Clinical prioritisation is a method of working that aims to achieve the optimum use of the pharmacy team in clinical areas. This is achieved by training and empowering the pharmacy technician to identify and prioritise those patients who require the most clinical input with regards to their medications, thus ensuring the most effective use of the pharmacist’s time.
The programme aims to provide training and assessment to equip pharmacy technicians with the required knowledge and skills to be able to accurately and efficiently prioritise patients who require further clinical input regarding their medicines and to communicate this effectively.
Programme Learning Outcomes
The training programme is available only to healthcare professionals who:
Trainees wishing to register for units of the programme and do not meet these entry criteria are reviewed by the SW Pharmacy Medicines Optimisation Training Programme Director on a case by case basis.
The Training Programme consists of:
This unit will prepare trainees for this role by:
The programme consists of
Virtual Programme induction and assessment
Local assessment in practice by educational supervisor and final summative assessment and case study presentation by external panel
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The Association of Pharmacy Technicians United Kingdom (APTUK) is the national professional leadership body for pharmacy technicians working in all pharmacy sectors across all countries in the UK: England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.
APTUK work on behalf of pharmacy technicians securing and advocating the pharmacy technician profession and advancing the professions education and scope of practice. Further details regarding APTUK can be found at the website here: https://www.aptuk.org/
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