|MODULE NAME:||High-risk clinical scenarios|
|MODULE CODE:||L3.8 -12|
|COURSE NAME:||PRESCRIBER AND DISPENSER TRAINING|
|LEARNING LEVEL:||Level 3 - AOD Treatment Specific Practice|
|TARGET AUDIENCE:||Health practitioners who are able to prescribe or dispense monitored medicines and access QScript.|
Completion of this module will enable prescribers and pharmacists to understand the clinical application of QScript’s high-risk clinical scenarios and the related notification function. This module will discuss each high-risk clinical scenario where a patient may be at risk of serious harms associated with the use of monitored medicines.
Under the Medicines and Poisons Act 20191 relevant practitioners (medical practitioners, pharmacists and intern pharmacists, nurse practitioners, endorsed midwives, dentists, podiatric surgeons and endorsed podiatrists) are required to check QScript before prescribing, dispensing or giving a treatment dose of a monitored medicine for a patient, and must comply with the minimum requirements stipulated in the Monitored Medicines Standard,2 if prescribing a monitored medicine for dispensing, or for giving a treatment dose, or if dispensing a monitored medicine for a patient.
By the end of this module, learners will be able to identify appropriate clinical strategies when alerted by QScript to high-risk clinical scenario's:
This module is accredited for:
Please refer to your Statement of Completion for full details.
NB: Insight uploads CPD hours quarterly to ACRRM and RACGP.
|ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS:||QScript Learning was funded by the Prevention Division within the Queensland State Government’s Department of Health.|
|REFERENCE LIST:||Available here|
|LAST UPDATED:||February 2023|