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Antimicrobial prescribing courses

In this course you will treat Mrs Clark, a 60 year old retired teacher, who has been referred to the emergency department by her General Practitioner with fever, generalized myalgia, left loin pain and irritative lower urinary tract symptoms.

Developed in collaboration with the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (ACSQHC).

Target audience: Health professionals working in a hospital setting. Health professional students.

CPD points: GPs View details

QPI PIP: Yes View details

Medical practitioners, Nurse practitioners, Nurses, Pharmacists, StudentsGeneral practitioners, QPI PIPAntibiotic
Antimicrobial prescribing courses

In this course, you will treat Mr Johannes Kepler, a 69-year-old male who underwent a hemicolectomy for carcinoma of the descending colon and develops a fever and chills 3 days post-operatively.

Developed in collaboration with the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (ACSQHC).

Target audience: Health professionals working in a hospital setting. Health professional students.

CPD points: It is recommended that 45 CPD minutes be recorded for the purposes of self-directed CPD.

QPI PIP: No.

Medical practitioners, Nurse practitioners, Nurses, Pharmacists, Students Antibiotic
Antimicrobial prescribing courses

In this course, you will treat a 72-year-old man who was admitted to hospital for an exacerbation of chronic heart failure (CHF) on a background of rate-controlled atrial fibrillation and a previous myocardial infarction. For three days prior to admission, he has noticed decreased exercise tolerance and had been waking up at night with shortness of breath.

Developed in collaboration with the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (ACSQHC).

Target audience: Health professionals working in a hospital setting. Health professional students.

CPD points: It is recommended that 45 CPD minutes be recorded for the purposes of self-directed CPD.

QPI PIP: No.

Medical practitioners, Nurse practitioners, Nurses, Pharmacists, Students Antibiotic
Antimicrobial prescribing courses

In this course, you will treat a 68 year old who has been brought by ambulance to the emergency department with illness that began 5 or 6 days before with malaise, sore throat and coryza, and has developed into chills and sweats together with a productive cough.

Developed in collaboration with the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (ACSQHC).

Target audience: Health professionals working in a hospital setting. Health professional students.

CPD points: It is recommended that 45 CPD minutes be recorded for the purposes of self-directed CPD.

QPI PIP: No.

Medical practitioners, Nurse practitioners, Nurses, Pharmacists, Students Antibiotic
Antimicrobial prescribing courses

In this course, a 67-year-old lady who weighs 90 kg, presents to your pre-admission clinic for review. She has a possible penicillin allergy and is due to have an elective left total hip replacement to manage pain due to osteoarthritis.

Developed in collaboration with the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (ACSQHC).

Target audience: Health professionals working in a hospital setting. Health professional students.

CPD points: It is recommended that 45 CPD minutes be recorded for the purposes of self-directed CPD.

QPI PIP: No.

Medical practitioners, Nurse practitioners, Nurses, Pharmacists, Students Antibiotic
Australian Prescriber - CPD for pharmacists

February 2016

Pharmacists Gastrointestinal
Australian Prescriber - CPD for pharmacists

December 2015

Pharmacists Fatigue
Australian Prescriber - CPD for pharmacists

October 2015

Pharmacists Medication safety
Australian Prescriber - CPD for pharmacists

August 2015

Pharmacists Psychotropic
Australian Prescriber - CPD for pharmacists

April 2015

Pharmacists Cardiovascular
Australian Prescriber - CPD for pharmacists

February 2015

Pharmacists Cardiovascular
Australian Prescriber - CPD for pharmacists

February 2015

Pharmacists Endocrinology
Australian Prescriber - CPD for pharmacists

December 2014

Pharmacists Palliative care
Australian Prescriber - CPD for pharmacists

December 2014

Pharmacists Neurology, Toxicology and wilderness
Australian Prescriber - CPD for pharmacists

August 2014

Pharmacists  
Australian Prescriber - CPD for pharmacists

June 2014

Pharmacists Psychotropic
Australian Prescriber - CPD for pharmacists

April 2014

Pharmacists Medication safety
Australian Prescriber - CPD for pharmacists

February 2016

Pharmacists Cardiovascular
Australian Prescriber - CPD for pharmacists

June 2017

Pharmacists Gastrointestinal
Australian Prescriber - CPD for pharmacists

August 2017

Pharmacists Analgesic, Toxicology and wilderness
Australian Prescriber - CPD for pharmacists

August 2017

Pharmacists Cardiovascular
Australian Prescriber - CPD for pharmacists Pharmacists Endocrinology, Medication safety, Toxicology and wilderness
Case studies

A 78-year-old woman presents with worsening arthritic pain. What factors are contributing to her pain and what are the management options? Explore how can you apply a biopsychosocial model of care to help her pain management.

Target audience: GPs and other health practitioners.

CPD points: GPs, nurses, pharmacists View details

QPI PIP: Yes View details

General practitionersGeneral practitioners, Nurses, Pharmacists, QPI PIPAnalgesic
Case studies

During a recent hospital admission, a chest X-ray revealed a vertebral fracture in a 57-year-old man. How would you assess for risk of osteoporotic fracture risk, and what are the management options?

Target audience: GPs and other health practitioners.

CPD points: GPs, pharmacists View details

QPI PIP: Yes View details

General practitionersGeneral practitioners, Nurses, Pharmacists, QPI PIPEndocrinology
Case studies

Two different patients with depression. How would you progress their initial care?

Target audience: GPs and other health practitioners.

