Module 4: Therapeutics
Articulate the principles of safe and appropriate prescribing of CDS.
Safety considerations in prescribing CDS are emphasized in this lesson, including the need for a comprehensive assessment first, the use of treatment agreements, and the application of guidelines and principles in selecting an appropriate CDS.
Making the decision to prescribe a CDS
The National Prescribing Centre in the UK advocates for a single competency framework for all prescribers that includes three important domains for consideration when making a prescription choice: consultation, prescribing in context, and prescribing effectively (2014).
- National Prescribing Centre. (2014). A single competency framework for all prescribers. Retrieved from https://www.associationforprescribers.org.uk/images/Single_Competency_Framework.pdf