September Evolve webinar: Prescribing cascade – improving the trickle down
21 Sep 2021 at 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Unsafe medication practices and medication errors have been identified by The World Health Organization as leading causes of injury and avoidable harm in healthcare systems across the world.
Patient safety is every clinician’s priority. Join this important session led by Dr Genevieve Gabb with speakers Professor Jennifer Martin and Dr Chris Cameron, to discuss the common causes of physician induced harm.
About the speakers
Genevieve Gabb (@GabbGenevieve) is a consultant physician, with training in general medicine and clinical pharmacology. She has an interest in therapeutic drug safety, with particular interests in the adverse effects of medicines commonly used in cardiovascular medicine. She works in in patient general medicine and ambulatory cardiovascular medicine in public hospitals in South Australia.
Chris Cameron is a General Physician and Clinical Pharmacologist at Wellington Hospital, New Zealand. She is also a Senior Clinical Lecturer at the University of Otago, Wellington. Chris's interests include quality and safe use of medicines, and guiding safe prescribing of the next generation of medical prescribers.
Jennifer is a physician and clinical pharmacologist in Newcastle. She has been part of the Evolve team of ASCEPT since the beginning and has spent a lifetime of clinical practice educating and advocating for better use of and access to medicines.