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Advanced Therapeutics in Primary Care Practice

Advanced Therapeutics in Primary Care Practice

Location: University of Bradford School of Pharmacy

Date and Time:
Thu 4 Oct 2018, 09:00 - Thu 15 Nov 2018, 17:00

4 Study days comprising:

  • Multiagency working with the clinical focus on frailty, the multi-disciplinary team and patient at the centre of care.
  • Managing patients with multiple morbidities with a clinical focus on long term conditions and de-prescribing.
  • Managing the consultation with a clinical focus on mental health and dementia.
  • Developing and ensuring safe systems to monitor and review of patients at high risk.

Attendance options

Attend stand-alone study days or full 4 days, both with certificate of  attendance.

Cost

£100 per day, or £320 for all 4 days.

Who should attend?

This course is directed at:

  • Pharmacists who have been working in general practice for at least 12 months, who wish to further develop their skills to maximise roles in primary care
  • Pharmacists who want to confidently apply advanced therapeutic knowledge to support patients in Primary Care with complex needs
  • Pharmacists who want to further develop and implement safe systems and processes for monitoring patients and their medicines in Primary Care

The course has been designed by and will be taught be experienced primary care pharmacists. 

Dates

Thursday 4th October 2018

- Multiagency working with clinical focus on frailty, the multi-disciplinary team and patients at the centre of care.

Thursday 18th October 2018

- Managing patients with multiple morbidities with a clinical focus on long term conditions and de-prescribing.

Thursday 8th November 2018

- Managing the consultation with a clinical focus on mental health and dementia.

Thursday 29th November 2018

-Developing and ensuring safe systems to monitor and review high risk patients.

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Content of Study Days:

Multiagency working with clinical focus on frailty, the multi-disciplinary team and patient at the centre of care.

By the end of the day delegates will:

  • Understand different models of healthcare provision and how to ensure communications across them are seamless for patient groups.
  • Be able to ensure better focused patient-centred care.
  • Be able to communicate complex and sensitive information in an understandable form to a variety of audiences.

Managing patients with multiple morbidities with a clinical focus on long term conditions and de-prescribing.

By the end of the day delegates will be able to:

  • Develop a deeper understanding of clinical management of long term conditions and their impact on the health economy.
  • Confidently apply advanced therapeutic knowledge to support patients with complex needs.
  • Recognise appropriate and inappropriate polypharmacy, building a plan for de-prescribing whilst working with the patient and carer to achieve their priorities.

Managing the consultation with a clinical focus on mental health and dementia.

By the end of the day delegates will be able to:

  • Engage confidently and empathetically with all patients, understand their priorities whilst challenging treatment beliefs to ensure the best care for them.
  • Develop an indepth knowledge on a variety of conditions and the challenges they may bring with respect to treatment and monitoring.
  • Use consultation and communication skills to best effect in difficult or challenging situations to ensure medicines optimisation and adherence.

Developing and ensuring safe systems to monitor and review high risk patients.

By the end of the day delegates will be able to:

  • Implement safe systems and processes for monitoring and follow up for patients and their medicines.
  • Communicate the treatment plan clearly and effectively to all health and social care providers.
  • Confidently manage complex patients with co-morbidities and ensure appropriate safety netting and follow up.

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