psa dose administration aid guidelines

Program, and the Dose Administration Aids Program. A care worker should only physically assist a consumer in using their DAA if the consumer is responsible for their own medication management, and where agreement has been reached between the consumer and service provider in accordance with relevant Australian, state or territory legislation. previous pagenext page, All efforts should be made to have a DAA packed by a pharmacist. The 1,277 participants were all older than age 40 years and scheduled for diagnostic prostate biopsy. Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) All or part of a consumer’s medication regimen might be provided in a DAA. All efforts should be made to have a DAA packed by a pharmacist. Further explanation on Guiding Principle 3 - Dose Administration Aids. Preparation Where medicines are ordered for a defined short-course treatment, or in a complicated regimen, or where there are specific requirements regarding timing of administration in relation to meals and other medicines, such medicines should be in their original container or unit dose packs. Pharmacists should keep a master copy of each consumer’s medication profile and should only make changes according to written or direct communication from the prescriber. Pharmacists should keep a master copy of each consumer’s medication profile and should only make changes according to written or direct communication from the prescriber. Labelling of the DAA by the registered nurse should also be in accordance with organisational policy. It is reasonable to perform some dose rounding in the final dose calculations in order to achieve simplicity of drug administration. Safety and quality details of the person packing the medicine(s) in the DAA Top of page Only solid oral medicines can be packaged in a DAA. July 1999. www.psa.org.au 5 Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (2002) Dose Administration Aid Standards. It is preferred that a registered nurse administer medicine from the container in which the medicine was originally dispensed, however, if a consumer has been supplied with a DAA (which has not been packed by a registered nurse), a registered nurse should only administer these medicines if they have a prescriber’s order and the medicines can be clearly identified from labels that state the name, colour, shape and details of manufacturers’ marks. It is preferred that a registered nurse administer medicine from the container in which the medicine was originally dispensed, however, if a consumer has been supplied with a DAA (which has not been packed by a registered nurse), a registered nurse should only administer these medicines if they have a prescriber’s order and the medicines can be clearly identified from labels that state the name, colour, shape and details of manufacturers’ marks. Labelling Before packing a DAA, the nurse should liaise with the doctor and dispensing pharmacist to obtain all relevant information. previous pagenext page, Consumers who are using DAAs should be monitored in the same way as all other consumers to make sure that they continue to administer medicines safely (refer to Guiding Principle 2 – Self-administration). Prostate specific antigen (PSA) levels, digital rectal exams, and biopsies were used to aid in the diagnosis of prostate cancer. The pharmacist should verify a medication order with the prescriber where necessary. Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) All efforts should be made to have a DAA packed by a pharmacist. previous pagenext page, A care worker should only physically assist a consumer in using their DAA if the consumer is responsible for their own medication management, and where agreement has been reached between the consumer and service provider in accordance with relevant Australian, state or territory legislation. 1 of 2 DAAs) as applicable. The review of the Guidelines for pharmacists providing dose administration aid serviceshas been funded by the Australian Government Department of Health. Care workers should have competency-based training in accordance with organisational policy and Australian, state or territory legislation. Prompts should be given on DAA labels that the consumer is taking other medicines. Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) Before packing a DAA, the nurse should liaise with the doctor and dispensing pharmacist to obtain all relevant information. A registered nurse should only pack or re-pack a DAA if a pharmacist is unable to do so, if a consumer will self-administer medicines, and if the consumer’s health and welfare is at risk if the registered nurse does not do so. If a care worker is to help a consumer use their DAA and it is evident that the DAA has been tampered with, it should be returned to the pharmacist for repacking. any other details as required by relevant Australian, state and territory legislation date and day of week the medicine is to be administered Administration FACTS Management, the leader in school management solutions for private and faith-based K–12 schools, has acquired the business of Private School Aid Service (PSAS), a company focused on providing need analysis services for private schools. an indication in a prominent position that other medicines are contained in another DAA pack/s and are to be administered (e.g. details of the person packing the medicine(s) in the DAA Quality assurance activities should be implemented to make sure packing processes are audited regularly. It is the responsibility of the prescriber to notify the pharmacist, carer, health care professional and/or care worker of any changes, with informed consent from the consumer and/or carer (refer to Guiding Principle 5 – Medication lists). Provisions for registered nurses This practice should be restricted to ‘special circumstances’ and should comply with relevant Australian, state or territory legislation, as some states restrict the re-filling of DAAs by registered nurses, as