NHS priorities

Whether it’s to prepare for the next Quality Payments Scheme deadline, or to increase your confidence in helping people with a learning disability, this section provides topic-specific pages that link to current NHS priorities. This section will support you in keeping your knowledge and skills up to date in order to provide high-quality pharmacy services and be service-ready.

Clinical pharmacy

Our clinical portfolio is expanding on a frequent basis, helping you to advance your knowledge and skills and deliver medicines optimisation in practice for all sectors of pharmacy. From two new focal points a year to our small group learning for hospital pharmacists – Optimise – this section focuses on clinical pharmacy, diseases and therapeutics.

Public health

The public health agenda is embedded in pharmacy, yet topics such as emergency contraception or stop smoking support are as prevalent as ever. As well as our public health workshops, use this section to access a wide range of resources to assure and maintain your competence, all underpinned by the Declaration of Competence system.

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Case-based discussion assessor training for CPPE national training pathways

  • Released: 01/2020
  • Reviewed: N/A
  • Study time: 3h:30m

This learning is intended for clinical mentors who are assessing case-based discussions for pharmacy professionals on a CPPE national pathway.

The aim of the webinar is to ensure that clinical mentors have the knowledge, skills and confidence to assess case-based discussions (CbD).

Learning objectives

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

  • define the meaning of a case-based discussion (CbD) and describe how it will be used within the assessment framework for the CPPE education pathways
  • list the assessment criteria for CbDs
  • summarise the key steps involved in conducting CbD assessments
  • assess pharmacy professionals against the CbD assessment criteria
  • benchmark your assessment decisions with your peers
  • select appropriate questions to ask when conducting a CbD
  • provide verbal and written feedback on learners’ strengths and areas for improvement
  • complete the CbD assessment form.

How to use this programme

Our e-workshops are run online using Zoom video conferencing. When you book onto an e-workshop you will automatically be registered onto the Zoom meeting and will receive emails from the meeting organiser about how to join.

Please note: You will need to be connected to the internet for the duration of the e-workshop.

Learning intended for

  • Pharmacists
  • Pharmacy technicians
  • CPPE registrants