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

2019 enrolments

Note: The content in the 2018 and 2019 enrolment copies of the course is exactly the same. The yearly versions are provided simply to facilitate annual completion of the course if required.

Previous enrolments

Use the link below to access the 2018 copy if:

  • you partially completed the course in a previous year 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 - 2018 enrolments

The 2018 and 2019 versions of the course have the same content. The yearly versions are provided simply to facilitate annual completion of the course if required.

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: Wednesday, 1 May 2019, 3:53 PM