Case studies

Our interactive case studies present clinical scenarios with questions to help you reflect on your medical decision-making skills and improve patient care. Our online case studies provide:

  • an engaging and flexible learning experience
  • choice of access on computer or tablet, with seamless switching between devices
  • immediate feedback from experts and peer comparisons to challenge your thinking
  • best practice points to apply to your care of patients.

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Target audience: GPs

Open to: GPs, Pharmacists, Nurses, Students

Cost: Free

CPD points: GPs, Pharmacists, Nurses - view details



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CPD points and practice incentives

Continuing professional development

RACGP CPD logo

Each activity has been accredited for 2 (Category 2) points in the RACGP QI & CPD Program for the 2017 - 2019 triennium.

ACRRM CPD logo

Each activity has been approved for 1 Core point in the ACRRM PD Program for the 2017 - 2019 triennium.

APC CPD logo

Each activity has been accredited for 1 hour of Group 1 CPD (or 1 CPD credit) suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist's CPD plan which can be converted to 1 hour of Group 2 CPD (or 2 CPD credits) upon successful completion of relevant assessment activities.

Our case studies help pharmacists to meet the following competency standards as set out in the National Competency Standards Framework for Pharmacists in Australia 2010:

  • 1.2 Practise to accepted standards
  • 1.3 Deliver 'patient-centred' care
  • 4.2 Consider the appropriateness of prescribed medicines
  • 6.1 Assess primary health care needs
  • 6.2 Deliver primary health care
  • 7.1 Contribute to therapeutic decision making.
ACN CPD logo

Each activity is endorsed by ACN according to our Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Endorsed Course Standards. It has been allocated 1 CPD hour according to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia - Continuing Professional Development Standard.

Self-directed CPD

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

Practice incentives for general practice

The case studies are recognised for the Quality Prescribing Incentive of the Practice Incentives Program.

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Last modified: Wednesday, 29 March 2017, 2:53 PM