Demystifying bioequivalence

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Are all brands of a medicine really of equal quality and what is bioequivelance?

Professor Andrew McLachlan provides clarity around this often misunderstood area and answers the questions you’ve always wanted to ask.

Overview: In Australia, generic products must be bioequivalent to the innovator brand name product, or the market leader, before they are approved. Health professionals have a key role in helping patients understand any real or perceived differences between different brands of medicines. NPS MedicineWise has developed an online learning module designed to explain the role of bioequivalence in generic medicines development and to assist health professional to feel confident explaining these principles to patients.

View the learning outcomes.

Target group: Health professionals

CPD: It is recommended that 30 CPD minutes be recorded for the purposes of self-directed CPD.

PIP QPI: This course does not qualify for PIP QPI.

Registration: No registration or login is required for this course.

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Last modified: Wednesday, 28 October 2015, 4:03 PM