Meditrax 13th Annual Training Day 


26th May 2023, Novotel Brighton-Le Sands

The Team at Meditrax is proud to present our 13th Annual Training Day.
Please join us for a day of learning and connecting with others.


Places are limited so please book to avoid disappointment.

Meet Your Speakers

Dr Melanie Wroth


Dr Wroth is a Senior Staff Specialist in Geriatric Medicine at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. She has been extensively engaged in clinical teaching especially in Geriatric Medicine and is a Clinical Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Medicine and Health, University of Sydney. She has been a consultant to the NSW Medical Council and is a senior member of the Guardianship Division of the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal.

Dr Anthony Marinucci


Dr Anthony Marinucci is a generalist aged care practitioner with extensive experience in the aged care sector. He holds the position of national chair for the RACGP specific interest group for Aged Care, in which he is actively involved in advocacy and policy consultation for improving aged care standards in this country.

Catherine Laird


Catherine Laird has a background in community pharmacy, having over 20 years of experience in this field working as both a retail pharmacist and a consultant pharmacist completing HMRs and RMMRs. During this time, she developed a passion for all things endocrinology leading to her becoming a Credentialled Diabetes Educator. In recent years, Catherine has transitioned from community pharmacy to focus on aged care and general practice, and is now undertaking a PhD with the University of Technology Sydney. In keeping with her passion for endocrinology, Catherine’s research is focused on improving osteoporosis management for Australian aged care residents.

Dr Radheshan Baskaran


Dr Radheshan Baskaran is a staff specialist in geriatric and general medicine at Hornsby Ku-ring-gai hospital in Sydney. He is also a clinical associate lecturer for the University of Sydney.


Dr Baskaran has a special interest in dementia and cognitive disorders. He worked heavily with residential aged care facilities in the Hornsby region as a part of the GRACE outreach service. He is currently managing the specialised dementia unit at Hornsby hospital.

Sunanda Rastogi


Sunanda is a seasoned and energetic Nurse Practitioner with 17 years clinical experience spanning from working as a complex wound consultant, facilitated NP clinics, RN in Spinal Cord ICU and multiple senior manager roles in Residential Aged Care.


Sunanda’s background includes Masters in clinical education, Masters in clinical leadership, Diploma in business education and various certification in Dementia and health managements. Sunanda facilitates informative presentations and workshops on wound management and aged care topics aligned with aged care quality standards.

Clinical Masterclass with

Jennifer Judd & Leanne Askey-Doran

Providing excellence in Medication Governance Education. 


Sharing knowledge and collaborating to achieve the best health outcomes for Residents.

Training Day Program

  • 8:30 am – 9:00 am

    Endeavour Room 1 & 2 Ballroom


    9:00 am – 9:15 am


    9:15 am – 10:00 am
    Catherine Laird, Clinical Pharmacist and Diabetes Educator
    Diabetes Management in Aged Care – Side Effects of Diabetes on Osteoporosis


    10:00 am – 10:45am
    Dr. Radheshan Baskaran, Geriatrician
    Dementia – Cognitive Decline in Aged Care


    10:45am – 11:00am Morning Tea


    11:00 am – 11:45 am
    Dr. Anthony Marinucci, General Practitioner
    Managing Patients in Aged Care – Weaning Chemical Restraint


    11.45am – 12.30 pm
    Sunanda Rastogi, Nurse Practitioner – Complex Care and Wound Management, SR Care
    Wound Management in Residential Aged Care


    12:30pm – 1:15pm Lunch


    1:15 pm – 2:00 pm
    Dr. Melanie Wroth, Clinical Advisor – Aged Care Commission
    Psychotropics, Chemical Restraint and Consent


    2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
    Q & A Session
    Dr. Melanie Wroth, Clinical Advisor – Aged Care Commission
    Leanne Askey-Doran, Clinical Pharmacist, Medication Governance


    3:00pm – 3:15pm Afternoon Tea


    3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
    Clinical Masterclass with Jennifer Judd & Leanne Askey-Doran

    Meditrax Clinical Pharmacists


    4:15 pm Close

Date : Friday 26th May 2023


Venue: Novotel Brighton-Le Sands


Time: 8:30 am – 4:15 pm


Electronic Workbook & Up to 12 CPD points available upon completion of questionnaire
Parking: $15 flat rate available to delegates

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