Safety through reporting
This free course will guide you through the adverse event reporting process. Reporting adverse events is important to ensure that therapeutic products continue to be safe.
Both modules of this activity have been accredited for 2 (Category 2) points in the RACGP QI&CPD Program for the 2017–2019 triennium (activity numbers: 108945 - medical devices; 108948 - medicines and vaccines).
Both modules of this activity have been accredited for 1 core points in the ACRRM PD Program for the 2017–2019 triennium (activity codes: 10263 - medical devices; 10264 - medicines and vaccines).
Reporting adverse events is important to ensure that therapeutic products including medicines, vaccines and medical devices continue to be safe. This ultimately ensures you have the most up to date safety information available when you are treating patients.
By reporting adverse events to the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) patient safety issues can be addressed. The TGA relies on all health professionals to be vigilant and share this important responsibility.
In partnership with the TGA, NPS MedicineWise has developed two modules to update prescribers and other health professionals on what constitutes a reportable adverse event with medicines, vaccines and medical devices, and what steps you need to take to report.
- Module 1: Reporting adverse events with medicines and vaccines
- Module 2: Reporting adverse events with medical device