National Medicines Symposium 2018


Medical Audience: GP, GP Registrar, Specialist, Medical Officer
Focus: Quality use of medicines (QUM), diagnostics, medical tests, health data and health technologies
Provider: NPS MedicineWise
Type: Meeting
Duration: 12 hours NPS MedicineWise presents the 10th National Medicines Symposium (NMS) 2018 focussing on the quality use of medicines, diagnostics and health data.

NMS will bring together local and international experts over two days to learn, discuss and debate solutions to current challenges relating to the quality use of medicines, medical tests and other health technologies.

It is a cross-disciplinary event, with representatives from all areas of the health sector, enabling more comprehensive conversations.

The focus of NMS 2018 is Population to personal health care: the future is now. Sub-themes include evolving systems, reimagining policies and clinical innovations.

Event details

Wednesday 30 May - Friday 1 June 2018
National Convention Centre
31 Constitution Ave
Canberra ACT 2601

Event times
Wednesday: 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Thursday: 8:30 am – 5:15 pm
Friday: 8:30 am – 3:30 pm


Learning Outcomes

  1. Apply quality use of medicines principles to general practice systems to identify quality improvement activities that lead to improved patient safety outcomes
  2. Describe innovations in genomics and personalised medicine, and its impact on consumers and clinicians
  3. Apply current clinical guidelines and innovation strategies in general practice to overcome antimicrobial resistance challenges
  4. Identify emerging technologies and interventions that support better health-related decision-making by consumers and clinicians

For further details, contact Expert Events
P: 07 3848 2100

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