal prophylaxis in allogeneic stem cell transplantation, a cohort study of two different approaches
Philip Selby
146Bugged for time! Reviewing the timeliness of microbiology testing and documentation plan
Rashim Joshi
147Evaluating pharmacist use of the Quality Improvement National Antimicrobial Prescribing Survey (QINAPS) in Australia
Ron Cheah
148Severe case of anaphylaxis to Clavulanic acid
Samantha Barhoun
149An overview of meropenem prescribing at a public tertiary hospital
Sarah Ingleton
150Evaluation of Antimicrobial Management of Community-Acquired Pneumonia (CAP) in Respiratory Patients in a Metropolitan Hospital
Tram Huynh

Leadership and management

151National Quality Use of Medicines Indicators: Review on Use, Relevance and Potential Automation in eMR
Alexandra Bennett
152Implementation of specialty-specific toolkits to support pharmacist orientation and training for clinical and operational programs
Alexandria McDonald
153Navigating choppy waters - Implementation of a Dispensary Navigator
Alison Walker
154A Digital Solution for the Individual Patient Application Process
Anita Shutt
155Connecting clinical pharmacy services with tertiary Diabetes and Endocrine Clinics
Bradley Jeffery
158Implementation of a workforce management tool (Cgov®) to streamline workforce requirements and credentialing
Diana Sandulache
159Implementing a credentialing program to support pharmacy clinical trial competency in hospitals around Victoria
Elira Menxhiqi
160Tracking clinical pharmacists in ED: a local Time in Motion Study
Emma Megram
161Exploring interviews - are intern pharmacists’ responses what employers want?
Eugene Ong
162Development of a web-based financial application for clinical trials pharmacy services
Eugenia Hong
163Standardising pharmacy key performance indicator (KPI) collection in seven hospitals
Faith Yong
164Audit of pharmacist compliance with Queensland’s real time prescription monitoring system in a public hospital
Martin Canning
165Development of an algorithm for evaluating Individual Patient Use (IPU) requests
Jane Booth
166Evaluation of the Impact of a Pharmacist within a Pre-Admission Clinc
Jane Stidworthy
167Three years on: Impact to hospital pharmacy revenue from cuts to PBS margins in hospitals
Jerry Yik
168Challenges faced by part-time female hospital pharmacists
Joyce Yeap
169Working Nine to Five: What was Learned Through Time and Motion
Kerryn Griffett
170Accelerating early career pharmacist development through Foundation Residencies: Feedback from residents and program staff
Kylee Hayward
171Perceptions and expectations of health professionals regarding hospital pharmacy services: a qualitative systematic review
Jacinta Johnson
172Reconnecting medication services after a ‘once in a century’ flood
Lana Steward
173Improving operational efficiencies and staff satisfaction in Outpatient Pharmacy: Online medication ordering for ambulatory patients
Libby Dunkley
174Development of a Smart Pump framework to guide health services on their implementation and maintenance
Madonna Dixon
175Best Possible Medication Histories for Best Possible Care; Medication reconciliation for rural and remote hospitals
Nathan Chahoud
176Advancing clinical practice and specialisation: Benefits of the advanced training residency program
Nathan Kwong
177Creating new Entrustable Professional Activities (EPAs): Development and Evaluation of an Interprofessional Ward Round EPA
Sally Marotti
178Reshape and Innovate our Experiential Learning Placements for Students
Sally Marotti
179Partnering for the Seamless Transition of Young People on High Cost Medicines to Adult Care
Sarah Dinh
180Expanding and Sustaining a Rural Hospital’s Clinical Medication Management Services
Susan Trevillian
181Enhancing a Local Rural Hospital Pharmacy Workforce via Collaboration and Partnership
Susan Trevillian
182Estimating Value of a Pharmacist-Led Obstetric Medicines Information Service through User Experience
Tamara Lebedevs
183EcoPharm: Sustainable activities in the hospital pharmacy department
Xin Yu Yan

