WS

Workshops

FP induction afternoon

19
October 2021

2.00 pm - 3.30 pm

Webinar

2.5 hours

Tutors

  • Dr Laura O'Loan

Aim

To introduce hospital pharmacists to the Foundation Programme (FP).

Learning outcomes

Having completed this workshop you should be able to:
  • describe the Foundation Programme (FP) and how it can support the current and future roles of pharmacists
  • access and use the FP practice activities and learning resources
  • access and use the online FP portfolio to develop and demonstrate your competence as a Foundation Pharmacist.
NB the number of hours awarded includes pre-work in addition to the webinar session itself

FP induction morning

19
October 2021

10.00 am - 11.30 am

Webinar

2.5 hours

Tutors

  • Dr Laura O'Loan

Aim

To introduce hospital pharmacists to the Foundation Programme (FP).

Learning outcomes

Having completed this workshop you should be able to:
  • describe the Foundation Programme (FP) and how it can support the current and future roles of pharmacists
  • access and use the FP practice activities and learning resources
  • access and use the online FP portfolio to develop and demonstrate your competence as a Foundation Pharmacist.
NB the number of hours awarded includes pre-work in addition to the webinar session itself

FP Time Management and Prioritisation morning

15
November 2021

10.00 am - 12.00 pm

Webinar

3 hours

Tutors

  • Mrs Olwen Sheridan
    Specialist in Skills Development, The Training Warehouse.

Aim

To equip pharmacists with the knowledge and skills required to work efficiently and effectively within their professional practice.

Learning outcomes

Having completed this workshop you should be able to:
  • use effective time management techniques
  • discuss the importance of goal setting
  • prioritise tasks appropriately
  • handle interruptions effectively
  • discuss ways to overcome procrastination.
NB the number of hours awarded includes pre-work in addition to the webinar session itself

FP Time Management and Prioritisation afternoon

15
November 2021

2.00 pm - 4.00 pm

Webinar

3 hours

Tutors

  • Mrs Olwen Sheridan
    Specialist in Skills Development, The Training Warehouse.

Aim

To equip pharmacists with the knowledge and skills required to work efficiently and effectively within their professional practice.

Learning outcomes

Having completed this workshop you should be able to:
  • use effective time management techniques
  • discuss the importance of goal setting
  • prioritise tasks appropriately
  • handle interruptions effectively
  • discuss ways to overcome procrastination.
NB the number of hours awarded includes pre-work in addition to the webinar session itself

FP Pharmaceutical care plans morning

9
December 2021

10.00 am - 12.00 pm

Webinar

5.5 hours

Tutors

  • Mr Stephen Ward
    Palliative Care Pharmacist, BHCT and Northern Ireland Hospice.
  • Mr Niall O'Boyle

Aim

To introduce pharmacists to the basic skills required in the provision of a patient-centred clinical pharmacy service.

Learning outcomes

Having completed this workshop you should be able to:
  • develop a systematic approach to identifying medication-related problems and making appropriate recommendations
  • construct pharmaceutical care plans (PCPs) for individual patients
  • reflect on the delivery of holistic patient-centred pharmaceutical care to those patients.
NB the number of hours awarded includes pre-work in addition to the webinar session itself

FP Pharmaceutical care plans afternoon

9
December 2021

2.00 pm - 4.00 pm

Webinar

5.5 hours

Tutors

  • Mr Stephen Ward
    Palliative Care Pharmacist, BHCT and Northern Ireland Hospice.
  • Mr Niall O'Boyle

Aim

To introduce pharmacists to the basic skills required in the provision of a patient-centred clinical pharmacy service.

