Utilising Evidence to Support Prescribing Decisions
Where are you getting your medicines information from? Given the significance of the therapeutic decisions that must be made routinely, being able to easily access credible sources is imperative. This session offers Nurse Practitioners and other prescribing healthcare professionals a range of reliable resources that can complement your clinical expertise and patient preferences to maximise pharmacotherapeutic outcomes.
Kathy Tori was endorsed as a Nurse Practitioner in 2008 in the speciality practice area of emergency nursing. Kathy has a variety of experience in a number of clinical and educational sectors and is the current courses coordinator for the Masters of Nurse Practitioner program at La Trobe University. She was instrumental in the development of the newly developed therapeutic medication management subjects and coordinates these subjects for nurse practitioner students and advanced health practitioners. Kathy has been involved in researching the NP role for a number of years and completed her PhD in 2017 which looked at the role of the emergency nurse practitioner, post endorsement. Kathy is a Director of Nurse Practitioner Locum Solutions and is the current National Secretary of the Australian College of Nurse Practitioners.