Medicines in Pregnancy: The Basics

Medicines in Pregnancy: The Basics

Health Staff Ed
Updated Jun 26, 2019

Course Overview

This 1 hour interactive course provides an introduction to the risks associated with taking some medications in pregnancy.

Target Audience

Nurses and midwives

Learning Objectives

Participants will learn the basics of physiological changes that occur during pregnancy that effect medications and will gain an insight into the limitations of research about the effects of some medications in pregnancy. The course teaches the Australian categories for prescribing medicines in pregnancy.

Business Outcomes

This course is foundation learning for anyone with limited experience and knowledge and promotes patient safety through improved knowledge.