In service Sessions

The Meditrax in-service sessions have been developed and standardised to support the aged care industry requirements for ongoing training as part of accreditation and continuous improvement.Training is conducted to suit different levels of nursing staff (ie RNs, PCAs, CSEs etc) and covers a comprehensive range of major areas of disease state management and classes of medications. 

Further development of identified high risk areas such as medication administration and storage are also covered. 

Anticipate that Meditrax training will be approved as part of registered nurses' requirement for ongoing education to support CPE points for continued registration ie. Nurses and Midwifes Board.

The following is a current list of Meditrax In-service topics

Focus on Medications           Understanding Psychotropic Medications
Overview of Antidepressants
Antibiotics - Side Effects and Interactions
Bowel Management and Aperients
Falls and Medications
Palliative Care
Behaviour Management for Care Staff
Polypharmacy
Commonly Used Drugs and Side Effects
Therapeutic Drug Monitoring
Understanding Warfarin
Disease State Management  Cardiovascular
Dementia
Eye Disorders in the Elderly
Osteoporosis in the Elderly
Parkinsons Disease
Physiological Changes in the Elderly
Respiratory Diseases in the Elderly
Skin Disorders in the Elderly
Guide to Insomnia Management
Guide to Diabetes Management
Understanding Pain Management
UTIs
Mouth Watering Relief
Policies/Procedures/Protocols Scope of Practice for Nursing Staff
Commonly Used Cytotoxics in Aged Care Homes
Crushing of Medications
S8 Legislation
Identifying Medication Errors
Medication Administration: Non-packed Items
PRN Medications for Hostel Staff