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APP offers attendees a comprehensive four-day educational program featuring over 100 industry, business, clinical and motivational speakers.


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PROGRAM

Accreditation numbers: A21APP1-32

The allocation of CPD credits to conference activities is outlined in the CPD MCQ Handbook

Hard copies of the Handbook will be available at the name badge collection kiosks at the conference and via the APP2021 Conference mobile app.

How do I record my CPD credits?


APP delegates can record their CPD credits for both Group 1 attendance and Group 2, with assessment, during the conference or after the event at https://www.acp.edu.au/app2021

APP2021’s Official Education Partner, the Australasian College of Pharmacy (ACP), will have roaming staff throughout APP to assist you with CPD enquiries. You can also visit the College’s kiosk or stand 363.

Please look out for an email from the Australasian College of Pharmacy with instructions on how to log in to the CPD Library to access the activities.

Instructions on how to enrol and record CPD activities is outlined in the How to Claim CPD Credits guide.

What activities are accredited?

The activities at the APP2021 conference have been accredited for a total of up to 21 hours of Group 1 CPD (or 21 CPD credits) suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan which can be converted to up to 21 hours of Group 2 CPD (or 42 CPD credits) upon successful completion of relevant assessment activities.

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PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP 1: Pharmacy Guild Immunisation Course

The Pharmacy Guild offers two immunisation course options: Full and Refresher. Unsure of the right course type for you? Use this guide to help you decide.

The Full Pharmacy Guild Immunisation Course will provide you with vaccinator qualification and up to 42 group 2 CPD points.


Full Immunisation Course

When: 9.00am - 5.00pm, Wednesday 22 March 2023

Cost: Guild Member $525 (GST free) / Non- Member $640 (GST free)

Inclusions: Workshop materials and morning/afternoon tea and lunch


Refresher Immunisation Course:
When: 10.30am - 3.00pm, Wednesday 22 March 2023
Cost: Guild Member $220 (GST free) / Non- Member $350 (GST free)

Inclusions: Workshop materials and lunch


Please note, the immunisation registration is separate to the APP2023 conference registration and trade tickets. If you would like to attend APP2023, please register here

The course provides:
•    a background to immunisation in Australia;
•    a familiarisation of the resources that are available to support immunisation services;
•    an outline of the regulatory requirements which cover the provision of immunisation services within pharmacy;
•    practical skill-based training in safe injection technique.

NB: This course is open to pharmacists practising in QLD, NSW, ACT and NT only (course does not currently meet requirements for all jurisdictions).

PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP 2: Ownership, Operations and Oversight - Getting the pharmacy acquisition, day to day and management right

The College and CommBank Health are pleased to bring to pharmacy owners and potential owners an interactive workshop that will provide three key sessions to upskill attendees on:

  • Obtaining the right support to identify and purchase a pharmacy
  • Creating efficiency through technology in managing day to day operations and implementing workflow solutions
  • Utilising operational and financial data from your pharmacy, to set and manage KPIs, track trends and make better decisions to improve your pharmacy and bottom line


CommBank Health will be joined by partners RSM Australia & Scrypt to deliver attendees with real-life examples, insights and analysis, to assist with the purchasing & management of pharmacies, at all stages of the ownership lifecycle.


Attendees will come away from this highly practical workshop with real-world solutions and strategies to implement in your pharmacy immediately.


When: 1.30pm - 5.30pm, Wednesday 22 March 2023

Cost: $66

This one-day seminar will delve into pharmacist’s practice in these three essential areas, using priority health areas to demonstrate practical examples:
•    Acute care - structured prescribing, screening and laboratory testing, and assessing ambulatory conditions.
•    Chronic care - therapeutic adaptation, deprescribing, adherence and harm minimisation.
•    Vaccine preventable disease – the business case for an integrated pharmacy vaccination model.
Join colleagues and industry leading presenters to explore the current and future full potential of pharmacist practice.

Inclusions: Workshop materials and morning/afternoon tea and lunch
This workshop is presented by the Australasian College Pharmacy.

SPEAKERS

SOCIAL PROGRAM

APP’s exciting social program provides an excellent opportunity to network with colleagues and suppliers and most importantly, have fun.

The networking focal point of APP, the Welcome Reception provides the perfect opportunity to catch up with colleagues, meet with suppliers and build new business relationships in a relaxed environment.  Drinks and canapes included.

When:
 Thursday 23 March | 5.30pm - 8.30pm

Where: Trade Exhibition Area, GCCEC

Cost: Included in full conference registration

Additional tickets: $85.00

Dress: Smart casual or business


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WELCOME RECEPTION

Celebrate the drama and glitz of Hollywood’s golden era at our ‘Hollywood Nights’ themed Street Party, where you can join pharmacy colleagues to network and create memories at pharmacy’s ‘night of nights’. Stroll down the red carpet and enjoy live entertainment including a covers band, headlining act, silent disco and other Hollywood-inspired acts. Dinner and drinks included.


When: Saturday 25 March | 7.00pm - midnight

Where: Event Centre, The Star Gold Coast
Cost: Included in Full Registration INCL. Street Party
Additional tickets: $110.00 per person

Dress: Cocktail or hollywood glamour


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APP STREET PARTY – ‘HOLLYWOOD NIGHTS’

This lunch is open to all pharmacists, pharmacy staff and students who are registered as full and day delegates. Join colleagues and Guild Officials for lunch and a glass of wine.


When: Friday 24 March | 12.30pm – 2.00pm

Where: Outdoor Terrace

Cost: Included in full conference and Friday registration fees


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WOMEN'S NETWORKING LUNCH

The National Australian Pharmacy Students’ Association (NAPSA) invites all students, alumni and non-alumni to attend their Alumni Networking Evening at this year’s APP.

Co-hosted by The Pharmacy Guild of Australia, the event provides the perfect opportunity to network with passionate future pharmacists and industry representatives.

When: Friday 25 March, 5.30pm – 8.00pm
Where: Outdoor Terrace, GCCEC

Cost: $20.00 per person (includes drinks and canapes)
Dress code: Smart casual
Bookings:
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NAPSA STUDENT NETWORKING FUNCTION

Come and network with like-minded pharmacy assistants plus meet the 2022 Pharmacy Guild of Australia/Maxigesic Pharmacy Assistant of the Year Award National Winner, Terri Bakker. This lunch is free for all pharmacy assistants.


When: Saturday 25 March | 12.30pm - 1.30pm 
Where: Foyer A

PHARMACY ASSISTANT NETWORKING LUNCH

The National Australian Pharmacy Students’ Association (NAPSA) invites all students and NAPSA alumni to attend their Alumni Networking Evening at this year’s APP.

Hosted by NAPSA and The Pharmacy Guild of Australia at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, the event provides the perfect opportunity to network with passionate future pharmacists and industry representatives.

Drinks, canapes and light entertainment will be provided.

When: Friday 20 March, 5:30 – 8.00pm
Where: Outdoor Terrace, GCCEC
Cost: $20 per person
Dress code: Smart casual


NAPSA Networking Evening

This social networking event is open to all LGBTQ and LGBTQ supportive attendees. Whether you’re a pharmacist, industry representative, student or anything in between, you’re
welcome to attend.

This inclusive event aims be an open, friendly space where attendees can come together to network and discuss important issues… or just have a chat.

When: Friday 20 March, 5:30 – 7.30pm
Where: Foyer A Terrace, GCCEC


LGBTQ Networking Function

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