MidCPG Continuing Education 

MidCPG aims to provide 4 - 5 continuing education sessions per year with topics directed by its membership.    Rural Pharmacists are welcome to access our online CE.  If members have questions, input or suggestions please email:info@midcpg.co.nz 

ENHANCE  

  • Pharmacists are to log their own points on the ENHANCE website. 
  • Pharmacists must have a learning partner with whom they meet with to discuss learning and how to achieve ENHANCE goals.  
  • On completion of courses certificates of completion can be extracted by individuals 
  • All Enhance inquiries should be directed to Pharmaceutical Society www.psnz.org.nz 

2021 CE # 3 Asthma and COPD Update 25th May

Course Summary:
  • Key changes in the management and treatment of Adult and Adolescent Asthma and COPD
  • Key points around the evidence and rationale for the changes
  • How pharmacists can assist with the implementation of the guidelines

2021 CE # 2 Renal Update May 2021

Course Summary:
This session was conducted via ZOOM on Tuesday 4th May 2021

2021 CE#1 Depression and SSRI Service Update

Course Summary:

Presented by:        Dr Andrew Darby - Consultant Psychiatrist (Waikato DHB - secondary and primary care)

This session will provide an update on the diagnosis, management and treatment of depression, including the optimal use of SSRIs.

It will also include an overview of local mental health support services and how these can accessed. 


2020 CE#2 November - MidCPG Services Update

Course Summary:
This session was held on November 25 2020 via a online ZOOM meeting. 

We particularly encourage newly qualified pharmacists, pharmacists new to the regions (Waikato, Lakes and Tairawhiti) or those who need an update.

 


2019 Paediatric Update

Course Summary:

 Paediatric Update - Essential points for all community pharmacists



2019 - Heart Failure Update

Course Summary:

Heart Failure Update, including ‘sacubitril and valsartan’ (Entresto)

Speakers: Dr Raewyn Fisher



2019 Reclassified Medicines & TDaP Project Update

Course Summary:

New Zealand is leading the world in reclassification of medicines, which means pharmacists can help their communities more than ever before. Recent audits have included reclassified medicines, with some great practices and some deficiencies also found. This session will go over key points from the last 10 years of reclassification's including: chloramphenicol, sildenafil, adapalene, calcipotriol, vaccines and trimethoprim. This will refresh knowledge for your everyday practice, help with an audit, and can contribute to your Enhance points, including group 3 if you would like it to. here will be plenty of interactive discussion and opportunity to ask questions or provide suggestions about reclassification materials.


2017 CVD Update

Course Summary:

Date:               Wednesday 29th November 2017

Invited:            Pharmacists and Technicians

Topic:              CVD Update 

Venue:             MIDCPG

                        Ground Floor - River Room

                        Norris Ward Mckinnon Building

                        711 Victoria Street

                        Hamilton 

CE Session:     6.30pm - 7.30pm  Light Refreshments

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2018 Falls Prevention and Elderly Wellness

Course Summary:

Date:       Tuesday 6th March 2018 

Time:       6.30pm - 7.30pm  Light Refreshments, 7.00pm - 9.00pm 

Invited:     Pharmacists and Technicians

Venue:     Bill Gallagher Events Room 1, Wintec Hamilton  (Building & Parking Map)

Topic:       Health of Older People and Falls Prevention.  

                 How can pharmacists help our older clients reduce their risk of falls?

Speakers: Dr Simone McIndoe (Geriatrician WDHB)  

                 Steph McLennan (Falls Project Manager Strong and Stable) 


2018 - AF Update and MidCPG OAC Education

Course Summary:

MidCPG CE SESSION #2 INVITATION

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Date:         Tuesday 22nd May 2018  

Invited:      Pharmacists and Technicians

Venue:      Ground Floor River Room, Norris Ward McKinnon Building

                  711 Victoria Street, Hamilton 

Topics:      Atrial Fibrillation Update - Dr Martin Stiles 
                 MidCPG Oral Anticoagulant Education, re-launch. 

Time:        6.30pm - 7.30pm  Light Refreshments       7.00pm - 9.00pm 


2018 Rheumatology Update & NEW Methotrexate Service

Course Summary:

TOPIC 1: RHEUMATOLOGY UPDATE 

An update on Rheumatoid Arthritis, Polymyalgia, Fibromyalgia and the safe use of methotrexate. Presented by Dr Doug White, Rheumatologist, Waikato

TOPIC 2: LAUNCH OF NEW MIDCPG METHOTREXATE EDUCATION SERVICE