CALHN L & D Courses

Clozapine One Day Workshop - Glenside Health Services

Clozapine One Day Workshop - Glenside Health Services

Expression of Interest - from Registered Nurses, Pharmacists and Psychiatric Registrars

Prerequisites are

Clozapine online module

Introduction to Metabolic Syndrome

High Risk Medicines

The training will cover all aspects of Clozapine education in relation to the TGA endorsed clozapine protocols, drug interactions, side effect management, adverse event protocols and provide information regarding the SA Health MHD Nurse Led Clozapine Clinics and associated standardised documentation.

Training will cover:

  • The basic drug action.
  • The CPMS protocol
  • The CPMS Data base application and use.
  • SA Health MHD alerts, clozapine monitoring screens and documentation.
  • Clozapine and Physical Health
  • Pathology forms and interpretation.
  • Pharmacy interface
  • The nurse led clinic assessment and consumer participation.
  • ECG’s the basics
  • The structure and medical support for nurse led clinics
  • Adverse Events – support pathways.The clozapine journey pathway case studies.

For SA Health MHD nursing participants a four day supernumerary placement will accompany the course along with an expectation that following completion of the training participants will be available to relieve community clozapine coordinators.

For pharmacists and psychiatric registrars sessional attendance will be available if required.  

Application forms are available from the The Learning Centre or by contacting Kin Takayidza.

Please send your completed manager approved application form to By Monday 15th July 2018.

Fee for attendance for non SA Health employees is $440.00 inc GST

Please note: A place will be guaranteed upon receipt of prerequites certificates.  Placement is confirmed upon receipt of the completed manager approved application form.

Further Information

Kin Takayidza

ANC MH GP Shared Care

Mental Health Directorate

Metro Local Health Networks

Telephone: (08)70871000

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