This module has been validated by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and will lead to annotation on the HCPC register for the use of prescription only medicines available to podiatrists. It can be studied on its own, can contribute to the MSc Podiatry or studied as part of the MSc Podiatric Surgery. 

Please note: although a start date is specified in the Course Overview box opposite, this may not represent the actual start date. For confirmation of start date, please contact the staff member named on (the Key details tab) this page.

 

 

Structure

You will access the lecture content online through the internet and QMU's virtual learning environment, the Hub.

The module will cover:

  • The principles of pharmacodynamics
  • The principles of pharmacokinetics
  • The action and use of antibiotic and antifungal drugs used in podiatry
  • The action and use of drugs used for disorders of the Cardiovascular system
  • Central and peripheral nervous system, respiratory system, endocrine system, and drugs related to the management of musculoskeletal conditions
  • The MHRA (Medicine and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency) and the Yellow Card Scheme
  • Pharmaceutical care for Podiatrists

Modules

Entry requirements

You are required to be annotated on the HCPC register for the use of local anaesthetics and should be educated to ordinary degree level (BSc).

Professional registration

This module has been validated by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and will lead to annotation on the HCPC register for the use of prescription only medicines available to podiatrists.

Key details

Start date: September 2017

Duration: TBC

Outcomes: 15 credit points at SCQF Level 11. Please see individual course for SCQF outcome. SCQF = Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework.

Location/Delivery: Online learning with tutor support

Fees: To view the fee for this single module, visit the Fees and Charges page,  select the appropriate year for entry (Postgraduate) and look under ‘Postgraduate Laboratory/ Studio-Based Courses’.

Application: You can apply online for the Pharmacology for Podiatrists module through the MSc Podiatry/ MSc Podiatry by Distance e-Learning postgraduate course page. When completing your application, please mark yourself as an Associate student and include the name of the module in the designated field on the form.

For further information, including application process, please contact: Graeme Morrison +44 (0)131 474 0000.

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Course Overview

Duration
See course description
Start Date
September 2017
Study Abroad
No
Fees & Funding