Programme of Excellence Course for Oncology Pharmacy.

Sandton Johannesburg 2023.
Discovery Head Office, 155 West Road (16 Fredman Drive),  Sandton, Opposite Sandton City

 

Wednesday 10 May 2023

08.30 – 09.00 Mr. Klaus Meier (ESOP Chair) Opening / Introduction
09:00 – 10.00 Mr Klaus Meier Pharmacist Involvement from Preparation to Administration
10.00 – 10.30 Coffee Break
10.30 – 11.30 Rolandt le Roux Aseptic Technique, Facilities, Room design and HVAC
11.30 – 12.30 Klaus Meier Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Spill Kits
12.30 – 13.30 Lunch
13.30 – 15.30 Klaus Meier Devices, Clean working and Waste Disposal
15.30 – 16.00 Coffee Break
16.00 – 17.00 Teresa Smit Clinical Trials in Oncology
17.00 – 18.30 Dr Christophe Bardin Prescription check and Methods of Dose Calculation
18.30 – 19.30 Klaus Meier The risk of working with cytotoxic drugs and monitoring methods in occupational health

Thursday 11 May 2023

08.30 – 09.00 Dr Christophe Bardin Pharmaceutical Intervention in Emergency Oncology
09.00 – 10.00 Dr Christophe Bardin Interactions of Anticancer Drugs (including CAM)
10.00 – 10:30 Coffee Break
10.30 – 11.30 Mina Kovacevic Patient Counselling
11.30 – 12.30 Mina Kovacevic Psycho-Oncology
12.30 – 13.30 Lunch
13.30 – 15.00 Prof. Alain Astier Introducing Biologics in cancer
15.00 – 15.30 Mina Kovacevic Concerns regarding Biosimilars and Biosimilar economics
15.30 – 16.00 Coffee Break
16.00 -16.45 (Speaker from SAPHRA) Regulatory aspects of biosimilars
16.45 – 17.45 Dr Christophe Bardin Substitution/ Interchangeability/Switching/ Extrapolation between clinical indications
17.45 – 18.45 Prof. Alain Astier Physiochemical stability of anticancer drugs

Friday 12 May 2023

08.30 – 10.00 Klaus Meier/Carien van der Merwe Oral Chemotherapy
10.00 -10.30 Tegan Bilse/Razeeya Khan ADR reporting Med Safety Classification of ADRs
10.30 – 11.00 Coffee Break
11.00 – 11.30 (Speaker from SA tba) ICCF Compassionate use, processes and protocols
11.30 – 12.30 Dr Christophe Bardin Side Effects of Anticancer Drugs
12.30 – 13.15 (Speaker from SA tba) Radiology in Oncology
13.15- 14.15 Lunch
14.15 -15.30 Prof. Georgia Demetriou Breast Cancer
15.30 – 16.30 (Speaker from SA tba) Gynaecological cancers
16.30 – 17.00 Coffee Break
17.00 – 17.30 Mina Kovacevic Patient education and counselling on biosimilars
17.30 – 18.30 Dr Devan Moodley Digestive Cancers

Saturday 13 May 2023

08.30 – 9.30 (Speaker from SA tba) Head/ Neck Cancers
09..30 – 10.00 Coffee Break
10.00 – 12.00 Prof Janet Poole Treatment of Paediatric Oncology Patients
12.00 – 13.00 Prof Bernado Rapoport Urological Cancers (Prostate Cancer)
13.00 – 14.00 Lunch
14.00 – 16.00 (Speaker from SA tba) Haematological malignancies
16.00-16.30 Coffee Break
16.30 – 18.00 Dr Justin du Toit Immunotherapy, Pharmacology and clinical use
Social Function

Sunday 14 May 2023

08.30 – 10.30 Prof Paul Ruff Pharmacology of Cancer Chemotherapy (Different classes of drugs)
10.30 – 11.00 Coffee Break
11.00 – 12.00 (Speaker from SA tba) HIV and related cancers (Kaposi Sarcoma)
12.00-13.00 Dr Gregory Landers Lung Cancer
13.00 – 14.00 Lunch
14.00 – 15.00 (Speaker from SA tba) Melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancers
15.00 – 16.00 Dr David Britain Stem Cell Transplantation and CAR-T therapy
16.00 – 16.45 Mina Kovacevic ATMPS – the future of cancer treatment
16.45 – 17.15 Klaus Meier Closing