CPD points: GPs, nurses, pharmacists View details

QPI PIP: Yes View details

General practitionersGeneral practitioners, Nurses, Pharmacists, QPI PIPPsychotropic
Case studies

This activity examines and clarifies the role of antibiotics for acute otitis media, using two different patient presentations.

Target audience: GPs and other health practitioners.

CPD points: GPs, nurses, pharmacists View details

QPI PIP: Yes View details

General practitionersGeneral practitioners, Nurses, Pharmacists, QPI PIPAntibiotic
Case studies

Two patients with diabetes at different stages - how do you individualise your approach?

Target audience: GPs and other health practitioners.

CPD points: GPs, nurses, pharmacists View details

QPI PIP: Yes View details

General practitionersGeneral practitioners, Nurses, Pharmacists, QPI PIPEndocrinology
Case studies

Sprains, strains and fractures are common injuries managed in general practice and there is good evidence that many acute cases of knee and ankle injuries can be managed conservatively without the need for diagnostic imaging.

Target audience: GPs and other health practitioners.

CPD points: GPs, nurses, pharmacists View details

QPI PIP: Yes View details

General practitionersGeneral practitioners, QPI PIPRheumatology
Case studies

How do we navigate the confusing array of inhaled medicines for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) to ensure optimal symptom management with minimal side effects?

Target audience: GPs and other health practitioners.

CPD points: GPs, nurses, pharmacists View details

QPI PIP: Yes View details

General practitionersGeneral practitioners, Nurses, Pharmacists, QPI PIPRespiratory
Case studies

How do we optimise a patient’s statin therapy for the management of dyslipidaemia with minimal side effects?

Target audience: GPs and other health practitioners.

CPD points: GPs, nurses, pharmacists View details

QPI PIP: Yes View details

General practitionersGeneral practitioners, Nurses, Pharmacists, QPI PIPCardiovascular
Case studies

Reviews the non-pharmacological treatment options that are the core management for patients with knee osteoarthritis.

Target audience: GPs and other health practitioners.

CPD points: GPs, nurses View details

QPI PIP: Yes View details

General practitionersGeneral practitioners, Nurses, QPI PIPRheumatology
Courses

This course sets Quality use of medicines (QUM) in context, provides an overview of QUM principles and their application, and explores the roles and responsibilities of various partners involved in achieving QUM. 

Target audience: Health professionals and individuals working in the QUM industry.

CPD points: It is recommended that 30 CPD minutes be recorded for each module for the purposes of self-recorded CPD.

QPI PIP: Yes View details

 QPI PIPMedication safety
Courses

This course explores the diagnostic approach to fatigue in young to middle-aged adults, as outlined in the Therapeutic Guidelines: Diagnostic Approach to Fatigue in Primary Care, 2011.

Target audience: General practitioners, nurses, pharmacists

CPD points: GPs. View details

QPI PIP: Yes View details

General practitioners, Medical practitioners, Nurse practitioners, Nurses, PharmacistsGeneral practitioners, Nurses, QPI PIPFatigue
Courses

Designed for junior medical officers, nursing and pharmacy staff this course includes a short role play scenario that highlights the steps in taking a BPMH and provides important tips when reviewing sources of medicines information.

Developed for and with the support of the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (ACSQHC).

Target audience: Junior medical officers, nurses, pharmacists

CPD points: Nurses, pharmacists. View details

QPI PIP: No.

Medical practitioners, Nurse practitioners, Nurses, Pharmacists Medication safety
Courses

This interactive, case based online learning module has been designed to help health practitioners, particularly GPs improve accuracy in identifying elevated blood pressure in their patients as well as better interpret the results of both in-clinic and out-of-clinic assessments.

Target audience: GPs and other health practitioners

CPD points: GPs, nurses, pharmacists. View details

QPI PIP: Yes View details

General practitionersGeneral practitioners, Nurses, Pharmacists, QPI PIPCardiovascular
Courses

This course aims to improve your knowledge, skills and confidence in managing UTIs and is suitable for nurses and health professionals working in aged care. You’ll learn when it’s appropriate to test, treat and review patients with suspected urinary tract infections.

Target audience: Nursing and health professionals working in aged care.

CPD points: Nurses, pharmacists. View details

QPI PIP: Yes View details

Nurses, PharmacistsNurses, Pharmacists, QPI PIPAntibiotic
Courses

This course has been developed to support GPs, GP registrars and medical students to make the best use of diagnostic imaging in the investigation of chronic abdominal pain. It is well documented that abdominal pain is one of the most frequent reasons for imaging requests globally - but are we selecting the most appropriate modality?

Target audience: GPs, GP registrars and medical students

CPD points: GPs. View details

QPI PIP: Yes View details

General practitioners, Medical practitioners, StudentsGeneral practitioners, QPI PIPQuality use of Medical tests
Courses

This module will be closing on 31st October, 2017. Please ensure you have completed the module before that date.

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.

Target audience: Pharmacists and pharmacy students

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

QPI PIP: No.

Pharmacists, Students Toxicology and wilderness
Courses

This module will provide you with training in the diagnosis, treatment and ongoing management of people with chronic hepatitis C infection. With the new direct-acting antiviral (DAA) agents now available on the PBS general schedule it is even more vital that GPs are aware of HCV treatment strategies.

Target audience: GPs

CPD points: GPs. View details

QPI PIP: Yes View details

General practitionersGeneral practitioners, QPI PIPGastrointestinal
Courses

In this course you will learn about the principles of QUM and the roles different health professionals play in promoting QUM.

Target audience: Health professional students.

CPD points: These modules vary in length, please open course page for CPD details.

QPI PIP: No

Students Medication safety
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