First National Conference on Pharmacy Practice (NCoPP) 2014

First National Conference on Pharmacy Practice (NCoPP)
Wednesday, 9 April 2014 to Thursday, 10 April 2014
Faculty of Pharmacy, UiTM Puncak Alam
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NCoPP 2014

First National Conference on Pharmacy Practice (NCoPP)

Expanding Horizon in Pharmacy Practice: Bridging Research and Pharmacy Practice

9-10 April, 2014

Faculty of Pharmacy, UiTM Puncak Alam


The first National Conference on Pharmacy Practice (NCoPP) is hosted by the Pharmacy Practice Department, Faculty of Pharmacy, UiTM jointly organised by Curtin University, Australia and Ministry of Health, Malaysia. The exciting two-day conference will provide a platform for academicians, pharmacist, researchers and pharmacy students in the field of pharmacy practice with the following aims:

  1. To enhance the clinical knowledge of pharmacist 
  2. To educate pharmacists on research methodologies
  3. To share the recent developments in clinical pharmacy and pharmacy practice
  4. To provide a platform for pharmacists and researchers to disseminate their research findings


We are pleased to invite the submission of abstract for oral and poster presentation in clinical pharmacy and pharmacy practice. All accepted abstracts will be published in the Malaysia Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. Please refer to NCoPP website (website address) for abstract submission and registration details.


Early bird rate

(Before 1 March 2014)

Standard Rate

(2 March- 10 April 2014)


(Academic/MOH/Community / Industry )










  • Prof. Dr. Jeff Hughes, University of Curtin, Australia
  • Prof. Rahmat  Awang,  Universiti Sains Malaysia
  • Dr Grant Sklar, NUS, pharmacist




Critical Care/Infectious Disease

Invited speakers:

  • Dato, Dr. Omar Ismail, Hospital Pulau Pinang

Current updates on the management of ACS

  • Dr Abd Kahar Abd Ghapar, Cardiologist Hospital Serdang

Current updates on the management of Heart Failure

  • Dr Lawrence Anchah, Hospital Umum Sarawak

The latest updates on Cardiac Rehabilitation

  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mohamad Haniki Nik Mohamed, UIA

Smoking cessation in cardiology patients


Invited speakers:

  • Datuk Dr. Ghazali Ahmad Kutty, HKL
  • Dr Tan Swee Looi, HTAR
  • Prof Dr. Yahaya Hassan, UiTM


Invited speakers:

  • Dr. Suresh Kumar Chidambaran, Hospital Sg.Buloh

New Management Strategies against Disease Caused by Antibiotic Resistant Organism in Critically Ill Patients

  • Dr Adlin Dasima bt Abdul Kadir, School of Medicine, UiTM

Critically ill patients: Management, Issues and related researches

  • Prof Dr Noorizan Abd.Aziz, School of Pharmacy, UiTM

Updates on Systemic Fungal  Infection

  • Mr Yusoff @ Yeoh Siang Fei, Hospital, NUS pharmacist

Antibiotic Stewardship Programs : Implementation and challenges


Speakers from KKM

  • Pn Sahimi Mohamed, Hospital Tengku Ampuan Afzan

New  Dimension of Cardiology Pharmacy

Speakers from KKM

  • Ng Rhu Sing, Hosp Penang, KKM pharmacist

Renal Pharmacy Services in Malaysia

Speakers from KKM

  • Cik Rahela Amberas

Critical Care Pharmacist: Current and Future Prospect




Evidence Based Medicine

Qualitative Research


Invited speakers:

  • Datin Dr. Rugayah bt Bakri/Cik Siti Fauziah bt Abu, KKM

Introduction to EBM and retrieval of evidence

  • Cik Siti Fauziah bt Abu

Research design and search strategy

Pn Noormah bt Mohd Darus, Bahagian HTA

Statistical Interpretation of Studies


Search and critical appraisal hands-on session

  • Prof Dr Mansor Manan
  • Dr. Mathumalar Loganathan
  • All other speakers


Invited speakers:

  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mohd. Azmi Hassali, USM
  • Dr. Shubashini Gnanasan, UiTM
  • Dr. Maryam Farooqui, UiTM
  • Dr. Mahmathi Karuppannan, UiTM


-This workshop provides a forum for exchange and discussion of various aspects of qualitative research.

-It will provide participants a basic understanding of qualitative methods, their theoretical foundations and their application to a range of research projects, particularly health research.

-The workshop session is structured so that participants gain experience in doing and writing qualitative research.


Invited speakers:

  • Dr Grant Sklar, NUS pharmacist

Necessary Skills to be an Effective Preceptor

  • Prof Dr Yahaya Hassan, UiTM

Creating an environment That Promotes a win-win Situation for Preceptors and Student

  • Associate Prof. Dr. Chua Siew-Siang , UM

Techniques for Motivating and Challenging Students

  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Haniki, UIA

Roles, Responsibilities, Expectations, and Goals of Preceptors and Students



  • Deadline for abstract submission: 15 March 2014
  • Deadline for early bird registration: 1 March 2014


Secretariat NCoPP 2014, 
Level 11, FF1 Building,
Faculty of Pharmacy,
UiTM Puncak Alam Campus,
Bandar Puncak Alam,
42300 Selangor, Malaysia



Tel: 0332584643 mahmathi

Fax: 0332584062

Urus setia: 
Secretariat NCoPP 2014, Level 11, FF1 Building, Faculty of Pharmacy, UiTM Puncak Alam Campus, Bandar Puncak Alam, 42300 Selangor, Malaysia& Email: Website: Tel: 0332584643 (Mahmathi) Fax: 0332584062

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