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Prescribing drugs of dependence Advocating on behalf of our members to positively influence practice change Avant has released a position paper calling for reforms to improve the way drugs of dependence are prescribed monitored and ...
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Prescribing perils: opioids, polypharmacy and medication errors Recorded on Wednesday 6th May 2015. In this webinar Dr Walid Jammal Senior Risk Advisor at Avant is joined by other panelists to discuss issues surrounding prescribing opioid/benzodiazepine abuse poly...
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Prescribing perils Part 3: An update Recorded on Monday 16 th March 2020. This webinar explores current issues surrounding prescribing drugs of dependence including recent TGA updates and real time prescribing. Chris Falcke from DHHS Dr ...
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Prescribing principles: Chapter one - general prescribing issues Medicine-related errors are one of the most common errors in medical practice and can frequently result in legal claims. Prescribing medicines carries an inherent risk to both the person being prescri...
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Prescribing principles: Chapter two — opioids and other drugs of dependence Prescribing drugs of dependence has a range of additional clinical and legal requirements. Approximately 1 in 20 Avant claims involves opioid prescribing practices. This eLearning course explores the ...
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What are the main issues driving medication-related claims? Find out the underlying themes and insights to reduce your risk of these types of claims in our analysis
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Prescribing drugs of dependence Drugs of dependence have properties which make them addictive and they have a high potential for misuse. Broadly drugs of dependence are opioids sedatives steroids and stimulants. When prescribed and ...
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