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

IIOP Online Courses

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This online training programme is divided into 4 distinct and separately assessed modules:

  1. Delivering a Pharmacy-based Vaccination Service*
  2. The Administration of Influenza Vaccination
  3. The Administration of Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccination
  4. The Administration of Herpes Zoster Vaccination

Pharmacists can choose which module(s) they wish to undertake depending on which vaccination service(s) they wish to deliver during the course of their pharmacy practice.

*The Delivering a Pharmacy-based Vaccination Service covers how to prepare the pharmacist, pharmacy team and premises for the delivery of a vaccination service. You must complete this course in order to supply and administer any of the vaccinations. If you are an experienced vaccinator you do not have to complete this course but you may want to in order to refresh your skills. In this context an experienced vaccinator is someone who completed PSI accredited seasonal influenza vaccination training (either live or online) in 2015 and vaccinated patients for two consecutive years in the last four years.

 Please note:  you must complete the relevant online vaccine specific courses (Influenza, Pneumococcal and Herpes Zoster)  each year, regardless of your experience, in order to administer vaccines to patients.

 

The programme is a self-directed fully online training programme which may take up to 10 hours to complete.

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

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.

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

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. 

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. 

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. 

 

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 2016 .

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

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.  

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

 

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.

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

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.  

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

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.

Please Note:

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. 

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 this online course, pharmacists will have the option to enrol in a face to face workshop where they can apply the learning gained from the online training programme through discussion, reflection and practical activities.

Please Note:

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

 You must fully complete the online course before a booking can be made for this workshop, instructions for booking onto the workshop will be automatically provided once the online course has been completed.

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. This course has been updated for 2016, with the following changes:

  • New-Pre course assessment
  • New- Pre course competency and confidence assessment to ascertain current levels of knowledge
  • New- Course appearance and design have been changed to make them more responsive and easier to navigate
  • New- Information on completing a CPD cycle (video) has been added
  • New- Post course competency and confidence assessment to ascertain improved knowledge has been added
  • Update- Learning outcomes have been updated
  • Update- Some changes to MCQ assessment have been implemented

No significant changes have been made to clinical content of the course.

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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.  

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