Lecture Overview

In this advanced practice presentation, suitable for Nurse Practitioners and other advanced practice clinicians, Dr Jenny Gowan uses case studies to highlight the complexities faced by healthcare professionals in managing patients according to relevant guidelines. Focusing on heart failure and COPD guidelines, test your knowledge and skill and see if you can crack the case...


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Jenny Gowan

Jenny Gowan, a practising pharmacist, is a teaching associate at Monash University, Melbourne and a clinical associate of RMIT University. She is a member of the PSA Branch committee, the Expert Group for Therapeutic Guidelines – Respiratory version 5, an editorial board member of AUS-DI, SHPA "Don’t Rush to Crush", the Guidelines Committee for the Australian Asthma Handbook (AAH) and the writing group for the RACGP ‘Medical Care of older persons in RACF’ (Silver book). Jenny is an accredited consultant pharmacist who conducts her own company, which focuses on medication reviews in the home and aged care facilities, plus education, writing, training and consultation. Jenny works regularly in community pharmacy plus sessions in a GP clinic at a community health centre. She has published over 400 educational articles. Jenny has presented talks at many Australian and international conferences to GPs, nurse practitioners, nurses, podiatrists, pharmacists, and other health professionals. In 2013, she was awarded the Australian Pharmacist of the Year by the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia and, in 2016, the AACP-MIMs Australian Consultant Pharmacist of the Year. See Educator Profile


31 Total Rating(s)
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Felicity Connors
28 Feb 2019

Very informative and easy to follow

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Jessica Arnold
17 Feb 2019

Useful for nurse practitioners

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Karen Stortenbeker
30 Jan 2019

Very well presented and the inclusion of case studies made it more interesting.

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Maryanne O'Neill
01 Nov 2018

Interesting, Excellent and dynamic! Fantastic comprehensive case studies with insight and results from the Sprint study. Thank you

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Karen Church
19 Oct 2018

Very well presented.

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Julie Parmar
04 Oct 2018

This lecture is well worth spending time listening too. No lost words in this presentation. Excellent presentation.

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Angela Wessling
20 Sep 2018

Very good to review existing knowledge and build on that understanding.

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Valerie Courreges
23 Aug 2018

The lady coughing in the audience was a bit distracting be careful misophones!

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27 Jul 2018

Excellent topic that we all need to be aware of. Interactions of drugs and comorbidities in a client can have devastating effects if not followed up.

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Troy King
14 Jul 2018

Very helpful may need to educate other staff in my workplace