Pre-registration Training

The ProPharmace Way
 
The ProPharmace pre-registration training programme offers a unique and unparalleled training experience.  Having successfully supported thousands of pre-registration trainee pharmacists through their learning journey, and with a 100% recommendation from past trainees, we are pleased to launch our 2018-19 training programme. Take a look at the interactive timeline below to find out more about the programme.

The Pre-Registration Programme

2018

Day 1: Induction & Community Pharmacy

Day 1 of the programme introduces the GPhC registration assessment framework and how to meet performance standards. Other workshops covered on this day include Part 1 of the Master Calculations Series, principles of promoting healthier lifestyles, as well as consultation skills and behavioural change as a tool to support health promotion. Trainees will also have the opportunity to take part in minor ailments scenarios and a skin conditions workshop on how to recognise the red flag symptoms that differentiate minor illness from major disease.

Day 2: Clinical Pharmacy

This day will include a baseline minor ailments assessment and part two of the Master Calculations Series. The day will also include workshops on the ‘Gastro-intestinal System’, a medium weighting therapeutic area and ‘the Cardiovascular System’, a high weighting therapeutic area.

Day 3: Clinical Pharmacy

Day 3 includes the final part of the Master Calculations Series. The day includes workshops on the Respiratory System, a medium weighting therapeutic area and the nervous system, a high weighting therapeutic area.

Day 4: Clinical Pharmacy

This day will include a full Mock Calculations Assessment. Workshops on day 4 will include ‘Infections’, a high weighting therapeutic area and the ‘Genito-Urinary System’ a medium weighting therapeutic area. Workshops will include analysis and interpretation of case studies and discussing how medicines should be optimised to achieve the best patient outcomes.

2019

Day 5: Clinical Pharmacy

Day 5 covers the ‘Endocrine System’, a high weighting therapeutic area, which includes identifying and discussing case studies on Diabetes and Thyroid conditions and longterm condition management. The day also includes a practical workshop on insulin devices, as well as using resources effectively and interpreting information from a number of resources that will appear in the GPhC registration assessment.

Day 6: First Aid Training

Day 6 is a practical training day in which you will be required to demonstrate an awareness of first aid skills and knowledge in line with GPhC performance standard C.2.10. At the end of the day you will receive your certificate in First Aid.

Day 7: Law & Ethics

This day focuses on Law and Ethics, with various workshops to develop an understanding of the laws and acts that affect the practice of pharmacists. Concepts of ethical decision making, liability, accountability and professional responsibility will also be covered on this day, as well as legal requirements associated with responsible pharmacist regulations and CD regulations.

Day 8 Mock Registration Assessment

This day allows trainees to sit full length Part 1 and Part 2 GPhC Mock registration assessment papers under timed conditions in order to identify areas of the GPhC registration assessment framework where further knowledge and application is required. Mock Papers will be returned to trainees on the final day to aid their revision.

Day 9: Exam Preparation

On the final day of the programme performance on the mock assessment will be reviewed and exam techniques and revision tips in preparation for the GPhC registration assessment will be discussed. The day will also provide the opportunity to identify further learning needs and will enable exploration of learning points from previous sittings of the GPhC registration assessment whilst practicing exam style questions.

The Pre-Registration Programme

2018

Day 1: Induction & Community Pharmacy

Day 1 of the programme introduces the GPhC registration assessment framework and how to meet performance standards. Other workshops covered on this day include Part 1 of the Master Calculations Series, principles of promoting healthier lifestyles, as well as consultation skills and behavioural change as a tool to support health promotion. Trainees will also have the opportunity to take part in minor ailments scenarios and a skin conditions workshop on how to recognise the red flag symptoms that differentiate minor illness from major disease.

Day 2: Clinical Pharmacy

This day will include a baseline minor ailments assessment and part two of the Master Calculations Series. The day will also include workshops on the ‘Gastro-intestinal System’, a medium weighting therapeutic area and ‘the Cardiovascular System’, a high weighting therapeutic area.

Day 3: Clinical Pharmacy

Day 3 includes the final part of the Master Calculations Series. The day includes workshops on the Respiratory System, a medium weighting therapeutic area and the nervous system, a high weighting therapeutic area.

Day 4: Clinical Pharmacy

This day will include a full Mock Calculations Assessment. Workshops on day 4 will include ‘Infections’, a high weighting therapeutic area and the ‘Genito-Urinary System’ a medium weighting therapeutic area. Workshops will include analysis and interpretation of case studies and discussing how medicines should be optimised to achieve the best patient outcomes.

2019

Day 5: Clinical Pharmacy

Day 5 covers the ‘Endocrine System’, a high weighting therapeutic area, which includes identifying and discussing case studies on Diabetes and Thyroid conditions and longterm condition management. The day also includes a practical workshop on insulin devices, as well as using resources effectively and interpreting information from a number of resources that will appear in the GPhC registration assessment.

Day 6: First Aid Training

Day 6 is a practical training day in which you will be required to demonstrate an awareness of first aid skills and knowledge in line with GPhC performance standard C.2.10. At the end of the day you will receive your certificate in First Aid.

Day 7: Law & Ethics

This day focuses on Law and Ethics, with various workshops to develop an understanding of the laws and acts that affect the practice of pharmacists. Concepts of ethical decision making, liability, accountability and professional responsibility will also be covered on this day, as well as legal requirements associated with responsible pharmacist regulations and CD regulations.

Day 8 Mock Registration Assessment

This day allows trainees to sit full length Part 1 and Part 2 GPhC Mock registration assessment papers under timed conditions in order to identify areas of the GPhC registration assessment framework where further knowledge and application is required. Mock Papers will be returned to trainees on the final day to aid their revision.

Day 9: Exam Preparation

On the final day of the programme performance on the mock assessment will be reviewed and exam techniques and revision tips in preparation for the GPhC registration assessment will be discussed. The day will also provide the opportunity to identify further learning needs and will enable exploration of learning points from previous sittings of the GPhC registration assessment whilst practicing exam style questions.

What we do differently

 

High Quality

We are committed to delivering a high quality training experience with content mapped to the GPhC framework, up-to- date and evidence based

Expert Trainers

Our expert trainers have one thing in common; they are passionate about supporting pre-registration trainees

Exclusive Tools & Resources

We invest in new content and digital learning tools each year to give trainees the best chance of passing the registration assessment

RPS Accredited

This means that we meet recognised Royal Pharmaceutical Society standards
and are committed to pursuing excellence

Track record

We’ve been delivering pre-registration since 2006. With over 500 trainees currently enrolled on our programmes, we are one of the leading pre-registration training providers in the UK

Locations

With over 7 locations around the country, you are bound to find a location that suits you

Collaboration

We collaborate with the largest student organisations, the PDA and BPSA to deliver additional conferences throughout the year

Support Trainees & Tutors in Difficulty

In case you face any problems, we can support you to overcome the
hurdles

How much does the programme cost?

The full programme, including online tools & resources, costs £1100 plus VAT
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