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Master Class: Paediatrics for Pharmacists

3 Clinical Points Only R 605.27 (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

Upon successful completion of this training participants will:

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

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

    This is an online course. Participants have 3 months to complete the assessment process from date of registration.


    Who Should Enroll

    Pharmacists


    Accreditation

    Accredited according to HCPSA's Medical and Dental Board Guidelines for Healthcare Professionals for 3 Clinical CEU's on Level 2.

    Certification

    To qualify for the certificate of completion for this short course, participants should successfully complete the assessment process.


    Assessment

    Participants will be assessed by means of a multiple choice questionnaire.


    Course Fee

    R 600.00 Inclusive of all VAT & Taxes where applicable. This includes all study material & assessment.


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