Safe prescribing: Foundation update (August 2023) - elearning for healthcare
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Safe prescribing: Foundation update (August 2023)

Kieron Bradshaw, 1 August 2023
Safe prescribing: Foundation update (August 2023)

Welcome to your August 2023 update from the Foundation elearning programme.

Failure to prescribe safely is one of the commonest causes of untoward patient incidents in medical practice. The following sessions support safe practice and include learning on injectable medicines, anticoagulation, antibiotics, prescribing in renal impairment, and other areas of safe medicine use.


The sessions cover areas in your curriculum on

FPC 1: Clinical Assessment

FPC 2: Clinical Prioritisation

FPC3: Holistic Planning

FPC 4: Communication and Care

FPC 5: Continuity of Care Specific Areas of Core Learning High Risk Prescribing Patient Safety

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

The online training 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:

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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