Entry and Admissions
Short Course / CPD
School of Health Sciences
No Partner College
Thursday 17th November 2016, 6-9pm
This evening workshop will cover basic pharmacology including pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics and these concepts will be linked to contemporary physiotherapy practice. This workshop will also cover principles and issues in prescribing to help optimise medicines management for patients for those who are not prescribers. It will also give an insight into the benefits of prescribing skills for non-medical practitioners.
Who should attend:
This event is aimed at all physiotherapists who are not qualified prescribers.
Learning Environment & Assessment:
Attendance without examination
Gillian is a senior lecturer at UCLAN, teaching on the Non-medical prescribing programme and is course leader for injection therapy. She also works as an Advanced MSK physiotherapy practitioner at Salford Royal Hospitals NHS Trust. She qualified as a non-medical prescriber in 2009.
Learning outcome & aims
- Be able to describe basic pharmacology processes
- Be able to describe key prescribing principles
- Discuss and debate wider issues of prescribing and their relationship to physiotherapy practice
- Consider benefits and limitations of prescribing
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These workshops are available as part of the Service Level Agreement which UCLan has with a number of local NHS Trusts. If you wish to apply using this funding please gain the support of your line manager and complete the online application through www.cpd-applynw.nhs.uk
Alternatively, self-funding applicants please book online at www.uclan.ac.uk/healthcpdworkshops
If you have any questions about the workshop please contact us:
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