Drug misuse: implications for pharmacists

This module is part of the implementation of the National Pharmaceutical Drug Misuse Framework for Action. It provides an opportunity to reinforce your knowledge of the vital role pharmacists play in ensuring quality use of medicines in Australia and preventing potentially harmful medicines use.

The content focuses on preventing harmful use of pharmaceutical opioids, including over-the-counter codeine-containing preparations and benzodiazepines, as these classes are associated with the greatest harm in Australia..


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Target audience: Pharmacists

Open to: GPs, Pharmacists, Nurses, Students

Cost: Free

CPD points: Self recorded CPD



Closing soonThis course will be closing on 31st October, 2017. Please make sure you have completed the module before this date.




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CPD points and practice incentives

Continuing professional development

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

Last modified: Tuesday, 10 October 2017, 12:56 PM