Pharmacy Practice - With Independent Prescribing - Advanced

Queen's University Belfast


Course Name Pharmacy Practice - With Independent Prescribing - Advanced
Course Provider Queen's University Belfast
Course Code 47719 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
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 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 2 years part-time.
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Entry Requirements

A primary degree in Pharmacy (minimum Bachelor Degree) from an institution approved by the University. Additionally all students must have:

-Identified a designated medical practitioner prior to commencing the prescribing modules;


Course Content

The PgDip in Advanced Pharmacy Practice is designed for hospital-based pharmacists in Northern Ireland who wish to progress to Advanced Practitioner level (AfC Band 8a).

The PG Diploma stage aims to develop the student's knowledge of th...

Subjects Taught Modules include:
Advanced Therapeutics in Respiratory Disease, Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes and Infectious Disease
Clinical Management Planning
Disease Management
Prescribing and Monitoring
Professional Aspects of Prescribing
Assessment Method Includes competency assessments, practice portfolios, coursework assignments, online tests, workbooks, and Observed Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCEs).
Careers or Further Progression Career Prospects
This Masters/PG Diploma programme in Advanced Pharmacy Practice enhances the opportunities for hospital-based pharmacists in Northern Ireland to progress their career to Advanced Practitioner level.
Further Enquiries Dr Brian McCaw 
Distance Learning Centre Manager
School of Pharmacy
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