Accredited training courses A handy list of courses with the RPS stamp of approval.

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We're committed to raising the standards of education and training to support the professional development of our members and the wider healthcare team. 

Our aim is to set the standards for training, development and education for pharmacists and their teams, enabling them to advance, specialise and develop against the changing needs of patients and the public. 

We are dedicated to providing access to a roadmap of quality assured education, training and development opportunities mapped to the RPS career stages, to every member through our accreditation service. 

RPS accreditation enables you to identify high quality materials and events to support your professional development, and ultimately patient care.

 

Events

Hospital Pharmacy Management Program

Spirant Communication

18 June 2019

Optimising Anticoagulant Care: Are you in?

Succinct Comms

21 September 2019

 


Published materials

  Provider Valid until

Support the Use of Medication in Social Care Settings

The Medication Training Company

31 June 2019

 


Training courses and programmes

Medication Training

Assessing Staff Competence to Administer Medication


The Medication Training Company

31 June 2019

HepEd Liver e-training programme; Virology, Anatomy of the Liver and Drug Drug Interactions (DDI) modules

AbbVie Ltd

26 May 2019

Safe Medication Management in Social Care Settings

Lynskeys Care Services Consultancy

5 July 2019

Advanced Pharmacy Leadership Programme

Welsh Centre for Pharmacy Professional Education (WCPPE)

17 July 2019

PROTECT:Module 2: Optimising over-the-counter (OTC) treatment of acid reflux – communicating with your patient

Lucid

21 July 2019

Medicines Management Care Home Training

Nottingham CityCare Partnership 

8 November 2019

Women's Health, Modules 1-5

Pfizer

2 December 2019

Medication Training: Train the Trainers  Programme

Inpharma Ltd

15 January 2020

Pre Registration Study Day Programme

Green Light

30 January 2020

I2I Programme (Insight to Implementation Programme); Training Clinical Pharmacists to Better Manage Diabetes in GP Practices

Soar Beyond

1 May 2020

Nutrition training modules

Pfizer

10 May 2020

HC One Medicines Training Programme

HC One

10 July 2020

The Management of Colic, training for Pharmacists and pharmacy assistants

FleishmanHillard Fishburn on behalf of Crosscare Ltd

10 October 2020

Safe Administration of Medication, foundation training programme

Martha Mc Ginn Taining and Consultancy

29 October 2020

NEVA- online multi-media interactive training

Valneva UK

30 October 2020

Medicines Management Technician Training Programme Handbook

HCA Healthcare UK

7 March 2021

Optimising over-the-counter (OTC) management of acid reflux - how safe are PPIs?

Lucid Partners Ltd

17 May 2021

Alcura Pharmacy Training Programme

Alcura Healthcare

01 June 2021

Medication Management Module

ActivePharma Care Training

25 June 2021

Medicines Administration

Creative Support

27 June 2021

Excellence in Heart Failure Medicines Optimisation

Medicines Management Solutions

17 July 2021

AMD

Dry Eyes

Bausch + Lomb

25 July 2021

Excellence in Asthma Failure Medicines Optimisation

Medicines Management Solutions

14 September 2021

Key Medication Module

Assessing Medication Competency

First4Healthtraining.com

09 January 2022

Pharmacoeconomics

Gastrointestinal Tract (GIT)

Lymphoma / Multiple Myeloma

Patient Counselling

PharmaTEL

10 January 2022


Training providers

RPS accredited training providers

  Accreditation awarded

Boots UK

July 2014

Buttercups Training Ltd

May 2015

Numark Ltd

September 2015

Harper Adams University

October 2015

ProPharmace Ltd

December 2015

Opus Pharmacy Services Ltd

October 2016

Reckitt Benckiser UK

December 2016

Emergency Care Gateway Ltd (ECG)

June 2017

AIT Medihelp

January 2018

Celesio UK

May 2018

 

Foundation training providers

  Accreditation awarded

Rowlands Pharmacy

October 2015

Boots UK

November 2015

The United Kingdom Clinical Pharmacy Association (UKCPA)

April 2016

The British Pharmaceutical Nutrition Group (BPNG)

April 2017

 

Pharmacy Foundation Schools

  Accreditation awarded

University College London - King's College London

2015

Liverpool John Moores University

2015

Cardiff University

2015

Northern Ireland Centre for Pharmacy Learning and Development (NICPLD)

2016

University of Manchester, School of Pharmacy

2016

NHS Education for Scotland (NES)

2017

University of Reading

2017

 

Faculty training providers

  Accreditation awarded

Pharmacy Management Ltd

October 2015

The United Kingdom Clinical Pharmacy Association (UKCPA)

April 2016

Our role in accreditation

Our Role: Support and Recognition of Professional Education 

As the professional leadership body for pharmacy, the Royal Pharmaceutical Society has a defined role in professional education as laid out in the Objects of our Royal Charter. These include a role to support and develop high standards of education and training. The RPS believes that high quality initial and ongoing education, training and development should be available to all pharmacists across sectors at all stages of their careers in order to develop a workforce that is not only capable but confident as leaders in healthcare.


Our Function as a Royal College

Alongside this, the RPS believes our function as a Royal College is to lead and set standards for the skills, knowledge, attitudes and behaviours of pharmacists whatever their stage in practice. Provision of a professional accreditation programme is part of this function and is consistent with similar accreditation programmes provided by other Royal Colleges. The programme has been developed in response to demand from providers external to pharmacy, as well as from within. 

Our Accreditation Provision

Our accreditation programme involves awarding a quality mark, our logo, to training and education materials, resources and events that meet defined standards thus enabling our profession to identify high quality materials and events to support their professional development and ultimately patient care. 

RPS accreditation is based on rigorous processes including independent expert reviewers for all accreditation applications, many reviewers are RPS Faculty members. Governance and oversight of the accreditation programme is provided by an independent Professional Accreditation Panel. 

Only providers who meet the RPS principles will be awarded RPS accreditation. For training providers that do not meet our standards, we provide helpful and constructive feedback to enable them to further develop and improve their materials. 

The vision for the accreditation programme is to develop a library of accredited training and education resources and events to support the development of our profession. This provides a mechanism to signpost to education, learning and development opportunities related to medicines, pharmacy or professional development, as well as a suite of learning and development mapped to RPS Foundation and Faculty stages of practice.

Accreditation with the RPS recognises providers of high quality education and training resources that lead in education development and delivery, and in turn demonstrates our commitment to supporting the future development of the profession and the wider healthcare team, in line with our vision, the vision for health care delivery, science and business.