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The Pharmacy and Medicines Legislation training programme is a self-directed online training programme which will take approximately three to four to complete.

The aim of this programme is to provide a comprehensive overview of:

  • pharmacy and medicines legislation that apply to the practice of pharmacy,
  • practical applications of legislation, and its interaction with other tools such as the Code of Conduct for Pharmacists.

Following completion of the training programme, the learner will be able to:

  1. Describe the legislative process as it relates to pharmacy, how to find and interpret legislation and articulate why legislation is important for pharmacists and the practice of pharmacy
  2. Articulate the role and function of the PSI
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of pharmacy and medicines legislation relevant to the role of pharmacists practising in Ireland
  4. Reflect on the practical application of legislation relevant to practice