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Researcher: Chalmers, L (Dr Leanne Chalmers)

Fields of Research

Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Practice
Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Basic Pharmacology
Medicine, Nursing and Health Curriculum and Pedagogy
Cardiology (incl. Cardiovascular Diseases)
Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Public Health and Health Services
Preventive Medicine
Higher Education
Medical and Health Sciences
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Health Informatics
Health and Community Services
Aged Health Care
Haematology
Technical, Further and Workplace Education
Primary Health Care
Rehabilitation and Therapy (excl. Physiotherapy)
Nursing
Pharmacogenomics

Research Objectives

Health
Blood Disorders
Cardiovascular System and Diseases
Evaluation of Health Outcomes
Expanding Knowledge in the Medical and Health Sciences
Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions)
Assessment and Evaluation of Curriculum
Health Education and Promotion
Health and Support Services
Syllabus and Curriculum Development
Allied Health Therapies (excl. Mental Health Services)
Teaching and Instruction Technologies
Infectious Diseases
Health Related to Ageing
Behaviour and Health
Health Policy Evaluation
Workforce Transition and Employment
Learner and Learning Processes
Education and Training Systems
Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health)
Nursing

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

'Nurse I made a change: A novel approach to promoting communication regarding medication orders; Medicines Management 2015: The 41st SHPA National Conference
A computer simulation of community pharmacy practice for educational use; American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education
A qualitative analysis of warfarin management after discharge from hospital; Pharmacy Practice Research Summit 2010
A reciprocal relationship: informing a profession’s competency standards; 2015 HERDSA Conference
A role for pharmacists in community-based post-discharge warfarin management: protocol for the 'the role of community pharmacy in post hospital management of patients initiated on warfarin' study; BMC Health Services Research
A summary of the literature evaluating adherence and persistence with oral anticoagulants in atrial fibrillation; American Journal of Cardiovascular Drugs
Adherence to antiretroviral drug therapy in adult patients who are HIV-positive in Northwest Ethiopia: a study protocol; BMJ Open
Adherence to antiretroviral therapy and virologic failure; Medicine
Adherence to oral anticoagulants in atrial fibrillation: an Australian survey; Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Adverse drug reaction-related hospitalisation in older patients - A prospective analysis in two hospitals; APSA Annual Conference 2016
Adverse drug reaction-related hospitalizations in elderly Australians: A prospective cross-sectional study in two Tasmanian hospitals; Drug Safety
Adverse drug reactions and clinical outcomes in patients initiated on antiretroviral therapy: a prospective cohort study from Ethiopia; Drug Safety
Adverse-drug-reaction-related hospitalisations in developed and developing countries: a review of prevalence and contributing factors; Drug Safety
An international review of the use of competency standards in undergraduate pharmacy education; Pharmacy Education (Print)
An International Review of the Use of Professional Competencies within Pharmacy Education; APSA2013
An online person-centered education package for pharmacists delivering a home medication review service to patients following acute coronary syndromes; European Journal for Person Centered Healthcare
Anticoagulant therapy in the elderly: the importance of health literacy; Australian Pharmacist
Anticoagulant use in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation: has prescribing improved?; Clinical and Applied Thrombosis/Hemostasis
Anticoagulation knowledge in patients with atrial fibrillation: an Australian survey; International journal of clinical practice
Anticoagulation monitoring services; Australian Pharmacist
Antiretroviral adherence and treatment outcomes among adult Ethiopian patients; 2015 Joint APSA-ASCEPT Annual Conference
Antiretroviral adherence and treatment outcomes among adult Ethiopian patients; 2015 Joint APSA-ASCEPT Annual Conference
Antiretroviral adherence and treatment outcomes among adult Ethiopian patients; Aids Care
Authors' Reply to Mona Kargar and Colleagues' Comment on 'Adverse Drug Reaction-Related Hospitalizations in Elderly Australians: A Prospective Cross-Sectional Study in Two Tasmanian Hospitals'; Drug Safety
Authors’ Reply to Cotton and Nicol’s Comment on ‘‘Adverse Drug Reactions and Clinical Outcomes in Patients Initiated on Antiretroviral Therapy: A Prospective Cohort Study from Ethiopia’’; Drug Safety
Barriers and facilitators of adherence to antiretroviral drug therapy and retention in care among adult HIV-positive patients: a qualitative study from Ethiopia; PLoS One
Barriers to INR self-monitoring in mechanical heart valve recipients: a qualitative study; Medical Management 2011 The 37th national Conference
Bleeding-related admissions in patients with atrial fibrillation receiving antithrombotic therapy: results from the Tasmanian Atrial Fibrillation (TAF) study; European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology
Changes in oral anticoagulant prescribing for stroke prevention in patients with atrial fibrillation; American Journal of Cardiology
Characteristics and short-term outcomes of Royal Hobart Hospital patients discharged on warfarin; Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia, Tasmanian Branch, Symposium 2009
Clinical implications of suboptimal documentation of adverse reactions to penicillins; NPS MedicineWise Conference, National Medicine Symposium (NMS)
Clinical outcomes and cost-effectiveness of a pharmacy-led post-discharge warfarin management service; Australasian Pharmaceutical Science Association Annual Conference 2010 Focus on the Future: Research and education for a healthier community
