Continuity of Medication Management

Nursing & Midwifery Education Package

Along with doctors and pharmacists, nurses and midwives play an important role in supporting Medication reconciliation (Med Rec) processes to minimise medication errors and keep patients safe.

The new Nursing and Midwifery Education Package contains face-to-face workshops and materials for in-house training. It complements the suite of existing Med Rec Education resources designed to promote and support improved clinical care, safety and quality across the NSW public health system.

Local Health Districts and Specialty Networks can use this package towards accreditation against the National Safety and Quality Health Service (2nd Ed) Standard 4, including Criterion 4.5, Medication Reconciliation and Criterion 4.6.

Staff should first ensure that the package aligns with their organisation's existing procedures and policy around nurse and midwife involvement in medication reconciliation. If unsure, staff can discuss with their line manager and/or Medication Safety representative, or contact your local Drug and Therapeutics Committee.

Pilot study

A pilot study was carried out in 2017 with the assistance of five health facilities including Cobar Health Service, Western NSW LHD, Forensic Hospital, Justice Health & Forensic Mental Health Network, Long Bay Hospital, Justice Health & Forensic Mental Health Network, MEHI Cluster, Hunter New England LHD and Milton Ulladulla Hospital, Illawarra Shoalhaven LHD.

Medication Reconciliation Nursing & Midwifery Education Package - 2017 Pilot Study

Medication Reconciliation Nursing & Midwifery Education Package
2017 Pilot Study


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FAQ Medication Reconciliation Education Package Nursing & Midwifery

FAQ Medication Reconciliation Education Package
Nursing & Midwifery


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Education Package Handbooks

Medication Reconciliation Education Package

Facilitator Handbook


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Medication Reconciliation Education Package

Participant Handbook


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Evaluation Tools & Resources

Medication Reconciliation Education Package

Participant Surveys


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Medication Reconciliation Education Package

Admission Medication Reconciliation Audit Tool


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Medication Reconciliation Education Package

Admission Medication Reconciliation Audit Tool User Guide


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Pre-workshop materials

CEC Best Possible Medication History (BPMH) Interview Guide

CEC Best Possible Medication History (BPMH) Interview Guide


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Medication Reconciliation Education Package

Workshop Presentations

Medication Reconciliation Education Package

Introduction : The Case of Medication Reconciliation Presentation


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Medication Reconciliation on Admission Presentation


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Medication Reconciliation Beyond Admission Presentation


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Follow Up Presentations

Medication Reconciliation Education Package

Follow up Discussion Presentation


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