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Certificate in Clinical Skills for Ward Pharmacists Module 3: Gastro-Intestinal Pharmacotherapeutics and Endocrine Pharmacother

10 General Points Only R 1 008.77 (incl VAT)


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Introduction

The Course is intended for pharmacists with a keen interest in paediatrics and neonatal pharmacology. It covers an overview of paediatric and neonatal conditions including pathophysiology, therapeutic drug monitoring of drugs used.


Course Content

Key issues covered include:

  • Paediatric population pharmacokinetics
  • Safe dosing and interventions (unlicensed versus licensed)
  • Paediatric formulations
  • Medication errors and prescription monitoring
  • Paediatric Dosing Calculations

Course Design

At the end of this course the student should be able to:

  1. Be aware of best practice in dealing with the most common paediatric clinical problems; from general care to more specialised care
  2. Have a good understanding on weight appropriate dosing for safer purchasing and administration of medicines to paediatrics
  3. Understand the pharmacokinetics and dynamics of paediatrics and apply this knowledge in practice
  4. Set out standard operating procedures to make their paediatric pharmacy practice safer and more effective and look at ways to measure success
  5. Know where to access paediatric information resources

Accreditation

Accredited according to HCPSA's Medical and Dental Board Guidelines for Healthcare Professionals for 10 Clinical CEU's on Level 2.

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