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Modules PHT502, PHT501, PHT509 & PHT505 will be taught during 2011-2012

Modules PHT406, PHT402, PHT405 & PHT407 will be taught during 2012-2013

MSc - a series of research methods training days will be held throughout the year, commencing in January each year.

Module PHT406 - 20 credits

Medicines Management
Aims:
 To enable the student to develop and implement management systems through a partnership between the patient and health care professionals.

Module PHT402 - 20 credits

Medicines Management and the Cardiovascular System
Aims:  
To enable the student to offer a patient focussed quality service, providing management of prescribed drug therapies for patients at risk or suffering from cardiovascular diseases, through a partnership between the patient and health care professionals.

Module PHT403 - 10 credits

Medicines Management and Respiratory Disorders
Aims:  To enable the student to offer a patient focussed quality service, providing management of prescribed drug therapies for respiratory disorders, through a partnership between the patient and health care professionals.

Module PHT407 - 10 credits

Medicines Management and Gastrointestinal Disorders
Aims:  To enable the student to offer a patient focussed quality service, providing management of prescribed drug therapies for given gastro-intestinal disorders through a partnership between the patient and health care professionals.

Module PHT501 - 20 credits

Medicines Management and the Endocrine System
Aims:  To enable the student to offer a patient focussed quality service, providing management of prescribed drug therapies at risk or suffering from diabetes, and thyroid disorders, through a partnership between the patient and health care professionals

Module PHT502 - 20 credits

Public Health in Community Pharmacy
Aims:  To enable the student to offer a pro-active approach to public health based on current evidence,to meet local and national government healthcare strategies and targets.

Module PHT505 - 10 credits

Management and Treatment of Skin Disorders
Aims:  To enable the student to offer a patient focussed quality service, providing management of prescribed drug therapies for patients with skin disorders

Module PHT509 - 10 credits

Medicines Management and the Central Nervous System (CNS)
Aims:  To enable the student to offer a patient focussed quality service, providing management of prescribed drug therapies for patients with mental health disorders, through a partnership between the patient and health care professionals.

 

MSc - 60 credits

Research Modules  (Protocol design and dissertation)

Aims:  To provide a basic understanding of each component involved in carrying out a research project and to utilise this knowledge in completing an MSc dissertation.

Stand-alone modules

This diploma has been developed for pharmacists practising in community and primary care throughout the UK. However, pharmacists practising in different areas, or other healthcare professionals, who identify a module that meets their continual professional development, will be considered for eligibility to take a free-standing module. The programme is structured so that students can improve their therapeutic knowledge and understanding for a given topic whilst developing new skills within the frame work of an individual model. Each module is rated as a single or double module and awarded a number of credits as indicated above.The credit rating system is recognised by other universities. Prospective students can elect to register for the Diploma, Certificate or for an individual module.

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