Pharm-Assist by MWNM3s

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									   Pharm-Assist
Placement Based Learning Within the Undergraduate
                 Pharmacy MPharm Degree at the
                      University of Wolverhampton

                       Naz Khideja and David Gay
                                  Pharmacy Dept
MPharm Degree

   4 year programme
   Safe and effective practitioners
   Role has moved away from just dispensing
   Undergraduate programme must reflect and
    prepare students fro the changing climate
   A fifth year pre-registration
Areas of Pharmacy

   Community pharmacy
   Clinical hospital pharmacy
   Industry
   Primary care pharmacy
   Others
Placement Programme
Visit   Year of course   Number      Group Size   Module towards which visit shall contribute
                         of visits




C               1               1          1      Introduction to Pharmacy Practice

H                               1          6

C            2                  1          1      Pharmacy Practice II

H                               1          6      Pharmacy Practice II

C               3               1          1      Clinical Pharmacy I

H                               8          6

C           4                   1          1      Clinical Pharmacy II

H                               8          6

PCT/                            1          4
GP-P
Community Pharmacy

   Year 1 – Introduction
   Year 2 – Counselling
   Year 3 – Clinical services
   Year 4 – Pharmacy and public health

   Lloyds Pharmacy, Midcounties Co-op, The
    Co-operative, CG Murrays Healthcare, Adam
    Myers, Priory Pharmacy etc
Other sectors

   Hospital
    –   New cross hospital
    –   Manor hospital
    –   Russells Hall hospital
   Primary Care - PCTs
    –   Walsall, South Staffs, Dudley, Wolverhampton,
        Sandwell, Telford and Wrekin
Feedback and Evaluation

   Student
    –   Positive influence
    –   Enjoyable experience
    –   Contextualises learning
   Mentors
    –   Helps with CPD
    –   Up to date knowledge
Other Support

   Vacational Work
   Careers fair
   Prizes sponsored by local stakeholders
Further Research

   Do placement providers recruit from
    undergraduate placements?
   Do placements affect student choice of future
    profession branch?
   Are placements representative of the
    pharmacist role?
Questions?

								
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