This module will update your knowledge about common respiratory infections  and the antibiotic medicines used to treat these infections.

Target audience: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers and health practitioners .

Available to: All health professionals and students

These modules have been developed by NPS MedicineWise in consultation with the Good Medicine Better Health Advisory Group, National Association of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers and Practitioners (NAATSIHWP), National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO), and Aboriginal Medical Services Alliance Northern Territory (AMSANT).

This learning activity aims to increase understanding about mental health in the context of social, emotional and cultural wellbeing.


Target audience: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers and health practitioners .

Available to: All health professionals and students

These four modules aim to increase the confidence of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers and Health Practitioners to educate patients about their asthma, their asthma medicines and devices, and how to support a person having an asthma attack.

Target audience: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers and health practitioners .

Available to: All health professionals and students

This course consists of two 40-minute modules that aim to increase the confidence of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers and health practitioners to educate clients and community members about high blood pressure and how to manage it. Participants will gain knowledge about risk factors for high blood pressure, common blood pressure medicines and how they work, and learn ways to reduce the risk for developing cardiovascular complications.

Target audience: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers and health practitioners .

Available to: All health professionals and students

These modules explain the principles of quality use of medicines (QUM) and how they relate to primary health care. They explore how to improve QUM for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers and practitioners, and for community members who are managing their medicines at home.

Target audience: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers and health practitioners .

Available to: All health professionals and students

This 40-minute module aims to increase the confidence of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers and health practitioners to educate clients and community members about medicines in type 2 diabetes. Participants will gain knowledge about risk factors for type 2 diabetes, and common diabetes medicines and their side effects. They will also gain an understanding of how lifestyle changes, including diet, exercise and adherence to medicines can reduce the risk for developing cardiovascular complications.

Target audience: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers and health practitioners .

Available to: All health professionals and students