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Lecture Overview

Dr Jenny Gowan has one rule when it comes to Warfarin: assume everything interacts with it unless proven otherwise! This medication is highly valuable, if used appropriately. However misuse and misunderstanding of Warfarin can make it a dangerous and feared treatment. Allow Dr Jenny Gowan to educate you on the prescribing tips and tricks that you need in order to understand and safely use this life-saving medication.


Portrait of Jenny Gowan
Jenny Gowan

Jenny is a practicing pharmacist, a Teaching Associate at Monash University and Clinical Associate at RMIT university . She is a current member of the PSA Branch committee, Editorial Board Member of AUS-DI (Drug information), Guidelines Committee for the National Asthma Council Australian Asthma Handbook, and RACGP Silver book for Aged Care . Jenny is an accredited consultant pharmacist, and conducts her own company focussing on medication reviews in the home and Aged Care Facilities as well as Quality Use of Medicine consultancy. She works regularly in community pharmacy plus sessions in a GP clinic at a Community Health Centre. Jenny has published over 380 educational articles and presents hundreds of talks annually. In 2010 Jenny received the Sanofi-Aventis award by the University of Sydney, in 2013, PSA Australian Pharmacist of the Year and 2016 Jenny was the AACP-MIMs Consultant Pharmacist of the Year. See Educator Profile