We are pleased to announce the 2021 dates for Managing Medicines by Deprescribing: tools and strategies to use in clinical practice. Please forward the attached flyer to your networks that may be interested in attending the workshop.
The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Practice invites you to a one-day workshop focusing on the deprescribing of medicines.
This course was first delivered in November 2019 and due to popular demand is being re-run in 2021. This year’s workshop will have the option of attending in person or attending virtually.
The workshop will help you learn more about deprescribing and build your confidence in deciding when and how to reduce medications safely. This workshop consists of lecture style presentations and practical case-based discussion to improve understanding and approaches for deprescribing.
The workshop will focus on:
• Barriers and facilitators to deprescribing
• The process of deprescribing
• Developing a deprescribing plan
• Confidence and communication when deprescribing
• Case based discussion – a practical session on deprescribing
Who should attend:
Nurses, Nurse prescribers, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists prescribers, Pharmacists, Medical Doctors, General Practitioners and other health professionals who are involved in prescribing and/or medicines review.
This workshop will be facilitated by Dr Denise Taylor, Dr Brendan Ng, Ms Judith Tamblyn, Ms Natasha Nagar and Mrs Betty Poot.
Date and time:
Friday 30th April 2021, 9:15 AM - 4:15 PM
Fee: $100 +GST (attending in person) or $75 +GST (attending virtually)
Coffee, tea and lunch is provided for those who attending in person.
Zoom/live online: Please enter the promo code MMFDZ to receive the discounted fee.
Venue: The University of Otago Wellington Conference Centre, 23A Mein Street, Newtown, Wellington
Virtual: zoom details will be provided prior to the course
For course information and to apply to attend this course visit:
Managing Medicines by Deprescribing: tools and strategies to use in clinical practice
Phone: 04 463 6556 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org