Learning disabilities: part two


  • Welcome
  • Effective communication
  • Identifying people with learning disabilities
  • Consultation framework
  • The Calgary-Cambridge guide explained
  • The Calgary-Cambridge guide continued
  • Working with children
  • Consent
  • Action & Evaluation


This module is the second in our CPPE series looking at the role of the pharmacy team in supporting people with learning disabilities. It will consider how to identify people with a learning disability, communication challenges that you might encounter and how to carry out an effective, patient-centred consultation.

Existing consultation skills can be applied to consultations with people with a learning disability


After reading this module, you will:

  • Understand how to apply appropriate patient-centred consultation skills to meet the needs of people with a learning disability
  • Know how to appropriately involve carers in consultations with people with learning disabilities.

About this module

This series is based on the Centre for Pharmacy Postgraduate Education (CPPE) distance learning programme and learning campaign on Learning disabilities and is designed to give pharmacy technicians an overview and better understanding of this area of practice. If you found this information useful, find out more at cppe.ac.uk.

Have you completed the first module in this series about learning disabilities?

Part one: Learning disabilities in context.

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