well as being in accordance with organisational policy. an indication in a prominent position that other medicines are contained in another DAA pack/s and are to be administered (e.g. Top of page Researchers at Vanderbilt University reached a similar conclusion about NSAIDs in the Nashville Men’s Health Study. an indication in a prominent position that other medicines are contained in another DAA pack/s and are to be administered (e.g. In the event of a dosage or medicine change where the consumer is self administering medicine from a DAA, the DAA should be returned immediately to the pharmacy or Aboriginal Medical Service for re-packing and re-delivery. Role of care workers the name, strength and form of all medicines supplied in the DAA, to enable identification of individual medicines A registered nurse cannot administer medicines that are not clearly identifiable. The print font used should be of a size and type easily readable by the consumer. All or part of a consumer’s medication regimen might be provided in a DAA. The registered nurse, care worker or community care provider should liaise with the consumer about returning the DAA to the pharmacy and arrange alternate supply where necessary. Quality assurance activities should be implemented to make sure packing processes are audited regularly. Provisions for registered nurses Version 2. 1 of 2 DAAs) as applicable. PSA gratefully acknowledges the Australian Government Department of Health for providing funding for the review of the Professional Practice Standards (PPS) and development of the associated implementation tools as part of the PBS Access and Sustainability Package including the Sixth Community Pharmacy Agreement. The pharmacist should sign off that the correct medicine(s) have been packed into the DAA, in accordance with professional standards and guidelines5. The print font used should be of a size and type easily readable by the consumer. Quality assurance activities should be implemented to make sure packing processes are audited regularly. About 46% of these men reported taking an NSAID, including 37% who specified they were taking aspirin. It will be used to make improvements to this website. medicines that might be affected when the backing of a DAA is heat-sealed, for example, soft gel caps. Version 2. This practice should be restricted to ‘special circumstances’ and should comply with relevant Australian, state or territory legislation, as some states restrict the re-filling of DAAs by registered nurses, as well as being in accordance with organisational policy. The free-to-total PSA ratio (percent free PSA) remains constant at month 12, even under the influence of dutasteride. 4 Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (1999) Dose Administration Aid Guidelines. any other details as required by relevant Australian, state and territory legislation Version 2. The DAA should be clearly labelled with: Labelling should include both the brand and the active ingredient names, reference to the colour, shape and size of the medicines, as well as manufacturer's marks that have been made on each product. These communications should be recorded and stored according to professional guidelines. solid dose cytotoxic preparations Top of page Labelling A care worker should only physically assist a consumer in using their DAA if the consumer is responsible for their own medication management, and where agreement has been reached between the consumer and service provider in accordance with relevant Australian, state or territory legislation. Top of page Standards and Guidelines - In addition, PSA provides other services at no cost to government, including the design and delivery of a wide range of professional development and practice support activities; and the development of professional standards and guidelines. Quality assurance activities should be implemented to make sure packing processes are audited regularly. In the event of a dosage or medicine change where the consumer is self administering medicine from a DAA, the DAA should be returned immediately to the pharmacy or Aboriginal Medical Service for re-packing and re-delivery. The DAA should be returned to the pharmacist for repackaging if there are any changes to the consumer’s medicines. A consumer might want to have complementary health care products and non-prescription medicines included in the DAA. Version 2. Pharmacists should keep a master copy of each consumer’s medication profile and should only make changes according to written or direct communication from the prescriber. The care worker might remove medicines from a DAA or prompt a consumer to remove and take the medicine. If the pharmacist is not packing the DAA, information about medicines that might be unstable in a packaging system should be sought from a pharmacist, medicine information service or product information before the system is packed. Even when medicine is supplied in a DAA, CMI should be provided, in accordance with professional guidelines. Care workers should monitor medication management by consumers and be guided by their organisations’ medication management policies and procedures if there are any suspected adverse medicine events. Comments will be used to improve web content and will not be responded to. A care worker should only physically assist a consumer in using their DAA if the consumer is responsible for their own medication management, and where agreement has been reached between the consumer and service provider in accordance with relevant Australian, state or territory legislation. Communication protocols should be set up between the prescriber, the pharmacist, carer and care worker or nominated responsible person. Procedures medicines administered on an ‘as required’ basis Most patients (95%) used simvastatin (Zocor); 20 mg was the most common initial dose (J Natl Cancer Inst. It is the responsibility of the prescriber to notify the pharmacist, carer, health care professional and/or care worker of any changes, with informed consent from the consumer and/or carer (refer to Guiding Principle 5 – Medication lists). 