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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.

‚Äč(1) Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission Annual Report 2018-2019

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.

Wed
26
Oct

When
9:30am - 12:30pm,
Wednesday 26 October 2022

Where
Online

Organiser
Aged and Health Care Education

CPD Points Available?
No

Event Fees?
No