SCRIPT – supporting safer prescribing practices in hospitals
The SCRIPT e-learning programme for medicine and surgery consists of 49 modules in seven categories for foundation trainee doctors, undergraduate medical students, doctors and non-medical prescribers, covering a range of therapeutic topics relating to prescribing and medicines safety in hospitals, including:
- Principles of prescribing
- Managing the risks of prescribing
- Therapeutic groups
- Advanced prescribing
- Prescribing in medical emergencies
- Prescribing in special circumstances
- Clinical governance
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 e-learning 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.
- Free to learners with an NHS.uk or NHS.net email address.
How do I access the e-learning?
You can learn more about the SCRIPT e-learning programmes by visiting the SCRIPT website at: https://www.safeprescriber.org/