× Home About FPD Contact Us Media Courses Staff & Student Links Event Calendar

Link with us.

  Facebook   Instagram   LinkedIn   Youtube   Twitter   WhatsApp

Short Course in Dispensing for Healthcare Practitioners - Contact Tuition

Interests: Dispensing / Primary Health Care / Medicine / Lisense


Introduction

This course is based on the recommended standard for the dispensing course for prescribers in terms of Act 101 of 1965 as amended, which was developed by the South African Pharmacy Council, in consultation with the other statutory health councils.

Licencing with the relevant authority as a dispensing healthcare professional can only take place once the certi?cate is awarded.

The Dispensing Course is available through the Foundation for Professional Development (FPD) in association with the Health Science Academy.

Enquire Now





Who Should Enrol

This course is targeted at healthcare professionals, who are recognised as authorised prescribers and who are required to be licenced to dispense medicines in terms of regulation 18 of Act 101 of 1965 as amended.

Course Design

The Dispensing course leads to a certi?cate at NQF level 6. To obtain the certi?cate a minimum of 30 credits must be obtained. Each credit represents about 10 notional learning hours. The course is taught through distance education, training workshops are provided on request.

Course Content

This Dispensing Course is designed to enable healthcare professionals to dispense and to ensure the quality use of medicines prescribed to the patient to improve their health status. At the end of the course the participants will be able to:

  • identify and apply ethical, legal and therapeutic conside- rations in all facets of dispensing
  • evaluate prescriptions and assess the patient pro?le
  • dispense a prescription
  • manage the procurement and storage of medicines
  • advise patients to ensure quality use of medicines and improve health status

Assessment

Participants will be assessed through:

  • Portfolio of evidence.
  • Written questionnaire.
  • Dispensing Practical Exam - scheduled on a speci?c date.

Certification

Participants will receive a certi?cate from the Health Science Academy should they successfully complete the assessment process. This certi?cate must then be submitted in terms of regulation 18 of Act 101 of 1965, as amended. The course is accredited through SAMA for 30 CPD point on Level 2.

Fees


R 6 500.00 (Inclusive of VAT)

Limited spaces are available. To avoid disappointment, please book early.

Date Venue
27 Jan - 1 Feb 2020 Pretoria
25 - 29 Feb 2020 Pretoria
16 - 20 March 2020 Cape Town
23 - 27 March 2020 East London
30 March - 3 April 2020 Port Elizabeth
25 - 29 May 2020 Pretoria
22 - 26 July 2020 Pretoria
27 - 31 July 2020 Pretoria
27 - 31 July 2020 Cape Town
24 - 28 Aug 2020 Pretoria
28 Sept - 2 Oct 2020 Pretoria
26 - 30 Oct 2020 East London
26 - 30 Oct 2020 Pretoria
2 - 6 Nov 2020 Port Elizabeth
23 - 27 Nov 2020 Cape Town
25 - 29 Nov 2020 Pretoria