National Prescribing Curriculum

A non-healing tooth socket

Treat a patient with complications after dental extraction.

  • Cost: free

Bone complications


The National Prescribing Curriculum (NPC) is a series of interactive case-based modules that encourage confident and rational prescribing. The modules follow a stepwise approach as outlined in the WHO's Guide to Good Prescribing.

In this module you will provide care for Raymond, a patient presenting to the dental clinic complaining of an ongoing dull pain in his jaw.




Prescribing Competencies Framework
The Prescribing Competencies Framework describes the competencies that health professionals require to prescribe medicines judiciously, appropriately, safely and effectively in the Australian healthcare system