Providing medicines information is an essential part of pharmacy practice. SHPAs Electronic Medicines Information Training course is an interactive resource to help pharmacists provide expert advice about medicines. Especially suitable for students, interns and early career pharmacists, it provides an introduction to the specialty practice area of medicines information. The course is also suitable for any pharmacist seeking to enhance their daily practice and impact on patient care.

Comprising two foundation modules and 22 subject modules this course will help you:

  • Understand the process of receiving a medicines information enquiry and providing medicines information
  • Know what questions to ask to obtain further information
  • Find the most appropriate sources of information
  • Evaluate the information available
  • Use clinical knowledge and critical thinking to apply the information to the context of a question or problem
  • Communicate a response in plain language, that has an appropriate level of detail and is tailored to the needs of the enquirer
  • Understand legal and ethical issues that may affect the provision of information about medicines