P&P - Key Issues and Antimicrobials

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COVID 19 and Aged Care

By Terry Jongen

 

|  Module Overview:  

This module will provide an overview of AUSMAT response to the Victoria's COVID-19 Aged Care Crisis 

1. What is Novel coronavirus (COVID-19?) 

2. Outline of infection prevention and control in aged care homes

3. Outline of current infection prevention and control cleaning pre-COVID-19 post AUSMAT visit

4. Outline staffing levels required during and post AUSMAT visit in aged care homes 

|  CPD Hours:  

1 CPD Hour

Disclaimer: Your certificate will be available to download at the end of the module after you complete the assessment.
All information was correct at the time of recording.

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Clinical Pharmacokinetics 

By Viviane Khalil

 

|  Module Overview:  

This module will provide an overview of Nurse Practitioner’s role in Clinical Pharmcokinetics concepts. 

1. Exploration of Pharmacokinetics concepts for:

* Absorption

* Bioavailability

* Volume of distribution

* Steady states

* Half life

* Phase I and II enzyme metabolism and CYP450 enzymes

* Linear and non linear pharmacokinetic

* Enzyme inducers and enzyme inhibitors

* Excretion

2. Overview of Pharmcokinetics in the elderly

|  CPD Hours:   

2 CPD Hours 

 

Disclaimer: Your certificate will be available to download at the end of the module after you complete the assessment.
All information was correct at the time of recording.

#3 Clinical Pharmacodynamics

By Viviane Khalil

 

|  Module Overview:  

This module will provide an overview of Nurse Practitioner’s role in Clinical Pharmacodynamics concepts. 

1. Introduction – examples of clinical pharmacodynamics

2. Pharmacodynamic

* Basic definitions/concepts

* Drug receptor bindings

* Chemical interactions

3. Dose response relationships

4. Pharmacodynamic variables to consider when prescribing

|  CPD Hours:   

2 CPD Hours 

Disclaimer: Your certificate will be available to download at the end of the module after you complete the assessment.
All information was correct at the time of recording.

#4a Prescribing & Pharmacology: Key Issues and Antimicrobials

By Dr Jenny Gowan

 

|  Module Overview:  

This module will provide an overview of ACNP Prescribing and Pharmacology Course of Key Issues and Antimicrobials

1. Key Issues: 

* Health headlines

* Risk management  - QUM 

* High risk medicines 

* Legislation, PBS, Scheduling chnages

* New guidelines, evidence based presciribing and resources  

2. Overview of Pharmcokinetics in the elderly

* Resistance

* Stewardship, new Antimicrobials guideline 16 - eTG

* Allergies

* Drug interactions of common Antimicrobials 

|  CPD Hours:  

3 CPD Hours 

Disclaimer: Your certificate will be available to download at the end of the module after you complete the assessment.
All information was correct at the time of recording.

 

#4b Prescribing & Pharmacology: What's New and Pain Management

By Dr Jenny Gowan

 

|  Module Overview:  

This module will provide an overview of ACNP Prescribing and Pharmacology Course of What's New and Pain Management 


1. What's New

* Asthma/COPD update – new  guidelines, the right inhaler, biologicals; triple therapy for COPD

* Cardiovascular – new  guidelines: lipids , AF, heart  failure, aspirin in primary  prevention, DOACs

* Diabetes update – new guidelines, new drugs  in diabetes, new algorithm

* Controversies - calcium & vitamin D, fish oil and New ADRs and pharmacovigilance update

2. Pain Management 

* Neuropathic Pain

* Pain - Nociceptive/Mixed/Neuropathic 

* Analgesics

* Practice Tips

| CPD Hours: 

3 CPD Hours 

Disclaimer: Your certificate will be available to download at the end of the module after you complete the assessment.
All information was correct at the time of recording.

#4c Prescribing & Pharmacology: MH, Polypharmacy & Deprescribing 

By Dr Jenny Gowan


|  Module Overview:  

This module will provide an overview of ACNP Prescribing and Pharmacology Course of Mental Health, Polypharmacy & Deprescribing  

1. Mental Health

* Mental health - antipsychotics

* Drugs used for anxiety, depression, insomnia, dementia and more

* Side effects, cautions and drug Interactions

2. Polypharmacy and Deprescribing  

3. Vitamins & Minerals

* Vitamins & minerals – deficiencies caused by medications

* GI conditions- constipation

|  CPD Hours:  

3 CPD Hours 


Disclaimer: Your certificate will be available to download at the end of the module after you complete the assessment.
All information was correct at the time of recording.