D18 - What’s new in practice? Part 2

Conference Hall B2


Timothy Chen (The University of Sydney, Australia) and Martin Astbury (Royal Pharmaceutical Society, UK)


Short oral presentations selected from submitted abstracts


14:30 – 14:40 Introduction by the chairs

  1. 14:40 – 14:50 MyCare start: Feasibility study of a new medicines service in Swiss community pharmacies
    Martine Ruggli (pharmaSuisse, Switzerland)
  2. 14:50 – 15:00 A collaborative approach for an Australian minor ailments scheme
    Sarah Dineen-Griffin (University of Technology Sydney, Australia)
  3. 15:00 – 15:10 Emerging roles of pharmaceutical technologists and technicians
    Lilian Azzopardi (University of Malta, Malta)
  4. 15:10 – 15:20 Enhancing collaboration through the One Pharmacy Community Framework
    David Steeb (University of North Carolina, Eshelman School of Pharmacy, USA)
  5. 15:20 – 15:30 Vaccine coverage among pharmacy residents in France
    Lelia Abad (Hospices Civils de Lyon, France)
  6. 15:30 – 15:40 More risk group citizens receive influenza vaccinations when it is offered by community pharmacies
    Anja Toudahl (Practio, Denmark)

    15:40 – 15:50 Q & A

    15:50 – 16:10 Coffee/tea break
  7. 16:10 – 16:20 Tick-borne encephalitis vaccination in Swiss community pharmacies in 2018
    Martine Ruggli (pharmaSuisse, Switzerland)
  8. 16:20 – 16:30 Contribution of community pharmacies in the prevention and control of benign prostatic hyperplasia
    Joana Brito (Farmacias Holon, Portugal)
  9. 16:30 – 16:40 Low service quality and poor medicines adherence – Performance indicators for community pharmacies
    Stephen Carter (The University of Sydney, Australia)
  10. 16:40 -16:50 Impact of an e-learning and in-service continuing education course on pharmaceutical services
    Silvana Nair Leite (Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil)
  11. 16:50 – 17:00 Improving pharmacist capability to use quality improvement methodology for antimicrobial stewardship
    Elizabeth Ward (Royal Pharmaceutical Society, UK)
  12. 17:00 – 17:10 Antimicrobial stewardship: Pharmacists’ awareness and knowledge in Nigeria
    Ejikemeuwa Benedict Eya (Lydacon Pharmaceutical Ltd., Nigeria)

17:10 – 17:20 Q & A

17:20 – 17:25 Conclusion by the chairs

17:25 – 17:30 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