Mental health

184Evaluation of Pharmacological Management of Aggressive Behaviours of Concern in the Inpatient Psychiatry Unit
Aisling Mcevoy
185Antipsychotic prescribing patterns in amphetamine induced psychosis
Alice Wisdom
186Olanzapine long-acting injection: Does the benefit outweigh the risk of Post Injection Syndrome?
Alice Wisdom
187Rationalising antipsychotic polypharmacy in an inpatient mental health unit
Alice Wisdom
188Long-acting aripiprazole depot - a potential solution for refractory psychosis secondary to advanced Parkinson’s disease
Annie Huang
189Sodium valproate and contraception in females of child-bearing age-a tale of three audits
Diana Mukasa
190Prevalence and patterns of long-term antidepressant use in older female Australians
Edgar Poon
191Pain in the NAC - A review of paracetamol overdoses
Hailey Doodson
192Medication-related problems at hospital admission in adults with mental illness
Hana Amer
193When double dosing does good: Use of the two-injection start protocol for aripiprazole depot
Isabelle Wu
194Non-PBS Prescribing of Antipsychotic Depots in the State Public Hospitals
Lauren Sands
195Maximising metabolic monitoring: pharmacist management making an impact
Lesley Smith
196Case report: Can Lithium Mask An Underlying Thyrotoxicosis?
Lina Tran
197PRIMROSE: A new way to assess cardiovascular risk in patients with severe mental illness?
Minnie Park
198Pharmacist led ordering of fasting metabolic monitoring tests in mental health: ongoing surveillance
Phillippa Scott
199Parenteral thiamine: real world prescribing vs statewide guidelines
Richard Marotti
200Anticholinergic burden in an Older Persons Mental Health Unit: To accept or challenge
Sandra Niloufar Pepperell
201An Inpatient Review of Atypical Antipsychotic Use
Stuart Birnie
202Implementation of a clinical pharmacy service in a mental health short stay unit
Susan Loeser
203Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Obstetric Medicines Information Service Enquiries
Tamara Lebedevs
204Evaluating the impact of pharmacists in the Older Persons Community Mental Health setting
Temitope Afolabi
205Semaglutide: An effective weight loss adjunct for mental health consumers utilising an innovative metabolic clinic?
Yvette Haselden

Paediatrics and neonatology

206No rash decisions - a probable case of hypersensitivity to inert ingredients
Aleesha Lindsay
207A Prospective Observational Study of Antineoplastic Induced Nausea and Vomiting (AINV) Prophylaxis and Monitoring
Andrew Paton
208Identifying Hospitalised Children Living with Adults who Smoke Cigarettes: Assessing Prevalence and Admission Practices
Renee Dimond
210Ranibizumab for Retinopathy of Prematurity – A Visionary Game Changer!
Deshina Naidoo
211Paediatric Idiopathic Pancreatitis - Could Guanfacine be a Culprit?
Erin Randall
212Painchek® Infant: Clinical Feasibility for Assessing Procedural Pain
Jeff Hughes
213Advanced therapeutics: Is Pharmacy prepared for the future?
Joni Donagher
214Alpha agonists in Child and Adolescent psychiatry - case series
Judy Longworth
215Drug Use Evaluation: The appropriateness of ceftriaxone prescribing in a regional paediatric population
Kane Suchenia
216Omalizumab for Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis in Paediatric Patients with Cystic Fibrosis
Kate Stanford
217Off Label Intranasal Corticosteroids & Decongestants: You Nose Their Pediatric Use Will Blow You Away!
Kate Stanford
218Keeping Babies Safe During Resuscitation
Megan Clark
219Medication Errors During Neonatal Emergencies: Attitudes of Clinicians In Australia & New Zealand
Megan Clark
220Supplied in vain - compatibility of standard oral syringes with medication packaging
Prabhnisha Kaur Keshminder Singh
221Evaluation of surgical antimicrobial prophylaxis in paediatric patients undergoing orthopaedic surgery and resulting organisational change
Quynh Tran
222Retrieval - Common from Regional and Rural Hospitals - What actually happens?
Rachel Taylor
223Spoons are for ice-cream, not measuring medicines - suitability of oral dispensers from hospital to home
Shelley Phillips

