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Abortion Services - On Demand
As part of the Abortion Law changes in 2020, a wider range of registered health practitioners can now provide abortions. PHARMAC have supported these changes and both Misoprostol and Mifepristone will be funded on prescription from 1 November 2022.
This course provides the necessary updates for pharmacists, including the law changes, information about conscientious objection and professional responsibility, information about the drugs (mode of action, side effects, interactions, contraindications, risks and complications). A focussed module on evidence based in abortion is an important aspect of this training. For a pharmacist counselling support is supplied and the pharmacist role in the service is clearly described.
Antimicrobial Stewardship and Resistance - On Demand
Infections 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.
On Demand Women's Health
Bacterial Vaginosis is a vaginal infection, resulting from changes in the normal balance of vaginal bacteria. It is the most common vaginal condition in women of childbearing age, but often not recognised, especially if symptoms are minimal or non-existent.
This course reviews the causes, presentation, and diagnosis of bacterial vaginosis and describes the treatment and management options available. Recurrence is a significant concern and methods of preventing recurrence are discussed.
Basic Principles of Islamic Culture - On Demand
Cultural Competence 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.
Bowel Cancer - On Demand
Gastro-intestinal System On Demand
On average, every day there are 8 New Zealanders are diagnosed with bowel cancer, three of who will die from it. http://moveyourbutt.org.nz/why-it-matters
In this module, Dr Richards will go through the ins and outs of bowel cancer and how pharmacists can play a role in helping more New Zealanders beat bowel cancer.