We have written this e-course to introduce the fundamentals of working in a GP practice. By working through the activities each week you will develop knowledge, skills, experience and behaviours to support your introduction to work in general practice.
The programme will cover NHS structure and general practice, introduction to local general practice, medicines optimisation, medication review, prescribing and repeat prescribing, prescribing data, clinical information technology systems, audits, evidence-based use of medicines, working with the multidisciplinary team and patient-centred professionalism.
This programme is an excellent introduction to working in a GP surgery for pharmacy professionals. It is recommended that you work through this course in a peer learning group.
On completion of all aspects of this learning programme you should be able to:
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. The course does build on each topic as you progress so we recommend that you work through the units in order. 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.