This programme is designed to support pharmacy professionals currently delivering, or planning to deliver, pharmacy services for substance misusers in the community. It focuses on how to communicate effectively with clients and how to provide a service that meets local needs.
5h:00m (for events this includes pre and post event learning)
Learning Objectives:On completion of all aspects of this learning programme you should be able to:
This link provides information on the RCGP Certificate in the Management of Drug Misuse. This supports practitioners who want to become more confident in assessing and managing the drug using patient.
This e-assessment completes the learning you began with the four e-learning modules on Substance use and misuse:
Why should I do this assessment?This e-assessment completes the learning you began with the four e-learning modules on Substance use and misuse:
Access and successful completion will contribute to your own personal development plan, be recorded in your My CPPE record and will enable you to complete a CPD entry on the learning. It may also provide evidence for achieving competencies in the RPS Foundation or Advanced Pharmacy Frameworks. If you are working towards completing a Declaration of Competence for a pharmacy service, successful completion of this assessment will provide evidence of your learning.
IMPORTANT NOTE: completion of this assessment is not accepted towards Part 1 or Part 2 of the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) Certificate in the Management of Drug Misuse. For further details of how to access this programme please visit the RCGP website http://www.rcgp.org.uk
Work your way around the Substance misuse learning topic, taking part in bite-sized interactive challenges that will help you and your team give advice about legal highs. The challenges also suggest how you can help to improve dental health for substance misusers, while learning to deal with patients regularly asking to purchase higher risk over-the-counter medicines.
You can access this learning here: Substance misuse - theLearningpharmacy.com
Learning Objectives:On completion of all aspects of this learning programme you shoud be able to:
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