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CPAMS Recertification Training
This CPAMS Recertification Course has been developed for CPAMS accredited pharmacists who are providing the CPAM Service. As per the Integrated Community Pharmacy Services Agreement it is a requirement for CPAMS accredited pharmacists to be re-accredited every two years.
By enrolling in this CPAMS Recertification Course you are confirming you are currently CPAMS accredited through the Pharmaceutical Society of New Zealand and are actively involved in providing this service.
Depression and Vascular Dementia - On Demand
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Depression and physical illness may both be factors in suicide for older adults. Men 85 years and above have one of the highest suicide rates in New Zealand.
Almost 70,000 Kiwis are living with dementia today and it is estimated that more than 170,000 Kiwis will be living with dementia by 2050. Dementia impacts about 30% more women than men.
Join Dr Adam Sims to learn about the epidemiology, symptoms, the possible link between dementia and depression, assessment to confirm the diagnosis, evidence based treatments and goals illustrated by scenarios that portray how these conditions may present in the community.
Diabetes Across Time Zones and Ramadan - On Demand
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.
Drug Treatment of Psychosis - On Demand
Psychosis can affect 3 out of every 100 people, and can affect anyone. Although antipsychotic medication can be used to manage psychosis, there are risks associated with their use and the side effects can be extreme.