Acute care

224Hypocupraemia and Myasthenic Crisis - A Surprising Relationship
Alexandra Mulhall
225Evaluation of physical compatibility of Intravenous (IV) oxycodone with selected drugs, co-administered via Y-type connectors
Alka Garg
226Evaluation of ward preparedness for anaphylaxis management in a tertiary paediatric and women’s hospital
Alka Garg
227Lethal Liquids: A Case Report of Paraquat Poisoning
Angela Faint
228International Survey of Peripheral Vasopressor Infusions in Critical Care (INFUSE)
Arwa Abu Sardaneh
231Continuation of Quetiapine for Delirium and Agitation at Transitions out of the Intensive Care Unit
Cassie Lanskey
232What goes up must come down. Hypoglycaemia following insulin for hyperkalaemia treatment
Catherine Yan
233Can’t Breathe? – A retrospective review of icatibant for use in off-label non-hereditary angioedema treatment
Georgia Clark
234A retrospective review of hospital admissions for opioid toxicity: A 3-year, state-wide study
Jacinta Johnson
235Retrospective Audit of Prescribing Patterns to Delirium Guidelines in a Major Metropolitan Hospital Emergency Department
Jai Wardale
236Being prepared for the unknown – Ensuring future resuscitation needs are MET
James Ash
237Harm Reduction in the Pre-Hospital Setting: The Role of Take-Home Naloxone
Jason Waddell
238“No Carbs!” Managing refractory seizures - A case study
Jessica Nguyen
239Meropenem enhancing the clearance of valproate in the management of valproate toxicity
Julie Luu
240The Clot is Ticking - Direct Low risk Pulmonary Embolism discharge from the Emergency Department
Justin Neagle
242“Sick days”, renal failure and the need for dabigatran toxicity reversal
Patricia Banaczek
243Incidence of Anaphylaxis to Neuromuscular Blocking Drugs, Confirming Comparative Rates and Implications to Practice
Sylvia White
244Evaluation of pharmacy interventions on drug related problems (DRPs) in the transition out of ICU
Zhen Xin

