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Details
CPD40m of CPD
Rating
4.5
Total Rating(s)552
First Published
Updated07 March 2019
Expires07 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

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Anne Leversha is a senior lecturer at Monash University in the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences and the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, and director of Medication Education and Management Australia. Anne is a clinical pharmacist and has been a director of a hospital pharmacy. She is a fellow of The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (SHPA), is an Australian Council on Health Care Standards (ACHS) surveyor 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.

Details
CPD40m of CPD
Rating
4.5
Total Rating(s)552
First Published
Updated07 March 2019
Expires07 March 2020
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia
Topics
Medication Safety
Medications
Patient Safety
Occupational Health and Safety
Learning Tools
Content Integrity

Learner Reviews

4.5
552 Total Rating(s)
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Annie Bennett
21 Sep 2019

Very relevant.

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Carla Wilson
21 Sep 2019

Excellent resources to refer to

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Pearl Hampshire
13 Sep 2019

excellent

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Rachel Delahenty
07 Sep 2019

Very well presented

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JIHYE KIM
06 Sep 2019

This course is really helpful to consolidate my knowledge about medication safety.

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Leanne Glennie
04 Sep 2019

Nice and easy to follow module.

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Rupal Chanda
04 Sep 2019

This resource helps us to provide safe and error free medication management practice.

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Leith Aitchison
03 Sep 2019

Excellent topic and we'll presented

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Lynda cannons
03 Sep 2019

Excellent as I have stated in the last two run downs

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Alison Barham
03 Sep 2019

Very easy. Very good. Good re-fresher.