Medications: How we do it better

Professional Courses

6 CPD Hours

All Specialties

Members $95
Non-members $190
Lunch and refreshments provided

This course focuses on medications in practice and what we can do as individuals to increase the safety of the people in our care. To explore the various causes of medication errors and provide you with the understanding and ability to help prevent medication errors from occurring in your workplace. 

This workshop covers:

  • Professional Obligations and Scope of Practice – what are your responsibilities and accountability with regards to delegation, supervision and medications;
  • Clinical decision making;
  • The processes of the medication cycle and the stages that errors can occur;
  • Revisit the principles of medication administration and unpack the areas that commonly have presented errors;
  • Provide the importance of following policy and processes to maintain safety within the health care environment;
  • High risk medications, what precautions should we be taking;
  • S8 & S4D medications and your legal responsibilities around them. 

We are offering free to all attendees, access to the online resource “safeMedicate” providing up to 21 additional hours of CPD. Develop and assess your medication dosage calculation skills with the worlds leading resource for healthcare practitioners and students.

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