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Offer ends 26 June 2021
Study method
Online, self-paced
Duration
12 hours
Access to content
365 days
Qualification
No formal qualification
CPD
12 CPD hours / points
Additional info
  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price
  • Tutor is available to students

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Overview

****Level 5 Pharmacy Technician Diploma****

Are you looking to build your career in the health care sector which has evolved significantly over the years? Or, perhaps you’re looking for a way to contribute to the health care of the community without performing clinical duties. If you’re considering a career in the pharmaceutical industry, then this Level 5 Pharmacy Technician course has everything you will need to thrive in the competitive world of careers.

As the demand for the prescribed drug is increasing every day, the demand for Pharmacy Technicians is also increasing at the same time. Our Level 5 Pharmacy Technician Diploma is tailored to improve your clerical capabilities, efficiency and in-depth knowledge of different stages of pharmacology. The Pharmacy Technician course is designed to give you the knowledge that develops your expertise in prescribing medicine, clinical pharmacy skills, managing customer service, maintaining health and safety in the workplace and many more. Besides pharmacy law, common abbreviations, commonly used calculations and many other skills used by pharmacy technicians in their day to day tasks are also covered throughout the course.

Students can expect to complete this Level 5 Pharmacy Technician Diploma in around 12 hours. You'll get a free Student ID card by enrolling in this Pharmacy Technician course. This ID card entitles you to discounts on bus tickets, movie tickets, and library cards.

The course materials of the Level 5 Pharmacy Technician Diploma are designed by experts and you can access these easily from any of your smartphones, laptops, PCs, tablets etc. Our expert instructors are available on weekdays to listen to your queries via email and help you achieve your goals.

After completing this Pharmacy Technician course, you will get a certificate that includes 12 CPD points which will help you to make a mark for yourself in the competitive job market. This certificate will also help you to create an impression of self-reliance and dedication that will surely attract prospective employers to give priority to your job application. Enrol today and utilise the advantages of this self-paced course.

What will I learn from this Level 5 Pharmacy Technician Diploma?

  • Being familiar with pharmacy, its types and business modules
  • Deepen your knowledge of pharmacology
  • The roles and responsibilities of a pharmacy technician
  • How to improve customer service and communication skills
  • Develop an understanding of various types of medicine
  • How to maintain hygiene in the workplace
  • Expertise in prescribing medicine
  • Understand safety and security procedures for storing drugs
  • Administrative duties in pharmacy

CPD

12 CPD hours / points
Accredited by CPD Accreditation Group

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Description

The Level 5 Pharmacy Technician Diploma is broken down into several in-depth modules to provide you with the most convenient and rich learning experience possible. Upon successful completion of the Pharmacy Technician Diploma course, you will receive an instant e-certificate as proof of the comprehensive skill development and competency. Add these amazing new skills to your resume and boost your employability by simply enrolling on this Pharmacy Technician course.

Why Prefer This Level 5 Pharmacy Technician Diploma?

  • Opportunity to earn a certificate accredited by CPD, CMA & IAO after completing this Level 5 Pharmacy Technician Diploma
  • Student ID card with amazing discounts — completely for FREE! (Postal charges will be applicable for international delivery)
  • Standard-aligned lesson planning
  • Innovative and engaging contents and activities
  • Assessments that measure higher-level thinking and skills
  • Complete the Level 5 Pharmacy Technician Diploma program in your own time, at your own pace
  • Each of our students gets full tutor support on weekdays (Monday to Friday)

Pharmacy Technician Module 01: Introduction to Pharmacy

In this module of the Pharmacy Technician Diploma, we will cover the following topics:

  • Pharmacy
  • What is a Profession?
  • The Business of Pharmacy
  • Types of Pharmacy

Pharmacy Technician Module 02: History and Development of Pharmacy

In this module of the Pharmacy Technician Diploma, we will cover the following topics:

  • The Origins of Pharmacy
  • The Organisation of Pharmacy
  • The Professionalisation of Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy in The National Health Service

Pharmacy Technician Module 03: The Pharmacy Team

In this module of the Pharmacy Technician Diploma, we will cover the following topics:

  • Pharmacy Support Team
  • Medicine Counter Assistants
  • Dispensing/Pharmacy Assistants
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Pharmacist

Pharmacy Technician Module 04: Training of the Pharmacy Team

In this module of the Pharmacy Technician Diploma, we will cover the following topics:

  • Training Needs Analysis
  • Training Methods in the Pharmacy
  • On-the-Job Training
  • Off-the-Job Training
  • Making a Presentation
  • Using Role-Play

Pharmacy Technician Module 05: Coaching and Evaluation of the Pharmacy Team

In this module of the Pharmacy Technician Diploma, we will cover the following topics:

  • Coaching Skills
  • Establish the Goal
  • Examine Current Reality
  • Explore the Options
  • Establish the Will
  • Evaluation of Training
  • Levels of Training Evaluation

Pharmacy Technician Module 06: Standards for Pharmacy Professionals

In this module of the Pharmacy Technician Diploma, we will cover the following topics:

