National inpatient medication chart course

This training course will guide you through the principles of safe prescribing and demonstrate how to complete the National Inpatient Medication Chart (NIMC) correctly.

Hospital medication chart and pen

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Target audience: Medical, nursing and pharmacy staff working in a hospital setting. Medical, nursing and pharmacy students looking towards hospital practice

Open to: All health professionals and students

Cost: Free

CPD points: Nurses - view details

Getting started

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2016 enrolments - click start now. Previous enrolments see below.

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Previous enrolments

Use the links below to access one of the previous enrolment years if:

  • you partially completed the course in a previous year and wish to finish it without starting from scratch.
  • you completed the course in a previous year and need to reprint your Certificate of Completion.

Course links

All versions of the course have the same content. The yearly versions are provided simply to facilitate annual completion of the course if required.

CPD points and practice incentives

Continuing professional development

It is recommended that 2 CPD hours be recorded for the purposes of self-directed CPD.

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This activity is endorsed by ACN according to our Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Endorsed Course Standards. It has been allocated 2 CPD hours per module/case study completed according to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia - Continuing Professional Development Standard.

Practice incentives for general practice

The National Inpatient Medication Chart is recognised for the Quality Prescribing Incentive of the Practice Incentives Program (QPI PIP). The QPI PIP year in which the activity is recognised will be determined by the date of completion.

Qualification for ONE QPI PIP activity requires completion of ALL 7 core modules modules within the National Inpatient Medication Chart Course.


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