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Safer Care Victoria and VicTAG will be hosting a Medicines Roundtable at the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons on Monday 7th May 2018. Note that there are only a limited number of tickets for this event.

Arrive at 9.45am for registration, event commences at 10.00am sharp.

(An invitation to attend via live webcast will be sent at a later date for those unable to attend in person and/or wishing to participate online)

The roundtable is for Victorian clinicians with an interest in medication safety and quality. It will provide an opportunity to contribute to the development of state priorities and activities in medicines, to discuss and debate how we best learn from medication errors and to hear about the latest news on some Victorian medicines programs and initiatives.


PROGRAM SUMMARY

- Opening remarks, Prof Euan Wallace, CEO, Safer Care Victoria & Mr Kent Garrett, Chair, VicTAG
- An overview of the NSW state medication safety program, Ms Nina Muscillo, Clinical Excellence Commission
- VicTAG & DHHS Chemotherapy Audit Project, Adam Chapman and Shaun O'Connor
- Analgesic Stewardship, Thuy Bui, Alfred Health
- An overview of medicines at DHHS and SCV – current arrangements & future planning, Kylie McIntosh, SCV

- Targeting Zero medication errors; developing a statewide approach for medication safety and quality in Victoria (facilitated group discussion and planning session)


1.00pm LUNCH


- Handling of Hazardous Medicines, Jane Booth, Monash Health
- Neuromuscular Blocking Agents packaging and safety, Amy McRae, Alfred Health
- Deprescribing Medicines in Memory Clinic Patients, Amanda Cross, Monash University
- Medication Error Taxonomy Project, Jennifer Tio, The Royal Women's Hospital

- Learning from Medication Errors - panel discussion

3.30pm PROGRAM CLOSE



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