D17 - What’s new in practice? Part 1

Conference Hall B2


Vivien Tong and Timothy Chen (The University of Sydney, Australia)


Short oral presentations selected from submitted abstracts


09:00 – 09:10 Introduction by the chairs

  1. 09:10 – 09:20 Building antimicrobial stewardship capacity in four countries through a health partnership model
    Dennis Sena Awitty (Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana, Ghana)
  2. 09:20 – 09:30 Impact of antibiotic stewardship intervention in paediatric wards of a Nigerian tertiary hospital
    Chinenye Onodugo (University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Nigeria)
  3. 09:30 – 09:40 Assessments post-mental health first aid training among pharmacy students: Are scores enough?
    Sarira El-Den (The University of Sydney, Australia)
  4. 09:40 – 09:50 Magnitude of self-reported depression and its correlates among young adult Albanians
    Suela Kellici (University of Medicine Tirana, Albania)
  5. 09:50 – 10:00 Admission predictors of success: 5-year report of an international-trained PharmD (ITPD) program
    Shaun Gleason (University of Colorado, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, USA)
  6. 10:00 – 10:10 Evaluation of peer assessment in teaching patient presentation skills
    Zhe Han (National University of Singapore, Singapore)
  7. 10:10 – 10:20 Effect of pictogram-based instructions on the Lebanese population’s comprehension of medication orders
    Nisreen Ahmad Mourad (Lebanese International University, Lebanon)

10:20 – 10:40 Coffee/tea break

  1. 10:40 – 10:50The development, validation and usability of the medication discrepancy taxonomy (MedTax)
    Enas Almanasreh (The University of Sydney, Australia)
  2. 10:50 – 11:00 Assessment of pharmacists’ medication reconciliation knowledge in two selected Nigerian hospitals
    Akinniyi Akinbiyi Aje (University of Ibadan, Nigeria)
  3. 11:00 – 11:10 Home Safe – How pharmacists can help high risk patients navigate the care continuum
    Deirdre Thelma Criddle (Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Australia)
  4. 11:10 – 11:20The administration sequel of high dose IV vitamin C on ILl8 & NRF2 in patients with ARDS in Egypt
    Nada Hazem Farrag (New Giza University, Egypt)
  5. 11:20 – 11:30 Case control study about the risk of pancreatic cancer with Dipeptidyl Peptidase-4 inhibitors
    Maryline Hikmat Mansour (Lebanese International University, Lebanon)
  6. 11:30 – 11:40 HIV patients’ visual identification of dispensed medicines at Kwara State Public Hospitals, Nigeria
    Felicia Esemekiphoraro Williams (University of Ilorin, Nigeria)
  7. 11:40 – 11:50 Embedding pharmacy services in patient care through integration in national health care standards
  8. Anja St. Clair Jones (Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals, UK)

11:50 -11:55 Conclusion by the chairs

11:55 – 12:00 Room refresh

Learning Objectives

At the end of this section, participants will be able to:

  1. Outline results of recent studies in pharmacy practice;
  2. State new initiatives of pharmacy practice that can be adapted based on presented information;
  3. Share actionable application of results of recent studies in pharmacy practice.

Type of session: Knowledge based