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Regional Meeting

Date:      Friday 23 August 2024

Host:     QLD PIC

Venue:  QLD Children's Hospital, level 7.

Time:     9:30am - 3.00pm (AEST)

QPIC Golden Jubilee Symposium

Date:      Thursday 22 August 2024 (day before the Regional meeting)

Host:      QLD PIC

Venue:    Queensland Children's Hospital, Level 7 auditorium or attend virtually.

Time:      9:15am - 4:00pm (AEST)

Cost:       Free

The Queensland Poisons Information Centre (QPIC) is a crucial healthcare service and provides emergency advice and counsel for all members of the public and health professionals throughout QLD; and is the National service each week.

This year QPIC turns 50 and would love to celebrate this milestone with you.

The program will consist of presentations from those working in the poisons centre, both past and present, in addition to invited experts in the field. A full program will be made available in the coming months.

Program - 23 August

Time (AEST)Topic/ActivitySpeaker
09.30Registration and coffee
10.00Acknowledgement of country and welcome by chairMs. Carol Wylie
10.05TAPNA PresidentA/Prof. Katherine Isoardi
10.10Fine Powder, Heavy BurdenDr Angela Rowland
Royal Adelaide Hospital
10.30VPA and meropenem and the using PBPK modelling to try to predict therapeutic benefit in overdose
Dr Angela Rowland
Royal Adelaide Hospital
10.50Amanita phalloides case that progressed to liver transplantDr Sally Fotheringham
Royal Prince Alfred
11.10Ivabradine poisoning: a case seriesDr Suhairi Sumarni
Singapore/Princess Alexandra Hospital
11.30Melanotan II toxicityA/Prof. Shaun Greene
Austin Health
11.50Massive caffeine poisoningDr Owen McWilliam
Royal Perth Hospital
13.101,4-BD poisoning - an interesting case and reflection on changes in NSW epi, including that 1,4-BD is now the dominant form of "GHB"Dr Jessie Beaulieu
Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
13.30Paraquat poisoning: a Case seriesA/Prof. Naren Gunja
Tox West, NSW
13.50A case series of large verapamil overdose in a single patientDr Alastair Ward
Royal Adelaide Hospital
14.10NSW PIC referral patterns to toxicologistsCharlotte Yim
Student, Prince of Wales Hospital
14.30Three digoxin cases - acute, chronic and mysterious.Dr James Armstrong
Sir Charles Gairdner
14.50Closing remarksMs. Carol Wylie


Regional Meeting:

TAPNA Member:  FREE  

Non Member:  In Person: $120  |  Zoom:  $60

To Register
The link below will enable you to register to attend one or both events.


If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the TAPNA Secretariat

T:  02 4973 6573

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