Accreditation Bundle - On Demand
- $160.00 incl. GST for members
- $480.00 incl. GST for non-members
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About the event
All courses within this bundle have been provided by College Education and Training, a business unit of Pharmaceutical Society of New Zealand Inc.
INTERNS PLEASE NOTE: Interns can only register and undertake the ECP, TMP and SOCs training courses after they have been issued a full Annual Practicing Certificate (in the pharmacist scope) from the Pharmacy Council of New Zealand.
Emergency Contraceptive Pill Training
Dr Orna McGinn - Live Webinar 6th July 2021 at 7.30pm (a recording of the presentation will be supplied after the event)
Orna works in Auckland as a GP with a special interest in women’s health, and since 2019 has been Clinical Director of Primary Care Women’s Health at Auckland District Health Board. She is an honorary senior lecturer at the University of Auckland, teaching on the Postgraduate Diploma of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Previously she has served on Pharmac’s sexual and reproductive health subcommittee, and as the Clinical Director of Easthealth Primary Health Organisation in East Auckland.
Teaching at workshops, conferences and via webinars since 2016, Orna is keen to enable colleagues working in the community to acquire the knowledge and practical skills necessary to offer a range of essential women’s health services. In this way she hopes to help New Zealand move towards being able to provide equitable access to these services for all women.
Only pharmacists who are accredited by the Pharmacy Council of New Zealand are able to supply the Emergency Contraceptive Pill (ECP) without prescription. College Education and Training provides the training programme which allows pharmacists to become accredited providers of the ECP.
Course materials will be available online. You will be required to: Read the materials and consider the cases and scenarios. Listen to the Webinar recording. Complete the Assessment Questions, Part A (20 multiple choice questions, 3 attempts -100%) and Part B (10 scenario questions, 3 attempts - 100%). Assessments will be completed online using My Learning on the Pharmaceutical Society Website.
Upon completion of this course, pharmacists will be able to:
- Explain contraceptive methods, modes of action, preparations, contraindications and side effects
- Identify types of emergency contraception and products. Explain their mode of action, efficacy, contraindications, interactions and side effects
- Recognise when the Emergency Contraceptive Pill (ECP) is appropriate
- Recognise situations requiring referral to other health professionals
- Appropriately advise and counsel patients who require the ECP
- Explain Best Practice Guidelines for the Supply by Pharmacists of the ECP
Trimethoprim Accreditation Training
Dr Juliet Elvy
This distance training programme is designed to allow pharmacists to become accredited providers of Trimethoprim. Only accredited pharmacists may sell Trimethoprim.
On completion of this course, pharmacists will be able to:
- Identify the signs and symptoms of urinary tract infections (UTI’s)
- List the side effects, contraindications and interactions of trimethoprim
- Identify when the supply of trimethoprim is appropriate
- Identify situations requiring referral to other health professionals
- Advise and counsel patients who require trimethoprim
- Describe the current antimicrobial resistance situation with regards to trimethoprim in New Zealand
Selected Oral Contraceptives Reclassification
Dr Kirstie Harris, Lucy Halsey and Bob Buckham
Only pharmacists who successfully complete this Pharmacy Council of New Zealand and Pharmaceutical Society of New Zealand approved training programme are able to supply the selected oral contraceptives without prescription. College Education and Training provides the training programme.
The first section of the course will take you through the clinical considerations such as the mechanism of action for oral contraception, advantages and disadvantages of use, the ‘generations’ of pills, contraindications, common drug interactions, rules around contraceptive safety. You will also learn about other forms of contraception and have a brief overview of sexually transmitted infections and cervical screening. You will also learn about how to conduct a pill teaching session.
The second section of the course will take you through the eligibility criteria, the SOCs available for pharmacist supply, clinical risk factors to consider, patient counselling and criteria to enable resupply. You will also learn about the regulatory requirements and professional obligations when supplying the SOCs as well as be guided to the supporting information, guidance and tools.
Cancellation and Refund Policy:
Payment must be received before your course materials will be made available to you. Confirmation and access details will be forwarded to your preferred email address once your registration has been processed.
Access to this online course will expire six months after payment is received.
By enrolling in this training, you are confirming that all work undertaken within this training programme and assessment answers are your own. If there are grounds to believe that cheating or plagiarism has occurred, we will investigate and your work may be disallowed and you will be unable to complete the training.