Clinical Outcomes of a Collaborative, Home-Based Postdischarge Warfarin Management Service; The Annals of Pharmacotherapy
Clinical outcomes of a pharmacist-led post-discharge warfarin management service; 11th national conference on anticoagulant therapy
Clinicians’ attitudes and perceptions regarding stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation; 2015 Joint APSA-ASCEPT Annual Conference
Clinicians’ attitudes and perceptions regarding stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation; 2015 Joint APSA-ASCEPT Annual Conference
Consumer perspectives on INR self-monitoring; National Medicines Symposium 2010
Consumer perspectives on INR self-monitoring; Pharmacy Australia Congress 2010
Consumers' perceptions of a pharmacist-led post-discharge warfarin management service; National Medicines Symposium 2010 medicines in people’s lives
Consumers' perceptions of a pharmacist-led post-discharge warfarin management service; Pharmacy Australia Congress 2010
CPD aligned to competency standards to support quality practice; Pharmacy
Developing lifelong learning skills: Using a traffic light report to promote competency standards and self-assessment among pharmacy undergraduates; Ensuring Quality in Professional Education: Human Client Fields Pedagogy and Knowledge Structures
Development and validation of an oral anticoagulant knowledge instrument; 2015 Joint APSA-ASCEPT Annual Conference
Development and validation of an oral anticoagulant knowledge instrument; APSA-ASCEPT 2015
Development and validation of an oral anticoagulation knowledge tool (AKT); PloS one
Development of a benchmarking tool for pharmacy students using threshold learning outcomes; Teaching Matters 2014
Development of a benchmarking tool for pharmacy students using threshold learning outcomes; APSA 2014 Annual Conference
Development of a flexible and extensible computer-based simulation platform for healthcare students; Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
Development of a Score to Predict Hospitalisation due to Adverse Drug Reactions in Older Patients; 2015 Joint APSA-ASCEPT Annual Conference
Development of a Score to Predict Hospitalisation due to Adverse Drug Reactions in Older Patients; 2015 Joint APSA-ASCEPT Annual Conference
Development of www.anticoagulation.com.au - a resource for anticoagulation therapy; National Medicines Symposium 2010
Development of www.anticoagulation.com.au - A resource for anticoagulation therapy; Pharmacy Australia Congress 2010
Drug-related problems identified in post-discharge medication reviews for patients taking warfarin; International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy
Early outcomes of a pharmacist-led post-discharge warfarin management service; The Australasian Pharmaceutical Science Association Annual Conference Aus-CRS Symposium
Ensuring accurate results in INR self-monitoring; Pathology Update 2010
Evaluation of a clinical pathway to enable patient self-monitoring of anticoagulation; APSA annual Conference Aus-CRS Symposium Hobart
Evaluation of a clinical pathway to enable patient self-monitoring of anticoagulation; HAA The Annual Scientific Meeting
Evaluation of a clinical pathway to enable patient self-monitoring of anticoagulation ; National Medicines Symposium 2010
Evaluation of a clinical pathway to enable patient self-monitoring of warfarin; Pharmacy Practice Research Summit 2010
Evidence-to-practice gaps in the management of community-dwelling Australian patients with ischaemic heart disease; Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics
Gaps in anticoagulation knowledge in patients with atrial fibrillation; ASCEPT ASM / 2017 Annual Scientific Meeting
Home Medicines Review following acute coronary syndromes: Preliminary results from a randomised controlled trial; 2015 Joint APSA-ASCEPT Annual Conference
Home Medicines Review following acute coronary syndromes: Preliminary results from a randomised controlled trial; 2015 Joint APSA-ASCEPT Annual Conference
Home medicines reviews following acute coronary syndrome: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial; Trials
Hospital readmission for major bleeding or thromboembolic complications in patients with atrial fibrillation; 2015 Joint APSA-ASCEPT Annual Conference
Hospital readmission for major bleeding or thromboembolic complications in patients with atrial fibrillation; 2015 Joint APSA-ASCEPT Annual Conference
Hospitalization in older patients due to adverse drug reactions - the need for a prediction tool; Clinical Interventions in Aging (Online)
How can pharmacists improve warfarin management along the continuum of care?; The 36th SHPA National Conference 2010 - Staying Alive - Medicines Management
Illuminating the profession's competency standards to bachelor of pharmacy students using individualised 'traffic light' reports; APSA 2014 Annual Conference
Illuminating the profession's competency standards to bachelor of pharmacy students using individualised 'traffic light' reports; APSA 2014 Annual Conference
Improving patient outcomes by reducing harm from omitted and duplicated medicines in hospital; Sustainable Healthcare Transformation: International Conference on Health System Innovation
Interprofessional learning: promoting attitudinal change within tomorrow's health care teams; Australasian Pharmaceutical Science Association Conference
Knowledge, use and perceived relevance of a profession’s Competency Standards; implications for Pharmacy Education; International Journal of Pharmacy Practice
Low dose aspirin usage among elderly Australian residential aged care facility residents; Australasian Medical Journal
Medication adherence following acute coronary syndrome: does one size fit all?; American Journal of Cardiovascular Drugs
More blood, sweat and tears: a qualitative analysis of warfarin management after discharge from hospital; Across the divide medicines management 2009 The 35th SHPA National Conference