Learning outcomes

Having completed this workshop you should be able to:
  • develop a systematic approach to identifying medication-related problems and making appropriate recommendations
  • construct pharmaceutical care plans (PCPs) for individual patients
  • reflect on the delivery of holistic patient-centred pharmaceutical care to those patients.
NB the number of hours awarded includes pre-work in addition to the webinar session itself

FP Clinical Lab Tests morning

17
January 2022

10.00 am - 12.00 pm

Webinar

2 hours

Tutors

  • Mrs Lisa Smith
    Pharmacist, General Pharmaceutical Council and Practice Pharmacist, Comber.
  • Mrs Kathryn King
  • Mrs Ciara McGread

Aim

To enable pharmacists to interpret the results of laboratory tests when monitoring adult patients, and to make recommendations regarding their therapy.

Learning outcomes

Having completed this workshop you should be able to:
  • monitor patients using biochemical laboratory tests
  • discuss drug dosing in liver disease
  • identify medication which may be harmful to the kidneys
  • discuss drug dosing in patients with kidney dysfunction.

FP Clinical Lab Tests afternoon

17
January 2022

1.00 pm - 3.00 pm

Webinar

2 hours

Tutors

  • Mrs Lisa Smith
    Pharmacist, General Pharmaceutical Council and Practice Pharmacist, Comber.
  • Mrs Kathryn King
  • Mrs Ciara McGread

Aim

To enable pharmacists to interpret the results of laboratory tests when monitoring adult patients, and to make recommendations regarding their therapy.

Learning outcomes

Having completed this workshop you should be able to:
  • monitor patients using biochemical laboratory tests
  • discuss drug dosing in liver disease
  • identify medication which may be harmful to the kidneys
  • discuss drug dosing in patients with kidney dysfunction.

FP Haematology morning

2
February 2022

10.00 am - 12.00 pm

Webinar

2 hours

Tutors

  • Mr Alan Wilson

Aim

To enable pharmacists to use haematological tests to monitor patients and make appropriate recommendations regarding treatment of anaemias.

Learning outcomes

Having completed this workshop you should be able to:
  • discuss the causes, signs and symptoms of anaemia;
  • interpret haematological lab tests; and
  • make recommendations for appropriate management of anaemias.

FP Haematology afternoon

2
February 2022

2.00 pm - 4.00 pm

Webinar

2 hours

Tutors

  • Mr Alan Wilson

Aim

To enable pharmacists to use haematological tests to monitor patients and make appropriate recommendations regarding treatment of anaemias.

Learning outcomes

Having completed this workshop you should be able to:
  • discuss the causes, signs and symptoms of anaemia;
  • interpret haematological lab tests; and
  • make recommendations for appropriate management of anaemias.

FP Team Work and Effective Communication afternoon

21
February 2022

2.00 pm - 4.00 pm

Webinar

3 hours

Tutors

  • Mrs Olwen Sheridan
    Specialist in Skills Development, The Training Warehouse.

Aim

To equip pharmacists with the skills required to identify and optimise the skills mix within their team with a view to maximising team performance.

Learning outcomes

Having completed this workshop you should be able to:
  • discuss team dynamics and the characteristics of high performing teams (HPTs)
  • identify the strengths of individuals within your team
  • allocate tasks and roles according to the strengths of individual team members
  • minimise conflict by ensuring all team members appreciate the strengths of their colleagues
  • explore and clarify team vision, purpose and values.
NB the number of hours awarded includes pre-work in addition to the webinar session itself

FP Team Work and Effective Communication morning

21
February 2022

10.00 am - 12.00 pm

Webinar

3 hours

Tutors

  • Mrs Olwen Sheridan
    Specialist in Skills Development, The Training Warehouse.

Aim

To equip pharmacists with the skills required to identify and optimise the skills mix within their team with a view to maximising team performance.

Learning outcomes

Having completed this workshop you should be able to:
  • discuss team dynamics and the characteristics of high performing teams (HPTs)
  • identify the strengths of individuals within your team
  • allocate tasks and roles according to the strengths of individual team members
  • minimise conflict by ensuring all team members appreciate the strengths of their colleagues
  • explore and clarify team vision, purpose and values.
NB the number of hours awarded includes pre-work in addition to the webinar session itself