4 Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (1999) Dose Administration Aid Guidelines. July 1999. www.psa.org.au Safety and quality Procedures here. A care worker should only physically assist a consumer in using their DAA if the consumer is responsible for their own medication management, and where agreement has been reached between the consumer and service provider in accordance with relevant Australian, state or territory legislation. Pharmacists should keep a master copy of each consumer’s medication profile and should only make changes according to written or direct communication from the prescriber. Procedures Where medicines are ordered for a defined short-course treatment, or in a complicated regimen, or where there are specific requirements regarding timing of administration in relation to meals and other medicines, such medicines should be in their original container or unit dose packs. any other details as required by relevant Australian, state and territory legislation 1 of 2 DAAs) as applicable. A registered nurse packing a DAA should document this activity in the consumer’s clinical record or notes. medicines administered on an ‘as required’ basis It is preferred that a registered nurse administer medicine from the container in which the medicine was originally dispensed, however, if a consumer has been supplied with a DAA (which has not been packed by a registered nurse), a registered nurse should only administer these medicines if they have a prescriber’s order and the medicines can be clearly identified from labels that state the name, colour, shape and details of manufacturers’ marks. Register now at no charge to access unlimited clinical news with personalized daily picks for you, full-length features, case studies, conference coverage, and more. 1 of 2 DAAs) as applicable. July 1999. www.psa.org.au Version 2. If a care worker is to help a consumer use their DAA and it is evident that the DAA has been tampered with, it should be returned to the pharmacist for repacking. Care workers should monitor medication management by consumers and be guided by their organisations’ medication management policies and procedures if there are any suspected adverse medicine events. 4 Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (1999) Dose Administration Aid Guidelines. The following should not be placed in a DAA with other medicines: Even when medicine is supplied in a DAA, CMI should be provided, in accordance with professional guidelines. Quality assurance activities should be implemented to make sure packing processes are audited regularly. Top of page Care workers should have competency-based training in accordance with organisational policy and Australian, state or territory legislation. Results showed that men receiving finasteride had a 26% decreased risk of being diagnosed with prostate cancer compared to placebo (p < 0.0001); however, the risk reduction was limited to Gleason score (GS) <= 6 cancers. Preparation Prompts should be given on DAA labels that the consumer is taking other medicines. If a care worker is to help a consumer use their DAA and it is evident that the DAA has been tampered with, it should be returned to the pharmacist for repacking. details of the person packing the medicine(s) in the DAA Serum PSA levels declined by an average of 4.1% after statin therapy was started. The DAA should be clearly labelled with: Prompts should be given on DAA labels that the consumer is taking other medicines. Version 2. July 1999. www.psa.org.au The DAA should be returned to the pharmacist for repackaging if there are any changes to the consumer’s medicines. The care worker might remove medicines from a DAA or prompt a consumer to remove and take the medicine. Quality assurance activities should be implemented to make sure packing processes are audited regularly. Nurses and Aboriginal Health Workers and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers should refer to relevant legislation, guidelines and service provider policies for when this may occur. The care worker might remove medicines from a DAA or prompt a consumer to remove and take the medicine. Top of page If a care worker is to help a consumer use their DAA and it is evident that the DAA has been tampered with, it should be returned to the pharmacist for repacking. Available at www.psa.org.au. Procedures Before packing a DAA, the nurse should liaise with the doctor and dispensing pharmacist to obtain all relevant information. Version 2. It is preferred that a registered nurse administer medicine from the container in which the medicine was originally dispensed, however, if a consumer has been supplied with a DAA (which has not been packed by a registered nurse), a registered nurse should only administer these medicines if they have a prescriber’s order and the medicines can be clearly identified from labels that state the name, colour, shape and details of manufacturers’ marks. Prompts should be given on DAA labels that the consumer is taking other medicines. Labelling Care workers should monitor medication management by consumers and be guided by their organisations’ medication management policies and procedures if there are any suspected adverse medicine events. Version 2. Only solid oral medicines can be packaged in a DAA. Labelling of the DAA by the registered nurse should also be in accordance with organisational policy. 