CollegeCast

CollegeCast

Welcome to CollegeCast, the College podcast for pharmacy news, views and updates relevant to your pharmacy practice.

CollegeCast is a New Zealand based podcast brought to you by the College Education & Training business unit of the Pharmaceutical Society of New Zealand.


season 2 episodes

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EPISODE 5 - Helen Cant - Real-time glucose monitoring trial

Welcome to Episode 5 from Season 2 of CollegeCast!

In this episode we talk to Helen Cant about her real-time glucose monitoring trial.

Helen is currently working as pharmacist prescriber in primary care in Tokoroa, prescribing in long-term conditions especially Type 2 Diabetes. Helen is passionate about education and wants to enable everyone to manage their own health conditions optimally.

Helen is the 2018 Pharmacist of the Year and the 2019 PSNZ Shark Tank winner for her service in providing real-time glucose monitoring in poorly controlled Type 2 diabetes.

EPISODE 4 - Helen Cant on her role as a pharmacist prescriber

Welcome to Episode 4 from Season 2 of CollegeCast!

In this episode we talk to Helen Cant about her role as a pharmacist prescriber.

Helen Cant is currently working as pharmacist prescriber in primary care in Tokoroa, prescribing in long-term conditions especially Type 2 Diabetes. Helen is passionate about education and wants to enable everyone to manage their own health conditions optimally.

Helen is the 2018 Pharmacist of the Year and the 2019 PSNZ Shark Tank winner for her service in providing real-time glucose monitoring in poorly controlled Type 2 diabetes.

EPISODE 3 - Ravi Sharma on his career path and leadership

Welcome to Episode 3 from Season 2 of CollegeCast!

In this episode we discuss Ravi's career journey so far, his role at a General Practice and advice to pharmacists considering moving into new roles.

Ravi Sharma is the Director of England at the Royal Pharmaceutical Society. He has held previous roles as the National Clinical Lead for Clinical Pharmacy and Genomics at NHS England and as the Vice President of the Primary Care Pharmacy Association.

Ravi continues to work as a prescribing pharmacist in a GP practice on a weekly basis. More recently, Ravi received a scholarship by the NHS to complete a Masters in Genomic Medicines at Imperial College London and has just been awarded fellowship by the Faculty of UK Clinical Informatics.

Ravi Sharma was in New Zealand as guest speaker at the 2019 PSNZ Towards Integrated Health Conference.

EPISODE 2 - Ravi Sharma on emerging roles and future of pharmacy in England

Welcome to Episode 2 from Season 2 of CollegeCast!

In this episode Ravi Sharma discusses the health landscape of the NHS, challenges facing the pharmacy sector, positive changes happening now and emerging roles in England.

Ravi Sharma is the Director of England at the Royal Pharmaceutical Society.

He has held previous roles as the National Clinical Lead for Clinical Pharmacy and Genomics at NHS England and as the Vice President of the Primary Care Pharmacy Association.

Ravi continues to work as a prescribing pharmacist in a GP practice on a weekly basis. More recently, Ravi received a scholarship by the NHS to complete a Masters in Genomic Medicines at Imperial College London and has just been awarded fellowship by the Faculty of UK Clinical Informatics.

Ravi Sharma was in New Zealand as guest speaker at the 2019 PSNZ Towards Integrated Health Conference.

EPISODE 1 - challenges facing the nz health system and integrated approach to service delivery

Welcome to the first episode from Season 2 of CollegeCast!

In this episode we interview Keriana Brooking, Deputy Director-General of Health, Health System Improvement and Innovation, Ministry of Health. We will discuss the challenges facing the health system, what an integrated approach to delivering services looks like and the place of pharmacy in the integrated team.

This interview was conducted at the Society's 2019 Conference: Toward Integrated Health in August 2019.

season 1 EPISODES

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EPISODE 1 - INTRODUCTION TO COLLEGECAST

Welcome to the first episode of CollegeCast!

This is a trial podcast covering views and updates relevant to pharmacy practice. Over the next few weeks we will interview relevant people on topics such as codeine reclassification and the opioid crisis, stigma in mental health and health professional burnout. We will also talk to some pharmacists about current and new innovative services being offered in their pharmacies and the benefits of providing these services.

