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Online Learning Modules

The Online Learning Modules have been developed by Nurse Practitioners to share with our community.  

In some instances, the ACNP has ran these sessions as a webinar, or they are brand new modules available for you. 

All learning module delegates will receive: 

  • Certificates of participation will be issued upon completion of the module.
  • 1 -3 CPD Hour available for you to tick off dependant on each module learnings. 

 

|  The online learning modules include:  

  • COVID-19 and Aged Care 
  • Pharmacokinetics 
  • Pharmacodynamics
  • Prescribing & Pharmacology:
    • Key Issues and Antimicrobials and; 

    • What's New and Pain Management

    • Mental Health, Polypharmacy and Deprescribing

 

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|  Who can complete these modules? 

The Modules are available to endorsed Nurse Practitioners, Advanced Practice Nurses, Nurse Practitioner Candidates and Students, Nurses, and Health Professionals.

 

|  Cost of Registration:  

  • ACNP Members: $50.00 
  • Non Members: $100.00 

Pricing includes: GST, Software used and development fees

 

|  Enquiries: 

Name: Melinda Phillips

Phone: 1300 433 660 or 0436 398 145

Email: events@acnp.org.au


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 

 

DISCLAIMER

  • Your certificate will be available to download at the end of the module after you complete the assessment.
  • 1 CPD Hours 
  • All information was correct at the time of recording.

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

 

DISCLAIMER

  • Your certificate will be available to download at the end of the module after you complete the assessment.
  • 2 CPD Hours 
  • All information was correct at the time of recording.

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

 

DISCLAIMER

  • Your certificate will be available to download at the end of the module after you complete the assessment.
  • 2 CPD Hours 
  • All information was correct at the time of recording.

P&P - 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 
     

DISCLAIMER

  • Your certificate will be available to download at the end of the module after you complete the assessment.
  • 3 CPD Hours 
  • All information was correct at the time of recording.

P&P - 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

 

DISCLAIMER

  • Your certificate will be available to download at the end of the module after you complete the assessment.
  • 3 CPD Hours 
  • All information was correct at the time of recording.

P&P - 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

 

DISCLAIMER

  • Your certificate will be available to download at the end of the module after you complete the assessment.
  • 3 CPD Hours 
  • All information was correct at the time of recording.