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SCRIPT: supporting safer prescribing practices by nurses

Rachel Gowland, 4 August 2021

The SCRIPT elearning programme for nurses includes 22 modules in 3 categories, developed for qualified NHS nurses and midwives, and student nurses. Modules cover the principles of medicines management, managing risks related to medication use, and therapeutic topics, including:

  • Dose Calculations for Nurses
  • Medicines Management in Care Homes
  • Advanced Pain Management
  • Treatment of Infection
  • Respiratory Medicine
  • Drug Interactions
  • Special Patient Groups

Every module takes approximately 60 minutes to complete. All course materials have been authored by a team of expert healthcare professionals and are regularly reviewed and updated.

Benefits from using SCRIPT elearning modules

  • Safer prescribing
    SCRIPT enhances knowledge and confidence in prescribing, improving patient safety, therapeutics and medicines management.
  • Professional development
    Certificates are made available on completion of a module, which can be used for online learning portfolios as evidence of continuing professional development.
  • Flexible learning
    SCRIPT is easily accessible and intuitive to use, allowing users to complete modules at their convenience and refer back to modules at any time.
  • Free to learners with a or address.

How do I access the elearning programme?

You can learn more about the SCRIPT elearning programme by visiting the SCRIPT website.

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