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Adalimumab (Humira) in General Practice and Pharmacy - On Demand
In this course you will learn about the following topics:
- Defining Adalimumab
- How do patients benefit from Adalimumab
- Managing patients on Adalimumab
- Supportive care for patients on Adalimumab
- The importance of patient adherence – helping patients stay on track
Antimicrobial Stewardship and Resistance - On Demand
Antibiotic resistance is a growing health problem around the world. Register to learn about the drivers behind antimicrobial resistance (AMR), the consequences of AMR, key mechanisms for transmissible AMR and what we should be doing about it, both in hospitals and the community. Also learn about the principles of antimicrobial stewardship, including practical evidenced based interventions for hospitals and community settings in New Zealand.
Atrial Fibrillation Management - On Demand
Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common cardiac arrhythmia encountered in primary care and affects at least 5% of people in New Zealand over 65 years.
People diagnosed with AF have a higher risk of mortality and are associated with a four to five-fold increased risk of stroke, a three-fold increased risk of heart failure and two-fold increased risk of myocardial infarction and dementia compared to people without AF. Symptom control and prevention remain current goals of management.
Enrol in this on demand course presented by Dr Martin Stiles to learn about the four pillars of AF management, Stroke Prevention, Rate Control, Rhythm Control and Lifestyle Modifications. Also learn about the pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment options as well as monitoring. The role of pharmacists in the management of AF will also be discussed.
Basic Principles of Islamic Culture - On Demand
The Middle Eastern, Latin American, African and Asian ethnic groups in New Zealand have risen by more than 30% between 2006 – 2013. This course aims to give participants insight into the Islamic culture and how to provide appropriate advice for people with medical conditions observing Ramadan.
Clozapine Dispensing in Community Pharmacy - On Demand
Clozapine has drastically improved the lives of many patients however it can cause many serious side effects. Clozapine is associated with a significant risk of neutropenia, which may progress to a potentially fatal agranulocytosis.