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Postgraduate Diploma in General Pharmacy Practice

University of East Anglia

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This postgraduate programme is part of the Joint Programmes Board (JPB) initiative which includes seven Schools of Pharmacy within the south and south east of England working in partnership. The course is designed to enable pharmacists from community, primary care and hospital within the Eastern region to deliver patient focussed services utilising good clinical and consultation skills. Undertaken to diploma level it will enable hospital and primary care pharmacists to be able to apply for band 7 posts and community pharmacists to provide a range of enhanced services. The course is designed to develop pharmacist skills and knowledge which are appropriate for their workplace. Course topics include basic clinical skills and drug knowledge in a wide range of therapeutic areas together with general practice knowledge of how to maximise patient safety, how to introduce change within the workplace and exactly what change is required of pharmacy both locally and nationally to improve patient care. Duration Three years part-time Assessment Performance assessment using a competence framework of general level practice supported by a practice portfolio, coursework designed to reflect workplace practice (such as clinical audit, critical appraisal of literature, service development, patient consultation), a range of presentation of results including oral, poster and written, objective structured clinical examination and a multiple choice examination. Funded Diploma Course for Community Pharmacists UEA School of Pharmacy is now able to offer a limited number of funded places on a new Postgraduate Diploma course aimed at community pharmacists. The East of England Strategic Health Authority is funding this three year pilot course for up to 36 community pharmacists from across the eastern region.

This postgraduate programme is part of the Joint Programmes Board (JPB) initiative which includes seven Schools of Pharmacy within the south and south east of England working in partnership. The course is designed to enable pharmacists from community, primary care and hospital within the Eastern region to deliver patient focussed services utilising good clinical and consultation skills....

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