Clinical Pharmacy Practice - Advanced

Queen's University Belfast


Course Name Clinical Pharmacy Practice - Advanced
Course Provider Queen's University Belfast
Course Code 19429 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Postgraduate Certificate 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 PgCert
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Entry year 2020
Application Date How to Apply
Apply using our online Postgraduate Applications Portal and follow the step-by-step instructions on how to apply.
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Duration 1 year part-time.
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Entry Requirements

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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 is...

Course Content

The PgCert 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 prog...

Subjects Taught Students study three core modules:
Medicines Optimisation (10 Credits)
Effective Communication & Consultation Skills (10 Credits)
Management of Long-term Conditions 1 (20 Credits)

In addition, two modules are selected from the 10 Credit options listed below:
Adverse drug reactions and interactions
Managing drug treatment
Evidence-based medicine
Health promotion
Infection and antimicrobial stewardship
Medicines governance
Prescribing audit and analysis
Assessment Method Assessments include coursework assignments, online tests and a written examination.
Careers or Further Progression Career Prospects
This programme will enhance opportunities to progress your career as a pharmacist to advanced practitioner level.
Further Enquiries Dr Brian McCaw 
Distance Learning Centre Manager
School of Pharmacy
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