Saturday, 31 December 2022 (times tbc) e-learning Virtual

This online, self directed module, is open access so that you can complete at a time and place that is convenient to you, 

The module is aimed at all dietitians: newly qualified or practicing for many years; those working in an acute setting, the community or on a freelance basis; adult and paediatric-focused dietitians. 

What will I learn?

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Apply principles of medicines optimisation to dietetic practice
  • Understand the data source, monitoring and impact of nutritional product prescription in the wider healthcare economy
  • Understand the purpose of formularies and their role in assisting appropriate prescribing
  • Understand nutritional product pricing and procurement across the health economy
  • Improve communication with GP practices through better understanding of prescription management in GP practices

What topics does it cover?

This course covers, among other topics:

  • Product costs
  • Evidence base for nutritional products and ACBS
  • Healthcare setting and influence on prescribing behaviour
  • Patient centred care
  • Working with GPs

Please refer to the BDA Booking Terms and Conditions before completing your booking.


  • BDA Member £75
  • Non member £120