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Condition information

Evidence-based recommendations for managing common conditions with complementary medicines.

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Ingredient information

Key complementary medicine ingredients, recommended doses, and how they work to treat various health conditions.

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Blackmores Institute education

CMEd Certification includes

  • Earn up to 35 CPD (Group 2) points
  • Downloadable resources
  • 20 bite-sized online modules
  • 3 x Virtual Masterclasses
  • 3 x Assessments
  • Digital badges to display on email signatures, resumes, and LinkedIn
  • Optional $99 Certification upon completion

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CMEd Certification: CPD for Pharmacist

CMEd Certification, our award-winning education for Pharmacists is Group 2 CPD accredited. On completion you can do the final assessment and become certified for just $99.

Focusing on evidence-informed complementary medicine ingredients, common health conditions, and delivering integrative care - CMEd Certification is a clinically relevant program designed to help you deliver personalised integrative healthcare.

By completing CMEd Certification you will be able to:

  • Select and prioritise the use of appropriate ingredients
  • Identify nutrient deficiency signs and symptoms
  • Describe the main functions and indications of a range of ingredients
  • Develop an integrative plan for the management of common health conditions

And, you can earn up to 35 CPD (Group 2) points!

Clinically relevant education and resources

CMEd Certification is a clinically relevant and interactive program. You will receive the following resources and tools to apply immediately in your practice:

  • Complementary Medicines Interactions Guide (CMIG)
  • Integrative prescribing template
  • Integrative prescribing guide
  • Ingredient and condition information sheets

Flexible online delivery

CMEd is broken down into three parts:

  • Ingredients
  • Health Conditions 1
  • Health Conditions 2

Our approach is straightforward – complete the modules (allow 20 minutes per module) and learn how to apply your knowledge during a 2-hour virtual masterclass.

CMEd Course structure

Evidence-informed education

Research conducted by Blackmores Institute indicates 48% of Pharmacists lack the confidence to recommend complementary medicines.

Pharmacists who completed CMEd Certification felt they would:

  • Have sound working knowledge of complementary medicine after completion of the training
  • Feel comfortable explaining/recommending the use of appropriate Complementary Medicines to their customers after completion of the training

Symposia, seminars and student training 

Blackmores Institute hosts a range of face-to-face academic and training events throughout the year in Australia and throughout Asia. These include:

Scientific research symposia – featuring internationally renowned experts who provide health professionals with valuable insights on translating research into clinical practice.

Pharmacist masterclass and education seminars – clinically focused events developed to illustrate evidence-based steps pharmacists can take to offer an integrative approach to pharmacy healthcare advice.

Student training – aimed at educating pharmacists of the future, Blackmores Institute has associations with a number of leading education institutions in Thailand, Singapore, Hong Kong and Malaysia. 

Get in touch with our education team to learn about upcoming events or get involved with education opportunities [email protected]

Resources

Introduction to Complementary Medicine

Interactions Guide

A concise and comprehensive reference guide on potential interactions between complementary medicines and pharmaceutical medications.

Introduction to Complementary Medicine

Condition fact sheets

Our condition fact sheets contain evidence-based recommendations for managing common conditions with complementary medicines.

Introduction to Complementary Medicine

Ingredient fact sheets

Learn how to use key complementary medicine ingredients, recommended doses, and how they work to treat various health conditions.

Introduction to Complementary Medicine

Immune Whitepaper

Learn about herbal medicines and supplements to support immune function, and the prevention and treatment of respiratory tract infections.