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Good prescribing is challenging. This session will help students understand the concepts underpinning safe prescribing decisions using the 'prescribing pyramid'. The process of writing a prescription starts a chain reaction that will have an impact on the patient, possibly their family, the prescriber and the NHS.

Suggested Target Audience

  • Nurses
  • Midwives
  • Pharmacists
  • Optometrists
  • Podiatrists
  • Physiotherapists
  • Radiographers
  • Medical students
  • Junior doctors