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This module is intended for clinical practitioners from a range of backgrounds who are administering medicines to patients in a range of settings. In the MSc ACP Pathway it is compulsory for those without non-medical prescribing. It may also be taken as a free standing module.
It will be typically offered on pathways of education that do not include formal prescribing but may serve as a foundation of education for aspiring prescribers in the future. The module will explore the underpinning science behind medicine management and consider the safe practice of administration of medicines under PGDs in different clinical settings.
• To extend the learner’s capacity to effectively supply and administer medicines, including those under PGDs.
• To extend the learner’s understanding of the underpinning pharmacological principles of medicines management
• To extend the learner’s capacity to consider drug therapeutic actions, adverse effects and important interactions to promote safe, patient-centred practice
Programme entry requirements
Part 1: Single best answer Multiple Choice Examination and Part 2: Case Presentation
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