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Prescribing in Residential Aged Care Settings | Webinar

December 3, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Free

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.

Learning outcomes:

  1. Identify common medical conditions affecting patients in residential aged care
  2. Define strategies for management of patients with BPSD and appropriate use of psychotropic medication
  3. Identify opportunities where deprescribing of medication for patients is appropriate.

This activity is pending RACGP approval for CPD activity points.

Click here to register.

Details

Date:
December 3, 2020
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/464171339322099726

Organiser

Murray PHN – North East
Phone:
02 6041 0000
Email:
educationandnetworks@murrayphn.org.au
Website:
www.murrayphn.org.au

Venue

Webinar