Good Medicine Better Health - eLearning
This 30-minute module will update participants’ knowledge on common respiratory tract infections and treatments, including the use of antibiotic medicines. It will help support informed conversations with clients and community members about respiratory tract infections and antibiotic medicines.
This course consists of two 45-minute modules. Participants will learn about risk factors for anxiety and depression, strategies to manage low mood, medicines that are commonly used to manage depression and how to identify and manage potential side effects.
This course consists of four 30-minute modules that aim to increase the confidence of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers and Health Practitioners to educate patients about their asthma, their asthma medicines, and devices, and how to support a person having an asthma attack.
This course consists of three 30-minute modules. Participants will gain an understanding of pain, identify non-medicine treatments used to manage chronic pain and explain the benefits and risks of common medicines used for acute and chronic pain.
This short module will give learners an understanding of hep B, hep B vaccination, and when to test and monitor a person living with hep B.
This 15-minute module will give learners an understanding of hep C, including that it can be cured. The module aims to increase Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers and Health Practitioners knowledge and confidence to educate and support clients during their hep C journey.
This is course consists of two 40-minute modules that aim to help participants assess cardiovascular risk factors, identify common blood pressure-lowering medicines, and educate clients and community members about high blood pressure and how to manage it.
This course consists of two 45-minute modules that cover why quality use of medicines (QUM) is important and how to practice QUM in clinics and community settings. The modules include the safe use of medicines, identifying potential side-effects and interactions, safe storage, and disposal of unused medicines.
In this video, Advanced Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Worker Jude Parnham shares her views on the range of modules available through the Good Medicines Better Health program.
The information was first published on 20 July 2022. All reasonable care was taken to provide accurate information at the time of creation. This information is not intended as a substitute for medical advice and should not be exclusively relied on to manage or diagnose a medical condition.