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Academic detailing: Ministry of health - Singapore

This module will introduce you to academic detailing as part of educational outreach, with the aim of changing the behaviour of health professionals.

Restricted access: Access only to learners nominated by the Ministry of Health, Singapore


   
Academic detailing: Ministry of health - Singapore

This module will outline what to do after an educational visit.

Restricted access: Access only to learners nominated by the Ministry of Health, Singapore

   
Academic detailing: Ministry of health - Singapore

This module will introduce you to the principles of academic detailing, and the interpersonal and communication skills that are required to transform these principles into a successful academic detailing visit.

Restricted access: Access only to learners nominated by the Ministry of Health, Singapore

   
Academic detailing: Ministry of health - Singapore

This module consolidates the principles and skills covered in the Principles of academic detailing module in order for you to prepare for and conduct an educational visit. We will discuss the structure of an educational visit and provide you with a framework to follow in order to deliver a successful visit.

Restricted access: Access only to learners nominated by the Ministry of Health, Singapore

   
Australian Prescriber - CPD for pharmacists

August 2014

Pharmacists  
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Are all brands of a medicine really of equal quality and what is bioequivelance?

Professor Andrew McLachlan provides clarity around this often misunderstood area and answers the questions you’ve always wanted to ask.

Overview: In Australia, generic products must be bioequivalent to the innovator brand name product, or the market leader, before they are approved. Health professionals have a key role in helping patients understand any real or perceived differences between different brands of medicines. NPS MedicineWise has developed an online learning module designed to explain the role of bioequivalence in generic medicines development and to assist health professional to feel confident explaining these principles to patients.

View the learning outcomes.

Target group: Health professionals

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


General practitioners, GP Registrars, Medical practitioners, Nurse practitioners, Pharmacists, Students  
Courses - enrolments closed

Please note - this is the REPEAT version of this course

Have you already completed Get it Right! Taking a Best Possible Medication History?

Yes - Start this Repeat course.

No - go to the Get It Right! Taking a Best Possible Medication History course

   
Good Medicine Better HealthThese modules explain the principles of quality use of medicines (QUM) and how they relate to primary health care. They explore how to improve QUM for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers and practitioners, and for community members who are managing their medicines at home.

Target audience: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers and health practitioners .

Available to: All health professionals and students

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health professionalsAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health professionals 
National Prescribing Curriculum (NPC)

This course is for University of Sydney medical students only. It simply asks these students to select their clinical school, so that their completions can be reported back to their correct school.

   
Restricted access and pilot courses

The Victorian Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has engaged NPS MedicineWise to develop and deliver the training required for pharmacists and general practitioners (GPs) to participate in the Pharmacist Chronic Disease Management (PCDM) Pilot.

Access to this course is restricted to pilot participants only.

   
Safety through reporting - enrolments closed

Please note - this is the 2017 REPEAT version of this course

Have you already completed Reporting adverse events with medical devices?

Yes - Start course

No - Return to course Reporting adverse events with medical devices

   
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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

General practitioners, Medical practitioners, StudentsGeneral practitionersQuality use of Medical tests
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Iron deficiency and iron-deficiency anaemia are common, affecting around one in ten Australians. For people undergoing elective surgery, iron-deficiency anaemia is a predictor of blood transfusion which is associated with adverse outcomes including mortality. This online module aims to support general practitioners and practice nurses in preoperative blood management. It highlights their important role in reducing exposure to blood products by identifying and treating anaemia and iron deficiency in people for whom surgery is planned.

Developed for: National Blood Authority, Australia

Target audience: General practitioners; Practice nurses

CPD points: GPs, Nurses. View details

General practitioners, GP Registrars, Medical practitioners, Nurse practitioners, NursesGeneral practitioners, NursesQuality use of Medical tests
Medical Tests

In this module you will learn practical ways in which you can assess the clinical significance of abnormal test results and of changes in test results over time. You will meet Jill whose case illustrates the scenarios where such problems can arise. Duration: 20 minutes.

Target audience: GP registrars and medical students

CPD points: Self-directed CPD.

GP Registrars, Students Quality use of Medical tests
Medical Tests

This module will help you to assess whether a diagnostic medical test is likely to add value to patient care. You will be introduced to – or reminded of – skills that will help you to assess the diagnostic value of medical tests.

Not all medical tests will add value. Unnecessary tests often lead to further invasive investigations that can in turn lead to unnecessary risks, patient anxiety and financial waste. Duration: 30 minutes

Target audience: GP registrars and medical students

CPD points: Self-directed CPD.

GP Registrars, Students Quality use of Medical tests
Medical Tests

This module focuses on screening in general practice, using the common clinical presentation of a routine health check as the mechanism to explore rational testing.

The extension activity explores the faecal occult blood test (FOBT) and its role in the diagnosis of colorectal cancer. Duration: 20 minutes.

Target audience: GP registrars and medical students

CPD points: Self-directed CPD.

