National prescribing curriculumNational Prescribing Curriculum

The National Prescribing Curriculum (NPC) is a series of interactive case-based modules that encourage confident and rational prescribing. The modules follow a stepwise approach as outlined in the WHO's Guide to Good Prescribing.


The NPC modules are computer and mobile device compatible.      Compatible with computer and mobile devices

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It is recommended that 1 CPD hour be recorded for each module for the purposes of self-directed CPD.


Changes to the National Prescribing Curriculum in 2017

The following modules will be retired from 1 January 2017

  • Acute coronary syndrome - new version to be released in May 
  • Chronic angina - discontinued
  • Glycaemic control in long-established diabetes - new version to be released in May 
  • Peptic ulceration with NSAID use - discontinued
  • Type 2 diabetes part 1 - new version to be released in May 
  • Type 2 diabetes part 2 - new version to be released in May