Medication Safety

245Opioids in the hospice - have we got the right balance?
Adriano Marchesan
246Oral anti-cancer medications; the overlooked hazardous route
Aidan Keogh
247Implementation and evaluation of a new adverse drug reaction management system in a hospital network
Alborz Shahsavand
248Connecting with Consumers: Discovering their Expectations on Engagement with Medication Management
Anisha Ravindran
249Intravenous Iron Infusion Resource Toolboxes – Reinvigorating how support is provided for administering clinicians
Ann Whitaker
250A Pharmacist led education program to improve accuracy of the electronic allergy records in hospital
Ashley Handy
251Reshaping the management of reactive thrombocytosis post splenectomy
Charlotte McBrayer
253Exploring the value of patients’ own medications as an information source for completing medication histories
Deena Tumber
254Mapping the research addressing prescription drug monitoring programs: a scoping review
Dimi Hoppe
255Pumping up safety: Implementation of a National Drug Library
Ella Raguz
256Exploring Clinical Documentation and Management of Cancer Patients’ Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) Use
Ellen Jones
257What Factors Can Influence Cancer Patients’ Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) Use During Anti-Cancer Treatment?
Ellen Jones
258Oral Mucositis, what have we learnt in the last two decades: A Narrative Review
Hala Musa
259Medication Management in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Backgrounds and Adolescent and Young Adults within Oncology
Hala Musa
260Reducing the Rate of Hypoglycaemia Hospital-Acquired Complications in a Regional Hospital
Helena Joseph-Hauser
261Handle with Care! Precautionary measures for handling bodily fluids of patients receiving antineoplastic therapies
Hilai Ahmadzai
262Improving Adverse Drug Reactions detection using an automated tool and ICD-10 coding data: study protocol
Jana Stojanova
263Observational practice audit to improve consumer comprehension of medication labels
Jessica Blinks
264Improving the safety of potassium
Lisa Robertson
265Establishing a statewide multidisciplinary medication safety TEAM – Together Everyone Achieves More
Lisa Robertson
266Review of quality indicators used to measure anticoagulation safety
Martin Canning
267What do clinical incidents tell us about iron staining?
Martin Canning
268The impact of adopting the Anticancer Drug Dosing in Kidney Dysfunction guideline on Carboplatin dosing
Michael Soriano
269Follow the MAP: Are Medication Action Plans utilised appropriately?
Naomi Szczepanski
270Characterising psychotropic prescribing in South Australian regional hospitals
Pascale Dettwiller
271Association of Discharge Summary Medication Errors and Risk of Readmission: A Retrospective Medical Record Audit
Paul Wembridge
272Let the Fasting Games Begin!
Sara Issa
273Evaluation of insulin infusion documentation errors pre and post Electronic Medical Record (EMR) implementation
Sarah Lo
274Implementation of a livestream closed-looped video system to improve medication safety in the aseptic manufacturing
Shuk Lam Kan
275Outcome of medical students prescribing skills after educational interventions - A systematic review
Sophie Mokrzecki
276Medication for responsive behaviours in dementia: an audit of PRN prescribing
Susie Kenny
277The London Protocol: a multidisciplinary means to assess a clinical safety event
Tess Bradshaw
278Comparison of cooler preparation methods for medication and vaccine cold chain transport
Darshan Shet
280Audit of patients own medicines management in a hospital setting
Youngin Lee


281Improving medication supply and clinical handover through a Pharmacy Assistant-specific electronic handover tool
Ann Whitaker
282Hospital pharmacy technician involvement with controlled drug management: a survey of Australian hospital pharmacy departments
Brett Anderson
283Shaping the scope of practice: the Ward-based Pharmacy Technician role
Caitlan O'Keefe
284Heal the world – Reducing your carbon footprint by using laptops for Imprest Management
Cindy Farrell
285Lights, camera, orientate
Clare Mckimmie
286Reshaping services to reinvigorate our workforce – A technician led service review
Conah Boys
287Staff perception on standardisation of medication ordering process within a hospital pharmacy department
Devyani Makwana
288Evaluation of technician-led medication histories in a culturally diverse, rural Australian emergency department
Emma Sykes
289Exploring Pharmacists’ Perspectives on Preparing Discharge Medication Records: a Mixed-Methods Study
Gemma Burns
290A Pharmacy technician-led quality improvement project – Getting ward medication storage and handling RIGHT!
Hala Musa
291Assessing the Financial Impact of a Comprehensive Review of Pharmacy Department Stock-Holdings
Helena Joseph-Hauser
292Tech it to the next level: integrating technicians into Inflammatory Disease teams
Ilayda Mader
293Evaluation of research capacity and culture among pharmacy staff in a state-wide health service
Jacinta Johnson
294Brandless Formulary for Drug Supply? Achievable with Devilish Details Considered
James Grant
295Preventing high-risk medication incidents in rehabilitation wards - An advanced technician medication safety initiative
Nicola Harper
296Pharmacy Technician – The panacea to poor infusor management in Hospital in the Home
Jocelyn Tabb
297Advancing imprest management with a novel BYOD phone application
Jordan Hegarty
298Senior Pharmacy Assistant Ward Based Medication Safety Support Activity
Leiuanna Rowe
299Identifying and delineating advanced-practice of technicians: Results of a national survey and cluster analysis
Margie Butnoris
300Ward-based pharmacy technicians – ensuring missed doses aren’t missed!
Michael Soriano
301Paralysis by Analysis – Reconnecting Pharmacy Oversight to Neuromuscular Blockers
Rashique Hussain
302Towards 1.7 Million Vaccinations and Counting
Rosemary Burke
303Technician led screening of haemoglobin for renal outpatient erythropoietin stimulating agent prescriptions.
Teana Brewster-O'Brien
304Rise in pharmacy automation proving the way to a better future
Teresa Ho
305Pharmacy technicians and students preparing infusions in Intensive Care Units: Responding to COVID-19 workforce challenges
Wendy Ewing
306Critical Credentialing during COVID-19: A program for medication infusion preparation in Intensive Care Units
Wendy Ewing
307Providing TLC (Technician-led Counselling) to Surgical day patients - An Advanced-scope technician initiative
Jesseca Eglington


