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Dispensing Assistant Course (Level 2 Equivalent) for Dispensing Doctors

Course Details
Entry Criteria: Staff working either part or full time in a dispensary in a Dispensing Doctor's practice.
Cost: Paper-based course price:
£268 (Exc VAT)
Online course price:
£220 (Exc VAT)
DDA Member discount Cost: Paper-based course price:
£241.20 (Exc VAT)
Online course price:
£198 (Exc VAT)
Course Duration: 12 months
Qualification: This course is based on the Dispensing Assistant Course (Level 2 Equivalent) recognised by the GPhC
Enrolment Pack: Click the link to view the enrolment pack for the Dispensing Assistant Course (Level 2 Equivalent) for Dispensing Doctors

The Dispensing Assistant Course (Level 2 Equivalent) for Dispensing Doctors is intended for staff working either part or full time in a dispensary requiring training in basic procedures and legal issues.

There are 12 modules to complete.

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The Course Content

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  • Module 01: Working in Pharmacy and Dispensary Teams
  • Module 02: Communicating with Dispensary and Pharmacy Customers
  • Module 03: Law, Regulations and Health and Safety
  • 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

This course will help to...

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Provide Dispensing Assistants with skills and knowledge regarding legal aspects and procedures within the dispensary.


Assessment

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Each module is assessed by means of a workbook, which allows the learner to put the knowledge covered into practice (tasks must be witnessed by a pharmacist, senior pharmacy technician, GP or practice manager), and a set of multiple choice questions.


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