Adverse events occur commonly. It is estimated that interactions and adverse events affect in excess of 1 million people and consume £2 billion expenditure in the UK. As the reader will appreciate, much of this is potentially avoidable. Adverse drug reaction (ADR) is a term used to describe the harm that can be caused by using medication at the correct dosage. An ADR can occur after a single dose or following prolonged use of medication.
This module is composed of 10 assessment questions based on typical clinical scenarios related to the adverse effects of common drugs and will test your knowledge of ADRs. Complete the questions and reflect on your performance and the scenarios.
Once you complete the module - and achieve the minimum pass rate of 60% - you'll be awarded with a downloadable 1 hour CPD Certificate, which you can print or upload to your CPD Portfolio.
On successful completion of this module, you will have an increased knowledge of:
Potential risks of adverse drug reactions