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Webinar: HIV medicines in community pharmacy

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When:
Tuesday 2 June 2015 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
2015-06-02T19:30:00+10:00
2015-06-02T21:00:00+10:00
Where:
Online Webinar
Cost:
Free
Contact:

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Overview

Practical look at what the change to community pharmacy supply of HIV medicines means to you and an exploration of best practice and the myths and misconceptions regarding the psycho-social interactions with patients with HIV

Learning objectives

Upon complition of this activity pharmacist should be able to:

  • Describe the barriers that people living with HIV may perceive towards the dispensing of HIV medicine from community pharmacy
  • Explain the PBS requirements for valid prescriptions of HIV medicines
  • Discuss the practical issues involved in the provision of HIV medicines including ordering, supply and counselling  to enhance access and adherence
  • Discuss the dynamics of patient engagement relating to psycho-social impact for both the patient and the pharmacist
  • Describe the current status of HIV prevalence, treatment and how HIV is now considered a chronic, manageable condition

Competency standards

Competency standards (2010) addressed: 1.3, 2.1, 2.3, 6.1, 6.2.

CPD Credits

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Accreditation number: CWEB1505

This activity has been accredited for 1.5 hours of Group 1 CPD suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan. Up to 1.5 hours of Group 1 activity may be converted to Group 2 (or 3 CPD credits), if self-assessment questions are completed.

Speakers

Dr Mark O’Reilly
Clinical Advisor – Australasian Society for HIV Medicine

Joseph Tesorio
Pharmacist – Healthsmart Pharmacy, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne

Cath Smith
Speaker – Positive Speakers Bureau

Max Niggl
Positive Speakers Bureau  – Living Positive Victoria

Funded, under contract, by the Australian Government Department of Health

 

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