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What’s In The PSA Exam?

A Quick Guide To Prescribing Safety Assessment Questions he Prescribing Safety Assessment is designed to test the prescribing competencies expected of a Foundation Year 1 doctor (as outlined in Outcomes for graduates).  You have 2 hours to complete the exam, answering 120 question items that are worth 200 marks overall.
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PSA Sections Explained

There are 8 sections of the Prescribing Safety Assessment, each testing a different area of prescribing competency. Some sections are weighted more heavily than others, and some have a different number of question items than others.  In order to prepare for your PSA exam, it’s important that you familiarise yourself
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How To Pass the PSA

Whether it’s the time pressure, the calculations, or identifying the key points in a clinical scenario, the Prescribing Safety Assessment (PSA) exam presents a lot of challenges for candidates. So let’s get prepared! Below we share 5 top tips to help you get 100% exam ready.    1. Understand the
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