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CPD Sessions for Pharmacology

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Standard 4: Medication Safety 

Dr Julie Martyn, Senior Lecturer in Nursing - USC Fraser Coast
The purpose and content of the Australian Council of Safety and Quality in Healthcare Standards will be summarised. Standard 4 requirements for nurses will be explained. The relationship of Standard 4 to nursing professional codes and standards will be explored. The webinar will conclude with a reflection on your role and responsibility for Medication Safety.

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NIKI T34TM syringe pump - what you need to know 

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In this session you will gain an understanding of how to use the NIKI 34 Syringe Pump. The key factors for the set up and ongoing monitoring of medication delivery via this pump will be explored.

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Guidelines for the handling of palliative care medicines in community services. Version 2 June 2020 

Wendy Newton, Nurse Education Consultant
The Guidelines represent a consensus-based approach to the handling of palliative care medicines by community services, and consider jurisdictional legislative requirements, policies and guidelines across all Australian states and territories.

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National Inpatient Medication Charts  

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In this session, we will explore the use of the National inpatient medication chart and the nursing requirements associated with same.

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Antimicrobial Use and Resistance in Human Health 

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In this session we will review the AURA 2019 report into antibiotic use and resistance in Australia.

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Asthma Management Update  

Marg Gordon - National Asthma
The webinar will provide an update on the latest in asthma management.

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Antihypertensives and Renal Function 

Mel Antonel, Clinical Pharmacist - Renal
In this webinar you revisit how the kidneys regulate or effect blood pressure before exploring all the different classes of blood pressure medications including which ones can be used in renally impaired patients. We will also consider the side effects and how can these be managed.

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Paediatric Medications - Increasing Compliance 

Brooke Batchelor, Director - The Paediatric Nurse
In this webinar, you will learn how to use therapeutic communication with your paediatric patients to improve compliance rates when taking medicine. You will also learn how to administer the medication to your younger patients and avoid medication wastage.

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A critical review, from the perspective of a nurse, of the conversations about Medication administration in health literature.  

Julie Martyn PhD, Senior Lecturer - University of Southern Queensland
This webinar will explore the issue of medication safety issues and more to highlight the unique role that nurses have in medication management.

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Lessons from practice: Medication safety strategies that the 5-rights framework don’t disclose 

Julie Martyn, Senior Lecturer - University of the Sunshine Coast
The 5-rights framework is known globally as the process for promising safe medication administration. However, there are times when Nurses do not follow the 5-rights process but can administer the right drug to the right patient at the right time in the right dose and via the right route.

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