PGDs and vaccination training – open for enrolments

The NPA's vaccination training and PGD services enable pharmacists to administer specified medicines privately to support patient groups.

Foundation pharmacist 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.…

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.…