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166328 - Prescribing PPIs

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Presentation, reading materials, case studies and development of management plan focusing on appropriate prescribing and deprescribing of PPIs

Relevance to General Practice

Long-term regular use of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) is only indicated in specific circumstances, but PPIs continue to be overprescribed and constitute a significant cost to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS). During the 2016–17 financial year, PPI prescribing accounted for $239.5 million of PBS expenditure.

Learning outcomes
  • Initiate treatment with PPIs appropriately
  • Manage GORD effectively
  • Step down or cease PPI treatment if indicated
  • Delivery
    Title
    166328 - Prescribing PPIs
    Location
    Provider Type
    Education Provider
    Duration
    6 hours
    Start Date
    07-Sep-2019
    End Date
    15-Sep-2019
    CPD Points
    6 hours
    Price
    Free
    Location
    Online
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