Further Training & Development
CPPE Update: New learning programmes launched
CPPE have published a recent update including the launch of new training programmes!
CPPE Autumn workshops
CPPE online and face to face workshops taking place between September 2023 and December 2023 are now available for booking. CPPE have launched some new programmes that may be of interest, especially, to those who are working in community pharmacy. There are two new topics – Atrial Fibrillation and Anti-microbial resistance.
Fundamentals of cardiovascular therapeutics
The aim of this e-course is to develop knowledge and skills in cardiovascular therapeutics. This will enable you to provide a person-centred approach to support the healthcare of people living with or at higher risk of cardiovascular disease. It is designed for pharmacy professionals working in all areas of practice.
For more information and to book visit Fundamentals of cardiovascular therapeutics : CPPE
CPPE Health Inequalities E-Learning Programme and Assessment
The e-learning, which takes approximately two hours of study time, aims to support individuals to work with their teams to develop the appropriate knowledge and skills required to take action to tackle health inequalities on both a local, community level and with those that they serve.
The learning is intended for pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, trainee pharmacists and trainee pharmacy technicians.
Advanced Assessment, Diagnostics and Clinical Reasoning (MMU)
This unit will enable learners to develop the assessment, clinical reasoning and diagnostic knowledge and skills in order to synthesise information from a variety of sources, including patient histories, physical examination and diagnostic tests and to differentiate between normal and abnormal findings.
Credits: 20 credits at level 7
This course is intended for nurses, AHPs and pharmacists who have undertaken a minor illness course or physical assessment course and who would like to undertake further study in physical assessment and clinical reasoning and interpretation of common blood and microbiological tests.
Apply now by following the steps outlined here.
Managing Medical and Clinical Complexity (MMU)
This unit will equip learners with the knowledge and skills to understand and manage the complexities of working with people who have multiple health conditions as well as including physical, mental and psychosocial needs.
Credits: 20 credits at level 7
This course is intended for nurses, AHPs and pharmacists who have undertaken a minor illness course or physical assessment course and who are managing or will be managing patients with complex problems.
Apply now by following the steps outlined here.
HEE eLearning for Pharmacy Practice and Supervisors
The elearning sessions, launched by HEE with the University of East Anglia, De Montfort University and Keele University, have been developed for those in the pharmacy sector who are involved in the training of others, ranging from supervising shadowing experiences, to having educational supervisory roles across a range of settings including community pharmacies.
The resources aim to provide supervisors with the knowledge and skills needed to gain confidence and satisfaction from their practice and educational activities and enhance their contributions to the development of a highly skilled pharmacy workforce.
Module 1, Core Skills: Introductory level topics relevant to practice and educational supervision. This module is recommended for all as an introductory module or to refresh existing knowledge
Module 2, Enhanced Skills: A deeper learning approach to topics relevant to practice and educational supervision, providing context for specific programmes/learner groups. This module is recommended for practice and educational supervisors involved in specific regulated pharmacy training programmes and those who wish to develop their skills further
Each module takes approximately 2 hours to complete and covers a range of topics. Access the programme and more information here.
Boehringer Ingelheim Training sessions
Boehringer Ingelheim have organised a number of 30 minute training sessions around a range of topics
The 30 minute sessions can take place virtually face to face and include learning accredited by the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP)
At the end of each session you will receive a certificate of attendance and a reflective log.
The modules on offer are as follows
- CRM and T2D Theory
- CRM and T2D Theory Into Practice
- Diabetic Foot Care
- Performing A Diabetic Foot Check
- Language Matters
- Individualising Care
- Obesity ,Diet And Lifestyle Part 1 And 2
- CV Disease In T2D
If you are interested in taking part in one or more of these sessions please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Liva Healthcare Coaching Programme for Type 2 Diabetes
Liva Healthcare has organised coaching sessions with type 2 diabetes who have been prescribed Rybelsus® from Novo Nordisk. Pharmacists can refer adult patients to the programme which will provide them information from qualified dietitians and nutritionists.