5 Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (2002) Dose Administration Aid Standards. Administration directions for the use of each medicine A carer or another nurse cannot administer medicines contained in a DAA that has been packed by a registered nurse. The pharmacist should check for potential interactions and other considerations and with the consumer’s consent, inform the prescriber. date of filling solid dose cytotoxic preparations Safety and quality any specific instructions about the use of the medicine, including cautionary and advisory labels, including KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN, and information about alteration of the dosage form where appropriate (refer to Guiding Principle 5 – Medication lists) Version 2. Before packing a DAA, the nurse should liaise with the doctor and dispensing pharmacist to obtain all relevant information. Role of care workers A registered nurse should only pack or re-pack a DAA if a pharmacist is unable to do so, if a consumer will self-administer medicines, and if the consumer’s health and welfare is at risk if the registered nurse does not do so. A registered nurse cannot administer medicines that are not clearly identifiable. solid dose cytotoxic preparations Labelling of the DAA by the registered nurse should also be in accordance with organisational policy. Before packing a DAA, the nurse should liaise with the doctor and dispensing pharmacist to obtain all relevant information. In the event of a dosage or medicine change where the consumer is self administering medicine from a DAA, the DAA should be returned immediately to the pharmacy or Aboriginal Medical Service for re-packing and re-delivery. Care workers should monitor medication management by consumers and be guided by their organisations’ medication management policies and procedures if there are any suspected adverse medicine events. All or part of a consumer’s medication regimen might be provided in a DAA. 4 Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (1999) Dose Administration Aid Guidelines. Labelling of the DAA by the registered nurse should also be in accordance with organisational policy. All or part of a consumer’s medication regimen might be provided in a DAA. The DAA should be returned to the pharmacist for repackaging if there are any changes to the consumer’s medicines. A registered nurse cannot administer medicines that are not clearly identifiable. It is important that consumers or their carers are supported in making informed decisions about the aid that most suits their needs. If the dose administration aid being used is a blister pack then it should be prepared and adequately labelled by a pharmacist and include the individual's name, the name and strength of the medicine, dosage, frequency, and route of administration. Safety and quality date of filling This practice should be restricted to ‘special circumstances’ and should comply with relevant Australian, state or territory legislation, as some states restrict the re-filling of DAAs by registered nurses, as well as being in accordance with organisational policy. The DAA should be clearly labelled with: 5 Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (2002) Dose Administration Aid Standards. date of filling Even when medicine is supplied in a DAA, CMI should be provided, in accordance with professional guidelines. an indication in a prominent position that other medicines are contained in another DAA pack/s and are to be administered (e.g. These communications should be recorded and stored according to professional guidelines. date of filling Communication protocols should be set up between the prescriber, the pharmacist, carer and care worker or nominated responsible person. medicines that might be affected when the backing of a DAA is heat-sealed, for example, soft gel caps. Please note : DVAÕs DAA Service only funds DAA types that are tamperproof and comply with the PSA Guidelines. All or part of a consumer’s medication regimen might be provided in a DAA. These communications should be recorded and stored according to professional guidelines. any specific instructions about the use of the medicine, including cautionary and advisory labels, including KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN, and information about alteration of the dosage form where appropriate (refer to Guiding Principle 5 – Medication lists) an indication in a prominent position that other medicines are contained in another DAA pack/s and are to be administered (e.g. any other details as required by relevant Australian, state and territory legislation After the selection of the appropriate agents to be used before and during the procedure, a plan for the dosing and administration of PSA agents should be developed and approved by the PSA team. A registered nurse should only pack or re-pack a DAA if a pharmacist is unable to do so, if a consumer will self-administer medicines, and if the consumer’s health and welfare is at risk if the registered nurse does not do so. The DAA should be clearly labelled with: All efforts should be made to have a DAA packed by a pharmacist. any specific instructions about the use of the medicine, including cautionary and advisory labels, including KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN, and information about alteration of the dosage form where appropriate (refer to Guiding Principle 5 – Medication lists) Consent to medical treatment, decision-making and impaired capacity. date and day of week the medicine is to be administered Preparation Safety and quality Safety and quality Guidelines 1 Dose administration aids The care worker might remove medicines from a DAA or prompt a consumer to remove and take the medicine. Consumers who are using DAAs should be monitored in the same way as all other consumers to make sure that they continue to administer medicines safely (refer to Guiding Principle 2 – Self-administration). Preparation July 1999. www.psa.org.au This practice should be restricted to ‘special circumstances’ and should comply with relevant Australian, state or territory legislation, as some states restrict the re-filling of DAAs by registered nurses, as well as being in accordance with organisational policy. If the pharmacist is not packing the DAA, information about medicines that might be unstable in a packaging system should be sought from a pharmacist, medicine information service or product information before the system is packed. 