Medicines make an essential contribution to the health of the community. However, rapidly rising drug budgets have caused governments to seek ways of ensuring this expenditure results in value for money. The purpose of Therapeutics RACP (TRACP) Expert Advisory Group is to:
TRACP is looking at eight areas within therapeutics as follows:
The NPS modules are now available here.
They will be maintained and evaluated by the National Prescribing Service (NPS).
The Quality Use of Medicines is a national framework contained in the National Medicines Policy and has been used as the principle base for the development of all the modules. The scoping exercise highlighted the importance of having a link to these modules in almost every area of Basic Training and will be useful for CPD.
Featuring 25 modules covering a range of clinical areas from cardiology to endocrinology to psychiatry, the modules were developed by the National Prescribing Service Limited (NPS) in collaboration with Australian medical schools and the Australasian Society of Clinical and Experimental Pharmacologists and Toxicologists (ASCEPT).
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