Getting Started in Research

Getting Started in Research

This seminar is designed to get you started in research, at any stage of your pharmacy career. It will be delivered by a combination of self-paced learning package covering key ideas for finding and defining a research problem, followed by a one day live virtual seminar that will build on these concepts. 

It is designed to cover key concepts in defining, developing, and undertaking a research project. A 6-week self-paced virtual learning package will enable participants to develop a research idea in preparation live seminar event. Attendees will explore key concepts of research in greater detail during the live seminar and be able to apply findings to their own research question. There will be opportunity for attendees to engage in Q&A with expert presenters during the live seminar day.

The self-paced learning package comprises approximately 2 hours of learning material and will be available from Friday 3rd February 2023.  The live virtual component of this seminar will take place on Saturday 18 March 2023.  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.

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.

Members 

Non-members

Intern or Technician members

Intern or Technician non-members

Early bird*   

$380

$490

$225

$295

Standard

$490

$610

$295

$365

All registration rates include GST.

*Early bird registration ends 11:59pm AEST Friday 3 March 2023.

Seminar Lead

Libby McCourt

 Medication Utilisation Review, Quality Improvement, and Research Pharmacist, Clinical Pharmacology, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, Brisbane, Qld

Jaclyn Bishop

Research Translation Coordinator, Western Alliance and Pharmacist, Ballarat Health Services; PhD Fellow, National Centre for Antimicrobial Stewardship, Ballarat, Vic

Preliminary Program

Please note times are in AEDT

Accreditation

This activity has been accredited for for 4.4 hours of Group-1 CPD and 3.6 hours of Group-2 CPD (for a total of 11.6 CPD credits), suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan. The accreditation number is S2021/54.

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Competency standards* addressed

  • Standard 1.2.1 Support ethical professional practice
  • Standard 1.2.3 Promote ethical professional practice
  • Standard 2.2.2 Engage in teamwork and consultation
  • Standard 3.5.1 Review trends in medicine use
  • Standard 3.3.3 Document clinical review findings and changes in medication management
  • Standard 5.2.1 Establish research partnerships
  • Standard 5.2.2 Identify gaps in the evidence-base
  • Standard 5.2.3 Undertake critical evaluation activities
  • Standard 5.2.4 Design and deliver research projects to address gaps in the evidence-base and identify areas for innovation and advances in practice
  • Standard 5.3.1 Identify information needs and resource requirements
  • Standard 5.3.3 Apply research evidence into practice
  • Standard 5.3.4 Provide advice and recommendations’

 *National Competency Standards Framework for Pharmacists in Australia, 2016

Members 

Non-members

Intern or Technician members

Intern or Technician non-members

Early bird*   

$380

$490

$225

$295

Standard

$490

$610

$295

$365

All registration rates include GST.

*Early bird registration ends 11:59pm AEST Friday 3 March 2023.

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

Venue/Accessibility requirements

  • 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/Filming

  • 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.
  • Registrants are not permitted to record or film any part of SHPA events in any format including audio recording or video recording or through use of mobile devices for filming

Registration

  • 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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Member Price
SHPA Member Early Bird AU $380.00 Register
Intern or Technician SHPA member - early bird AU $225.00 Register
Non-Member Price
Non-member Early Bird AU $490.00 Register
Intern or Technician non-member - early bird AU $295.00 Register
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