  • The Importance of Having Standards
  • The Standards of Pharmacy Students and Trainees
  • Applying the Standards
  • The Nine Standards
  • Person-Centred Care
  • Work in Partnership
  • Communicate Effectively
  • Maintain, Develop and Use Professional Knowledge and Skills
  • Use Professional Judgement
  • Behave in a Professional Manner
  • Respect and Maintain a Person’s Confidentiality and Privacy
  • Speak Up
  • Demonstrate Leadership

Pharmacy Technician Module 07: Guidance to Support the Standards for Pharmacy Professionals

In this module of the Pharmacy Technician Diploma, we will cover the following topics:

Pharmacy Technician Section 1: Guidance on Religion, Personal Values and Beliefs

  • The Legal Framework
  • Religion, Personal Values and Beliefs in Pharmacy
  • Factors to Consider
  • Questions to Ask Yourself
  • Employers and Pharmacy Professionals Working Together

Pharmacy Technician Section 2: Guidance on Consent

  • What is Consent?
  • Types of Consent
  • Obtaining Consent
  • What is Capacity
  • Assessing Capacity
  • Adults
  • Young People and Children
  • Advance Decisions and Emergencies

Pharmacy Technician Section 3: Guidance on Confidentiality

  • Introduction to Confidentiality
  • Duty of Confidentiality
  • Protecting Information
  • Disclosing Confidential Information
  • Disclosing Information with Consent
  • Disclosing Information without Consent
  • Disclosures Required by Law
  • Disclosures Made in the Public Interest

Pharmacy Technician Section 4: Guidance on Raising Concerns

  • The Importance of Raising Concerns
  • How to Raise a Concern
  • The Law
  • Where to Go for More Advice
  • Other Sources of Information

Pharmacy Technician Module 08: The Rights and Responsibilities of Pharmacy Professionals

In this module of the Pharmacy Technician Diploma, we will cover the following topics:

  • Introduction to ERR
  • Laws That Protect You at Work
  • Workplace Regulations
  • The Law: Relevant Legislation
  • Laws That Protect You and the People

Pharmacy Technician Module 09: Pharmacy Practice

In this module of the Pharmacy Technician Diploma, we will cover the following topics:

  • Clinical Pharmacy Practice
  • Medicines Optimisation
  • Pharmaceutical Consultation
  • Clinical Pharmacy Functions and Knowledge

Pharmacy Technician Module 10: Clinical Pharmacy Skills

In this module of the Pharmacy Technician Diploma, we will cover the following topics:

  • Core Elements of Pharmaceutical Care
  • Guidelines for Prescription Endorsement of Hospital or Institutional Drug Charts

Pharmacy Technician Module 11: Offering Enhanced Services

In this module of the Pharmacy Technician Diploma, we will cover the following topics:

  • Commissioning of Services
  • Support for Care Homes

Pharmacy Technician Module 12: Prescribing

In this module of the Pharmacy Technician Diploma, we will cover the following topics:

  • Rational and Effective Prescribing
  • Pharmacists as Prescribers and the Legal Framework

Pharmacy Technician Module 13: Supplying Medication

In this module of the Pharmacy Technician Diploma, we will cover the following topics:

  • Dispensary Design and Workflow
  • Patient Medication Records

Pharmacy Technician Module 14: Responding to Symptoms

In this module of the Pharmacy Technician Diploma, we will cover the following topics:

  • Responding to Symptoms in the Pharmacy
  • Presentation of Symptoms

Pharmacy Technician Module 15: Health and Safety in the Pharmaceutical Industry

In this module of the Pharmacy Technician Diploma, we will cover the following topics:

  • Basic Laboratory Safety
  • Health and Safety in the Pharmacy

Assessment Process

Once you have completed all the modules in the Level 5 Pharmacy Technician Diploma, your skills and knowledge will be tested with an automated multiple-choice assessment. You will then receive instant results to let you know if you have successfully passed the Pharmacy Technician course.

Show off Your New Skills With a Certification of Completion

The learners have to successfully complete the assessment of this Level 5 Pharmacy Technician Diploma to achieve the CPD, CMA & IAO accredited certificate. Digital certificates can be ordered for only £10. The learner can purchase printed hard copies inside the UK for £29, and international students can purchase printed hard copies for £39.

Who is this course for?

Is This Level 5 Pharmacy Technician Diploma Right for You?

This Level 5 Pharmacy Technician Diploma programme is designed for students who are looking to make a career in the medical field. The pharmacy technicians want to update according to the new standards. Also, Individuals who are interested in becoming professional pharmacy technicians.

Requirements

There are no previous knowledge requirements for the Level 5 Pharmacy Technician Diploma; this is open to anyone! Any learning enthusiast from anywhere in the world can enrol on this Level 5 Pharmacy Technician Diploma without any hesitation.

All students must have a passion for learning and literacy, as well as being over the age of 16.

Browse this 100% online course from any internet device, including your computer, tablet or smartphone. Study at your own pace and earn an industry-recognised qualification with this Level 5 Pharmacy Technician Diploma.

Career path

Enrolling on this Level 5 Pharmacy Technician Diploma can lead you to the following career paths:

  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Pharmacist
  • Pharmacy Intern
  • Administrative Assistant

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Pushpa asked:

The course title says: For pharmacy professionals. Does this mean you need to be pharmacy professional to do the course?

Answer:

Hello Pushpa, The course is open to all with no formal entry requirements. You need no previous experiences in order to do the course.

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