$185 – $265

Launceston Medications in Aged Care 2021

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$185 – $265

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Tailrace Centre

Waterfront Drive, Riverside

Launceston, TAS 7250

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A full day seminar covering many aspects of the role of medications managing common conditions in the elderly.

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Medications in the Elderly

An overview of how medications work, how elderly patients absorb, metabolise, distribute and eliminate medications differently.

Antimicrobial Stewardship

An outline of the (over)use of antimicrobials in aged care. Results of the aged care National Antimicrobial Prescribing Survey and how Tasmania ranks. Common infections in the elderly and their management.

Handling Cytotoxics in Aged Care- Focus on Methotrexate

What is a cytotoxic? What gets the purple label and why? Are we overdoing it with methotrexate? Is there anything else we should worry about?

Diabetes and its Management in the Elderly

Optimal targets for diabetes management in the elderly. What to do about diabetes in the COVID-19 era- do we change targets or treatments?

Psychotropics in Aged Care- What now?

An overview of the problems with the use of psychotropics in patients with dementia and advice regarding the recording and monitoring of their use in aged care facilities. Defining Chemical Restraint and how to document it.

Respiratory Conditions and Their Management in the COVID Era

Is the standard Seretide/Spiriva the best for everyone? What is the best way to use the various inhaled devices? How do we manage respiratory disease in the COVID-19 era?

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Tailrace Centre

Waterfront Drive, Riverside

Launceston, TAS 7250

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