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Clozapine Dispensing in the Community Refresher Course 2019 - On Demand
Many of you will be completing this refresher course for your annual re-certification as part of your District Health Board (DHB) contract to provide clozapine to patients at your pharmacy.
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.
Note: Before you register for this course, you MUST have completed the Clozapine Dispensing in the Community training course prior.
Combination Prevention of HIV - On Demand
Condoms are still the cornerstone of the general prevention of STIs, but new tools have been added to the box in the recent past, specifically aimed at HIV prevention. Treatment as Prevention (TasP), Undetectable equals Untransmittable (U=U), Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP), and Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) are part of a brand new vocabulary that all healthcare professionals need to become familiar with.
Enrol in this on demand learning on HIV prevention presented Infectious Disease Specialist, Dr Massimo Giola. This presentation will inform and empower pharmacists to become part of the HIV combination prevention strategy being rolled out by New Zealand Aids Foundation.
Depression and Suicide in Adolescents - On Demand
In 2013 the youth suicide rate was 18 deaths per 100,000. Why are the youth of New Zealand committing suicide? What drives some of our young people to this extreme permanent act of self-harm? How can we as a profession recognise it, and what can we and other health professionals do to prevent it? Join this on-demand course, presented by Psychiatrist Dr Arran Culver, to learn more.
Diabetes Across Time Zones and Ramadan - On Demand
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The United Nations World Tourism Organisation estimates that in 2018 there were 1.4 billion international arrivals per year.
Not only do tourists visit New Zealand, people in New Zealand also travel abroad for holidays with over 3 million New Zealand residents arriving back from overseas trips in 2018.
With the increasing number of people being diagnosed with diabetes, and pharmacies being open and accessible to the public, it’s essential for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians to understand risks of travel and advice on glycaemic management.
Diabetes Management in Pregnancy - On Demand
Gestational diabetes is common with 3000-4000 women being diagnosed with the condition or its recurrence in New Zealand each year. The prevalence is increasing. Complications for the baby include high birth weight, higher risk of premature birth, respiratory distress syndrome and higher risk of type 2 diabetes later in life. The new mother may also suffer from pre-eclampsia, miscarriage and higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes amongst others.
In this course you will learn about the diagnosis and management of diabetes in pregnancy and post delivery. You will find out about the implications of hyperglycaemia on the mother and foetus and how to identify gestational diabetes from other forms of diabetes.