Drugs & The Elderly

Drugs and the elderly. Do you remember what to look for?

A one (1) hour webinar attracting 5 plus CPD hours with readings.

Pharmacokinetics in the elderly and its practical application for the nurse.

This program is about better protecting the elderly, nurses’ registrations and organisations.

Apart from extra readings, there is a pre and post quiz for you to assess your knowledge.

Nurses are responsible for assessing the therapeutic and potential adverse effects of the drugs they administer.

This webinar gives you a starting point.

When did you last review and document the fact a resident/patient/client’s:

  • Liver function results
  • eGFR and protein results
  • lying and standing blood pressure
  • hydration level?

Objective: at the completion of the session the nurse should be able to discuss the pharmacokinetic changes associated with ageing and the associated assessment activities that should be considered.

Facilitator: Joyce McSwan BPharm.MPS.Cert IV TAE. Principal Clinical Pharmacist.

Joyce is the managing director of PainWISE. Medicine de-prescribing & aged care are among her specialist areas of practice.

Course Details

Only suitable for staff registered with AHPRA.


  • $33 p.p. (incl. GST) 2% discount for Direct Deposit
  • $330 (incl. GST) per facility/group; max. 15 staff 2% discount for Direct Deposit

Facility booking:

  • one (1) payment only
  • all staff employed at the same site.
  • There may be group or individual access.
  • each person must have a unique email address

Please note it is a condition of your registration you sign a terms and conditions document relating to the copyright of the program content & related materials.

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03 9576 7844 | info@ageconcern.com.au

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41 Clunies Ross Cr, Mulgrave VIC 3170

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