Lecturer, Course Co-ordinator - Clinical Pharmacy Graduate Program
BPharm(Hons), DipClinPharm, MSc
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After graduating with a Bachelor of Pharmacy with first class Honours, Catherine registered as a member of the RPSGB in 1995, then worked as a clinical Pharmacist in the UK, while completing a Diploma in Clinical Pharmacy at Keele University in 1997.
After some independent travel, and a period working at the RHH, Hobart as a Clinical Pharmacist, Cardiology and Cardiothoracics, she returned to England to work in a variety of roles at South Manchester University Hospital. These roles included, Pre-registration Pharmacist Manager, Principle Pharmacist for Surgery, Clinical tutor and Honorary Lecturer with Manchester School of Pharmacy. Research interests at this time included Pharmacist led Pre-assessment clinics, Accuracy of Pharmacist Medication history, antibiotic prophylaxis and Thromboprophylaxis in Surgery, Problem based learning and Action, Learning and Research.
After moving to London in 2006, she took up the role of Deputy Chief Pharmacist, then later the role of Director of Pharmacy at University Hospital Lewisham(UHL), London. Catherine was involved with the introduction of the new General level Pharmacist Diploma and the Structured Training and Education Programme ( STEP) for Pharmacists in South East London. With Colleagues from Lewisham Primary Care Trust, she co-developed a competency based training programme for Pharmacists led anti-coagulant clinics in community Pharmacy. During this period of time, she developed an interest in the Medicines Management and the Patient Safety Agenda as well as Hospital Pharmacy Management.
In 2010, Catherine relocated to Hobart and joined the School of Pharmacy in April as a lecturer in Pharmacy Practice and Therapeutics. Currently her main area of responsibility is to manage and co-ordinate the Master of Clinical Pharmacy, an exclusively online post graduate course in Clinical Pharmacy. She also teaches on CSA351/451 as a clinical tutor on the Clinical Pharmacy Residency Programme. In addition she teaches on the some of the aspects of the management component of CSA451. She is also involved in the development of a new unit for 2012 called Evidence Based Healthcare. From April 2011, she has taken up a conjoint appointment as the Pharmacist Academic Clinical Leader with the Tasmanian Clinical Placement Project, a joint project between UTAS and DHHS to optimise Clinical Placements for UTAS students.
Authorised by the Head of School, Pharmacy
15 October, 2012