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Learning & Assessment

How will it be taught?

  • Pre-module and post-module learning needs assessment
  • A blend of pre-module reading and viewing of recorded content
  • Live interactive webinar including Q&A with subject matter experts
  • Participants will be expected to post anonymised clinical cases for discussion via a moderated discussion forum
  • Webinar recordings will be available to full course participants throughout the year

What will you learn?

The course will provide evidence-based knowledge on therapeutics in primary care and aims to assist GPs with improving safety and efficiency in daily prescribing, managing adverse drug reactions, opiate essentials, polypharmacy, deprescribing, communication with patients around medication issues and prescribing in patients with renal impairment, renal failure and heart issues.

Participants will receive evidence-based learning on best practice and signposting to relevant guidelines

Learning needs will be addressed through pre module MCQs and post module MCQs

How will the course/module be assessed?

  • Course attendance
  • Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
  • Participation in discussions board
  • Audit/quality improvement project*

*Participants may use their learning from the course to complete an audit/quality improvement project that meets this requirement for PCS in 2023 – 2024; this is not a mandatory requirement for the course itself