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Aims and Learning Outcomes

The Prescribing Pyramid Workshop (2.5 hours)


  • To appraise the use of the prescribing pyramid in relation to non medical prescribing decisions

Intended learning outcomes


By the end of the session students will be able to

  • describe the seven principles of good prescribing
  • describe the concept of the prescribing pyramid


  • practice using the prescribing pyramid
  • challenge other members of the multi-disciplinary group on decisions


  • Continue to build up relationships with their peers through group work