Conference accreditation

CPD Accreditation Statement – Main Conference

The accreditation number is S2019/72

This CPD event has been accredited for 8.25 hours of Group-1 CPD (or 8.25 CPD credits) of which up to 3.5 hours can be converted to Group-2 CPD (a total of up to 11.75 CPD credits) suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan.

The program addresses pharmacist competency standards, including:

  • Standard 1.1.3 Apply understanding and knowledge of medicines management and use in society
  • Standard 1.4.3 Acquire and apply practice expertise
  • Standard 1.5.1 Apply expert knowledge and skills
  • Standard 1.6.1 Collaborate to improve quality and safety across the continuum of care
  • Standard 2.1.1 Respect the personal characteristics, rights, preferences, values, beliefs, needs and cultural and linguistic diversity of patients and other clients, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
  • Standard 2.1.2 Support and respect the rights of patients and other clients to contribute to decision making
  • Standard 2.2.3 Promote effective interprofessional practice
  • Standard 2.3.1 Use appropriate communication skills
  • Standard 2.3.2 Confirm the effectiveness of communication
  • Standard 2.4.2 Engage with others as appropriate to resolve the identified problem or issue
  • Standard 3.1.1 Obtain relevant health and medicines information
  • Standard 3.1.2 Assess medication management practices and needs
  • Standard 3.1.3 Collaborate to develop a medication management strategy or plan
  • Standard 3.2.1 Administer medicines
  • Standard 3.2.2 Provide primary care and promote judicious use of medicine
  • Standard 3.2.3 Dispense medicines (including compound medicines) in consultation with the patient and/or prescriber
  • Standard 3.2.4 Prescribe medicines
  • Standard 3.2.5 Provide counselling and information for safe and effective medication management
  • Standard 3.2.6 Facilitate continuity of care including transitions of care
  • Standard 3.3.1 Undertake a clinical review
  • Standard 3.3.2 Apply clinical review findings to improve health outcomes
  • Standard 3.3.3 Document clinical review findings and changes in medication management
  • Standard 3.5.1 Review trends in medicine use
  • Standard 3.5.2 Promote evidence-based medicine use
  • Standard 3.6.2 Support health promotion activities and health services intended to maintain and improve health
  • Standard 3.6.3 Support evidence-based public health programs
  • Standard 4.1.2 Apply reflective skills for self-assessment
  • Standard 4.1.3 Display self-motivation, an innovative mindset and motivate others
  • Standard 4.2.1 Work with established systems
  • Standard 4.3.1 Inspire a strategic vision and common purpose
  • Standard 4.3.2 Foster initiative and contribute to innovation, improvement and service development
  • Standard 4.3.3 Encourage, influence and facilitate change
  • Standard 4.3.4 Serve as a role model, coach and mentor for others
  • Standard 4.4.1 Undertake strategic and/or operational planning
  • Standard 4.4.3 Establish suitable premises and infrastructure
  • Standard 4.5.2 Maintain the physical environment and acquire required resources
  • Standard 4.5.3 Contribute to the efficient and effective use of resources
  • Standard 4.6.1 Recruit and retain personnel
  • Standard 4.6.2 Establish role clarity and performance standards
  • Standard 4.6.4 Develop personnel and promote improved performance
  • Standard 4.7.1 Understand and contribute to organisational/corporate and clinical governance
  • Standard 4.7.4 Contribute to professional activities planning with consideration of strategic context
  • Standard 4.7.6 Work across service delivery boundaries
  • Standard 4.7.7 Contribute to the effective management of risk, including threats to service continuity
  • Standard 5.1.1 Plan education and training
  • Standard 5.1.4 Link practice and education
  • Standard 5.3.3 Apply research evidence into practice

(National Competency Standards Framework for Pharmacists in Australia, 2016)