Foundation training programme 2021/2022 cohort

A comprehensive programme to develop trainee pharmacists into confident and competent pharmacists of the future.

The course is written and delivered by a team of experienced pharmacists who will fully support and guide Pre-registration students to develop into confident and competent pharmacists. This programme provides students with an invaluable opportunity to interact, network and share experiences with other Pre-registration pharmacists – all vital attributes for building a future multidisciplinary workforce. Course suitability Pharmacy graduates undertaking their Pre-registration training year. Course delivery This blended learning programme is delivered primarily through monthly face-to-face study days at venues across the UK. Further learning is provided through webinars.  Additional resources are available online, including  interactive modules. Newsletters incorporating support tools are also provided. Students  benefit from regular practice of exam-style questions throughout their training and a mock assessment mapped to the GPhC assessment framework towards the end of the year. Course topics covered include: GPhC registration assessment syllabus GPhC performance standards Clinical pharmacy topics Responding to symptoms Law and ethics Pharmaceutical calculations First Aid Measuring and fitting compression hosiery Public health Our new brochure contains more information about the course including the schedule of learning and student testimonials. Download your free copy now: Duration of course 10 months. Qualification delivered Completion letter from the NPA. Enrolment NPA member enrolment price £1,000 + VAT The cost of the course will be invoiced to your employer.…

Medicines in care homes

Designed to assist pharmacists in providing training to care home staff on the safe handling of medicines.

The training can be used as an introduction to medicines for new care home staff or as a refresher for existing care home staff. Care home staff may also find that some of the training undertaken during the sessions can be used to contribute towards their evidence portfolio for the qualifications they are undertaking to work in the care home.   Who is this course suitable for? Pharmacists training residential or nursing home care staff   Learning outcomes This course pack consists of a pharmacist training manual to guide pharmacists on training staff; 6 A5 workbooks and 6 A5 certificates. Additional workbooks with certificates are available to order to meet the needs of the trainer. The pharmacist manual covers: Information on running interactive training sessions tailored for individual care homes Guidance notes on providing training Background on how people learn Additional suggestions and tips on how to carry out the training Provides information about new regulating bodies Care staff workbooks consist of 5 sessions covering: Introduction to medicines and their use Administration of medicines Managing medicines Monitoring residents and supporting medicines use Elderly health   Assessment Pharmacists can conduct the sessions in a 1 day session or various separate sessions to suit the requirements of the care home.…

Healthy Living Champion course

Invaluable course for all pharmacy employees supporting the Healthy Living Pharmacy initiative.

Health Champions are members of the pharmacy team who will provide customers with advice on health and wellbeing within the communities they serve, providing information and signposting the public to pharmacy services or other NHS services that will help them to adopt healthier lifestyles. Who is this course suitable for? Pharmacy staff that interact with patients and customers and are therefore well positioned to support members of the public with health messages. Enrol on this course Benefits of this course The investment in support staff to undertake this essential role is critical to help the pharmacy business thrive Increased public awareness of community pharmacy and wellbeing services Opportunity to maximise professional fees and other pharmacy income as a result of increased footfall Enhances credibility of pharmacists and pharmacy services with other healthcare professionals as well as the public The cost of training includes all course material, RSPH MCQ assessment, certificate, and badge Our dedicated team of experts is on hand to support you throughout the course Learning outcomes The course consists of 4 modules followed by multiple choice question (MCQ) assessment under exam conditions. The course covers: Module 1 – Health & health inequalities Module 2 – Effective communication Module 3 – Promotion of health & wellbeing Module 4 – Impact of behaviour change in health & wellbeing The Applied Award is a follow-on module from the Healthy Living Champion Course.…

Non-Verbal Communication

Learn how to understand non-verbal messages and use various techniques for understanding others and being understood clearly.

Building Rapport Quickly

Establish how to initiate a conversation by building and maintaining rapport with others.

Unlocking Your Potential

Learn how to identify your stengths better to be able to manage your time, energy and personal effectiveness more successfully.

Leadership training for Healthy Living Pharmacy

Provides delegates with the inspiration and tools to successfully deliver the Healthy Living Pharmacy initiative.

Who is this course suitable for? Leadership training is suitable for pharmacists, pharmacy technicians or anyone with management or supervisory responsibilities in pharmacies. Learning outcomes Participants are presented with a certificate at the end of the session which can be counted towards continuing professional development (CPD). Leadership training covers the following: Changes in pharmacy and the direction of travel What you need to know about Healthy Living Pharmacies The role of Healthy Living Champions General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) standards and NHS requirements Qualities seen in great leaders and how this relates to pharmacy Understanding the employment laws Change management The ability to build strong relationships How to build a great team – lead, motivate, delegate, develop self and others Communication How to give feedback How to manage a conflict situation Group work, examples and action plans Leadership training dates HLP Leadership training date – Thursday 17 January 2019 To speak to one of our team for more information please call the NPA Pharmacy Services team on 01727 891800 or email pharmacyservices@npa.co.uk …