QUM train­ing

Pharmacy Daily - - News -

THE Phar­ma­ceu­ti­cal So­ci­ety of Aus­tralia (PSA) has de­vel­oped three on­line CPD mod­ules to sup­port phar­ma­cists in pro­vid­ing op­ti­mal Qual­ity Use of Medicines (QUM) ser­vices to res­i­den­tial aged care fa­cil­i­ties.

The three mod­ules which all cover key top­ics rel­e­vant to th­ese ser­vices are Pro­vid­ing a QUM ser­vice, Psy­chotropic medicines and An­timi­cro­bial stew­ard­ship.

To ac­com­pany the mod­ules, a suite of re­sources have been de­vel­oped to as­sist phar­ma­cists in pro­vid­ing QUM ser­vices.

Also avail­able are fact sheets for GPs, med­i­cal spe­cial­ists and aged care staff on changes to HMR/RMMR rules (in­clud­ing re­fer­ral and fol­low-ups), QUM Plan tem­plate and Sam­ple QUM.

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