Published: 8 June 2018

Making Medicines Safer: New e-Learning Module on Reporting Adverse Reactions Launched

Prescriber Update 39(2): 19
June 2018

Medsafe is pleased to announce the launch of a new e-learning Module, Adverse Drug Reactions: Reporting makes medicines safer, available on the Medsafe website (

This new online course for health professionals explains why adverse drug reaction (ADR) reporting is important, and how and when to report an ADR. There is an assessment at the end to check how much you’ve learned, and you can also download a certificate of completion.

The module is endorsed by the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners (RNZCGP) and has been approved for up to 2.0 hours Continuing Medical Education (CME) for General Practice Educational Programme 2/3 (GPEP) and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) purposes.