Australian Doctor reveals the pharmacist training to diagnose and treat UTIs

A three-hour online module and 20 multiple-choice questions is the pathway for pharmacists to offer $20 consults

Pharmacists will undergo just three hours of training and complete a 20-question multiple-choice exam before prescribing antibiotics for uncomplicated UTIs under the controversial Queensland trial launched a fortnight ago.

Professor Mark Morgan.

Hundreds of pharmacists can now charge $20 a consult before prescribing and dispensing trimethoprim, nitrofurantoin or cefalexin to non