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. In other words, to help you on your journey as a "medicinewise practitioner".
View the learning outcomes.
Target audience: Nurse practitioners, GP interns and new prescribers in a community setting
Open to: GPs, Pharmacists, Nurses, Students
CPD points: Nurses - view details
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Select your patient
We have created several different patients so that you can focus your learning on the areas that interest you most. Select the modules you would like to complete by clicking on the patient images below.
||Belinda is a 22-year-old with schizophrenia and lifestyle issues.||
Weight management & diabetes monitoring
|Benji & Bridgit
||Benji is a 3-year-old boy presenting with shortness of breath at the local hospital Emergency Department.||
Asthma management - part 1
||Bill is a 55-year-old man with type 2 diabetes.
**Newly revised and updated in March 2017**
Earn professional development points
These activities are endorsed by ACN according to our Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Endorsed Course Standards. Each activity has been allocated 2 CPD hours according to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia - Continuing Professional Development Standard.