Clozapine is a high risk medicine used in the treatment of treatment resistant schizophrenia
This module is designed to provide education about the use of this medicine and links to further education for clinicians who are involved in the management of Clozapine.
This module is designed for all health professionals involved in the management of clozapine.
On completion of this module you will be able to:
This module is intended for all healthcare staff involved in the management of high risk medicines.
The module is designed to take about an hour and a half to complete. This does not include the reading of additional or optional texts which are provided throughout.
On successful completion of the assessments you can download a certificate of completion.
This module aligns with the National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards, Second Edition – Standards 1, 2, 4 & 6.
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The content is provided in good faith by the Commission for information purposes. It is not a substitute for, and is not intended to replace, any specific policies, guidelines or requirements for your local health network or health service.
The Commission does not accept any legal liability or responsibility for any injury, loss or damage incurred by the use of, or reliance on, this information.
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Anita Abarno, Scott Clark, Lynda May, Kin Takayidza, Del Thomson, Lisa Wilton, Clozapine eLearning working group, SA Health