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Clinical Judgment

Clinical Judgment

Clinical judgement in medication management incorporates:

  • Understanding when to give medicine and when to withhold medicine.
  • Knowing why a certain medicine is being used.



Demonstrate understanding of:

  • decision making
  • problem solving
  • risk-benefit analysis
  • evidence based practice.


Demonstrate ability to:

  • exercise clinical judgment in the light of pharmacology knowledge, and
  • plan, implement and evaluate resident care in accordance with individual needs and disease processes.


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