308Evaluation of a Pharmacy Education, Training, Research and Professional Development Program in a Tertiary Hospital
Alexandra Padrissa
309Evaluation of nursing staff knowledge of anaphylaxis management in a tertiary paediatric and women’s hospital
Alka Garg
310“You better Shape Up”: Improving the engagement of Pharmacist Continuing Education in a Rural Area
Amelia Wagstaff
311A qualitative, longitudinal study of pharmacy educators’ experiences implementing a hospital pharmacy residency program
Chih Yuan Wang
312The development of non-clinical skills in pharmacy residency programs - a realist synthesis
Chih Yuan Wang
313Evaluation of virtual one-day hospital visits for first year pharmacy students
Diana Bortoletto
314Implementing and Evaluating a Contemporary Clinical Training Program for Intern Pharmacists
Diana Bortoletto
315To QR or not QR? A project on patient acceptability of electronic Consumer Medicines Information
Elfie Leung
316Strategic Human Resource Management: Building pharmacist workforce capacity to deliver pharmacogenomics in Australian healthcare organisations
Eve Finn
317Cardiometabolic screening - are we doing it right?
Gauri Godbole
318Colistin in the home for bronchiectasis: Patient experiences and addressing knowledge gaps
Greg Weeks
319Future-Proofing Pharmacy - Advancing Medication History Taking Entrustable Professional Activities
Huri Balikubiri
320Australia and New Zealand Medication Administration Practice Assessment Survey
Ian Coombes
321Patient Centred Eye Drop Administration Education Package
Ivy Tan
322The attitudes and perceptions of undergraduate pharmacy students and their preceptors on hybrid placement models
Joanna Pizzi
323Innovation in Education: A cancer training package for regional pharmacy assistants
Kirsty Tait
324Feasibility of Student-led Entrustable Professional Activities in Hospitals during the COVID-19 Pandemic: A qualitative evaluation
Linda Do
325Student-led Entrustable Professional Activities in Hospitals: An analysis of student and preceptor feedback
Linda Do
326The Druggle, Improving Paediatric Oncology Drug Knowledge in Real Time
Madison Groves
328Scoping Review of Learning Health Systems and Health Systems Science in Health Professionals’ Education
Nadia Zamri
329An opportunity to improve patient outcomes via pharmacists led medication education – a physiotherapists’ perspective
Robert Wojnar
330Swallowing the hard pill: Improving multidisciplinary communication and medication management for patients with dysphagia
Rebekah-Yeaun Lee
331Assessing adherence and comprehension of cardiovascular medications with pharmacist intervention post-acute myocardial infarction
Samia Goni
332Evaluating Pharmacist Confidence in Documenting Clinical Recommendations – a digital and paper-based comparison
Sarah Dalgliesh
333Evaluating an education initiative targeting diabetes and lipid management following coronary artery bypass graft surgery
Sarah Hitchen
334Comparing perceived and actual health between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and non-Indigenous communities
Sarah Morisaki
335How one thing leads to another… Engaging with community organisations to promote QUM
Sarah Smith
336Improving pharmacist education using medicine lists, how do cancer patients like to receive written information?
Scott Bates
337Publication rates of abstracts presented to SHPA Medicines Management Conferences 2014-2019
Susan Poole
338An international inventory of antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) training programmes
Syed Tabish R. Zaidi
339Evaluation of the effectiveness and staff acceptance of education strategies to improve medication safety
Tamara Lebedevs
340Pharmacists Prioritising People in Poverty: Development of the SHPA Aid and Volunteering Special Interest Group
Tara van der Vliet
341Exploring the Consumer Perspective on Pharmacist Generated Medication Lists
Timothy Martin


