Pharmacotherapeutics course, a winner

Tobias Speare Medicinewise Award

Congratulations to Centre for Remote Health (CRH) Pharmacy Academic and course coordinator, Tobias Speare on winning a 2018 National Medicinewise Award for developing Pharmacotherapeutics for Remote Area Nurses, an online short course in safe medicines management and patient care for the remote nursing workforce.

The award-winning course delivered by CRH has already seen over 700 participants. According to health workforce evaluation, the course is well received and improves knowledge, confidence, awareness and competence particularly in relation to patient-centred care, clinical reasoning associated with management of medications and the use of appropriate resources to support practice.

The National Prescribing Service Medicinewise Awards recognise best-practice innovations in improving quality use of medicines across seven categories, including initiatives for consumers, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, health professionals and e-health.

Find out more about Pharmacotherapeutics for Remote Area Nurses course


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