NZHPA Technician SIG Symposium

9:00 AM
4:00 PM

Bryant Education Centre, Waikato Hospital Waikato

Featuring a range of topics including exciting new roles for technicians, opioid management, Rongoā, ID, renal medicine and more! Share with your colleagues, get your funding and travel booked.

Registration NOW open

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Empowering Excellence



9am                           Registrations

9.15am - 9.30am:      Welcome

9.30am - 10.40am:    Pain medicine – Drs Mike Foss/ John Barnard

10.40am – 11.00am: Morning tea

11.00 - 11.30am:       NPPAs and other PHARMAC schedule intricacies

11.30am - 12.30pm:  Scope and advancement of workforce (PSNZ + MIT)

12.30pm - 1.15pm     Lunch

1.15pm – 2.15pm:     Showcase of pharmacy technician roles

2.15pm - 3pm:           Break out rooms – choose 2 (30 min each) -

Clinical updates: MedRec, Rongoā medicine, anticoagulant counselling.

3pm – 3: 45pm:        Parenteral nutrition, the basics

3:45pm – 4pm:          Close of day

6.30pm: Pre-dinner drinks

7.00pm: Dinner

Make a weekend of it?...Come see the amazing Hamilton Gardens, do a spot of boutique shopping, go for a walk along the river or a trip out to Lake Karāpiro on Sunday morning, pop out to Raglan beach or over to Mount Maunganui? Hamilton is the capital of good cafes also – perfect for a Sat night meal out or Sunday morning brunch.