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Developing your role in general practice

  • Released: 06/2016
  • Study time: 7h:0m
  • Standard price: £250.00
  • NHS HEE funded price: £0.00

The aim of this study day is to support pharmacy professionals to get started and develop their role in a general practice setting.

It will help you identify and engage stakeholders interested in your role, identify the unique selling points of pharmacy professionals in general practce and prioritise patient groups who would benefit from a clinical pharmacy professional consultation. You will consider how to set up a patient clinic, what resources you will need to conduct medication reviews and how to respond when a patient is harmed by an error or mistake.

Learning objectives

On completion of all aspects of this learning programme you should be able to:

  • identify stakeholders in general practice and make a communication plan
  • describe and promote your role as a clinical pharmacy professional
  • identify and prioritise patient groups for clinical pharmacy professional consultations
  • plan setting up a clinic in general practice
  • describe tools to support clinical medication review and apply them in practice
  • develop a process for undertaking clinical medication review
  • take appropriate action in response to a patient safety incident.

How to use this programme

When you book onto this workshop you will be able to access the resources that you need to complete your learning. If there is a pre-workshop book associated with your workshop, then this will be sent to you in the post and you will also be able to download it in PDF form.

At the workshop your facilitator will provide any materials for you to refer to and complete during the event.

Learning intended for

  • Pharmacists
  • Pharmacy technicians
  • Pre-registration trainees