Dose Calculations for Oral Therapies in Clinical Practice

This module will assess your knowledge of dose calculations for oral therapies in clinical practice. Successfully complete all 10 MCQs to receive a 1 Hour CPD Certificate.

GBP (£) £ 8.00

Awarded with

1 CPD HOURS

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Dose Calculations for Oral Therapies | Module Overview

Errors in dosing form one of the leading preventable causes of drug adverse events. Admissions due to adverse events have been found to be 2-3%, and of these roughly 50% of the admissions were as a consequence of errors in prescribing. Thus, as a prescriber, it is particularly important to be knowledgeable about the drugs that one prescribes and be accurate regarding dosing. This module, composed of 10 assessment questions, assesses your ability to undertake straightforward calculations in commonly encountered clinical scenarios.

As a prescriber, one is also expected to demonstrate evidence, at appraisal and for revalidation, that one remains contemporary with the requirements of prescribing. This module enables the user to demonstrate skills in dose calculations that are an integral component of safe prescribing.

Once you've successfully completed the module - and achieved the minimum pass mark of 60% - you will be awarded with a 1 hour CPD Certificate, which you can print or upload to your annual CPD portfolio.


Aims and Objectives

On completion of this module, you will gain:

An improved knowledge regarding drug calculations in commonly encountered clinical scenarios

Familiarisation with the importance of cross-checking dosing calculations

Awareness of the serious adverse events that can occur as a consequence of inaccurate dosing


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