Medication Management and Long Term Conditions Training

Medication Management and Long Term Conditions Training

CPD Points 6 | Duration 1 Days | £144.00 per delegate

Course Introduction

This is a short workshop to introduce the concepts of medication management in patients with long-term conditions including cancer. We will discuss the principles of medication management; provide an overview of poly pharmacy issues in relation to the elderly and link this to the concepts of prescribing. This course builds on knowledge nurses have already gained throughout their professional development.

You will be allocated 6 CPD points on the completion of the course.

This course is accredited by the Royal College of General Practitioners

Course Aims

  • Understand the principles of medication management and its importance in patients with long term conditions
  • Understand health examination and social history taking
  • To give a brief introduction to polypharmacy issues for nurses
  • To gain confidence in performing a detailed medication review

Course Content

  • Pharmacotherapy
  • Pharmacokinetics
  • Prescribing factors
  • Factors to consider in long term conditions such as in cancer patients
  • Absorption
  • Distribution
  • Optimizing therapy
  • Elimination
  • Adverse drug events
  • Medication review
  • Common drugs linked to body systems
  • Evaluation
  • Pain management
  • Review of nursing assessment
  • Plan of care
  • Follow up

Who should attend / would be applicable?

  • Nursing home staff
  • Practice Nurses
  • Community Nurses
  • Community Matrons
  • District Nurses
  • Health Visitors
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