Wed. 18 Sep 2019
10:00 am – 11:00 am
AEST (QLD time)
This presentation will explore the key elements of the Queensland Opioid Stewardship Program in relation to pain management while avoiding unintended harm.
Champika (Champs) has over 20 years’ experience as a pharmacist. Champs is currently enrolled in the MNHHS/AusHSI Graduate Certificate in Health Innovation program as well as undertaking a fellowship at Health Improvement Unit in CEQ . Champs has held the role of Quality Use of Medicines Pharmacist at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital since 2008 and is an experienced researcher and quality improvement specialist who is passionate about implementing sustainable practice change to improve the use of medicines. In her current role, Champika has been involved in implementing the hospital’s antimicrobial stewardship program, the IV to Oral initiative, and various projects to improve management of anticoagulation. A key current research interest is optimising opioid prescribing in acute settings. Champs is currently undertaking several related projects across Metro North Hospital and Health Service and state-wide.
Seminars are held each Wednesday morning starting at 10:00am AEST (Queensland time) in the Edwards Miller Training Room, 4th floor, Biala. The program for Semester 1 – 2019 commences on Wednesday 13th March and concludes on Wednesday 7th June. There are 12 seminars each semester and each presentation lasts for one hour. Please note: There are no seminars held during Queensland school holidays.
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