This CPD module is about current thinking on patient safety in community pharmacy. It will look at the importance of reporting patient safety incidents, barriers and enablers to doing this, incident management and the process that occurs after an incident is reported.
To provide principles that community pharmacy teams can embed into their practice and use when reporting and learning from patient safety incidents.
After reading this module, pharmacy technicians will:
Kate Livesey, senior policy and programmes adviser and patient safety lead at the Company Chemists’ Association.
This CPD module is designed for community pharmacy technicians to use as part of their continuing professional development. Reflection exercises have been included to help start you off in the CPD learning cycle.
Record your learning and how you applied it in your practice using the action and evaluation record at the end of this module, which will then be stored in your personal learning log. You must be registered on the website to do this.
Continuing professional development (CPD) is a statutory requirement for pharmacy technicians. Completion of this module will contribute to the nine pieces of CPD that must be recorded a year, as stipulated by the GPhC.
Click here to download a PDF of the module as it appeared in print. You can still use your online learning log to record your learning outcomes and impact on your practice.
Originally Published by Training Matters