Lecture Overview

The world of psychotherapeutic medicines can be confusing - there are so many medications with hard-to-pronounce names that distinguishing between them can be difficult. This short and sharp talk by Associate Professor Louis Roller will refresh your memory on the common psychotherapeutic medications.

Educators

Louis Roller

Associate Professor Louis Roller has been an academic at the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Monash University for over 50 years. He was on the Pharmacy Board of Victoria for 22 years and has significantly contributed to many editions of various pharmaceutical compendia, including the Therapeutic Guidelines, particularly the Antibiotic Guidelines. He is the author of hundreds of scientific and professional articles and has a passion for evidence-based knowledge. He lectures to pharmacists, medical practitioners, nurses, podiatrists, and optometrists on a variety of therapeutic topics, particularly antibiotics, as well as giving many talks to the University of the Third Age on various medication-related issues. As at the end of April, he had delivered 42 talks to U3A Stonnington and an equivalent number to other U3A groups. With Dr Jenny Gowan, over the last 20 years, he has written articles on disease state management in the Australian Journal of Pharmacy. In 2012, he was made a life member of the Australasian Pharmaceutical Sciences Association and, in 2014, he was awarded the life-long achievement award of the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia.

Reviews

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3 Total Rating(s)

A short resource for such a large topic. Difficult to feel a comprehensive knowledge of this topic. Need further education. But the resource was a good introduction.

Cherie Martin
06 Apr 2018

Thank you for this VLA. Really good knowledge gained.

Fionn Griegg
14 Mar 2018

well presented

Norest Mashonganyika
24 Dec 2017

Hard to follow this lecturer as he spoke too fast and hurried through his explantions

Christine Pearse
16 May 2017