The aim of this course is to prepare pharmacy professionals for working within general practice or a primary care network (PCN). This is done by sharing the experiences of others, supporting individuals to highlight individual development needs and signposting to key resources.
On completion of all aspects of this learning programme you should be able to:
- outline current legislation to help you recognise and maintain good professional standards
- identify key resources to support the development of your education and research skills
- describe the importance and impact of patient safety and know how to apply policies and procedures to support this in practice
- explain the digital technology, clinical systems and data protection regulations that you will be required to use to support patient care in practice
- facilitate culturally competent person-centred consultations using key skills, models and techniques
- identify gaps in your clinical knowledge and know where to locate appropriate resources to address them
- appreciate how to use guidance, tools and frameworks to strengthen your practice in supporting older people and those living in care homes
- recognise the patient journey across primary care and describe the role pharmacy professionals working in a primary care network or general practice can play in supporting transfer of care
- recognise the support available to you both in and out of the workplace and the opportunities available for future career progression.
How to use this programme
Our e-courses are run online. The programme runs in Canvas™ and you will be registered by CPPE and informed of your login details. This e-course is self-directed. This means that you can work through the course at a time and pace that suits you. There is a menu on the left hand side of the page to navigate through each area and you can access each unit and its content separately.
Learning intended for
- Pharmacy technicians
- Trainee pharmacists