5 Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (2002) Dose Administration Aid Standards. 4 Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (1999) Dose Administration Aid Guidelines. A carer or another nurse cannot administer medicines contained in a DAA that has been packed by a registered nurse. the name, strength and form of all medicines supplied in the DAA, to enable identification of individual medicines The DAA should be returned to the pharmacist for repackaging if there are any changes to the consumer’s medicines. Even when medicine is supplied in a DAA, CMI should be provided, in accordance with professional guidelines. In the event of a dosage or medicine change where the consumer is self administering medicine from a DAA, the DAA should be returned immediately to the pharmacy or Aboriginal Medical Service for re-packing and re-delivery. Care workers should have competency-based training in accordance with organisational policy and Australian, state or territory legislation. Even when medicine is supplied in a DAA, CMI should be provided, in accordance with professional guidelines. the name, strength and form of all medicines supplied in the DAA, to enable identification of individual medicines Administration A carer or another nurse cannot administer medicines contained in a DAA that has been packed by a registered nurse. 4 Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (1999) Dose Administration Aid Guidelines. an indication in a prominent position that other medicines are contained in another DAA pack/s and are to be administered (e.g. Induction of PSA-specific T-cell responses in 5 patients following vaccination and administration of metronomic adjuvant dose IL-2. The DAA should contain features that will show if the container has been tampered with before the medicine has been administered, depending on the individual requirements of the consumer receiving the medicines. The DAA should be returned to the pharmacist for repackaging if there are any changes to the consumer’s medicines. In some states and territories, a health care professional other than a pharmacist, that is, a registered nurse or Aboriginal Health Worker or Torres Strait Islander Health Worker, might fill a DAA. Care workers should monitor medication management by consumers and be guided by their organisations’ medication management policies and procedures if there are any suspected adverse medicine events. All or part of a consumer’s medication regimen might be provided in a DAA. The pharmacist should check for potential interactions and other considerations and with the consumer’s consent, inform the prescriber. This effect “may complicate prostate cancer screenings because cancers may be missed due to the lower PSA levels,” the study authors observe. Prompts should be given on DAA labels that the consumer is taking other medicines. The registered nurse, care worker or community care provider should liaise with the consumer about returning the DAA to the pharmacy and arrange alternate supply where necessary. Safety and quality Top of page A registered nurse cannot administer medicines that are not clearly identifiable. medicines that might be affected when the backing of a DAA is heat-sealed, for example, soft gel caps. A contract with any other pharmacist not employed by the pharmacy (e.g. The pharmacist should verify a medication order with the prescriber where necessary. If a care worker is to help a consumer use their DAA and it is evident that the DAA has been tampered with, it should be returned to the pharmacist for repacking. It is preferred that a registered nurse administer medicine from the container in which the medicine was originally dispensed, however, if a consumer has been supplied with a DAA (which has not been packed by a registered nurse), a registered nurse should only administer these medicines if they have a prescriber’s order and the medicines can be clearly identified from labels that state the name, colour, shape and details of manufacturers’ marks. Dosage in Adults with Rheumatoid Arthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis, and Ankylosing Spondylitis The Simponi Aria dosage regimen is 2 mg per kg given as an intravenous infusion over 30 minutes at weeks 0 and 4, and every 8 weeks thereafter. A consumer might want to have complementary health care products and non-prescription medicines included in the DAA. Consumers who are using DAAs should be monitored in the same way as all other consumers to make sure that they continue to administer medicines safely (refer to Guiding Principle 2 – Self-administration). The following should not be placed in a DAA with other medicines: Provisions for registered nurses Labelling should include both the brand and the active ingredient names, reference to the colour, shape and size of the medicines, as well as manufacturer's marks that have been made on each product. Assessments to identify consumers that may potentially benefit from the use of DAAs could be conducted by a health care professional upon the request of the consumer or a carer or another health care professional. Nurses and Aboriginal Health Workers and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers should refer to relevant legislation, guidelines and service provider policies for when this may occur. the name, strength and form of all medicines supplied in the DAA, to enable identification of individual medicines Labelling of the DAA by the registered nurse should also be in accordance with organisational policy. Pharmacists should keep a master copy of each consumer’s medication profile and should only make changes according to written or direct communication from the prescriber. Before packing a DAA, the nurse should liaise with the doctor and dispensing pharmacist to obtain all relevant information. Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) The print font used should be of a size and type easily readable by the consumer. 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