Development of a Vocational Training Foundation Programme for Pharmacy Technicians
Chair: Val Findlay, National Co-ordinator Pharmacy Support Staff Educational Development, NES
Arlene Turnbull, Pharmacy Technician, NHS Forth Valley and NES
This workshop will summarise the development of a Vocational Training Foundation Programme for Pharmacy Technicians in Scotland
Development of experiential learning in Scotland
Chair: Dr Ailsa Power, Associate Postgraduate Pharmacy Dean, NES
Dr Anne Boyter, University of Strathclyde
Alyson Brown, Robert Gordon University
Heather Harrison, Principal Lead (Initial Education and Training for Pharmacists), NES
Gail Craig, Principal Lead (Pre-Registration Pharmacist Scheme (PRPS), NES
Fiona McMillan, Principal Lead (Vocational Training), NES
This workshop will update delegates on the progress of experiential learning in relation to undergraduate, pre-registration, and vocational training.
Pharmacy Teams Working in General Practice - interim review of the national evaluation
Chair: Fiona Reid, Principal Lead (Prescribing and Clinical Skills), NES
Dr Catriona Matheson, Health Research Consultant
Professor Derek Stewart, Robert Gordon University
Dr Katie MacLure, Robert Gordon University
This workshop will explore some of the interim findings from the national evaluation currently being undertaken by the 2 Schools of Pharmacy in Scotland. Delegates will be invited to explore education and training requirements for this workforce.
GPhC: What’s new in relation to education
Chair: Evelyn McPhail, Director of Pharmacy, NHS Fife
Lynsey Cleland, Director for Scotland, General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC)
Osama Ammar, Head of Revalidation, GPhC
Juliette Becuwe, Policy Officer, GPhC
This workshop will provide an update on anticipated GPhC developments in relation to new initial education and training standards, the introduction of revalidation and potential changes to prescribing supervision, and the impact on education for Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians.