Transfer to UTAS taking ownership of the National Prescribing Curriculum has started

New enrolments and existing participation is now closed

The University of Tasmania (UTAS) is expecting to take over delivery of the National Prescribing Curriculum modules (NPC) on the 21st of August. The new address will be Existing users who have not withdrawn their consent before 14th August will have their data and module progress transferred to this new service before 21st of August, but will need to reset their passwords before they can login to the new website.

In this course, you will consider appropriate venous thromboembolism (VTE) prevention for a hospital inpatient. This is an important issue to learn about, as despite available options for prevention, VTE (encompassing deep venous thrombosis [DVT] and pulmonary embolism [PE]) remains a major cause of morbidity and mortality for inpatients of Australian hospitals. An estimated 2000 people die each year from VTE, and many of these cases are preventable.

Target audience:Undergraduate and postgraduate medical students.

Other audiences: Pharmacy, dental, nurse practitioner and other health professional students with an interest in prescribing.

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