Therapeutics and Medicines Management Distance Learning Modules and Short Course Programmes
Students can put together a pathway that best suits their needs by combining modules into a Short Course Programme (30 credits). Some of the most popular programmes are
Short Course Programme in Long-Term Conditions - This is particularly suitable for people working in primary care with patients with a wide range of long-term conditions. Students study any six modules from the following: Asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Depression, Hypertension, Heart Failure, Ischaemic Heart Disease, Type 1 Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes, Upper Gastrointestinal Disease or Patient Monitoring in Practice.
Short Course Programme in Mental Health - This is particularly suitable for people working in mental health services. Students study any six modules from the following: Depression, Dementia (available Autumn 2012), Substance Misuse, Schizophrenia (available Autumn 2012), Alcohol Use and Misuse, Bipolar Affective Disorder.
Short Course Programme in Pharmacy Services - This is particularly suitable for pharmacists working in community practice. Students study any six modules from the following: Skills for MURs - Practice Certificate in MURs, Skills for MURs - MURs in practice, Patient Monitoring in Practice, Pharmacy Management (Parts 1 and 2), Skills for Public Health and Minor Ailments - Pain, Minor Ailments - Infections and Infestations.