Anticholinergic burden — Pharmacist CPD bundle
You can now obtain additional CPD points by completing one of the three CPD bundle activities.
Chronic kidney disease: a multidisciplinary team approach to reducing risk by individualising medicine management
Join our expert panel members as they discuss the management of medicines that can reduce the risk of kidney disease progression and cardiovascular events in people diagnosed with chronic kidney disease (CKD).
Falls, confusion and other issues. Could medicines with anticholinergic effects be the cause?
Join our panel of aged-care experts as they talk about ways to reduce the risk of medicine-related side effects such as dizziness, falls, dry mouth and constipation.
Anticholinergic burden: Reducing the impact on older people
Anastasia is a new resident at your residential aged care facility. You identify risk factors that make her more susceptible to anticholinergic burden. How would you help facility staff manage her case?
Talking mental health with young people: for pharmacists
Improve your communication with young people accessing pharmacy services including medicines for depression and anxiety, to optimise their engagement with management options and support their overall mental health wellbeing.
Heart failure: Supporting patients in the community
How can you support two different patients with heart failure who present to your pharmacy to achieve the best possible health outcomes?
Chronic pain: Supporting patients to taper opioids
A 42-year-old woman requests a repeat prescription for opioids at a first consultation with a GP she has not seen before. She has chronic non-cancer pain and has been taking opioids for 4 years. Where do you go from here?
This case study has been developed with funding from the Therapeutic Goods Administration, Australian Government Department of Health.
Practical strategies to engage with young people experiencing anxiety or depression
Join our expert panel as they discuss effective ways for primary care practitioners to communicate with and support a young person presenting with psychological distress, depression or anxiety.
Reducing the burden of medicines with anticholinergic effects on older people
Join our multidisciplinary panellists as they discuss how improved collaboration and communication between prescribers, pharmacists and nursing staff can reduce the risk of medicine-related adverse events such as dizziness, falls, dry mouth and constipation.