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Louise Cogan

Louise Cogan

Course Leader in Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Pharmacy Practice

School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences

Maudland Building, MB026

+44 (0) 1772 89 5839

lscogan@uclan.ac.uk

Subject Areas: Pharmacy and Pharmacology

Louise is Course Leader for the Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Pharmacy Practice and Joint Course Leader for the MPharm programme. She is also Placement and Pre-registration Coordinator for the MPharm students, and regularly practises as a Community Pharmacist.

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Louise graduated in Pharmacy from Liverpool John Moores University in 1997 and started a career as a pharmacist with Boots Chemists, holding a variety of pharmacist positions, before becoming Pharmacy Manager and then Store Manager.

In 2002 she was appointed as Boots Teacher Practitioner at Liverpool John Moores University. This role combined university teaching with training within Boots for summer students, pre-registration students, accuracy checking technicians and home and overseas pharmacists.

She completed her Clinical Diploma (De Montfort University) in 2003.

In 2008 she joined UCLan as Teacher Practitioner, combining university work with regular practice as a community pharmacist. She led on the development of the Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Pharmacy Practice, and has been Course Leader for this programme since its first intake of students in 2010.

She gained her Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy in 2011, after completing her Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education.

She is Placement and Pre-registration Coordinator for the MPharm students, and has recently been appointed as Joint Course Leader for this programme.

Louise is currently undertaking a Postgraduate Certificate in Research and Evaluation at Keele University, and hopes to follow this with a Professional Doctorate in Pharmacy.

Louise is also a registration assessment question writer for the General Pharmaceutical Council, a member of the University Peer Observation team, and a member of the Medicines, Ethics and Practice advisory group for Royal Pharmaceutical Society.

 

Publications

Contributor to ‘Integrated Pharmacy Case Studies’ by Francis, Smith, Malkinson, Constanti and Taylor. Pharmaceutical Press 2015

Contributor to ‘Medicines, Ethics and Practice – the professional guide for pharmacists. Royal Pharmaceutical Society. Published annually

Memberships

General Pharmaceutical Council

Royal Pharmaceutical Society

Academic Pharmacists Group

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

External Activities

Registration assessment question writer for the General Pharmaceutical Council

Member of the Medicines, Ethics and Practice advisory group for Royal Pharmaceutical Society

Teaching Activities

 

Course Leader for Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Pharmacy Practice

Joint Course Leader for MPharm programme

Final year Module Tutor

Placement Coordinator

Preregistration Coordinator

Teaching of pharmacy law and ethics across all years of MPharm