• Review
  • Published January 2018

Do final-year medical students have sufficient prescribing competencies? A systematic literature review.

This literature review examined whether graduating medical students have achieved competence in safe medication prescribing. The included studies showed a lack of consensus about the standards for safe prescribing education in medical school and variation in prescribing skills and knowledge. The authors call for larger and more rigorous studies and clear educational standards to promote safer medication prescribing.

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