Paediatric Safety & Quality: Partnered Pharmacist Medication Charting Model PPMC - 18 May at 12:30pm (AEST)



The focus of this web confernce is on the Partnered Pharmacist Medication Charting Model (PPMC).

The PPMC Study is a clear example of how medical officers and hospital pharmacists collaborate to reduce duplication of effort, and consequently reduce medication errors.

There is improved Safety & Quality in care, enhanced inter professional relationships,  and professional satisfaction, which in turn facilitates engagement in the collaborative care process.

With so many positives lets have the discussion of the possibility of wider dissemination and sustainability of the model.

It is understood from the  health economic evaluation by Deakin University Partnered Pharmacist Medication Charting (PPMC) program(link is external) that:

  • Medication Safety errors reduced from 19.2% to 0.5%
  • LOS reduced from 6.5 to 5.8 Days
  • Resulted in significant cost saving measures and improved Safety & Quality
  • Medication errors (detected 24 hours of admission) – Reduced from 66% with 27%, high or extreme risk to 3.6% with 0% extreme risk. 

This randomised controlled trial was with adult patients, but the results are transferable and sustainable in the paediatric environment.

About the presenters:

Renee Dimond, the Deputy Director of Pharmacy at Ballarat Health,  will provide a unique insight into the mplementation phase of PPMC at Ballarat Health Service.

Other featured speakers include; Gill Edwards the Lead Pahrmacist PPMC Project and  Eleanor Van Dyke, the Senior Clinical Pharmacist for General Medicaine at the Alfred Hospita; and Camille Boland (TBC), the Clinical Pharmacy Manager at the Royal obart Hospital.

How can I join this web meeting?

Please register for this event.  Details on how to join this Web Conference will then be emailed to you.  You can also visit our members website

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