Details
CPD40m of CPD
Rating
4.5
Total Rating(s)537
First Published20 December 2018
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

Portrait of Anne Leversha
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)537
First Published20 December 2018
Updated07 March 2019
Expires07 March 2020
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia
Topic Tags
Medication Safety
Medications
Patient Safety
Occupational Health and Safety
Learning Tools
Content Integrity

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4.5

537 Total Rating(s)

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Camielle Aston
21 Aug 2019

Great resource very important topic

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Melissa Boehme
19 Aug 2019

excellant

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Michele Selby
18 Aug 2019

Very good and well-structured online learning.

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Lap Howitt
17 Aug 2019

Excellent presentation. These days we are adding more and more rights to the essential 5 rights. It can be confusing (such as form, to refuse, reason, documentation, allergy, reaction, expiration). I am glad the presenter stayed with the 5 rights.

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Cornelius Hickey
13 Aug 2019

Excellent and relevant

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Peter Pentland
11 Aug 2019

It good to reverse responsibilities and accountability around safety of medications and understanding the importance correct checking of medications, medication orders and patient education

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Amanda Crowe
09 Aug 2019

Excellent module

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Sabnam Chipalu
08 Aug 2019

It was very effective learning

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Shannon Fox
08 Aug 2019

Medication safety - mandatory module

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Rebecca McCabe
07 Aug 2019

Very helpful.