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Avant webinar: Prescribing perils part II - Drugs of dependence

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Prescribing drugs of dependence. Opioid/benzodiazepine abuse - understand your risks, rights and responsibilities in an environment of increasing concern about the misuse of prescription drugs.

Relevance to General Practice

Prescribing drugs of dependence is a common activity in GP

Learning outcomes
  • 1. Outline the techniques to minimise the risk to patient safety with schedule 8 & 4 prescriptions
  • 2. Discuss the clinical and legal issues of prescribing drugs of dependence
  • 3. Provide an overview of current strategies to minimise the risks associated with prescribing drugs of dependence.
  • Domains of General Practice

    D1. Communication skills and the patient-doctor relationship

    • Effective communication is used in challenging situations

    D2. Applied professional knowledge and skills

    • Rational prescribing and medication monitoring is undertaken

    D3. Population health and the context of general practice

    • The impacts of the social determinants of health are identified and addressed

    D4. Professional and ethical role

    • Adherence to relevant codes and standards of ethical and professional behaviour

    D5. Organisational and legal dimensions

    • Medico-legal requirements are integrated into accurate document

    Curriculum Contextual Units
    • Adult health
    • Care of older people
    • Men's health
    • Women's health
    Type
    Delivery
    Title
    Avant webinar: Prescribing perils part II - Drugs of dependence
    Location
    Provider Type
    Education Provider
    Duration
    1 hr
    Start Date
    01-Jan-2020
    End Date
    31-Dec-2022
    CPD Points
    2 cpd
    Price
    0.00
    Location
    Online
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