342Get Rid of that Paper! Creating an Electronic Warfarin Discharge Plan
Andrew Harding
343Nursing and medical staff views towards pharmacists pending discharge prescriptions: A cross-sectional survey
Brett Anderson
344Could Regular Supplemental Insulin Order Be the Answer to Improving Glycaemic Control for Inpatients?
Bruce Wu
345Scaling up for safety: How Virtual Clinical Pharmacy Services helped rural hospitals meet national standards
Cristen Fleming
346Increasing accountability of controlled medicines through digitising Pharmacy workflows with an Omnicell Controlled Substance Manager
David Luo
347Pharmacy evolution - Closing the Loop in Paediatric Medication Management.
David Luo
348The impact of pharmacist charting of intravenous medication infusions in a Medical Day Unit
Georgia Lloyd
349Investigating the use of the Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) PowerPlan prescribing in acute medical wards
Hayley Rosadi
350Antipsychotic and Benzodiazepine use in Hospital Inpatients with Coded Delirium: A Retrospective Medical Record Audit
Jaymilee Lawrence
351High stakes: Piloting and evaluating an electronic blood product prescribing and administration solution
Jillian Campbell
352Reinvigorating the Medication Safety Conversation: connecting local area leaders with local safety and quality data
Jo Young
353Results Following Implementation of OSAMS - an Open-Source Electronic Restricted Antimicrobial Approval System
John Shanks
354Increasing compassion for children with inflammatory bowel disease
Joni Donagher
355Implementing an Integrated Model of Automated Medication Cabinets with Electronic Medication Records
Julie Ngo
356Best Possible Medication History Documentation – Have Electronic Medical Records Altered Hospital Pharmacy Practice?
Layla McDougall
357Formulary System Adherence Improvement
Martha Turek
358Collaborative medical-pharmacist initiation of the fractured neck of femur EMR-based clinical care pathway
Megan Denton-Brown
359Qualities that make effective discharge communication from hospital to general practice: a scoping review
Melinda Gusmeroli
360Changing concentrations in smart pump protocols. Planning ahead essential
Michelle Paine
361Managing smart pump governance compliance visibility
Michelle Paine
362Evaluation of Dose Omissions on a short-stay Medical Unit in a Australian Tertiary Hospital
Nandni Bhan
363Evaluation of policy changes on surgical discharge opioid prescribing patterns between 2012 and 2020
Paul Wembridge
364A retrospective audit of co-prescribing non-opioid analgesia with opioids in adults discharged from Emergency Departments
Paul Wembridge
365Does point of care medication automation improve patient safety?
Penelope Lupoi
366Improving safe use of Hydromorphone in electronic medication management (eMM) systems
Rachael Worthington
367Management of Sulfonamide Allergies in Electronic Medication Management (EMM) Systems
Rebecca Sotade
368The bionic pharmacy: where human and machine meet to improve medication safety
Samuel Ki
369Reshaping our Approach to Incident Review: Multi-Incident Analysis of Crushed Medication Errors
Sara Linton
370Time and motion study quantifying the activities of the cardiology, respiratory and geriatric clinical pharmacist
Simon Huynh
371Qualities of effective discharge medication communication from hospital to general practice: a quantitative analysis
Stevie Perks
372Less is more: Reducing pharmacist note-bloat in an electronic health record
Tiina Brown
373Role of electronic decision support in preventing anticoagulant-related medication incidents: Evaluation using medication taxonomy guidelines
Viviane Khalil
374Risks of Using Smart Infusion Pumps to Reduce Intravenous Medication Administration Errors
Viviane Khalil
375Accuracy Of Antibacterial Indication Documentation in an Electronic Medical Record
Wendy Yao
376Robot and Results: Dispensing time-and-motion study of the first ROWA in a NSW public hospital
Wilma Kong
377We survived ROWA, so can you!
Wilma Kong
378Improving the accuracy of discharge summary medication lists - A comprehensive Electronic Medical Record improvement project
Winnie Tao

