Masterclass in Dementia and Delirium

Masterclass in Dementia and Delirium

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This brand new seminar is designed to expose pharmacists to various clinical scenarios and challenges associated with delirium and dementia.

The knowledge gained in these sessions will be challenged in multiple small group case discussions where participants will be encouraged to formulate a plan and share it with the larger group. This Masterclass in Dementia and Delirium will be delivered by a combination of self-paced learning and a full day live virtual seminar.

The self-paced learning package comprises approximately 2-3 hours of learning material and will be available from Friday 5 April 2024. The live virtual component of this seminar will take place on Saturday 18 May 2024. The self-paced learning package materials must be completed prior to attending the live virtual seminar.

Please note: all attendees will have 18 weeks of access to the seminar self-paced learning package and resources from your date of enrolment into this page.  Enrolment details will be sent to registered attendees when available.

Target audience
The target audience for this Masterclass is pharmacists who practice in a specialist geriatric medicine role, or experienced pharmacists who care for older patients regularly in their practice. 

Unsure if this is the right level for you? View the seminar level descriptors.

Please note: presentation recordings from the live virtual seminar will not be available.




Intern/Technician members

Intern/Technician non-members

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All registration rates include GST.

*Early bird registration ends 11:59pm AEST Friday 10 May 2024.

Seminar Leads:

Alexandra Brown, Clinical Pharmacist, Quality Coordinator, Diagnostic & Outpatient Services, Northern Health, Melbourne, Vic

Anna Jennings, Senior Clinical Pharmacist - Health of Older People, Alfred Health, Melbourne, Vic

Presenters & Tutors:

Dr Madeline Healy, Geriatrician, Monash Health, Dementia Support Australia, Melbourne, Vic

Nicholas Jensen​, Senior Pharmacist – Mobile Assessment and Treatment Service (MATS) & Hospital Admission Risk Program (HARP), Alfred Health, Melbourne, Vic

Dr Sarah Bernard, Consultant Geriatrician, North Metro Health Service, Perth, WA

Eamonn Eeles, Consultant Physician, Geriatrician, Prince Charles Hospital, Brisbane, Qld

Professor Ajay Macharouthu, CL Psychiatrist for Older Persons; ECT Director; Director of Training for Psychiatry; Deputy Chair - QDAF, Cairns, Qld

Kim Jeffs, Geriatrician, Northern Health, Melbourne, Vic

Nadia Mouchaileh, Senior Aged Care Pharmacist, Austin Health; Adjunct lecturer, Monash University, Melbourne, Vic

Nashwa Masnoon, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW

Vidya Menon, Senior Pharmacist, RCOT/OPAL (Residential Care Outreach Team & Older People's Assessment Liaison), Flinders Medical Centre, Adelaide, SA


Gauri Godbole, Specialist Aged and Palliative Care Pharmacist,  Gosford Hospital, Gosford, NSW

Danielle Byrne, Cognition Clinical Lead, Monash Health, Melbourne, Vic

Dr Julie Lustig, Consultant Geriatrician, Aged and Rehabilitation Division, Monash Health, Melbourne, Vic

This activity has been accredited for 6.25 hours of Group-1 CPD and 3 hours of Group-2 CPD (for a total of 12.25 CPD credits), suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan.

The accreditation number is S2024/33. 

Competency standards* addressed:

  • 2.2.3 Promote effective interprofessional practice
  • 3.1.2 Assess medication management practices and needs
  • 3.1.3 Collaborate to develop a medication management strategy or plan
  • 3.2.2 Provide primary care and promote judicious use of medicines
  • 3.3.1 Undertake a clinical review
  • 3.3.2 Apply clinical review findings to improve health outcomes 
  • 3.5.1 Review trends in medicine use 

*National Competency Standards Framework for Pharmacists in Australia, 2016

All registration rates include GST

Early bird registration ends 11:59pm AEST Friday 10 May 2024.

Cancellation policy

  • Membership rate is only applicable if you are a member at the time of the seminar. Should your membership lapse, or if you resign you will be invoiced for the difference in registration.
  • Cancellations must be made in writing.
  • Cancellations received before 6 weeks prior to the event will receive a full refund. Non-members will be charged a $50 handling fee.
  • Cancellations received between 6 weeks and 1 week prior to the event will receive a 50% refund of the registration fee.
  • Cancellations received less than a week prior to the event will NOT be refunded.
  • SHPA reserve the right to cancel a seminar or make changes to the program
  • If SHPA cancels or defers the event you will receive 100% of the registration fee but SHPA bears no responsibility for any costs incurred  (such as flights, accommodation, travel or expenses) or loss of income.
  • It is recommended that participants obtain adequate insurance cover for travel and accommodation.
  • Transfer of registration – as an alternative to cancellation your registration may be transferred to another member of your organisation or another event (if the chosen seminar is a higher cost you will be subject to further charges). A request MUST be made in writing to the Federal Secretariat prior to the event.
  • If you are unable to attend SHPA policy is that handouts can not be made available as ‘stand alone’ materials

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  • For special accessibility requirements for in-person events please complete the relevant section when registering online and this information will be forwarded to third parties.
  • SHPA are in no way responsible for any connectivity issues as a result of the participants internet connection or hardware issues or other external factors impacting the internet, that are out of SHPA’s control.

Catering/Dietary requirements

  • Please complete the necessary section when registering online. SHPA will notify third parties such as caterers/suppliers of any dietary requirements.
  • Whilst every care is taken to notify venues of dietary requirements, SHPA cannot guarantee completely allergy free meals, nor be held responsible for any adverse reaction. Any registrant who has notified SHPA of a dietary requirement should make themselves known to the seminar coordinator and/or venue staff upon their arrival.
  • Some dietary requirements such as Kosher meals may incur an additional cost which is the responsibility of the delegate. SHPA will notify you in advance.


  • Recording and/or filming is not permitted by registrants. Please note this event may be recorded for the SHPA website and/or photos may be taken for use in SHPA resources and publications.
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  • Numbers are capped so book early to avoid disappointment. Please note the only way to guarantee a space is to register online. Please ensure you register prior to booking your flights and accommodation.
  • If you do not receive a confirmation email then you are not registered for the event and will not be able to be accommodated on the day of the event. If you are following up on registration please ensure you contact the Federal Secretariat at least a week prior to the event.

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