BPharmProfHons(Pharmacy Practice) course coordinator
BPharm(Hons) GradDipComp PhD
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Colin teaches primarily into the Bachelor of Pharmacy Professional Honours (Pharmacy Practice) course (M4R) through Pharmacy Practice units I - IV (CSA505, CSA506, CSA507, CSA508) and Research and Methodology (CSA727). Colin also teaches into first year Bachelor of Pharmacy undergraduate unit Pharmacy in Healthcare (CSA101). Colin has an interest in technology enhanced learning.
Curtain C, Peterson GM, Tenni P, Bindoff IK, Williams M, Outcomes of a decision support prompt in community pharmacy-dispensing software to promote step-down of proton pump inhibitor therapy, British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, 71 (5) pp. 780-784 (2011)
Williams M, Peterson GM, Tenni PC, Bindoff IK, Curtain C, Hughes J, Bereznicki LR, Jackson SL, Kong DC, Hughes JD, Drug-related problems detected in Australian Community Pharmacies: The PROMISe Trial, The Annals of Pharmacotherapy, 45 (9) pp. 1067-76 (2011)
Colin completed a Bachelor of Pharmacy at the University of Tasmania in 1988. Since then he has worked primarily as a community pharmacist for various pharmacies in Tasmania, and a briefly in hospital pharmacy (Royal Hobart Hospital). In 2010 he completed honours (first class), thesis: Computerised decision support systems in pharmacy practice. Colin developed IT skills through completing a Graduate Diploma of Computing in 2011. In 2014 Colin continued this theme through completing a PhD on the Evaluation of clinical decision support provided by medication review software.Colin joined UMORE in 2008 to work on the PROMISe project, recording clinical interventions performed by community pharmacists, which had led to a funded pharmacy practice service. He has a personal interest in information technology which brings a useful perspective to the group.
Colin has an interest in clinical pharmacy and pharmacy practice, particularly with a health informatics aspect. Specific interests include medications in older people and in the capacity of information technology to prevent, detect and resolve drug-related problems. Current projects include supervised Honours student projects of user views of mobile phone diabetes applications, prescribing trends of anticoagulants and anticholinergic prescribing in older people.
Authorised by the Associate Head, Pharmacy
6 January, 2015