Mortality from adverse drug reaction-related hospitalizations in south-west Ethiopia: A cross-sectional study; Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics
Oral anticoagulant use in patients with atrial fibrillation: pre- vs. post-direct oral anticoagulant era comparisons; ESC Congress 2017
Outcomes of a pharmacist-led post discharge warfarin management service: adverse events, warfarin knowledge and patient satisfaction; SEiR 2010 Postgraduate Research Conference - Sharing excellence in research
Outcomes of a pharmacist-led post-discharge warfarin management service; Pharmacy Australia Congress 2010
Outcomes of a pharmacist-led post-discharge warfarin management service; National Medicines Symposium 2010 medicines in people’s lives
Outcomes of a pharmacist-led post-discharge warfarin management service adverse events, warfarin knowledge and patient satisfaction; Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia 2010 Tasmanian Branch Symposium
Patient characteristics and antithrombotic prescribing patterns in patients with atrial fibrillation in Tasmania; Clinical and Applied Thrombosis - Hemostasis
Patient self-monitoring of anticoagulation: a follow up study; HAA 2010 Annual Scientific Meeting
Patient self-monitoring of anticoagulation: a follow-up study; 11th national conference on anticoagulant therapy
Pharmacy Simulator: A 3D computer-based virtual patient simulator for training community pharmacists; Pharmacy Simulator: A 3D computer-based virtual patient simulator for training community pharmacists
Pharmacy Simulator: A 3D computer-based virtual patient simulator for training community pharmacists; 2015 Joint APSA-ASCEPT Annual Conference
Point-of-care testing; Australian Prescriber
Potential use of NOACs in developing countries: pros and cons; European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology
Prediction of hospitalization due to adverse drug reactions in elderly community-dwelling patients (The PADR-EC Score); PLoS One
Predictors of adverse drug reaction-related hospitalisation in Southwest Ethiopia: A prospective cross-sectional study; PLoS One
Promoting antimicrobial stewardship in the community - are nurses an untapped resource?; NPS MedicineWise Conference, National Medicine Symposium (NMS)
Prospective identification versus administrative coding of adverse drug reaction‐related hospitalizations in the elderly: a comparative analysis; Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety
Rates and Consequences of False Penicillin Allergies in Australia; JAMA internal medicine
Readmissions to hospital due to adverse drug reactions in elderly Australians; ISPOR 22nd Annual International Conference
Reducing dose omission of prescribed medications in the hospital setting: a narrative review; Drugs and Therapy Perspectives
Refinement of an innovative web-based anticoagulation resource; Australasian Pharmaceutical Science Association Annual Conference
Repeat adverse drug reaction-related hospital admissions in elderly Australians: a retrospective study at the Royal Hobart Hospital; Drugs & Aging
Repeat Adverse Drug Reactions-related Hospital Admissions in Elderly Australians; International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research 22nd Annual International Meeting
Running on Empty: anaemia in the elderly; Australian Pharmacist
Short-term outcomes of usual care in patients taking warfarin after discharge from hospital; Pharmacy Practice Research Summit 2010
SMART-AF: Development of a decision support smartphone app to improve antithrombotic prescribing in atrial fibrillation; 2015 Joint APSA-ASCEPT Annual Conference
SMART-AF: Development of a decision support smartphone app to improve antithrombotic prescribing in atrial fibrillation; 2015 Joint APSA-ASCEPT Annual Conference
Statin initiation by GPs in WA - A structured vignette study; Australian Family Physician
Statins as primary prevention in patients without dislipidaemia; Australian Pharmacist
Suboptimal use of oral anticoagulants in atrial fibrillation: has the introduction of direct oral anticoagulants improved prescribing practices?; American Journal of Cardiovascular Drugs
Tasmanian hospital clinicians' attitudes regarding stroke prevention in atrial; Medicines Management 2015: The 41st SHPA National Conference
The benefits of pharmacist-delivered warfarin education in the home; International Journal of Pharmacy Practice
The current status of veterans taking warfarin; HAA-ISHAPD 2011
The development and implementation of a participatory and solution-focused framework for clinical research: a case example; Collegian
The relationship between anticoagulation knowledge, health literacy and medication adherence in patients with atrial fibrillation; APSA Annual Conference 2016
The relationship between knowledge, health literacy and adherence among patients taking oral anticoagulants for stroke thromboprophylaxis in atrial fibrillation; Cardiovascular therapeutics
The role of community pharmacy in post hospital management of patients initiated on warfarin; Pharmacy Practice Research Summit 2010
The Tasmanian Atrial Fibrillation Study: Transition to direct oral anticoagulants 2011-2015; Cardiovascular Therapeutics
The Tasmanian Atrial Fibrillation Study: Transition to Direct Oral Anticoagulants, 2011-2015; APSA Annual Conference 2016
Thromboembolism and mortality in the Tasmanian Atrial Fibrillation Study; Journal of cardiovascular pharmacology and therapeutics
Traffic light report provides a new technique for assurance of learning; Journal of Learning Design
Training Australian pharmacists for participation in a collaborative, home-based post-discharge warfarin management service; Pharmacy World & Science
Training teams for tomorrow: early experiences with cross-institutional interprofessional learning; Australasian Pharmaceutical Science Association Conference
Warfarin management after discharge from hospital: a qualitative analysis; Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics
Who is responsible for the care of patients treated with warfarin therapy?; The Medical Journal of Australia

