PHARMACISTS IN GENERAL PRACTICE

This course is specifically tailored towards training health care professionals working in general practice.

You will learn and understand how to take a thorough drug history and make relevant and appropriate consultation records in line with NHS guidance. This will allow you to reach formal diagnoses, formulate differential diagnosis plans and be able to perform full clinical examinations. This programme also allows you to fulfil your CPD requirements. Modules are practical led sessions applying theoretical knowledge taught by an experience consultant pharmacist.

 

This course can be used in conjunction with pharmacist revalidation. It prepares pharmacists to work in general practice  as part of the new government initiative to increase the number of Pharmacists in Primary Care Networks (PCNs).
 

All modules are delivered by our Expert Recognised Consultant Prescriber Pharmacist - Mohammed Harb - MPharmS (Hons), Practice Pharmacist Lead for PCMS.

Location: London Medical School, 208 Upper Richmond Road, SW15 6TD. The training times are 6pm-10pm.

Special Offer - buy all 15 modules for only £1,440 (regular price for modules bought separately is £1,800)

Training Schedule:

LONG TERM CONDITIONS

1. Hypertension

Aim:

To establish a pharmaceutical treatment for patients with hypertension

Objectives:

  1. To understand the anatomical background of hypertension

  2. To be able to examine a patient with hypertension

  3. To be able to prescribe in line with NICE guidelines

8 January (Wed) - £120

2. Mental Health

Aim:

To establish a pharmaceutical treatment for patients with mental health

Objectives:

  1. To understand the anatomical background of mental health

  2. To be able to examine a patient with mental health

  3. To be able to prescribe in line with NICE guidelines

9 January (Thu) - £120

3. Diabetes

Aim:

To be able to prescribe for type 2 diabetes in general practice

Objectives:

  1. To understand how to initiate drug treatment

  2. To understand how to offer lifestyle advice

  3. To learn how to interpret diabetes related blood results

  4. To understand co-morbidities alongside diabetes

10 January (Fri) - £120

4. Asthma and COPD

Aim:

To be able to demonstrate effective prescribing practices regarding asthma and COPD

Objectives:

  1. To interpret spirometry and other diagnostic tools results

  2. To understand and be able to identify asthma & COPD red flags

  3. To understand the pharmacological interventions

13 January (Mon) - £120

5. Atrial Fibrillation

Aim:

To understand how to diagnose patients with atrial fibrillation and how to manage their conditions

14 January (Tue) - £120

ACUTE CONDITIONS

1. Gastrointestinal

Aim:

To be able to diagnose abdominal pain and treat appropriately

Objectives:

  1. Understand how to perform an abdominal examination

  2. Understand the anatomy of the abdomen

  3. Understand how to safety net with abdominal conditions

15 January (Wed) - £120

2. Musculoskeletal

Aim:

To be able to demonstrate clinical effectiveness in a consultation when presented musculoskeletal issues

Objectives:

  1. To learn how to carry out musculoskeletal examinations

  2. Understand the anatomy of the musculoskeleton

16 January (Thu) - £120

3. Cardiology

Aim:

To be able to demonstrate clinical effectiveness during a cardiology consultation.

Objectives:

  1. To learn how to carry out a cardiology consultation

  2. To learn how to appropriately examine heart function

  3. To understand heart anatomy and how this aids you in a clinical consultation

20 January (Mon) - £120

4. Neurology

Aim:

To be able to eliminate red flags with neurological complaints

Objectives:

  1. Able to carry out a neurological consultation

  2. To appropriately and accurately document medical patient notes

  3. To conduct a cranial and reflex examination

  4. To treat neurological complaints in line with NICE guidelines

21 January (Tue) - £120

5. Pain

Aim:

To be able to prescribe confidently in pain management

Objectives:

  1. To understand and use the WHO ladder when prescribing in general practice

  2. To understand the difference in dosages when prescribing pain medications

  3. To understand how to convert patients from one pain  medication to another

22 January (Wed) - £120

6. ENT

Aim:

To be able to demonstrate clinical effectiveness when presented ENT issues

Objectives:

  1. To learn how to carry out ENT examinations

  2. To learn ENT anatomy

  3. To learn how to carry out an ENT consultation

23 January (Thu) - £120

7. Dermatology

Aim:

To be able to demonstrate clinical effectiveness when presented with skin conditions

Objectives:

  1. To learn how describe skin lesions

  2. To learn how take a thorough history (past, family & social history)

  3. To learn how accurately diagnose skin conditions

27 January (Mon) - £120

8. Respiratory

Aim:

To be able to conduct a consultation with patients presenting with chest infection symptoms

Objectives:

  1. To be able to conduct a full clinical examination of the chest

  2. To be able to rule out any red flags

  3. To be able to distinguish between viral and bacterial chest infections

  4. To be able to provide the most up to date treatment for chest infections

28 January (Tue) - £120

9. Interpretation of Bloods

Aim:

To be able to interpret blood test results in general practice and using clinical
judgement on a patient – patient basis

29 January (Wed) - £120

PRESCRIBING

1. Prescribing in general practice and red flags

Aim:

To be able to prescribe in general practice safely.

Objectives:

  1. To learn how to eliminate red flags

  2. To learn how to safely prescribe repeats

  3. To learn how to manage and monitor repeats

30 January (Thu) - £120

PROFESSIONALS TRAINING PROFESSIONALS

Centre for 

Medical Sciences & Research

208 Upper Richmond Road

London

SW15 6TD

Tel: 0208 050 4353

Mob: 07392 33 22 33

Email: info@cfmsr.org.uk

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