Details
CPD40m of CPD
Rating
4.6
Total Rating(s)81
Publish Date20 December 2018
Review Date31 October 2019
Expiry Date30 January 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

Anne Leversha (BPharm, MRuralHlth, FSHP) 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
4.6
Total Rating(s)81
Publish Date20 December 2018
Review Date31 October 2019
Expiry Date30 January 2020
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia
Topic Tags
Medication Safety
Medications
Patient Safety
Occupational Health and Safety
Disclaimer

Further Learning

Learner Reviews

4.6

81 Total Rating(s)

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Roger Wursig
20 Feb 2019

I like the way the format has been broken down. However there were some links to references missing. A lot of what I learned in this was more reinforcement of existing knowledge.

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yun chen
20 Feb 2019

good resource and clearly teaching

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kerry mackin
19 Feb 2019

A great resource for all staff. Easy to comprehend.

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fiona mathews
19 Feb 2019

quick concise

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Stephanie miles
19 Feb 2019

this is a great tool to help with medication safety

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Joan Franciscus
17 Feb 2019

A good educational resource for revision and new knowledge gained.

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Wendy Thornton
17 Feb 2019

great up date particularly for those nurses not working in a hospital setting. The references where and will continue to be a great resource

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Hazel Lyn Peters
16 Feb 2019

Everything you need to know about medication safety.

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Nicholas Stewart Cleave
16 Feb 2019

Excellent, straightforward presentation

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Aira Dechimo
14 Feb 2019

informative