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CPD Sessions for Pharmacology

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Changes to the Immunisation Schedule 

Meryl Jones
The Immunisation Schedule is constantly changing and responding to the latest research findings. Nurses must remain abreast of the current information pertaining to the immunisation schedule so as to ensure that the community is educated appropriately.

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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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Antimicrobial Stewardship in Australian Healthcare 

Cheryl Dezotti - The Nursing CPD Institute
Australia’s use of antimicrobials is high compared with other high-income countries. In 2015, almost 40% of patients admitted to Australian hospitals were prescribed an antimicrobial, and in the community, 45% of the population were dispensed one or more antimicrobials during the year.

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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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The Ten 'R's of Safer Drug Administration 

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This session explores the ten 'R's which are purported to promote safer drug administration.

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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 Souther 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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AURA 2017: Antimicrobial Use and Resistance in Human Health 

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This session reviews the second Australian Report on Antimicrobial Use and Resistance in Human Health published in 2017.

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

Julie Martyn PhD, 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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Guiding Principles for Subcutaneous Injection Technique for Diabetics 

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The guiding principles for subcutaneous injections in Diabetics is reviewed in this session.

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