After completing the module, you will be able to:
describe the physiological changes that occur during childhood, which affect drug metabolism, including the impact of genetics and chronic diseases
explain what adverse drug reactions are, see some examples of when they may occur, and understand what to do if they are suspected
understand the principles of safe prescribing and drug administration including why errors may occur and methods to improve prescribing practice and patient safety.
The course is self-paced and will take you no more than 1.5 hours to complete, spread over as long a period as convenient to you.