Study Plan - Therapeutics

THERAPEUTICS STUDY PLAN

Use the Topic List to guide the Therapeutics study plan

Key to practical therapeutics and safe prescribing

NB many drugs have multiple indications.

Study Topic

Therapeutic topic

Rx writing

Seizure

Anti-convulsants

Altered mental state

Dementia meds

Vertigo / Nystagmus

Vestibular sedatives

Movement dis

Anti-parkinson's

Red eye Painful eye

Eye medications / application

Ear pain

Ear meds

Nasal rhinorrhea

Nasal Decongestants

SOB

Heart failure Rx

Wheeze

Bronchodilators

Asthma Mx

Shock

Fluid resuscitation

Chest pain

ACS Management

Anti-platelets

Thrombolytics

Anti-reflux/antacids

Ant-anginals

Palpitations

Anti-arrhythmics

Leg swelling

Anti-coagulants

Murmur

Antibiotic prophylaxis

Hypertension

Anti-hypertensives

Leg ulcers

Dressings

Pallor

Blood transfusion

Blood component therapy

Obesity

Insulin regimes

Diabetic regimes

LOA

Diet / Nutrition

Fever / Hyperthermia

Antibiotics

Antivirals

Lymphadenopathy

Chemotherapy

Radiotherapy

Neck mass

Anti-thyroid medication

Thyroxine

Fasting/NBM patient

IVT/Nutritional Mx / TPN

Indigestion

Antacids

PR bleed

Inflammatory bowel disease treatment

Constipation

Laxatives

Pruritis ani

Ano-rectal analgesics and medications

Urinary incontinence

Anti-cholinergics

Prostatism

BPH treatment

Dysuria / Frequency

Urinary alkalinisers / acidifers

Amenorrhea

Sex hormones

Pelvic pain

NSAIDS

Early pregnancy bleeding

Anti-D

Pregnant women

Therapeutics in pregnancy

Safe drugs in pregnancy

Delivering women

Drug Rx in lactation

Joint pain

Rheumatoid medications

Disease modifying agents

Back pain

Acute pain management / Analgesics

Chronic pain management

Pruritis

Anti-histamines

Rash

Topical steroids

Moisturisers

Topical antiseptics / antibacterials

Paed exanthem

Immunisation

Purpuric rash

Sepsis management

Soft tissue wounds

Disinfectants/Antiseptics

Local anaesthetics

Anxiety

Anxiolytics

Baby feeding difficulties

Baby formulas

Low sodium

Fluid/Electroyte therapy

Behavioural abnormality

Anti-psychotics

Anti-depressants

Hypnotics/Anxiolytics

Substance abuse

Recreational drugs

Toxicology principles

Peri-op

GA vs Spinal

  General anaesthetics
Conscious sedation

Pt post-op/recovery

Sedatives/Analgesia

  Wound infection prophylaxis

CVS risk management

Lipid lowering agents

Vaccination

Vaccines

Infection Control

MRSA eradication

Contraception

OCP

IUCD

Mirena

IUCD

Reading List:

Therapeutic guidelines