National Prescribing Curriculum

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) exacerbation

Provide care for Mary, a patient brought to the emergency department due to increasing shortness of breath over the past 3 to 4 days.

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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbation
 

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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 Guide to Good Prescribing.

In this module you will provide care for Mary, a patient brought to the emergency department due to increasing shortness of breath over the past 3 to 4 days.

 

Resources

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