Participants will find that at the end of the two-day seminar they will have current information about the National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Medication Safety Standards and a better understanding of the practical steps that need to be taken to ensure that their professional competence remains up-to-date. Also, they will have the opportunity to discuss ways in which their patients can be kept safe, and that they are working within appropriate medication safety procedures.
Need for Program
Nurses need access to formal education that explains how to incorporate evidence-based knowledge of medication safety into their everyday practice. To facilitate this link, this seminar provides a secure and interactive environment, in which there will be discussion of the many and varied aspects of medication safety.
Purpose of Program
The purpose of this program is to offer an opportunity for all nurses to familiarise themselves with the Standards and current best practice in relation to the safe handling of medicines. They will also be given considerable opportunities to deal with case scenarios highlighting the major ways in which errors can occur, and how best to deal with them.
Your Learning Outcomes
- Understand the Standards and the reasons for them, as they set the framework for safe medication practice
- Prepare for future cases in the workplace by discussing the many and varied aspects of medication safety
- Ensure safety in your professional practice, and ensure patients will be kept free from the consequences of medication errors
- Describe the practical, everyday application of information provided in this seminar
35 Turbot St
Brisbane, QLD 4000
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