Transitions of care

379Patient perspectives on medication management during and post-discharge, focusing on opioids: A follow-up interview design
Aimee Wang
380Integrating pharmacists as core clinicians within community mental health teams
Alice Wisdom
381The role of the GEM@Home pharmacist in the provision of drug-related interventions and recommendations
Annie King
382Impact of Inflammatory Bowel Disease Pharmacist on Transition of Care
Bilal Aziza
383Pharmacists vs doctors. Who prescribes opioids appropriately? A quality assurance study in general surgical patients
Brett Anderson
384Are we out of range? Understanding temperature variations of continuous infusions delivered to ambulatory patients
Briohny Roberts
385Medication Management Plans – Are They Required in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit?
Claire Kendrick
386Improving medication safety in older adults through the 4Ms Framework
David Nguyen
387Guess Who’s Coming Back? A Pilot Study Assessing Readmission Risk Tools in General Medicine Patients
Deirdre Criddle
388Making HIMRs Happen: Providing Hospital Initiated Medication Reviews (HIMRs) for High-Risk Patients Early Post-discharge
Deirdre Criddle
389Triple Antithrombotic Therapy and Timing – Are we getting it right?
Dion Zunker
390Hospital initiated PPIs: Are we getting it right on discharge?
Eliza Lanyon
391Leveraging consumer feedback to enhance medicines management service delivery
Erin Dunn
392Do we really need a pharmacist for discharge medication reconciliation in Geriatrics?
Gauri Godbole
393Role of a hospital pharmacist in a cardiac day procedure ward: a cross-sectional study
Grace Lau
394Clinic-based Pharmacists: The Missing Link
Hilai Ahmadzai
3952021 Medicine Shortages in Pharmacy
Jerry Yik
396A little less errors, a little more pharmacist?
Jess Lloyd
397Recommencing Heart Failure Medication Post Coronary Bypass Surgery
Jordan Anderson
398Take until review by your cardiologist or until catastrophic bleed, whichever occurs first
Kate Ziser
399Insulin self-administration errors reported to a poisons information centre: a retrospective audit
Olivia Di Giovine
400Assessing impact of a palliative care pharmacist clinic within a tertiary hospital multidisciplinary outpatient service
Penelope Tuffin
401Exploring how pharmacies adapt through natural disasters to ensure continuity of medication supply
Penny Lee
402Updating the Guiding Principles to Achieve Continuity in Medication Management
Racha Dabliz
404Disability and aged care home medication incidents: an audit of poisons information centre calls
Rita Hormiz
405Investigating postoperative opioid prescribing in a private hospital to improve patient outcomes
Roya Roohizadegan
406Evaluation of a New Clinical Pharmacy Service for Ambulatory Pain Management Clinics
Sam Maleki
407Patient has been discharged to an aged care facility but was the hospital's plan followed?
Sandy Tsang
408General practitioners’ perspectives on the utility of discharge summaries in providing ongoing clinical care
Sayeh Dehghanian
409What are consumers’ view on health information shared between clinicians on transition of care?
Shir Mei Goh
410Home-based Geriatric Evaluation and Management (GEM@Home) model of care – evaluating a new pharmacy service
Silvana Pignataro
411Impact of an emergency department patients’ own medications procedure on medication safety: an interrupted time-series
Simone Taylor
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