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Safe prescribing: Foundation elearning programme update (August 2022)

Kieron Bradshaw, 1 August 2022
Foundation

Welcome to your August 2022 update about the Foundation elearning programme.

The Foundation elearning programme has been developed specifically for Foundation doctors by the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges in partnership with Health Education England elearning for healthcare (HEE elfh), and is approved by the UK Foundation Programme (UKFPO).

Failure to prescribe safely is one of the commonest causes of untoward patient incidents in medical practice.

Sessions from the Foundation elearning programme listed below cover areas in your curriculum on:

  • FPC 1: Clinical Assessment
  • FPC 2: Clinical Prioritisation
  • FPC 3: Holistic Planning
  • FPC 4: Communication and Care
  • FPC 5: Continuity of Care Specific Areas of Core Learning High Risk Prescribing Patient Safety

Safe prescribing elearning sessions:

Prescription Writing: https://portal.e-lfh.org.uk/Component/Details/700519

BNF Usage and Other Prescribing Information Sources: https://portal.e-lfh.org.uk/Component/Details/700523

Safe Use of Injectable Medicines (Part 1): https://portal.e-lfh.org.uk/Component/Details/700527

Safe Use of Injectable Medicines (Part 2): https://portal.e-lfh.org.uk/Component/Details/700531

Safe Anticoagulation: https://portal.e-lfh.org.uk/Component/Details/700535

Safe Prescribing in Renal Impairment: https://portal.e-lfh.org.uk/Component/Details/700539

Prudent Use of Antibiotics (Part 1): https://portal.e-lfh.org.uk/Component/Details/700543

Prudent Use of Antibiotics (Part 2): https://portal.e-lfh.org.uk/Component/Details/700547

Prudent Use of Antibiotics (Part 3): https://portal.e-lfh.org.uk/Component/Details/700551

Safe Prescribing of Insulin: https://portal.e-lfh.org.uk/Component/Details/700555

Adverse Drug Effects: https://portal.e-lfh.org.uk/Component/Details/700559

Safer Medicine Use Through Concordance: https://portal.e-lfh.org.uk/Component/Details/700563

The Foundation programme has a range of other sessions that might help you. Please log in to the programme page to view more.

You can sign on to the elearning with your login supplied by elearning for healthcare at any time during your foundation training: https://www.elfh.org.uk/programmes/foundation-programme/

HORUS and TURAS have deep links to elearning for healthcare sessions from the Foundation Curriculum and are therefore accessible to all trainees, making it quicker and easier to access the appropriate session linked to the curriculum.

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