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Prescribing in Residential Aged Care Settings | Webinar
December 3, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pmFree
General practitioners are invited to attend this webinar, which will be facilitated by Murray PHN Medical Advisor, Dr Ewa Piejko and presented by Bendigo Health Geriatrician Dr Bev Ferres, and local pharmacist Toni Riley.
The webinar will focus on prescribing in aged care, managing common conditions and the management of Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia (BPSD), including use of psychotropic medications. Strategies for reducing errors and deprescribing will also be discussed.
- Identify common medical conditions affecting patients in residential aged care
- Define strategies for management of patients with BPSD and appropriate use of psychotropic medication
- Identify opportunities where deprescribing of medication for patients is appropriate.
This activity is pending RACGP approval for CPD activity points.
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