Key Medication Management Issues in Aged Care
This webinar will explore three (3) of the most important medication related topics for Aged Care Services & their clients - Psychotropic Medications, Medication & Falls and Antimicrobial Stewardship.
Issues around medication management are the highest cause for complaints to the Aged Care Safety and Quality Commission. (1) The area that received the second greatest number of complaints is falls management. The Accreditation standards specifically focus on the overuse of psychotropic medications and the use of antimicrobials. These groups of medication are being overused and used inappropriately. Increased understanding of how medications affect consumer outcomes, whilst working in a collaborative environment, will be discussed in detail.
Outline / Objectives:
- Identify chemically restrictive practice
- Understand the different groups of psychotropic medications and their impact on consumer outcomes
- To examine & discuss the impact of medications on falls
- To understand Antimicrobial Stewardship and how to implement a quality improvement process around the implementation of Antimicrobial Stewardship
Target Audience: RNs, EENs, Clinical Coordinators, Quality/Education Managers, Facility Managers, DONs and other interested health care professionals with responsibilities for medication management.
Your registration fee includes: Pre-reading material, Comprehensive Webinar Notes, Post event resources, Certificate of Attendance
NB - To attend this webinar you will need a computer with with video / audio capabilities
For more information, contact Aged and Health Care Education.