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SCRIPT – supporting safer prescribing practices in paediatrics

Rachel Gowland, 19 January 2021

The SCRIPT elearning programme for paediatric doctors and trainees consists of 23 modules in 5 categories, covering a range of topics relating to prescribing and medicines safety in the secondary care setting, including:

  • Advanced therapeutics
  • General paediatrics
  • General therapeutics
  • Principles of prescribing in paediatrics
  • Surgical specialities

Each 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.

What are the benefits in using the SCRIPT elearning programmes?

  • Safer prescribing
    SCRIPT enhances knowledge and confidence in prescribing correctly, 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 during their training.
  • SCRIPT elearning is free to those with a or address.

How do I access the elearning?

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

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