Aged Care – Reducing medication mishaps and adding value to clinical practice with My Health Record.

Date
22 May 2024
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Cost
Free

Available to
General Practitioners
Pharmacists
Aged Care Worker

Continuing Professional Development

CPD Points unavailable

Please join this Victorian Primary Health Network collaborative event!

High risk events for medication mishaps are at points of transfer of care. Follow Myrtle's Aged Care journey as our guest speaker Melissa Riley discusses how to reduce potential medication mishaps and add value to clinical practice using My Health Record.

Speaker

Melissa Riley, Accredited Clinical Pharmacist / SEMPHN Service Co-ordinator Aged Care

Melissa has been involved in aged care and home visits on the Mornington Peninsula for more than 20 years. Melissa is passionate about ensuring medication safety, minimising risk of medication related harm and unwanted hospital admissions.

Melissa also works in the Aged Care team at SEMPHN as a Service Co-ordinator.

Learning outcomes:

At the end of this webinar, you will understand how:

  • to identify the high-risk events for medication mishaps.
  • viewing My Health Record can support clinicians to improve health outcomes.
  • the myHealth app can empower patients and their carers to manage their health information.
  • the new Aged Care Transfer Summary documents will support in the transfer of care of residents to hospital.