Good veterinary dispensing practice

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By doing this module you will:

  • review the legal classification of medicines, including controlled drugs, and the prescribing cascade

  • learn what constitutes a well set-up and well-run dispensary, including how to organise medicines appropriately, about the staff and dispensing equipment needed, and safe practices

  • know how to handle and store medicines correctly

  • be aware of the general considerations to take into account when dispensing medicines

  • understand why dispensing errors occur and what to do when they happen.


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