Medication Safety

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21m
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CPD21m of CPD
First Published
Updated20 February 2022
Expires 27 February 2023
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia

Course Overview

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

Topics
  • Medication standards
  • Medication and allergy
  • SR medications
  • Other medication abbreviations
  • Use of generic names
  • Administration rights
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.

Disclosure

No conflict of interest exists for anyone in the position to control content for this activity. Wherever possible, generic or non-proprietary names of medications or products have been used.

Details
CPD21m of CPD
First Published
Updated20 February 2022
Expires
27 February 2023
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia
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