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Course Overview

Being a pharmacy professional, such as a pharmacy assistant, is a great scope to make a successful career in a promising sector. Especially for someone looking to freshly start somewhere, this field is great for kickstarting a career. But to be an efficient pharmacy assistant, you’ll need adequate training and proper guidance. This accredited professional level 5 diploma to be a professional pharmacy assistant will prepare you for just that. This comprehensive training course takes all the necessary topics and divides them up into 15 extensive modules, keeping the ease of the learners in mind.
You’ll be prepared to take any challenge and kickstart a career as a professional pharmacy assistant, taking your professional life to the next level. Also, the fact that this online course is a level 5 diploma increases your chance of securing a career in this field. This self-paced, comprehensive online course will enhance your existing skills related to this sector by taking them to the next level and equipping you with up-to-date skill training for taking on the challenges of tomorrow.

Key Topics to Be Covered

  • The basic ideas, history and development of the pharmaceutical industry 
  • The fundamentals of any pharmacy team 
  • The pharmacy team’s training, coaching and evaluation process, with necessary elaboration on each topic
  • Best practices in pharmacy, along with the rights and responsibilities of professionals in this field
  • Extensive training on key clinical skills for a profession in pharmacy
  • Health and safety in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Prescribing and providing medication as a professional in this field
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Learning Outcomes

  • Learn the basics of pharmacy, as a pharmacy assistant, with the best practices
  • Brush-up your knowledge (if any) of the pharmacy team
  • Familiarise yourself with the many standards of pharmacy professionals and the proper guidance to support them
  • Deepen your understanding of the roles, responsibilities and rights of pharmacy professionals 
  • Know the common and necessary pharmacy practices required to be an effective pharmacy assistant
  • Learn how to offer enhanced services 
  • Develop mandatory clinical pharmacy skills to be a professional pharmacy assistant
  • Familiarise yourself with the standard health and safety practices in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Know how to prescribe and supply medication, with extensive knowledge on responding to different symptoms

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Your Path to Success

On successful completion of this level 5 diploma training course, you will have a clear understanding of the fundamentals of the pharmaceutical industry and the role of a pharmacy assistant. You’ll also have knowledge of the best practices to be a professional pharmacy assistant and how to utilise the acquired skills in real life. You will have all the required clinical skills to be a professional pharmacy assistant, and will also know everything about responding to symptoms, prescribing and supplying medication and many more!

Skills You Will Gain

  • An introduction pharmacy along with its history and development
  • A clear understanding of how a pharmacy team works
  • Complete knowledge on the training, coaching and evaluation phases of a pharmacy team
  • Knowledge of the ins and outs of the standards for pharmacy professionals and guidance to support them
  • Develop an in-depth understanding of the rights and responsibilities of a pharmacy professional 
  • Enhance your expertise in clinical pharmacy skills
  • Excellent understanding of how to prescribe and supply medication 
  • Learn how to respond to different symptoms
  • Lean the necessary health and safety standards in the pharmaceutical industry

Is This Pharmacy Assistant Diploma Level 5 Right for You?

This course is right for anyone who wishes to gain in-depth knowledge and understanding of what it means to be a pharmacy assistant, how to be one in the real-life, and fast track their career with relevant high-valued skills. There are no specific entry requirements for this course and the learner has the freedom to choose between studying this course on a part-time or full-time basis.

Assessment Process

Once you have completed the modules in the course, your skills and knowledge will be tested with an automated multiple-choice assessment, after which you will receive instant results.

Showcase Your Accomplishment of New Skills: Get a Certification of Completion

Upon passing the assessment, you will receive proper certification that is recognised all over the UK as well as internationally. The PDF certificate is free of cost which you can download instantly upon completing the assessment or you can order it via online. You can also receive an original printed copy of the certificate for showcasing your achievement anywhere and everywhere, which will be sent to you by post. The postal fee for this printed copy is only £5.99, with no additional fees or expense.

Course Curriculum

Module 01: Introduction to Pharmacy
Introduction to Pharmacy 00:23:00
Module 02: History and Development of Pharmacy
History and Development of Pharmacy 00:25:00
Module 03: The Pharmacy Team
The Pharmacy Team 00:21:00
Module 04: Training of the Pharmacy Team
Training of the Pharmacy Team 00:40:00
Module 05: Coaching and Evaluation of the Pharmacy Team
Coaching and Evaluation of the Pharmacy Team 00:16:00
Module 06: Standards for Pharmacy Professionals
Standards for Pharmacy Professionals 00:32:00
Module 07: Guidance to Support the Standards for Pharmacy Professionals
Guidance to Support the Standards for Pharmacy Professionals – Part 01 00:45:00
Guidance to Support the Standards for Pharmacy Professionals – Part 02 00:39:00
Module 08: The Rights and Responsibilities of Pharmacy Professionals
The Rights and Responsibilities of Pharmacy Professionals 01:05:00
Module 09: Pharmacy Practice
Pharmacy Practice 00:53:00
Module 10: Clinical Pharmacy Skills
Clinical Pharmacy Skills 01:17:00
Module 11: Offering Enhanced Services
Offering Enhanced Services 01:06:00
Module 12: Prescribing
Prescribing 00:57:00
Module 13: Supplying Medication
Supplying Medication 00:46:00
Module 14: Responding to Symptoms
Responding to Symptoms 00:43:00
Module 15: Health and Safety in the Pharmaceutical Industry
Health and Safety in the Pharmaceutical Industry 00:40:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam – Pharmacy Assistant Diploma Level 5 00:20:00
Final Exam
Final Exam – Pharmacy Assistant Diploma Level 5 00:20:00
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