Details
CPD40m of CPD
Rating
4.6
Total Rating(s)271
Publish Date20 December 2018
Review Date28 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 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)271
Publish Date20 December 2018
Review Date28 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

271 Total Rating(s)

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Tamara Pitts
21 Apr 2019

very helpful in refreshing in my mind medication safety and how to put this into practice

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Rosario Galang
20 Apr 2019

very informative and easy to understand

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Gillian Carne
20 Apr 2019

Very clear

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Chioma Fortune Chijioke
19 Apr 2019

Well presented

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Tracey Muir
19 Apr 2019

Giid

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Cheryl Mclean
18 Apr 2019

Course outline was achieved and well presented

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Shupikai Kanemanyanga
18 Apr 2019

The resource was helpful and informative. It was presented well and easy to understand the message

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Vicki Myers
18 Apr 2019

I found this tutorial educational and valuable to my work and my scope of practice, I feel more confident to approach Dr's if I feel that there is an issue with how the medication chart/order is written.

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Noeleen Hale
18 Apr 2019

This was not what i expected to have covered but it was informative and i did learn some things that are important and therefore will affect my current practice.

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MENGHAN TENG
18 Apr 2019

good