Medicine accidents are a major cause of avoidable hospitalisations in Australia. By helping your clients to learn how to self-manage their medications, you can help them stay safe and healthy. This workshop will support you to:
Understand how to interpret a medicines label
Know the differences between generic and brand medicines
Identify key questions for clients to ask about their medicines
Discuss ways to reduce medicine costs
Find tools and strategies to support your clients to manage medicines
This workshop is suitable for anyone whose work includes supporting service users to understand and manage their medicines. This training is specifically designed for community workers working in the Australian Capital Territory.
This session will be held with a qualified pharmacist.