Resident prescribing rules

December 14, 2010

Postgraduate medical trainees (residents) are:

not required to record the name and registration number of the preceptor on prescriptions. 
permitted to write prescriptions for Triplicate Prescription medications.

Residents must register with the Triplicate Prescription Program to get their own TPP pads.

More information is available on the CPSA website.

Originally published in the December 14, 2010, issue of The Link


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