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Free Hand Hygiene Module

To ensure all health professionals are best prepared to contain the spread of coronavirus, we at Ausmed have made our Hand Hygiene Module free. We invite you to undertake this 40 minute module.

Details
CPD40m of CPD
Rating
4.5
Total Rating(s)661
First Published
Updated04 February 2020
Expires 04 February 2021
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 existing gaps.

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

The presenter and all members of the planning team have disclosed that they have no relevant financial commercial relationships to products or devices related to the content of this educational activity. Wherever possible, generic or non-proprietary names of medication have been used. Courses include expert peer reviews of the content where applicable.

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 is Director of Medication Education and Management Australia. Anne is a clinical pharmacist, has been a Director of a hospital pharmacy and was a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Monash University. She is a Fellow of The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (SHPA), is an Australian Council on Health Care Standards (ACHS) assessor 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. See Educator Profile

Details
CPD40m of CPD
Rating
4.5
Total Rating(s)661
First Published
Updated04 February 2020
Expires 04 February 2021
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia
Topics
Medication Safety
Medications
Patient Safety
Occupational Health and Safety
Learning Tools
Content Integrity

Learner Reviews

4.5
661 Total Rating(s)
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RAJ KUMAR KUDIKYALA
21 Feb 2020

Very easy to understand and clearly elucidated explanation .

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Phuong huynh
19 Feb 2020

well informative, provide the reference link which can help to clarify the presentation

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Leonie Mardling
19 Feb 2020

Excellant

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Manliguez Anibel
18 Feb 2020

able to re- enforce my knowledge

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Christine Wallace
17 Feb 2020

it was well presented and i gained my knowledge in medication safety.

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Raul argana
17 Feb 2020

It gives me more knowledge in medication safety.

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Marion Gundara
17 Feb 2020

Excellent presentation. Reinforced the need to be aware and apply best practise to a high risk area.

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Noela Relph
16 Feb 2020

Thsi resource has been easy to listen to and informative and also encourages reflection

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Maxine Meys
16 Feb 2020

it helped me to clarify my responsibilities regarding medication

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Maria Holton
16 Feb 2020

Generally I concise overview of medication knowledge in the workplace . Always good to keep updated with now policies and procedures in regard to medication administration . Always remember the 5 rights