University of Greenwich

University of Greenwich

General Pharmacy Practice

This programme develops the practitioner student's underpinning knowledge and skills in clinical pharmacy practice and medicines management. The aims of the programme are: to provide the underpinning knowledge and skills in clinical pharmacy practice and medicines management to support the development of pharmacists as general level practitioners following registration; to enable application of appropriate knowledge, skills and attitudes in order to carry out effectively the role of the general pharmacist practitioner within their pharmacy practice base and wider health care teams; to enable the student to conduct effective consultations with patients respecting their diverse needs and with regard to confidentiality and consent and to identify, prioritise and resolve complex pharmaceutical care issues.

Entry requirements

Applicants should be registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council and be working within an accredited training centre.

Course modules

Modules include: Practitioner development; establishing your professional and clinical practice; medicines management in practice.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through objective structured clinical examination, multiple-choice questions, assignments, a literature review, an audit, a change management project and a competency-based portfolio review.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Distance learning September 2016 - 1 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 - 1 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Distance learning

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