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Prescription Meds Explained (non medical)


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9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Thursday 16th January 2020

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.  Ensuring Non-Medical workforce can competently and flexibly respond to prescription related queries.  Upskill Practice team members to reduce workload and work better together.

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

Please bring an up-to-date copy of the MIMS with you on the day. 

 

Max Participants: 8


Venue Information

For All Healthy Living Centre


Address:

68 Lonsdale Avenue
Weston Super Mare
BS23 3SJ

Telephone:

01934 427426

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