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Acronyms and Glossary

   

A list of acronyms and glossary terms likely to be found within   "Medication Managment in Residential Aged Care" website:

3LP
Life Long Learning Program
8Rs
8 rights of safe administration: right time, right patient, right medicine, right dose, right route, right documentation, right effect, right education
ACPM
Advisory Committee on Prescription Medicines
ACSOM
Advisory Committee on the Safety of Medicines
ADL
Activities of Daily Living 
AHPRA
Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency
AME
Adverse Medicine Events
AMH
Australian Medicines Handbook
ANMC
Australian Nursing and Midwifery Council
APAC
Australian Pharmaceutical Advisory Council
CMI
Consumer Medicine Information 
CQI
Continuous Quality Improvement
DAA
Dose Administration Aid
DHS
Department of Human Services, Victoria
MAC
Medication Advisory Committee
NMBA
Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia
PBS
Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme
PHARM
Pharmaceutical Health And Rational use of Medicines
QUM
Quality Use of Medicines
RACF
Residential Aged Care Facility
RCNA
Royal College of Nursing, Australia
TG
Therapeutic Guidelines
TGA
Therapeutic Goods Administration
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