National Medicines Symposium 2006
Australia's only national conference on quality use of medicines.
The National Medicines Symposium 2006 will be the fourth national forum on Quality Use of Medicines, hosted by the National Prescribing Service Limited (NPS) and Pharmaceutical Health And Rational use of Medicines (PHARM) Committee. It will bring together international and national experts, health professionals, consumers, policy makers, project and program coordinators, researchers and academics, pharmaceutical industry, government departments, health organisations, and medical writers to debate and discuss the current state and future of QUM.
National Prescribing Service Limited (NPS) is a member-based organisation providing accurate, balanced, evidence-based information and services to health professionals and the community on Quality Use of Medicines (QUM). NPS is an independent, non-profit organisation funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing.
Pharmaceutical Health And Rational use of Medicines (PHARM) is an expert advisory committee which oversees the Quality Use of Medicines (QUM) component of Australia's National Medicine Policy and provides expert advice to the Minister for Health and Ageing and the Department of Health and Ageing on the Quality Use of Medicines (QUM) strategy. The PHARM Committee promotes and reviews the QUM strategy in Australia and oversees its implementation.
Who should attend? Doctors and pharmacistsNurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists and practice nursesComplementary medicines practitionersOther health professionalsPeople running local QUM programsDivisions of general practiceConsumers, community and disease based organisationsPolicy makers and regulatorsResearchers and academicsMedicines industryGovernment departments and government advisory bodiesHealth organisationsIndependent information providers andMedical writers
History of the National Medicines Symposium
|Abstract notification to authors||Friday, 7 April 2006|
|Early registration deadline||Friday, 21 April 2006|
|Accommodation booking deadline||Monday, 1 May 2006|
|National Medicines Symposium||Wednesday 7 - Friday 9 June 2006|