The overall aim of this course is to enable you to develop your knowledge and acquire skills that will allow you to integrate public health into your routine pharmacy practice. It will help you to meet the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) Professional standards for public health practice for pharmacy. This is a self-directed course, which means you can access the content at any time. There are four modules in this e-course, covering different topics relating to public health.
On completion of all aspects of this learning programme you should be able to:
- describe the three domains of public health
- state the nine RPS professional standards for public health
- recognise the role of Public Health England (PHE), Faculty of Public Health (FPH) and the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) in supporting the provision of public health
- identify how pharmacy practice can support the delivery of public health across England
- outline the main health inequalities and priority services driving the provision of public health in your local area
- recognise national priorities and how community pharmacy can support these
- review and evaluate the roles that pharmacy professionals can play in supporting public health services
- critique the evidence for public health practice in pharmacy and plan actions to support your patients and the public to protect and improve their health.
How to use this programme
Once you have booked your place you will be emailed a link to log on to the Canvas learning environment – the online platform used by CPPE to host e-courses.
Learning intended for
- Pharmacy technicians
- Pre-registration trainees