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Medication Administration & Management in SRS – Online – 7 October 2021

7 October 2021 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

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TitleMedication Administration & Management in SRS
DateThursday, 7 October 2021
Time11:00am - 3:00pm
VenueOnline - Zoom Meeting
RegistrationFREE for managers and staff of
SRS facilities to attend
Medication

Overview:
Complimentary vital training for staff and proprietors of SRS

This workshop will inform personal support coordinators and workers, managers and proprietors about medication administration and management requirements as specified in legislation and will include an overview, and interactive session around:

  • Effective communication skills when administering residents’ medication
  • Correct administration of prescribed and non-prescribed medications
  • Minimising the risks associated with the administration of residents’ medication.
  • Non-drug intervention methods for behaviours,  the 6 rights, falls prevention
  • Antimicrobial stewardship principles

Participants will also receive handouts to supplement this session and support their learning including use of asthma COPD inhalers, BPSD Antipsychotic Safety, constipation, creams and ointments and Medicine Wise inhaler Techniques


This workshop has been adapted for online learning. There may be some changes to information provided during these online sessions. Due to time restrictions participants may also be required to complete post workshop reading or activities.

Delivery:

11:00am – 12:30pm90 minutes online learning
12:30pm – 1:30pmBREAK
1:30pm – 3:00pm90 minutes online learning

Due to restrictions from COVID-19 this workshop and all other SRS workshops will be presented online through Zoom.

All resources will also be emailed to participants prior to the workshop commencement date. Upon completion, certificates will also be sent via email.

Please ensure the details you enter on your registration are correct as these are the details used to contact you and where resources are emailed. 

This is an interactive session and participants need to be logged in 1-person per device. We use Zoom meeting platform and camera and microphone is required. If you can not meet this requirement please email events@lasa.asn.au or call 1300 111 636 to discuss. 

Due to limited numbers per workshop there is an initial limit of 3 participants per facility.

Please note, if you decide to complete an online workshop at the SRS it is recommended you complete it outside of your rostered shift, this will ensure the SRS has appropriate staffing levels to support residents.

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Details

Date:
7 October 2021
Time:
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Online
Australia

Organiser

LASA Events
Phone:
1300 111 636
Email:
events@lasa.asn.au