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Knowledge for the Level 2 Certificate in Pharmacy Service Skills (NVQ) (QCF)

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Course Details
Entry Criteria:

Working or intending to work at least part-time in a pharmacy or pharmacy department. Can be used to deliver the underpinning knowledge for the Level 2 Certificate in Pharmacy Service Skills.

Cost:

Paper-based course price:
140 (Exc VAT)

Online course price:
115 (Exc VAT)

Course Duration:

6 months

Qualification:

This course provides the underpinning knowledge for the Level 2 Certificate in Pharmacy Service Skills (NVQ) (QCF) and may be purchased as part of this delivery programme by other NVQ Centres.

It can also be used by those without pharmacy employment or returning to practice to raise awareness of current dispensary practice. It cannot be used as a stand alone qualification if working in a dispensary.

Enrolment Pack:

Click the link to view the enrolment pack for the Knowledge for the Level 2 Certificate in Pharmacy Service Skills (NVQ) (QCF)

The Course Content

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  • Module 01: Working in the Pharmacy Team
  • Module 02: Communicating with Pharmacy Customers
  • Module 03: Law, Regulations and Health and Safety within the Pharmacy
  • Module 04: Receiving a Prescription
  • Module 05: The Drug Tariff
  • Module 06: Controlled Drugs
  • Module 07: Calculations
  • Module 08: Assembling a Prescription
  • Module 09: Giving out a Prescription and Patient Counselling
  • Module 10: Ordering, Receiving, Storing and Issuing Stock
  • Module 11: Medicines for Veterinary Use
  • Module 12: Dispensing Errors

NB - additional modules are available for learners working in aseptics. Unit route options are also available on request.


This Course will Help to...

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  • This course provides the learner with knowledge regarding legal aspects and procedures within a pharmacy or pharmacy department.

Assessment

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  • Each module is assessed by means of a set of multiple choice questions.

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