Medication management in aged care quality and safety

Type: Video 54mins
Supporting Aged Care Quality Standard: 3

The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety has released its findings. Medication management was among the key areas targeted for improvement.

This webinar addresses strategies to promote the safe and effective use of medication in residential aged care, including residential management review, medication regimen simplification, and medication quality indicators.
Professor Simon Bell is the director of the Centre for Medicine Use and Safety, Monash University. He is also an NHMRC Dementia Leadership Fellow and is Adjunct Professor of Geriatric Pharmacotherapy at the University of Eastern Finland.

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LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • Increased awareness of strategies which promote safe and effective use of medications in residential aged care
  • Increased understanding of the importance of medication management review, medication regimen simplification and medication quality indicators in residential aged care
  • Increased awareness of the outcomes for medication management outlined by the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety

PRESENTERS

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Professor Simon Bell

Director, Centre for Medicine Use and Safety, Monash University

Professor Simon Bell is the director of the Centre for Medicine Use and Safety, Monash University. He is also an NHMRC Dementia Leadership Fellow and is Adjunct Professor of Geriatric Pharmocotherapy at the University of Eastern Finland.


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