APNA's definition of primary health care nursing covers health, scope of practice, primary health care, roles and settings. We also explore general practice nursing and Phillips et al. six roles of the general practice nurse.
Advanced Nursing: Complementary Medicines, Vitamins, Minerals & more - Dr Jenny Gowan - Part 1 of 2
This half day workshop is targetted at more experienced nurses and nurse practitioners. The session will delve into common medicines that nurses are to be across in the primary health care space.
The workshop will cover:
-Common medicines – statins, proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) and antihypertensive medicines
-Medication problems in older people – polypharmacy and deprescribing
-Common complementary medicines – vitamins, minerals and more
-The top ten most frequently prescribed medicine – and controversies (lipids, antihypertensives, PPIs)