Our interactive Clinical Skills course covers the fundamental theoretical and practical principles associated with being a Pharmacist in General Practice.
AHP particularly Pharmacists are vital to the healthcare economy and a valuable part of any healthcare team. Therefore, highly specific and relevant quality training is of vital importance. Covering a range of clinical skills, clinical examination and topics such as long-term conditions, communication, accountability, supervision and legal frameworks, our essential clinical training course is ideal for those that are either new to the role or looking to strengthen their practice.
This is a highly interactive course, it involves practical workshops and is accredited. You will gain CPD Points for doing this course. We expect you to keep a learning log and reflective diary/workbook during this course to discuss with your mentor in practice.
Explore and understand the role of the Pharmacist in General Practice and Primary Care
Understand the importance of safe clinical practice
Comprehensively cover the fundamental clinical skills applicable to the role
Roles, responsibilities and accountability
Mentoring and supervision
Respiratory System- Chest Examination
Management of Chronic disease
Cardiovascular Risk Assessment
Blood pressure monitoring
Clinical examination skills relevant to the condition(s) for which the pharmacistintends to prescribe
Principles and methods of patient monitoring
Recognition and responding to common signs and symptoms that are indicativeof clinical problems. Use of common diagnostic aids for assessment of the patient’s general health status, eg stethoscope, sphygmomanometer, tendon hammer, examination of the cranial nerves
Case studies and practical
This course is tailored for Pharmacists working in general practice and primary care. This course is taught by former senior lecturer on MSC in Pharmacy at University of Sunderland.