CPD

Pharmacology for Podiatrists (Single Module)

This online 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. 

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

 

 

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).

Key details

Start date: January each year. For confirmation of start date, please contact the staff member named below.

Duration: TBC part-time

Outcomes: 15* credit points at SCQF Level 11.

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.

Location/Delivery: Online learning with tutor support

Fees: TBC for January 2020 entry*.

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:  John Veto +44 (0)131 474 0000.

*It is likely that this module will move to a 20 credit module for the next intake in January 2020. If this progresses, the fee should be £885.

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