The medicinewise practitioner

Case studies for the emerging prescriber

We have developed these modules to support your continuing professional development as a health professional. They are suitable for a range of health professionals, particularly those with prescribing rights.

Based on Quality Use of Medicines principles, these modules will support you in selecting the most appropriate treatment in consultation with your patient, and assisting your patients in using their medicines safely and wisely.

Target audience: Nurse practitioners, GP interns and new prescribers in a community setting

Cost: Free

CPD points: Self-directed CPD - view details

Case study 1. Benji and Bridgit

Benji is a 3-year-old boy presenting with shortness of breath at the local hospital Emergency Department.

Topics covered:

  • Asthma management – part 1
  • Asthma management – part 2
  • Immunisation
  • Smoking cessation (Bridgit)

Case study 2. Bill

Bill is a 55-year-old man with type 2 diabetes.

Topics covered:

  • Diabetes management
  • Diabetes again
  • Diabetes foot care
  • Renal impairment

Continuing professional development and practice incentives

Last modified: Wednesday, 12 September 2018, 12:00 PM