Providing Pharmacy Services and Advice

PHR002

The purpose of this course is to prepare you to provide safe client centred advice and health care services within a pharmacy

  •  
    Level
    3
  •  
    Credits
    20
  •  
    EFTs
    0.1667
  • Delivery type
    2019
    Online only
  • Workload

    For each credit, allow about 10 hours of study.

  • Cost
    2019
    NZ students $600 + $60 annual administration fee
    International students $1,800 + $60 annual administration fee
  • Intakes
    2019
    This course will start on the first Monday of the month you select for enrolment.
  •  
    Prerequisites

    If you need to discuss prerequisites for this course
    contact us

Students who successfully complete this course will be able to

  • Identify conditions/situations when referral to a pharmacist is required
  • Provide safe advice on pharmacy related products to clients 
  • Describe the issues relating to the misuse of medicines 
  • Explain and carry out the procedures for receiving and delivering prescriptions and pharmacy related products in accordance with pharmacy workplace requirements 
  • Describe systems for maintaining stock and carry out a range of stock maintenance activities, preventing stock loss and managing waste in accordance with workplace requirements
  • Identify and apply professional and legislative requirements for working with medicines, including the classification of medicines.
  • Accurately perform workplace calculations in accordance with workplace requirements

Course content includes

  • Determine when referral to a pharmacist is necessary
  • Asking questions (WWHAM, Who it’s for; What are the symptoms; How long have you had it; Action taken so far; On any other Medicines or is there any existing medical conditions) to provide advice to customers/patients
  • Misuse of medicines
  • Receiving and delivering prescriptions/ward charts/pharmacy related products
  • Stock maintenance, loss prevention and waste management

Assessment

This course is assessed through online written assessments and a logbook of work-based tasks verified from a supervising pharmacist

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • choose the qualification you will study the course under
  • check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses and apply tab on the qualification page.

You can do this course as part of these qualifications:

Certificate
  •  
    Level
    3
  •  
    Credits
    20
  •  
    EFTs
    0.1667
  • Delivery type
    2019
    Online only
  • Workload

    For each credit, allow about 10 hours of study.

  • Cost
    2019
    NZ students $600 + $60 annual administration fee
    International students $1,800 + $60 annual administration fee
  • Intakes
    2019
    This course will start on the first Monday of the month you select for enrolment.
  •  
    Prerequisites

    If you need to discuss prerequisites for this course
    contact us