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The Delivering a Pharmacy-based Vaccination Service Training Course covers how to prepare the pharmacist, pharmacy team and premises for the delivery of a vaccination service. You must complete this training programme in order to supply and administer any of the vaccinations. If you are an experienced vaccinator you do not have to complete this training programme but you may want to in order to refresh your skills. In this context an experienced vaccinator is someone who administered the influenza vaccination during the 2016/2017 influenza season as an experienced vaccinator, i.e. those who had completed influenza vaccination training in 2015 and vaccinated patients for two consecutive years within the last four years.

The certificate for the Delivering a Pharmacy-based Vaccination Service Training Course is valid for two years.

The programme is a self-directed fully online training programme which may take approximately two hours to complete.

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Diagnosis and Treatment of an Acute Asthmatic Attack and the Supply and Administration of Salbutamol Training Programme

This programme is a fully online and self-directed training programme, designed and delivered by the IIOP.

The aim of this training programme is to enable pharmacists to diagnose and treat an acute asthmatic attack and supply and administer salbutamol in an emergency situation.

As the programme is online and self-directed, it is designed to be interactive. Participants will engage in self-assessment, case study scenarios and learning assessment activities while working through the various elements in the programme. The design allows you to work through the various sections in your own time and you do not have to complete the online programme in one sitting.

You must be logged in to the IIOP website to book a place on this programme. 

 

Diagnosis and Treatment of a Severe Angina Attack and the Supply and Administration of Glyceryl Trinitrate Training Programme

This programme is a fully online and self-directed training programme, designed and delivered by NICPLD. The programme aims to help you acquire new knowledge and provide you with opportunities to develop skills in reviewing the literature on clinical studies.  It also aims to assist you in interpreting the clinical evidence presented and derive your own conclusions based on this evidence.

As the programme is online and self-directed, it is designed to be interactive.   Participants will engage in self-assessment, case study scenarios and learning assessment activities while working through the various elements in the programme. The design allows you to work through the various sections in your own time and you do not have to complete the online programme in one sitting.

You must be logged in to book a place on this programme. 

The Administration of Influenza Vaccine Training Course enables pharmacists to competently and safely administer the influenza vaccination in the pharmacy setting. 

The Administration of Influenza Vaccine Training Course is valid only for the influenza season to which it relates and therefore must be completed for each season in which the pharmacist intends to administer the influenza vaccination. Pharmacists require a certificate of completion for this training course and must satisfy the other training requirements as outlined by the Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland if they wish to administer the influenza vaccination during the 2017/2018 influenza season.

The programme is a self-directed fully online training programme which will take approximately two hours to complete.

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In advance of administering the Influenza Vaccine pharmacists should review the PSI training requirements to ensure they have completed all the required training programmes to administer this vaccine.

The Administration of Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine Training Course enables pharmacists to competently and safely administer the Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine. 

The certificate for the Administration of Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine Training Course is valid for two years.

The programme is a self-directed fully online training programme which may take approximately two hours to complete.

You must be logged in to book a place on this course. 

In advance of administering the Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine pharmacists should review the PSI training requirements to ensure they have completed all the required training programmes to administer this vaccine.

This sample Clinical Knowledge Review (CKR) forms a part of the suite of Practice Review support resources. It will enable you to practice examples of the types of MCQs that may be encountered during the CKR component of Practice Review. It also provides you with an opportunity to gain familiarity with the computer based format and to practice answering MCQs within the allotted time. 

 

The Administration of Herpes Zoster Training Course enables pharmacists to competently and safely administer the Herpes Zoster Vaccine. 

The certificate for the Administration of Herpes Zoster Training Course is valid for two years.

The programme is a self-directed fully online training programme which may take approximately two hours to complete.

You must be logged in to book a place on this course. 

In advance of administering the Herpes Zoster Vaccine pharmacists should review the PSI training requirements to ensure they have completed all the required training programmes to administer this vaccine.

Diagnosis and Treatment of Hypoglycaemia and the Supply and Administration of Glucagon Training Programme

This programme is a fully online and self-directed training programme, designed and delivered by NICPLD. The programme aims to help you acquire new knowledge and provide you with opportunities to develop skills in reviewing the literature on clinical studies.  It also aims to assist you in interpreting the clinical evidence presented and derive your own conclusions based on this evidence.

As the programme is online and self-directed, it is designed to be interactive.   Participants will engage in self-assessment, case study scenarios and learning assessment activities while working through the various elements in the programme. The design allows you to work through the various sections in your own time and you do not have to complete the online programme in one sitting.

You must be logged in to book a place on this programme. 

This online course is divided into two distinct sections Responding to an Emergency Situation and the Management of Anaphylaxis. 

This course is a 4 hour self-directed fully online training programme.

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This online course aims to introduce pharmacists to recognised principles of quality improvement. This course is a 4 hour self-directed fully online training programme.

Following the completion of this online component, pharmacists will have the option to enrol on a one day face to face programme which focuses on application of learnings to quality improvement in the supply of high-risk medicines.

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You must fully complete the online component before a booking can be made for the face-to-face workshop, instructions for which will be automatically provided once the online component has been completed. 

This online course aims to enable pharmacists to consider the communication styles, approaches and techniques that are most effective in dealing with the different stakeholders they are engaged with in their daily practice.

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This online course aims to equip pharmacists with the knowledge to deliver a safe and supportive service to patients prescribed anticoagulants. It should take approximately 6 hours to complete; however this does not have to take place over one sitting.  

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The aim of this programme is to help pharmacists develop the knowledge and skills to confidently manage interactions with patients with mental health issues, particularly in the optimisation of medicines use.

Pharmacists will have opportunities to learn and apply learning through the use of scenarios and reflective practice. This course is an 8 hour self-directed fully online training programme.

Following the completion of Lessons 1, 2, 3 and 4 of the online course, pharmacists will have the option to enrol in a face-to-face workshop or webinar where they can apply the learning gained from the online training programme through discussion, reflection and practical activities.

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For a list of available Supporting Mental Health in Pharmacy Practice Workshops Please click here.

Before you attend one of these workshops you must the first complete the MCQ for Lesson 1, Lesson 2, Lesson 3 & Lesson 4 of the online training programme. 

Once you have completed the required MCQ's you will be provided with an enrollment key which will allow you book select and book a date of your choice. 

This course is a fully online, self-directed course that looks at the principles of antimicrobial Prescribing, Pharmacology of antibiotics and the role of the pharmacist in implementing antimicrobial stewardship in the workplace. 

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This online course aims to further equip pharmacists in the provision of effective pharmaceutical care in older persons. It should take approximately 6 hours to complete; however this does not have to take place over one sitting.  

This course has been updated for 2017 .

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This online course aims to provide pharmacists with the knowledge to deliver evidence-based care to patients with diabetes. It should take approximately 10 hours to complete; however this does not have to take place over one sitting.  

This course has been updated for 2016 to reflect the most recent guidance published by NICE in December 2015.  

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This online course aims to equip pharmacists to promote effective management of hypertension and dyslipdaemia, thereby assisting patients to reduce their risk of CVD. It should take approximately 6 hours to complete; however this does not have to take place over one sitting.  

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