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Recorded lectures

Chronic pain self-management

8
October 2020

Recorded lecture

1 hours

Aim

To provide an update on the current evidence base relating to the self management of chronic pain.

Learning outcomes

Learning Outcomes
  • Define pain
  • Differentiate between acute and chronic pain
  • Understand the consequences of chronic pain
  • Recognise the value of goal setting for patients living with chronic pain
  • Understand the concept of pacing and spacing activities
  • List pain self management programmes available

DOACs

High risk medicines

1
February 2021

Recorded lecture

2 hours

Tutors

  • Mrs Roisin Murphy
    Clinical Pharmacist, SHSCT.
  • Ms Sinead Doyle
    Clinical Pharmacist, SHSCT.

Aim

To optimise the use of direct-acting oral anticoagulants (DOACs) in practice.

Learning outcomes

Intended Learning outcomes:
  • Understand the mode of action for the DOACs
  • Appreciate the indications and range of dosing schedules available for these drugs
  • Identify drugs that interact with the DOACs and the effects of such interactions
  • Highlight the key safety issues associated with the DOACs
  • Implement strategies to improve the safe use of DOACs within your patient population.

Preventing Skin Cancer

27
April 2020

Recorded lecture

2 hours

Tutors

  • Mrs Sharon McEvoy
    Community Pharmacist.
  • Mrs Helen Quinn

Aim

The aim of this recorded lecture is to enable you to provide appropriate advice in relation to the prevention of skin cancer.

Learning outcomes

At this end of this recorded lecture, you will be able to:

  • appreciate the benefits of exposure to the sun
  • describe how UV exposure can damage skin and the range of conditions that can result from overexposure
  • encourage individuals to assess their own level of risk to the effects of UV exposure
  • raise awareness of the importance of early detection of skin cancer and self examination
  • appreciate the treatment pathways for skin cancers
  • actively promote strategies to help protect the skin against UV damage.

Remote Consultations

8
October 2020

Recorded lecture

2 hours

Aim

To promote the principles of remote consultations thereby reducing the need for face to face contact between patients and pharmacists.

Learning outcomes

Learning Outcomes:
  • Assess when a remote consultation is appropriate and inappropriate
  • Use the remote consultation technology/software effectively
  • Apply consultation models that can be used to structure remote consultations
  • Develop the key skills needed for an effective remote consultation
  • Identify the pharmacy services that can be delivered via remote consultation

Understanding influenza

8
October 2020

Recorded lecture

2 hours

Aim

To provide an overview of the influenza virus and how it affects the human body.

Learning outcomes

Intended Learning outcomes:
  • Recognise the signs and symptoms of influenza
  • Understand the structure of the virus and the mutation cycle
  • Identify individuals susceptible to the virus
  • Appreciate how the flu vaccine works to protect susceptible individuals
  • Promote the flu vaccine to individuals you identify as susceptible to the virus.