National standard medication charts course

This training course will guide you through the principles of safe prescribing and demonstrate how to complete the National Standard Medication Charts correctly.

This new course replaces the National Inpatient Medication Chart course. It includes use of both the National Inpatient Medication Charts (NIMC) and PBS Hospital Medication Charts (PBS HMC), has updated content and is compatible for use on tablet devices.

View the learning outcomes.

Hospital medication chart and pen


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: It is recommended that 3 CPD hours be recorded for the purposes of self-directed CPD.



Getting started

New release: National Standard Medication Charts – version 2

This new version reflects the revised medication charts released by the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care in August 2019.

Previous enrolments: version 1

Use the link below to access the 2019 version 1 copy if:

  • you partially completed the course and wish to finish it without starting from scratch.
  • you completed the course previously and need to reprint your Certificate of Completion.
National standard medication charts course – 2019 version 1 enrolments


CPD points and practice incentives

Continuing professional development

Self-directed CPD

It is recommended that 3 CPD hours be recorded for the purposes of self-directed CPD.

Last modified: Thursday, 22 August 2019, 4:10 PM