GP Registrars, Students Quality use of Medical tests
National Cervical Screening Program General practitioners, GP Registrars, Medical practitioners, Nurse practitioners, Nurses Quality use of Medical tests
National Cervical Screening Program General practitioners, GP Registrars, Medical practitioners, Nurse practitioners, Nurses Quality use of Medical tests
National Cervical Screening Program General practitioners, GP Registrars, Medical practitioners, Nurse practitioners, Nurses Quality use of Medical tests
National Cervical Screening Program General practitioners, GP Registrars, Medical practitioners, Nurse practitioners, Nurses Quality use of Medical tests
National Cervical Screening Program General practitioners, GP Registrars, Medical practitioners, Nurse practitioners, Nurses Quality use of Medical tests
National Cervical Screening Program General practitioners, GP Registrars, Medical practitioners, Nurse practitioners, Nurses Quality use of Medical tests
National Cervical Screening Program

Australia has one of the lowest rates of cervical cancer in the world, largely as a result of the success of the National Cervical Screening Program over the last 25 years. The program has changed based on the latest available evidence on the development and prevention of cervical cancer.

The objectives of this course are to provide online training for health professionals who conduct cervical screening tests and follow-up management for women, in accordance with the recommended changes to practice and the clinical pathway.

Target audience: Health professionals 

CPD points: Self-directed CPD

General practitioners, GP Registrars, Medical practitioners, Nurse practitioners, Nurses Quality use of Medical tests
National Cervical Screening Program

Access to these resources is restricted to trainers who have attended the NCSP Train the Trainer workshops and have been provided with an enrolment key.

  Quality use of Medical tests
Safety through reporting - enrolments closed

Please note - this is the 2017 REPEAT version of this course

Have you already completed Reporting adverse events with medicines and vaccines?

Yes - Start course

No - Return to course Reporting adverse events with medicines and vaccines

  Quality use of Medical tests
National Prescribing Curriculum (NPC)

In this course, you will provide care for Jeanne, who is brought to the Emergency Department (ED) by ambulance following a seizure.

Target audience:Undergraduate and postgraduate medical students.

Other audiences: Pharmacy, dental, nurse practitioner and other health professional students with an interest in prescribing.

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

QPI PIP: No.

Students Neurology
Australian Prescriber - CPD for pharmacists

December 2014

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

August 2015

Pharmacists Psychotropic
Australian Prescriber - CPD for pharmacists

June 2014

Pharmacists Psychotropic
Case studies

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

Target audience: GPs and other health practitioners.

CPD points: GPs View details

General practitionersGeneral practitionersPsychotropic
Good Medicine Better HealthXXXX.

Target audience: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers and health practitioners .

Available to: All health professionals and students

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health professionalsAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health professionalsPsychotropic
National Prescribing Curriculum (NPC)

In this course, you will provide care for Claire, a patient brought to the emergency department (ED) by her husband because she has become increasingly irritable and irrational and has stopped eating and drinking.

Target audience:Undergraduate and postgraduate medical students.

Other audiences: Pharmacy, dental, nurse practitioner and other health professional students with an interest in prescribing.

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

QPI PIP: No.

Students Psychotropic
National Prescribing Curriculum (NPC)

In this course, you will provide care for James, who suffers acute withdrawal from alcohol while in hospital recovering from pneumonia.

Target audience:Undergraduate and postgraduate medical students.

Other audiences: Pharmacy, dental, nurse practitioner and other health professional students with an interest in prescribing.

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

QPI PIP: No.

Students Psychotropic
National Prescribing Curriculum (NPC)

In this course, you will provide care for Elizabeth, a patient experiencing an episode of delirium whilst admitted to hospital for an exacerbation of chronic heart failure. 

Target audience:Undergraduate and postgraduate medical students.

Other audiences: Pharmacy, dental, nurse practitioner and other health professional students with an interest in prescribing.

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

QPI PIP: No.

Students Psychotropic
National Prescribing Curriculum (NPC)

In this course, you will provide care for an adolescent patient with depression.

Target audience:Undergraduate and postgraduate medical students.

Other audiences: Pharmacy, dental, nurse practitioner and other health professional students with an interest in prescribing.

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

QPI PIP: No.

Students Psychotropic
National Prescribing Curriculum (NPC)

In this course, you will provide care for Margaret, a patient who presents to you for a repeat prescription for temazepam.

Target audience:Undergraduate and postgraduate medical students.

Other audiences: Pharmacy, dental, nurse practitioner and other health professional students with an interest in prescribing.

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

QPI PIP: No.

Students Psychotropic
Restricted access and pilot courses

This is an online lecture delivered by Professor Lynn Chenoweth from the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing, School of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine at the University of New South Wales on the principles of person-centred care when managing changed behaviours in people with dementia. The lecture illustrates the importance of using a person-centred care approach to changed behaviours by outlining the strategies and techniques that can be practically trialled and implemented by aged care staff working within facilities.

Restricted access Nurses working in RACFs participating in the person-centred care workshops

CPD points: Nurses View details

NursesNursesPsychotropic
Restricted access and pilot courses PharmacistsPharmacistsPsychotropic
Webinar
General practitioners, GP Registrars, Medical practitioners, Nurses Psychotropic
Webinar
General practitioners, GP Registrars, Nurses, Pharmacists Psychotropic
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