Details
CPD40m of CPD
Rating
4.5
Total Rating(s)519
Published20 December 2018
Expires07 March 2020
Review Due05 October 2019
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

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)519
Published20 December 2018
Expires07 March 2020
Review Due05 October 2019
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia
Topic Tags
Medication Safety
Medications
Patient Safety
Occupational Health and Safety
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4.5

519 Total Rating(s)

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Andrew Edwards
19 Jul 2019

sound resource

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Michelle gilfoyle
16 Jul 2019

Excellent resources

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Sharon Anne Marlow
16 Jul 2019

This was a good resource and provided sound practice information for all levels of nursing.

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Yawen Shao
15 Jul 2019

Informative, knowledgeable.

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Sue Payne
14 Jul 2019

informative and gets you thinking. Medication administration is dangerous and we can all become blas'e about it at times

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Jennylyn Calacsan
08 Jul 2019

It is educational!

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Donna Flanagan
07 Jul 2019

Very relevant course which can be repeated yearly as a good revision.

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Megha Raturi
04 Jul 2019

good but could have been more detailed with extra evaluation questions

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Glenys Hamilton
29 Jun 2019

This course has been very informative and I will make sure I am familiar with all the generic names of widely used medications. It is imperative that medications be given correctly, charted correctly and feel confident in ones practice.

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Ahok Daniel Mangar
25 Jun 2019

Very good.