NPS Medicinewise - What's new http://www.nps.org.au en-au Latest tools and information about medicines, health conditions and medical tests from NPS Medicinewise Copyright 2012 NPS Medicinewise Health/Medicines http://www.nps.org.au/__data/assets/image/0011/167159/RSSlogo.png What's new — NPS Medicinewise http://www.nps.org.au Test page a Tue, 09 Feb 2016 13:37:33 +1100 http://www.nps.org.au/sandbox/ami-test/test-page http://www.nps.org.au/sandbox/ami-test/test-page National Medicines Symposium 2016: speakers Speaker bios and other information about presenters at the National Medicines Symposium (NMS) 2016. Tue, 09 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +1100 http://www.nps.org.au/about-us/what-we-do/campaigns-events/national-medicines-symposium/speakers http://www.nps.org.au/about-us/what-we-do/campaigns-events/national-medicines-symposium/speakers Project Manager Want to contribute to positive and meaningful projects? Do you have project management experience in a busy and complex environment? Thu, 04 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +1100 http://www.nps.org.au/careers/job-opportunities/current/project-manager http://www.nps.org.au/careers/job-opportunities/current/project-manager Clinical Services Specialist Clinical Services Specialist required to deliver therapeutic and diagnostic interventions to healthcare professionals in Townsville/Mackay region. Find out more. Thu, 04 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +1100 http://www.nps.org.au/careers/job-opportunities/current/clinical-services-specialist http://www.nps.org.au/careers/job-opportunities/current/clinical-services-specialist Professional development for depression NPS professional development activities on the topic of depression, written and reviewed by experts in Australia. Thu, 04 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +1100 http://www.nps.org.au/conditions/mental-health-conditions/mood-disorders/depression/health-professionals/professional-development http://www.nps.org.au/conditions/mental-health-conditions/mood-disorders/depression/health-professionals/professional-development Facilities Coordinator Facilities Coordinator required to join our office management team in Sydney. Find out more. Thu, 04 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +1100 http://www.nps.org.au/careers/job-opportunities/current/facilities-coordinator http://www.nps.org.au/careers/job-opportunities/current/facilities-coordinator Data Analyst, eMI An experienced Data Analyst is required to join our MedicineInsight program in Sydney. Find out more. Thu, 04 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +1100 http://www.nps.org.au/careers/job-opportunities/current/data-analyst,-emi http://www.nps.org.au/careers/job-opportunities/current/data-analyst,-emi Senior Epidemiologist, eMI An Epidemiologist is required to lead and coordinate a team of biostatisticians and data analysts in our MedicineInsight program. Find out more. Thu, 04 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +1100 http://www.nps.org.au/careers/job-opportunities/current/senior-epidemiologist,-emi http://www.nps.org.au/careers/job-opportunities/current/senior-epidemiologist,-emi Non-pharmacological management of depression Latest independent information about non-pharmacological management of depression, including medicines and non-drug treatments, written and reviewed by experts in Australia. Wed, 03 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +1100 http://www.nps.org.au/conditions/mental-health-conditions/mood-disorders/depression/health-professionals/non-pharmacological-management http://www.nps.org.au/conditions/mental-health-conditions/mood-disorders/depression/health-professionals/non-pharmacological-management Citalopram Citalopram is used to treat depression in adults. Read more about citalopram, including known side effects. Wed, 03 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +1100 http://www.nps.org.au/medicines/brain-and-nervous-system/antidepressant-medicines/citalopram http://www.nps.org.au/medicines/brain-and-nervous-system/antidepressant-medicines/citalopram Side effects of citalopram Citalopram is an antidepressant that treats depression symptoms. Read about citalopram's side effects and how frequent they are. Wed, 03 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +1100 http://www.nps.org.au/medicines/brain-and-nervous-system/antidepressant-medicines/citalopram/for-individuals/side-effects-of-citalopram