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This interdisciplinary education, with a focus on the pharmacological treatment, provides a comprehensive overview of gastro-oesophageal reflux (GORD) and peptic ulcer disease (PUD). Join Associate Professor Louis Roller on a winding journey through the world of these gastrointestinal disorders, and discover some surprising facts along the way.


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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.


25 Total Rating(s)
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Sean Beecher
15 Apr 2019

Prof. Roller is an engaging and interesting presenter. This particular presentation is useful to many nurses working in some form of Medical or Surgical Ward due to the prevelance of patients on PPIs.

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Pauline Webber
26 Mar 2019

An engaging speaker who demystified PPIs and other gastric medication.

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Lisa Boes
20 Mar 2019

Very knowledgeable. I actually found it more personable and less informal because he talks like a human with a lot of accumulated life experience and knowledge.

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Elise Duke-Monteith
25 Feb 2019

Lecturer often went off on tangents that made it hard to remain focused.

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daniel kan
18 Feb 2019

Excellent source of information . Very engaging and knowledgable presenter

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Jennifer Topham
28 Jan 2019

Very interesting topic, knowledgeable presenter

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Daryl Stuart
17 Jan 2019

Brilliant. Such a knowledgeable and personable presenter. Many, many thanks

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Daryl Stuart
17 Jan 2019

Brilliant. Such a knowledgeable and personable presenter. Many, many thanks

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Ann Trebilcock
16 Jan 2019

Very interesting and informative. Useful in my current role.

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K.Frances Sofo
08 Jan 2019

Very comprehensive and thorough in all aspects.

CPD47m of CPD
Total Rating(s)  25
Published10 September 2018
Expires20 June 2019
Medication Safety
Peptic Ulcer Disease
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