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Test your knowledge

Try these sample AKT questions provided by Dr Mahibur Rahman from Emedica

  1. Which of the following drugs is listed under Schedule 1 of the controlled drugs regulations 2001?
  2. A – Diamorphine
    B – Methylphenidate
    C – Mescaline
    D – Cocaine
    E – Pethidine

  3. Which of the following statements does not apply when prescribing drugs other than temazepam that fall under Schedule 2 of the Misuse of Drugs Regulations 2001?
  4. A – They cannot be prescribed on repeat prescriptions or under repeat dispensing schemes.
    B – Patient’s details must be written so as to be indelible.
    C – The patient’s full address must be provided, “no fixed abode” is not acceptable.
    D – The form of the drug is required even where there is only one form available (eg, tablet/liquid).
    E – They cannot be prescribed without the patient’s NHS or Community Index number.

  5. The PRACtICe study commissioned by the GMC looked at prescribing and monitoring errors in general practice. What proportion of prescriptions studied contained either a prescribing or monitoring error?
  6. A – 1%
    B – 2%
    C – 3%
    D – 4%
    E – 5%

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Dr Mahibur Rahman is the medical director of Emedica, and works as a portfolio GP in the West Midlands. He is the course director for the Emedica AKT and CSA Preparation courses, and has helped hundreds of GP trainees achieve success in their MRCGP, AKT and CSA examinations each year.

MPS members can get a £20 discount off the Emedica MRCGP courses. Details of the courses are available at

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