MAVIRET® Quality Use of Medicines - On Demand

About the event

This course is provided by College Education and Training, a business unit of Pharmaceutical Society of New Zealand Inc.

If you are interested in participating in the AbbVie Care Pharmacy Programme to supply MAVIRET ® for hepatitis C, go to to register (the username and password are both GT1-6).

If your pharmacy is already registered and participating in the AbbVie Care Pharmacy Programme, enrol and complete the MAVIRET ® Quality Use of Medicines course to supply and advise on this medicine.

This course has been accredited by PSNZ ENHANCE for 2 hours of Group TWO learning and pharmacists may allocate 4 ENHANCE Group TWO points on successful completion of the learning activity.

MAVIRET has an alternative XPHARM distribution arrangement. Under this XPHARM arrangement, the pharmacy does NOT purchase the medicine and cannot claim a dispensing fee in relation to MAVIRET. The pharmacy will receive a service fee.

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Learning Objectives and Competence Standards

On completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Review Hepatitis C infection, and the consequences if left untreated
  • Identify risk factors for infection and screening protocols in HCV patients in New Zealand
  • Describe the following for MAVIRET:
    • Recommended dosing regimen for different genotypes
    • Safety profile and common adverse events
    • Contraindications, warnings & precautions
    • Use in pregnancy and breastfeeding
    • Mechanism and management of drug-drug interactions
  • Explain how and where to report any adverse event

Competence Standards:

M1.2, M2.1, O1.1, O1.2, O1.4, O1.5, O2.1, O3.2, O3.5.


Group 1: 2 points – for completing the learning but not completing and passing the assessment, or

Group 2: 4 points – for completion and submission of assessment questions, achieving 100% mark with maximum of 3 attempts given.

Non-Member Registration

Non-PSNZ members can register for this event. Please note you will need to register as a user on the PSNZ website before you can register to attend the event.

Look for the "New user? Register now" option at the bottom of the Login screen.

Cancellation and Refund Policy

Payment must be received before your access to the On Demand course work will be made available to you.

Registrations are subject to our terms of trade and privacy policy.

Cancellations will not be accepted; the course fee may be transferred to another course or person depending on the situation and advised in writing, but no refunds are available.

Expired registrations will not be refunded. By submitting this application you agree to these terms and conditions.


By enrolling in this training, you are confirming that all work undertaken within this training programme and assessment answers are your own. If there are grounds to believe that cheating or plagiarism has occurred, we will investigate and your work may be disallowed and you will be unable to complete the training.