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Details
CPD40m of CPD
Rating
4.5
Total Rating(s)577
First Published
Updated07 March 2019
Expires 07 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

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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. See Educator Profile

Details
CPD40m of CPD
Rating
4.5
Total Rating(s)577
First Published
Updated07 March 2019
Expires 07 March 2020
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia
Topics
Medication Safety
Medications
Patient Safety
Occupational Health and Safety
Learning Tools
Content Integrity

Learner Reviews

4.5
577 Total Rating(s)
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Marion Adele Bridgland
12 Dec 2019

very informative and up to date.

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Vivienne taylor
11 Dec 2019

Bb

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Ellen Malley
11 Dec 2019

it was good

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Suzanne Cook
30 Nov 2019

Short but concise and straight to the point. Highlights the importance of medication documentation in relation to medication errors and patient safety.

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Wendy Railton
29 Nov 2019

I found this unit very worthwhile as it covered a lot of things that I hadn't really considered. I learned a lot and I'm encouraged to continue studying the safety of medication administration.

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Philip Heap
28 Nov 2019

Good generalised lecture that pertains to my work procedures and protocols

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Ruby E Kapor
28 Nov 2019

Very informative

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Fiona selby
27 Nov 2019

Essential basics covered

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Donna Webster
26 Nov 2019

Very good source to reinforce knowledge as well as new knowledge gained especially in the areas of approved abbreviations and brand name medications.

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Beverly Salt
24 Nov 2019

Good