Recorded April 2018.


Episode 2 - Codeine reclassification and the opioid crisis

Welcome to Episode 2 of College Cast.

In this episode we will interview Carina Walters on codeine misuse and the opioid crisis, international trends in codeine consumption, the recent up-scheduling of codeine combination products in Australia and the current intentions on codeine re-classification in New Zealand.

Carina is currently a PhD student at the University of Auckland, where she is studying prescription and over the counter opioid dependence, and is a member of the University of Auckland Centre for Addiction research. Her previous role as as senior addictions pharmacist at Community Alcohol and Drug Services in Auckland. She is also a part time professional teaching fellow with the School of Population Health, teaching a postgraduate addiction paper.

Recorded 24 May 2018.


Episode 3 - Stigma and discrimination in mental health_Part 1

Welcome to Episode 3 of CollegeCast.

In this episode we talk to Dr Claire O'Reilly about the stigma and discrimination patients experience from their health professionals. Claire explains her research on this topic including the prevalence of stigma and patient experiences.

Dr Claire O’Reilly is a Senior Lecturer at the The University of Sydney Pharmacy School. Claire is a pharmacist and health services researcher with expertise in mental health, as well as a practising community pharmacist and experienced mental health trainer (Master MHFA Instructor).

Recorded 8 June 2018.


EPISODE 4 - STIGMA AND DISCRIMINATION IN MENTAL HEALTH_PART 2

Welcome to Episode 4 of CollegeCast.

In this episode we continue our discussion with Dr Claire O'Reilly about the stigma and discrimination patients experience from their health professionals. Claire explains her research on this topic including the prevalence of stigma and patient experiences.

Dr Claire O’Reilly is a Senior Lecturer at the The University of Sydney Pharmacy School. Claire is a pharmacist and health services researcher with expertise in mental health, as well as a practising community pharmacist and experienced mental health trainer (Master MHFA Instructor).

Recorded 8 June 2018.


EPISODE 5 - burnout

Welcome to Episode 5 of CollegeCast.

In this episode we talk to Patrick J. Bridgeman Jr about burnout among health professionals. We will discuss what is burnout, how to recognise burnout, factors which may contribute to burnout and what we as individuals, colleagues and employers can do to support health and well-being.

Patrick J. Bridgeman, Jr. is a Clinical Assistant Professor in Emergency Medicine at the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. He has spoken nationally on topics including post-cardiac arrest therapeutic hypothermia, stroke, and rapid sequence intubation pharmacology. His current research interests include pharmacologic management of stroke, thrombolytic use in resuscitation, and strategies for optimizing professional resilience in the workplace. He is primary author on a recent commentary on professional burnout in pharmacy in the journal, AJHP (American Journal of Health- System Pharmacy).

Recorded 17 July 2018.


EPISODE 6 - Interview with Diana Phone on roles and services

Welcome to Episode 6 of CollegeCast.

In this episode we will be talking to Diana Phone about some of her roles and services being provided at Waimauku Pharmacy. We will learn about the Community Pharmacy Anticoagulation Management Service (CPAMS), Medicine Use Review Service (MUR), the Own My Gout Project and hear about their relationship with their general practice team.

Recorded 10 August 2018.


EPISODE 7 - Interview with Brock Dale

Welcome to Episode 7 of CollegeCast.

In this episode we interview Brock Dale. Brock recently won the Hospital Pharmacist of the Year Award on a Mental Health Clinical Pharmacy Service developed at Rotorua Hospital. Learn about how he developed this service, if he met the objectives of the project, what the service looks like in practice and the benefits seen.

Recorded 30 August 2018.


EPISODE 8 - health apps

Welcome to Episode 8 of CollegeCast.

In this episode we talk to Dr Janine Bycroft the Clinical Director of Health Navigator NZ. Listen to this episode of CollegeCast to find out about the apps available in the Health Navigator App Library, what people want from a health app, what health professionals need to know before recommending a health app, privacy concerns about who can access information stored on an app and which medication app could be recommended to improve medication adherence.

To contact Health Navigator directly you can email Janine or Sandra at: janine@healthnavigator.org.nz and sandra@healthnavigator.org.nz.

Recorded 17 September 2018.