To review the implications of the Fourth Report of the Shipman Inquiry, focusing specifically on the prescribing, dispensing, safe custody and disposal of controlled drugs.
To understand and apply the requirements of the UK General Data Protection Regulation and associated relevant legislation/guidance on data protection
To outline the responsible pharmacist regulations, highlighting the impact of the regulations on professional practice.
To promote the safer use of insulin in clinical practice.
To promote the safer use of opioids in clinical practice.
To promote the safer use of oral anticoagulants in clinical practice.
To increase confidence in accurately performing different types of medicines-related calculations commonly encountered in the clinical setting.
To promote the safer use of medicines in clinical practice through a better understanding of why medication incidents happen.
The course aims to outline how pharmacists can get the maximum value from their PMR system and so enable them to enhance their care for patients.