Reducing medicine risk
This section has four learning modules identifying the most important hazards of (i) antipsychotics, (ii) benzodiazepines, (iii) opioids, and (iv) SSRIs.
They inform on actions that health professionals can take in order to anticipate, minimise and manage the risks. This training modules are for medical, nursing and pharmaceutical professions. It is suitable for those nearing the end of their formal training or those who have recently completed such training. Health professionals who are established in practice will also find the modules a helpful refresher.
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Pharmacovigilance learning module
This learning module covers what pharmacovigilance is and how it relates to day-to-day clinical practice. You will understand health professionals’ role in contributing to clinical knowledge on the harms of individual medicines and you will learn how to keep updated on the risks of medicines—so you make good treatment choices.