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Prescription Meds Explained

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9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Wednesday 9th January 2019

Who Should Attend?

For staff dealing with prescriptions on a regular basis and who would benefit from a great understanding of trade and generic names and the use of MIMS.

Learning Outcomes

The Prescription Medicines Explained Course is designed to enable delegates to understand terminology related to prescription medicines and so carry out their roles in a more efficient and effective manner.

The objectives of the course are to enable delegates to be able to:

  • explain the concept of trade and generic drug names;
  • recognise classifications of medicines;
  • identify routes of administration;
  • state the meaning of prescription abbreviations;
  • make more effective use of MIMS.

Course outline:

  • What is drug?
  • Brand and generic drugs
  • Classification of medicines and the use of MIMS
  • Relevant abbreviations
  • Routes and administrations
  • Understanding prescriptions


Max Participants: 0

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Venue Information

Coniston Community Centre


The Parade,
Coniston Road,
BS34 5LP


0117 923 6878

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