MSc Advancing Clinical Pharmacy Practice with Extended Placement
Why choose Herts?
Teaching Excellence: You will be taught by Clinical experts using excellent clinical simulation facilities.
Work-Related Learning: You will undertake Clinical Placements in local NHS Trusts.
Employment Opportunities: Our graduates work as pharmacists in a range of clinical settings from regional hospitals and clinics to international private healthcare organisations.
Due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, examinations may be replaced by an alternative form of assessment during the academic year 2020/2021. Please refer to the Programme Specification on these pages for further details.
About the course
The purpose of the Clinical Pharmacy Practice programme is to enable pharmacists who have at least 6 months patient-facing post registration experience to develop advanced knowledge skills and attributes in the professional practice of Pharmacy and ensure safe, effective and rational use of medicines. The programme will provide a wide range of opportunities to enable individuals to develop an in depth understanding of the evidence base and safety framework for healthcare and medicines management. The programme offers the opportunity for multi-professional working with others who are involved in the provision of health care. The changes in healthcare and the implications for the changing role of Pharmacists are integral to the development of this programme. Patient safety and medicines optimisation are integral to the goals of developing healthcare services and is fundamental to safe effective and rational use of medicines.
MSc Advancing Clinical Pharmacy Practice
This programme provides an opportunity to study a wide range of pharmacy practice, medicines management and public health related theory and to explore the professional practice of pharmacy in a clinical setting.
MSc Advancing Clinical Pharmacy Practice with extended placement
This pathway builds on the MSc Advancing Clinical Pharmacy Practice to allow students to demonstrate an advanced knowledge and systematic understanding of pharmaceutical care delivery in a hospital setting. This will be achieved by students undertaking 6 months of clinical rotations based in local NHS hospitals.
What will I study?
Our school, at the University of Hertfordshire offers world-class teaching and learning facilities, including Europe's largest medical simulation laboratory.
Take a virtual tour of our facilities at the School of Life and Medical Science.
|Clinical Pharmacy in Practice||45 Credits||Compulsory|
|Core Competencies in Pharmacy Practice||30 Credits||Compulsory|
|Leadership in Practice||30 Credits||Compulsory|
|Project (ACPP)||60 Credits||Compulsory|
|Work-Based Learning for Pharmacists||15 Credits||Compulsory|
|Extended Clinical Placement||60 Credits||Compulsory|
Dr Claire Hough
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Dr Nada Shebl
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Further course information
|Course fact sheets|
|MSc Advancing Clinical Pharmacy Practice with Extended Placement||Download|
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