A prospective study of medication management during transitions from hospital to residential care: a 10-year follow-up to the MedGap study.

Learning objectives:

  • Review the ongoing impact of implementations in 2009 MedGap Study
  • Review residential care facilities use of interim residential care medication administration charts and hospital-supplied discharge medications.

Competency Standards addressed* include:

  • Standard 5.2.3 Undertake critical evaluation activities

*National Competency Standards Framework for Pharmacists in Australia, 2016

Accreditation:

This activity has been accredited for 0.5 hours of Group 1 CPD activity (or 0.5 CPD credits) suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan, which can be converted to 0.5 hours of Group 2 CPD (or 1 CPD credit) upon successful completion of the relevant assessment activity.

Accreditation number: S2020/42

 

Assessment and management of urinary tract infections in older adults

Learning objectives:

  • Identify signs and symptoms of urinary tract infections in older adults
  • Outline management options of urinary tract infections in older adults

Competency Standards addressed* include:

  • Standard 3.1.2 Assess medication management practices and needs
  • Standard 3.2.3 Dispense medicines (including compounded medicines) in consultation with the patient and/or prescriber

*National Competency Standards Framework for Pharmacists in Australia, 2016

Accreditation:

This activity has been accredited for 1 hour of Group 1 CPD activity (or 1 CPD credit) suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan, which can be converted to 1 hour of Group 2 CPD (or 2 CPD credits) upon successful completion of the relevant assessment activity.

Accreditation number: S2020/30

 

Impact of proactive pharmacist-assisted warfarin management using an electronic medication management system in Australian hospitalised patients

Learning objectives:

  • Evaluate the impact of pharmacist-assisted warfarin management

Competency Standards addressed* include:

Standard 4.7.6 Work across service delivery boundaries

*National Competency Standards Framework for Pharmacists in Australia, 2016

Accreditation:

This activity has been accredited for 0.5 hours of Group 1 CPD activity (or 0.5 CPD credits) suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan, which can be converted to 0.5 hours of Group 2 CPD (or 1 CPD credit) upon successful completion of the relevant assessment activity.

Accreditation Number: S2020/20

Deprescribing tools - a review of the types of tools available to aid deprescribing in clinical practice

Learning Objectives

  • Review available tools to assist in deprescribing processes.

Competency Standards addressed* include:

Standard 3.5.1 Review trends in medicine use

*National Competency Standards Framework for Pharmacists in Australia, 2016

This activity has been accredited for 1 hour of Group 1 CPD activity (or 1 CPD credit) suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan, which can be converted to 1 hour of Group 2 CPD (or 2 CPD credits) upon successful completion of the relevant assessment activity.

Accreditation number: S2020/09

What proportion of unplanned re-presentations to an emergency department are medication related and preventable?

Learning Objectives

  • Review ED re-presentation statistics and demographics

Competency Standards addressed* include:

Standard 5.3.3 Apply research evidence into practice

*National Competency Standards Framework for Pharmacists in Australia, 2016

This activity has been accredited for 1 hour of Group 1 CPD activity (or 1 CPD credit) suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan, which can be converted to 1 hour of Group 2 CPD (or 2 CPD credits) upon successful completion of the relevant assessment activity.

Accreditation number: S2019/114

Management of polymyalgia rheumatica in older people

Learning Objectives

  • Review the management of polymyalgia rheumatica in older people 

Competency Standards addressed* include:

Standard 3.1.2 Assess medication management practices and needs

Standard 3.2.3 Dispense medicines (including compounded medicines) in consultation with the patient and/or prescriber

*National Competency Standards Framework for Pharmacists in Australia, 2016

This activity has been accredited for 0.5 hours of Group 1 CPD activity (or 0.5 CPD credit) suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan, which can be converted to 0.5 hours of Group 2 CPD (or 1 CPD credit) upon successful completion of the relevant assessment activity.

Accreditation number: S2019/84