Research Projects

Adverse Drug Reactions as a Cause of Hospital Admission in the Elderly; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Development and evaluation of a flexible and extensible computer-based simulation platform for healthcare students; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Development of a decision support smartphone app to improve antithrombotic prescribing in atrial fibrillation; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Educating Tasmanians about anticoagulant medications; Tasmanian Community Fund (TasCF)
Factors Influencing the Outcomes of Therapy with the Anti-clotting medication, Clopidogrel, in Patients with Acute Coronary Syndromes; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Outcomes of antithrombotic therapy in a new era: the Tasmanian experience; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Right Time Every time - Improving Patient Outcomes by Reducing harm from omitted and duplicated medicines in hospital.; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Pharmacy Oral Examination: Examiner Training Development
Warfarin Booklet Rewrite
Warfarin Booklet Rewrite

Research Candidate Supervision

A Prospective Study on Nature and Pattern of the Occurence of Adverse Drug Events with the Use of Cardiovascular Drugs
A Retrospective Study of Adverse Drug Reactions Ocurring in Elderly Patients at Tertiary Hospitals, Tasmania, Australia
Adverse Drug Reactions and Associated Factors in Adult HIV Positive Patients Treated with Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy in Gondar University and Felege-Hiwot Hospitals, Ambarra Region, Ethiopia
An Investigation of the Significant Role of Pharmacists in Improving the Quality of Palliative Care Service in North West Tasmania
Analysis of Fucoidan and Its Potential Utility in Diabetes Management
Competency Standards Curriculum Mapping for UTAS School of Pharmacy. A 'Road Map' for Students and Staff.
Genetic Resistance to Treatment with Clopidogrel