Lecture Overview

"Do no harm." All prescribers must constantly be on high alert for interactions and unwanted effects of medicines. This session will serve a timely reminder of why and how we can prevent unintended consequences of medicines and includes a look at prescription labels and common interactions to be aware of.

Educators

Louis Roller

Associate Professor Louis Roller has been an academic at the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Monash University for over 50 years. He was on the Pharmacy Board of Victoria for 22 years and has significantly contributed to many editions of various pharmaceutical compendia, including the Therapeutic Guidelines, particularly the Antibiotic Guidelines. He is the author of hundreds of scientific and professional articles and has a passion for evidence-based knowledge. He lectures to pharmacists, medical practitioners, nurses, podiatrists, and optometrists on a variety of therapeutic topics, particularly antibiotics, as well as giving many talks to the University of the Third Age on various medication-related issues. As at the end of April, he had delivered 42 talks to U3A Stonnington and an equivalent number to other U3A groups. With Dr Jenny Gowan, over the last 20 years, he has written articles on disease state management in the Australian Journal of Pharmacy. In 2012, he was made a life member of the Australasian Pharmaceutical Sciences Association and, in 2014, he was awarded the life-long achievement award of the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia.

Reviews

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50 Total Rating(s)

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Peter Thompson
17 Aug 2018

excellent lecture for all Health Professionals.

Mary Anne Mara
31 May 2018

Excellent

Sirini Prathibha Ariyarathna Korale Kankanamge
31 May 2018

It wa interesting and made me more aware of medications and their interactions.

Eden Kersten
30 May 2018

very informative. this will make me more aware of medication interactions and their consequences. Great resource.

annabel jane rogers
30 May 2018

great

Elli Minter
29 May 2018

Very informative

Thomas Mann
28 May 2018

Good

Zhen Song
28 May 2018

Lots of valuable information but got lost as missed out on some of the screen shots that the audience could see. Gives us a lot to think about and be mindful of.

Cheryl Ryan
27 May 2018

positive lecture

john glendenning
25 May 2018

Good for reinforcing knowledge about medicines that we dish out daily.

Ruth Curtis
25 May 2018

interesting, good detail

Samantha Whitehouse
22 May 2018

Lots of valuable information her but I found that as he talked we didn't see a lot of the screen shots that the audience could see and got a bit lost at times.

Marian Galpin
20 May 2018

very informative

Carina gates
20 May 2018

Great lecture, well presented and very informative.

Elizabeth Mills
19 May 2018

Very much enjoyed this session.

Sadia ibrahim
17 May 2018

Very informative and excellently presented.

Agnes Namute
17 May 2018

Very informative

Mary conroy
16 May 2018

Very good information, a lot to think about

Wendy O'Donnell
11 May 2018

Very interesting topic but well explained

Edwina Harleyson
10 May 2018

Excellent

Maria Ives
08 May 2018

Excellent work and interesting one..

Amandeep Kaur
08 May 2018

A complex subject, now with a better understanding

Nanette HAYNES
08 May 2018

Very engaging lecturer. Very interesting topic.

Cathy Cain
08 May 2018

The educator was knowledgeable. I would recommend this education to other health professionals.

Divina Evangelista
07 May 2018

Informative and engaging Excellent lecture.

Kelly Bidlake
06 May 2018

With upadates and new resources every year is very helpful to provide safer and quality nursing to patients. Lnowing these reactions and individuality of the patients will prevent complications of such drud to drug and drug to food interactions.

Christian Alagao
06 May 2018

The educator is very knowledgable about this topic. He was very easy to listen to.

Imelda P Collins
06 May 2018

Interesting information and very knowledgeable presenter

Kristy Nivison
06 May 2018

Very detailed

Karen Corban
05 May 2018

Very detailed with many significant facts.

Robyn Forrester
05 May 2018

Interesting and a good overview of a very complex subject

Corinne Galwey
04 May 2018

informative

Abbie Farrell
04 May 2018

Informative

Xi Wu
04 May 2018

quality education

Blue Stockmann
04 May 2018

This was a very informative and interesting lecture

Mary McEvoy
04 May 2018

Informative

Marie Jackson
03 May 2018

Good

Donna Brown
03 May 2018

Beneficial lecture for all nurses.

Trisha Eisenhuth
03 May 2018

Wow ,full of good information ,a little technical in places but i gained a lot from it .

Tanya Robbins
02 May 2018

Excellent course

Shilpi katiyar
02 May 2018

Excellent Content, well presented. Essential learning for all health professionals

Gerald North
02 May 2018

Very informative

Chetna Sharma
02 May 2018

Found this to be very helpful and would love to be able to get a copy of the slides used during the presentation

Beverley May
02 May 2018

Good lecture

Princess Abigail Vero
02 May 2018

Lots of information to take on board. Thank you.

Teresa prior
01 May 2018

Very informative.

MARIAME ANDERSON
30 Apr 2018

The lecture was very good

Dorothy Bardoutsos
30 Apr 2018

Having an interest in drugs in Anaesthesia Nursing, this session was informative and surprising. A good one to review

Eillen Anne (Sandy) Roessler
30 Apr 2018

It was an informative session that I watched to remind me to be cautious of interactions when administering medications.

JACINTA KRITIKOS
29 Apr 2018

This was a very interesting and informative session

Gillian calladine
29 Apr 2018

Very informative and educational.

Kristy Phelan
29 Apr 2018

Very informative

Carol Ann Davies
29 Apr 2018

Insightful

Renae Renae
28 Apr 2018

very thought provoking

Janette Elliott
28 Apr 2018

Very interesting

Hind Katrib
28 Apr 2018

Great

Hayley Mackay
28 Apr 2018

Easy to understand good and new information

Ulrike pearce
28 Apr 2018

good!

Roland Patrick Tan
27 Apr 2018

Very interesting and informative presentation

Shiny Poovakulam
27 Apr 2018