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Evidence based prescribing vs precision medicine

CME: An introduction to pharmacogenomics 

One size doesn't fit all and neither does a single dose. 

Pharmacogenomics (PGx) introduces precision based prescribing to your patients, avoiding some of the guess work and complications associated with current evidence based approaches to managing complex medications for many conditions including diabetes, smoking cessation, mental health and pain management.

Join Ventures for an evening with visiting expert Sam Mostafa from MyDNA, Australia and get an insight into how PGx tools will be made available to you and your patients alongside new electronic prescribing tools and enhanced patient portals.

The evening is designed to introduce you to PGx based prescribing, overview a number of tools and show you how to access resources and supports for your patients. 


  • Introduction - John Macaskill-Smith, CE Ventures
  • From sceptic to stunned - Dr Jo Scott-Jones, Pinnacle MHN medical director
  • From mendel to medical application - Sam Mostafa, MyDNA associate clinical director
  • Integrating into practice - Dr Kerry Macaskill-Smith,  Ventures GP advisor and  Dr Jo Scott-Jones, Pinnacle MHN medical director
  • Conclusion, question time

Event details

Open to: All Pinnacle GPs

Date: 6-8pm, Wednesday 26 September, 2018

Venue: The River Room, Pinnacle Midlands Health, 711 Victoria Street, Hamilton
Starleaf video conferencing will be available, we will confirm the dial in locations once R.S.V.Ps are confirmed.

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Two CME points are available for attending the session. 

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