For - 4th year and 6th year medical students
Delivered by - FY1 doctors and above
In Year 4 the emphasis is on basic pharmacology, and opportunities to practice safe prescribing. Using a presentation and clinical scenarios, the focus is on teaching the basics of prescribing in a way that is relevant to their current level of understanding.
In year 6 a key series of tutorials provides final year students with the opportunity to practice safe prescribing to prepare for finals and their foundation years.Tutors lead groups of 8 students assisting them in using the BNF to write drug and fluid prescriptions. Preparation before the tutorial is advised, such as a pre-prepared sample kardex.