CALHN Nursing Education Courses

Clozapine Refresher Workshop - Glenside Health Services

Repeat Clozapine Refresher Education Day

(NB - This is a repeat of the session held 19.7.19)

The AM Session – Encouraged attendance by Nurses, Medical Officers and Pharmacists who currently provide Clozapine Therapy across the Mental Health Directorates and who have previously completed the initial Clozapine training..

The full day is strongly encouraged for clinicians who currently provide a Clozapine Co-ordination role across the Mental Health Directorates.

The PM session is for Clozapine Clinic Nurses / Clozapine Co-ordinators only.

Workshop Aim

Professional development session for Clinicians who have a role in providing Clozapine Coordination for Consumers across the Mental Health Directorates to ensure contemporary practice and maintain practice competency and currency.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the workshop, participants will have an increased understanding of:

>          The pathologists role in monitoring Clozapine therapy

>          Detection and Management of Clozapine-induced myocarditis

>          ECG the basics

>          Lessons in GP Shared Care

Date, Time and Location

Friday, 9 August, 2019, AM session 0830 – 1330, PM session 1415-1640.  Both sessions to be held at Glenside Health Service in the Administration and Learning Services building.


Jessica Dawson, Senior Pharmacist, SALHN.

Zoe Robb, Nurse Educator CALHN

Dr Ian Westley, Dr Mohamed Saleem, SA Pathology

Grace McDonald, Clozapine Clinical Co-ordinator, CHSALHN.



Lisa Wilton


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Workshop Outline (subject to change) – AM Session




0830 - 0845


Lisa Wilton

0845 - 0900

Welcome and Acknowledgment to Country and introduction of the day’s outline.

Lisa Wilton

0900 – 1000

Education Session 1:  Protocol for Clozapine induced Myocarditis.

Jessica Dawson, Senior Pharmacist, SA Pharmacy, SALHN

1000 – 1100


Education Session 2:  Skills Refresh – ECG Interpretation

Zoe Robb – Nurse Educator

1100 – 1115

Morning Tea


1115 – 1215

Education Session 3:  Therapeutic Drug Monitoring of Clozapine from a Laboratory Perspective.

Dr Ian Westley and Dr Mohamed Saleem, SA Pathology.

1215 – 1315

Education Session 4:  GP Shared Care:  Reflections from Country Health

Grace McDonald, Clozapine Clinical Co‑ordinator, Nurse Consultant, CHSALHN.

1315 - 1330

Evaluation and Close


Workshop Outline (Subject to Change) – PM Session




1330 – 1415


1415 – 1445

Credentialing & Clozapine Training Clozapine Strategic Management Group Update

Lisa Wilton

1445 – 1600

Spotlight on Practice Workshop – Shared Care

Dr Kim Chiew
Lisa Wilton

1600 – 1630

Spotlight on Practice Workshop – Professional Development

Dr Kim Chiew
Lisa Wilton

1630 - 1640

Evaluation and Close