Immunisation services in community pharmacy

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Overview

This CPD module is about immunisation services in community pharmacy. It will consider the role that community pharmacy can play in providing immunisation services.

Record your learning from this module and how you applied it in your practice using the action and evaluation record at the end

Goal

To consider the role that community pharmacy can play in providing immunisation services.

Objectives

After completing this module you should be able to:

  • Identify the range of immunisations that can be delivered from community pharmacy
  • Discuss how influenza immunisation services can be provided from community pharmacy
  • Identify actions you need to take in order to develop and run an immunisation service

Contributing author

Caroline Hind BPharm, PhD, MRPharmS, FFTM, RCPS (Glasgow), deputy director of pharmacy and medicines management at NHS Grampian.

About this module

You can test your existing understanding of this topic by completing the initial pre-test. Then work through the module before taking the post-test to see if your knowledge has improved.

Record your learning and how you applied it in your practice using the action and evaluation record at the end of this module, which will then be stored in your personal learning log. You must be registered on the website to do this.

Continuing professional development (CPD) is a statutory requirement for pharmacists. Completion of this module will contribute to the nine pieces of CPD that must be recorded a year, as stipulated by the GPhC.

 

Working in association with the RPS Faculty

These CPD modules are an important part of advancing your professional development, providing you with essential knowledge and skills.
They can be considered alongside other activities for inclusion in your RPS Faculty portfolio. The RPS Faculty is a professional recognition programme for all pharmacists in all sectors at all stages of their career and involves assessment of a practice-based portfolio that recognises your professional development. This allows you to demonstrate to others your level of attainment and stage of advanced practice. It also helps you identify what you need to know at different stages of your career. Start your Faculty journey by accessing the portfolio and tools at www.rpharms.com/Faculty.

Download

Click here to download a PDF of the module as it appeared in print. You can still use your online learning log to record your learning outcomes and impact on your practice.

Originally Published by Pharmacy Magazine



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