VIC - Dinner Meeting Education Event
Join us for a dinner meeting catch-up at the Kent Hotel in Melbourne!
Start the new year with our educational meeting featuring a two-course dinner and cash bar.
- Neil Petrie
- Medications & Oral Health
CPD Hours: 1 hour Scientific
Our Event Sponsors:
Our event hand hygiene products and masks are kindly sponsored by Erskine Oral Care.
Medications & Oral Health - Neil Petrie
This lecture will discuss the role of accredited pharmacists working directly with aged care facilities and community patients, how funding is provided for these services and the potential impact of medications on oral health.
1. To identify possible drug related oral adverse effects
2. To understand the role of consultant pharmacists within the aged care setting
3. To identify Quality Use of Medicines activities that pharmacists provide
BPharm, Accredited Pharmacist
Neil is a consultant pharmacist based in Melbourne, specialising in Quality Use of Medicines (QUM) in the
residential aged care setting. His extensive involvement in the residential care environment involves
reviewing resident’s current medication and providing QUM activities such as education, audits and advice.
Neil’s company, PRN Consulting, has developed a number of web based resources supporting the Quality
Use of Medicines. Neil has also been involved with projects supporting medicine use within community
based nursing services, past President of the Victorian Asthma Health Educators Association and has served
on numerous Medication Advisory Committees in residential aged care, both rural and city and for the
National Prescribing Service. Neil was the recipient of the Victorian Pharmacist Medal in 2014, PSA Quality
Use of Medicines in Pain Management award 2016 and Australian Association of Consultant Pharmacist
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