Click here for instructions on how patients can sign up.
Diabetes eLearning Programme
AstraZeneca and EDEN have collaborated to develop an eLearning programme specifically for pharmacists.
The modules have been designed and developed to update all Pharmacists in the latest guidance in accordance with the ‘An Integrated Career and Competency Framework for Pharmacists in Diabetes’ framework.
Each interactive module should take between 30 – 60 minutes and is certified at the end with 60 minutes for CPD.
All modules have been accredited by the UK Clinical Pharmacy Association (UKCPA) and are available in Foundation and Advanced Stage One levels.
Click here to register to access the programme.
The aim of this training is to help you build resilience and adapt better to life-changing situations.
The below training courses can be completed at any time.
This programme aims to support pharmacists and pharmacy technicians in any sector of practice to provide a person-centred holistic approach to palliative care which goes beyond the supply of medicines.
We have designed this e-course to give you knowledge and understanding of the structure and function of the respiratory tract and the clinical aspects of common respiratory diseases. The course will help you in everyday practice with the promotion of health and wellbeing, management of chronic conditions and optimising medicines to help prevent ill health and make a difference to the lives of people living with respiratory conditions.
Our new programme will help you consider how you can make your pharmacy more inclusive and improve the patient experience for the transgender and non-binary community.
The aim of this e-course is to build the confidence and competence of newly qualified community pharmacists who have had a significant break in their training due to the pandemic. This includes those that completed their pre-registration training but were unable to find employment as a provisionally registered pharmacist, and those who were unsuccessful in the pre-registration assessment and were removed from the provisional register.
E-learning for Healthcare – ‘All Our Health’ Programme
Public Health England’s All Our Health framework is a call to action to all health and care professionals to embed prevention within their day to day practice. The programme includes educational materials, tools and resources, to help healthcare professionals make an even greater impact in preventing illness and promoting wellbeing.
The All Our Health e-learning sessions have been developed to provide a bite-sized introduction to the wide range of topics covered within the All Our Health framework. You can dip in and out of the content as and when you need it.
There are 25 e-learning sessions available covering a wide variety of public health topics including obesity, alcohol, antimicrobial resistance, immunisation, and mental health and wellbeing.
Start the session of your choice by clicking here.
View the full range of the All Our Health topics here.
GMHCA Training Support
This guide has been developed to help recognise possible signs of cancer. With the launch of the GP CPCS, community pharmacy has the opportunity to question patients in more depth and understand if the minor ailment is negligible or if the symptom or sign is one of a more serious condition.
Cancer Research UK Talk Cancer Training for Pharmacy
Cancer Research UK would like to invite community pharmacy teams to take part in their ‘Talk Cancer for Pharmacy‘ live online workshops. The training is designed to equip and empower all community pharmacy staff to raise cancer awareness as part of their role. Workshops focus on building trainees’ practical and conversational skills, so they can have supportive conversations about how people can reduce their cancer risk, the importance of early detection, and cancer screening.
Workshops can be commissioned for groups of up 40 staff, with a bursary scheme in place to offer free workshops to eligible groups. You can check your eligibility and find out more here.
For further information including details on how to participate please click here.
Or get in touch with the Talk Cancer team:
Phone: 020 3469 8111
BOPA “Let’s Communicate Cancer” Series
The British Oncology Pharmacy Association (BOPA) has launched free educational e-learning modules on how to discuss cancer.
It is presented as bite-sized videos, animation, quizzes and slide shows. The e-learning will give you and your team the confidence and knowledge to better help your cancer patients – from early diagnosis through treatment.
To access the ‘Let’s Communicate Cancer Series’ click here.
Healthy Living Pharmacy (HLP) – Given that the Healthy Living Pharmacy (HLP) requirements became a part of the new Terms of Service for all pharmacies from 1st January 2021, pharmacies may wish to take advantage of this free training to up-skill their teams ahead of considering any cancer awareness activities as part of their ongoing health promotion activities.