More than Drugs and Dispensers

28 Jul 2022

More than Drugs and Dispensers

28 Jul 2022
About the speaker
  • Julian Soriano
    Julian Soriano
    On Site Aged Care Pharmacist and Senior Pharmacist Palliative Care, SA Health at Tanunda Lutheran Home, Southern Adelaide Palliative Service
    Julian Soriano works for Tanunda Lutheran Home (TLH) as their on-site aged care pharmacist, He also works as a senior pharmacist in the South Australian Palliative Service. Julian has many years of experience in aged care, previously working full time as a RMMR and QUM provider at various RACFs all over South Australia. This experience has allowed Julian to work hands-on with many different RACF systems and within varied assortments of teams, these experiences have really highlighted to him the importance of well managed systems in aged care settings. Julian has a keen interest in how technology can be used to improve the care that older Australians receive in RACFs, he has recently been involved in rolling out a new electronic medication management system at Tanunda Lutheran home which has seen a dramatic improvement in mediation management practices – helping to improve medicine safety and the quality use of medicines at TLH.

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