• About EMIT

    Providing medicines information is an essential part of pharmacy practice. SHPAs Electronic Medicines Information Training course is an interactive resource to help pharmacists provide expert advice about medicines. Especially suitable for students, interns and early career pharmacists, it provides an introduction to the specialty practice area of medicines information. The course is also suitable for any pharmacist seeking to enhance their daily practice and impact on patient care.

    Comprising two foundation modules and 22 subject modules this course will help you:

    • Understand the process of receiving a medicines information enquiry and providing medicines information
    • Know what questions to ask to obtain further information
    • Find the most appropriate sources of information
    • Evaluate the information available
    • Use clinical knowledge and critical thinking to apply the information to the context of a question or problem
    • Communicate a response in plain language, that has an appropriate level of detail and is tailored to the needs of the enquirer
    • Understand legal and ethical issues that may affect the provision of information about medicines
    • Elizabeth Anderson
      Principal Medicines Information Specialist Pharmacist, Westmead Hospital, NSW

      Glen Bayer
      Medicines Information Pharmacist, Royal Hobart Hospital, Tas.

      Jane Booth
      Formulary and Business Development Pharmacist, Monash Health, Vic.

      Corey Borg
      Medicines Information Senior Pharmacist, SA Pharmacy

      Sally Brooks
      Medicines Information Senior Pharmacist, Peter McCallum Cancer Centre, Vic.

      Jared Brown
      Department Head, NSW Poisons Information Centre

      Elaine Chan
      Renal Specialist Pharmacist, Westmead Hospital, NSW

      Christine Coorey
      Pharmacist, Westmead Hospital, NSW

      Adam Cunningham
      Lead Pharmacist Clinical Trials, Alfred Health, Vic.

      Yvette Haselden
      Pharmacist, Cairns Hospital, Qld

      Alanna Huynh
      Medicines Information Specialist Pharmacist, Westmead Hospital and NSW Poisons Information Centre

      Katie Jodrell
      Pharmacist, WA Poisons Information Centre

      Pathma Joseph
      Senior Pharmacist Medicines information and QUM Pharmacist, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead, NSW

      Claire Keith
      Senior Medicines Information Pharmacist, Austin Health, Vic.

      Catherine Leggett
      Medicines Information Manager, SA Pharmacy

      Lucy Min Li Lin
      Clinical Pharmacist, Westmead Hospital, Vic.

      Judy Longworth
      Senior Clinical Pharmacist, Psychological Medicine, Sydney Children’s Hospital Network, NSW

      Jeanie Misko
      Medicines Information Senior Pharmacist, Fiona Stanley Hospital, WA

      Michelle Nalder
      Senior Renal Pharmacist, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Vic.

      Yee Ching Ng
      Medicines Information Pharmacist, Canberra Health Services, ACT

      Christine Plover
      Senior Pharmacist, Medicines Information Centre, The Royal Children’ Hospital, Vic.

      Felicity Prior
      Director, Hunter Drug Information Service, Calvary Mater, NSW

      Julie Taylor
      Senior Surgical Pharmacist, Barwon Health, Vic.

      Belinda Theobald
      Deputy Director of Operations, Alfred Health, Vic.

      Helen Trenerry
      Director of QMAIS, Queensland Medicines Advice and Information Service

      Karene Yap
      Senior Pharmacist, Alfred Health, Vic.

      Angela Yui
      Pharmacist, Westmead Hospital, NSW

      Grace Wong
      Drug Information/ADR Pharmacist, Footscray Hospital, Vic.

      Laura Zanin
      Medicines Information Senior Pharmacist, SA Pharmacy

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