Grad.Cert. Pharmacotherapy and Service Development

University of Greenwich | London, United Kingdom
This programme aims to equip pharmacists and other health-care professionals with the skills and knowledge to contribute effectively to medicines management services and to individual drug therapy decisions in primary and secondary care.

Description of Pharmacotherapy and Service Development

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This programme aims to equip pharmacists and other healthcare professionals with the skills and knowledge to contribute effectively to medicines management services and to individual drug therapy decisions in primary and secondary care.

The curriculum relates to practice throughout, with emphasis on the contribution of medicines management techniques to acute and chronic disease management. Its structure and content enable students to incorporate their learning directly into their workplace and to rise to the challenges presented by the new patient-centred NHS, including skills related to services.

This programme offers the student a flexible approach to the accumulation of credits through a short course pathway.

Career options

Developments in healthcare mean that there are many career opportunities for practitioners skilled in medicines management.

Location

Medway Campus

Detailed Course Facts

Tuition fee

EU/Home: £7,200 International: £11,350

Scholarships available - please see our website www.gre.ac.uk/scholarships

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Start date September  2015
Languages
  • English
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Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time
Intensity Flexible

Course Content

The aims of the programme are:

  • To equip health care professionals with the skills and knowledge to contribute effectively to medicines management services and to individual drug therapy decisions in primary and secondary care
  • To incorporate learning directly into the workplace and enable students to rise to the challenges presented by the new, patient centred NHS.

Content

  • Two 10-credit options from: Medicines Management in Practice; Consultation and Communications in Practice; Medicines Review in Practice; Using Evidence Effectively (20 credits)
  • Eight 5-credits options from a range that currently includes: Asthma; Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease; Hypertension; Heart Failure; Ischaemic Heart Disease; Type 2 Diabetes; Depression; Bipolar Disorder; Schizophrenia, Substance Misuse; Alcohol Misuse; Upper Gastrointestinal Disease (40 credits)

Requirements for Pharmacotherapy and Service Development

Applicants should have:

A first degree in a relevant subject from an EU university

OR evidence of having worked at level 3.

• Equivalent qualifications from a non-EU university may be accepted but are assessed on an individual basis.

Work Experience for Pharmacotherapy and Service Development

No work experience is required.

More Information

Accreditation

Successful completion of the Skills for MURs course is linked to accreditation to provide a medicines use review service under the Pharmacy Contract.

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