http://www.nps.org.au/medicines/brain-and-nervous-system/antidepressant-medicines/citalopram/for-individuals/side-effects-of-citalopram Home blood pressure monitoring – Expert Q&A Associate Professor James Sharman and Professor Mark Nelson, two of the authors of the recently released Australian consensus statement on home BP monitoring, and complementary resources, answer some key questions on the topic of home BP monitoring. Wed, 03 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +1100 http://www.nps.org.au/publications/health-professional/health-news-evidence/2016/home-blood-pressure-monitoring http://www.nps.org.au/publications/health-professional/health-news-evidence/2016/home-blood-pressure-monitoring Governance Officer Provide high level secretariat and administrative support for the NPS MedicineWise Board and its committees, executive team, strategic advisory groups and internal governance groups and undertaking a number of other governance related duties such as implementation of our Policy Framework. Tue, 02 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +1100 http://www.nps.org.au/careers/job-opportunities/current/governance-officer http://www.nps.org.au/careers/job-opportunities/current/governance-officer Heartburn and indigestion? You may have gord Heartburn, indigestion and regurgitation may be symptoms of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease, or GORD. It’s one of the most common gastrointestinal conditions, affecting approximately 10–15% of Australians. It is associated with obesity and older age, and is more common in men, particularly those who smoke. Mon, 01 Feb 2016 19:00:00 +1100 http://www.nps.org.au/media-centre/media-releases/repository/Heartburn-and-indigestion http://www.nps.org.au/media-centre/media-releases/repository/Heartburn-and-indigestion Exploring non-drug options in depression Growing evidence shows that non-pharmacological strategies are appropriate first-line choices for the treatment of mild depression and as effective as antidepressants for moderate depression. Find out more about non–drug options for depression. Mon, 01 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +1100 http://www.nps.org.au/publications/health-professional/nps-news/2016/depression http://www.nps.org.au/publications/health-professional/nps-news/2016/depression Depression: Achieving remission, preventing relapse Reflect on your management of 10 patients with depression and find out more about supportive approaches, psychological treatments and antidepressants. Mon, 01 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +1100 http://www.nps.org.au/health-professionals/cpd/activities/clinical-e-audits/depression-achieving-remission-preventing-relapse http://www.nps.org.au/health-professionals/cpd/activities/clinical-e-audits/depression-achieving-remission-preventing-relapse National Medicines Symposium 2016: program The National Medicines Symposium (NMS) 2016 offers an exciting program providing the latest in practice, evidence and systems in the Australian health care landscape. Find out more. Thu, 28 Jan 2016 00:00:00 +1100 http://www.nps.org.au/about-us/what-we-do/campaigns-events/national-medicines-symposium/program http://www.nps.org.au/about-us/what-we-do/campaigns-events/national-medicines-symposium/program Accommodation for the National Medicines Symposium 2016 Hotel accommodation can be reserved as part of registration for the National Medicines Symposium (NMS) 2016 in Canberra. Find out more. Wed, 27 Jan 2016 00:00:00 +1100 http://www.nps.org.au/about-us/what-we-do/campaigns-events/national-medicines-symposium/accommodation http://www.nps.org.au/about-us/what-we-do/campaigns-events/national-medicines-symposium/accommodation New honorary memberships recognise outstanding achievements in quality use of medicines Quality use of medicines by health professionals has been recognised with honorary membership of NPS MedicineWise. Read more. Tue, 12 Jan 2016 19:00:00 +1100 http://www.nps.org.au/media-centre/media-releases/repository/New-honorary-memberships http://www.nps.org.au/media-centre/media-releases/repository/New-honorary-memberships Introduction to antimicrobial prescribing This free online learning module deals with antimicrobials prescribing in a hospital setting Mon, 11 Jan 2016 16:41:45 +1100 http://www.nps.org.au/health-professionals/cpd/activities/online-courses/introduction-to-antimicrobial-prescribing http://www.nps.org.au/health-professionals/cpd/activities/online-courses/introduction-to-antimicrobial-prescribing