Clinical Pharmacy Practice - Advanced

Queen's University Belfast

 

Course Name Clinical Pharmacy Practice - Advanced
Course Provider Queen's University Belfast
Course Code 104807 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Postgraduate Diploma at UK Level 7  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland Queens University Belfast None
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Belfast
Qualification Letters PgDip
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Entry year: 2019
Application Date How to Apply
Apply using our online Postgraduate Applications Portal go.qub.ac.uk/pgapply and follow the step-by-step instructions on how to apply.
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Duration 2 years part-time.
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Entry Requirements

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Graduate
This course is designed to meet the postgraduate education needs of pharmacists working in patient-facing roles, although applications are welcome from pharmacists working in any employment sector.

The programme i...

Course Content

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The PgDip in Advanced Clinical Pharmacy Practice, is designed to help pharmacists to acquire and demonstrate the advanced-level competencies defined in the Royal Pharmaceutical Society's Advanced Pharmacy Framework, through a rigorous progr...

Subjects Taught

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Core modules
Medicines Optimisation (10 Credits)
Effective Communication & Consultation Skills (10 Credits)
Management of Long-term Conditions 1 (20 Credits)
PLUS Two from the 10 Credit options listed below

Year 2
Core modules
Re...

Assessment Method Assessments include coursework assignments, online tests and a written examination in each of the first and second years. In addition, competency assessments, practice portfolios and Observed Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCEs) are included in the Independent Prescribing option.
Careers or Further Progression Career Prospects
Introduction
This programme will enhance opportunities to progress your career as a pharmacist to advanced practitioner level.

Pharmacists in Great Britain have an option to undertake non-medical prescriber training in the second year.
Further Enquiries Dr Brian McCaw 
Distance Learning Centre Manager
School of Pharmacy
Email: b.mccaw@qub.ac.uk
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