Pharmacy Academic receives Teaching Excellence Award

Tobias Speare

Congratulations to Centre for Remote Health Pharmacy Academic Tobias Speare, who has received a 2018 Flinders University Vice President and Executive Dean’s Teaching Excellence Award, for the Pharmacotherapeutics for Remote Area Nurses online course.

The course in safe medicines management for the remote nursing workforce has great capacity to improve knowledge, confidence, awareness, competence and preparedness for nurses to work in remote locations.

Participant feedback states that the Pharmacotherapeutics course:
• is relevant and appropriate to remote context
• provides better understanding of RAN scope of practice and constraints and
• promotes holistic practice to ensure safe, effective and appropriate treatment

The course is seen as an important part of preparing and upskilling the remote health workforce. It provides a variety of techniques to enhance learning experience and its online delivery provides increased access to educational opportunities.

Find out more about Pharmacotherapeutics for Remote Area Nurses

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