Cover image for lecture: Statins - Practical Prescribing for Therapeutic Outcomes

Lecture Overview

Statins are one of Australia's most common medicines. With their use on the increase, it is important that we as health professionals are well informed as to the current guidelines and recommendations surrounding prescribing and use of these medicines. Join Pharmacist Robyn Saunders as she gets you thinking about some ways we can utilise these medicines effectively.

Educators

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Robyn Saunders

Robyn Saunders graduated with a bachelor of pharmacy degree from the Victorian College of Pharmacy (now Monash University). She has extensive experience in the provision of medication management services to residents of aged care facilities and medication users in their own homes.

Reviews

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15 Total Rating(s)

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Lei Zhang
31 Aug 2018

very good presentation

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Leonie clark
24 Jun 2018

Very informative talk...relevant to my area of work

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Jenna He
12 Jun 2018

A very thorough presentation to address statin's use and nursing considerations. Thank you!

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Susana Ave
05 Jun 2018

Advantage and some side effects of statins that needs to focus on it.

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Cassandra Stone
30 May 2018

Interesting talk and very relevant to my patient cohort

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Wilma Barnes
29 May 2018

Great session

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Julie Byard
18 May 2018

Education related to the latest evidence based use of statins to treat patients at risk of cardiovascular problems. Also education was provided about deprescibing when the evidence is showing that lifestyle changes maybe be better encouraged. Education provided about the efficacy of statins in the age group over 75 years.

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Iana Villacastin
18 May 2018

Very interesting topic.

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Hayley Mackay
14 May 2018

Great

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Lynette Whyte
13 May 2018

Very informative, very interested in drug reactions