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Details
CPD40m of CPD
Rating
4.5
Total Rating(s)594
First Published
Updated07 March 2019
Expires 07 March 2020
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia

Course Overview

All health practitioners who have any dealings with medications must ensure they are fully conversant with medication safety. This Mandatory Training Module will help the participant understand the principles of medication safety. The module is designed to facilitate the enhancement of the participants’ knowledge, skills and practice, in regard to medication safety and provide strategies to assist in closing any gaps that exist.

Learning Outcomes
  • Have increased knowledge of medication safety issues
  • Apply medication safety principles in your practice environment
Target Audience

This medication safety module is intended for staff commencing at any level in the healthcare sector who, when working within their scope of practice, will have dealings with medications.

Validation of learning:

  1. Evidence of recent continuing professional development you have undertaken on medicines you regularly administer
  2. An evidence-based article you have read on a medicine review
  3. A reflective de-identified story about how you have implemented your learning

Disclosure

This material was developed by the content expert listed below. It is presented by a professional presenter.

Educator

Portrait of Anne Leversha
Anne Leversha

Anne Leversha is a Senior Lecturer at Monash University in the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences and is Director of Medication Education and Management Australia. Anne is a clinical pharmacist, has been a Director of a hospital pharmacy and was a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Monash University. She is a Fellow of The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (SHPA), is an Australian Council on Health Care Standards (ACHS) assessor and consultant and is a trained clinical competency assessor for hospital pharmacists. Anne has been a member of the Victorian Medicines Advisory Committee and was a member of the team that developed a national interdisciplinary clinical educator preparation program. She has presented and conducted seminars and workshops in national and international conferences and forums. Anne has published on topics, including improving medication safety with articles on high-risk medicines alerts, drug allergy documentation, clinical pharmacist interventions, and pharmacists’ contribution to medical education. See Educator Profile

Details
CPD40m of CPD
Rating
4.5
Total Rating(s)594
First Published
Updated07 March 2019
Expires 07 March 2020
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia
Topics
Medication Safety
Medications
Patient Safety
Occupational Health and Safety
Learning Tools
Content Integrity

Learner Reviews

4.5
594 Total Rating(s)
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Clinton Oon
17 Jan 2020

Excellent presentation and a great refresher indeed.

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Jennifer Robertson
17 Jan 2020

Very general and not particularly useful presentation on Medication Safety. I'm sure there are a lot better modules that would be more beneficial to learn more on this subject.

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Danielle Eade
16 Jan 2020

Informative resource. Well presented and I enjoyed the ability to interact and engage throughout the session.

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karmen Forscutt
16 Jan 2020

was very educational and informative, it was presented in a way that enabled me to easily understand.

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Luisa Lisa LuLu Niglia
15 Jan 2020

Overall i found this resource to be useful and simple and easy to understand.. I do like scenarios and problem solving through situations. I do like to see everyone else comments and as health professionals I believe you learn a lot from each.

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Mihyun Kim
15 Jan 2020

It was good

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Justine Carol Nannono
15 Jan 2020

Very insightful

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Christa wight
13 Jan 2020

Informative and accurate up to date info

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Karen Foster
09 Jan 2020

Good course

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Preeya Jackson
09 Jan 2020

Excellent resources and up to date