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Access to the My CPD Portfolio is available to all members of the RPS. In order to start using the portfolio, you must complete our online ‘Enrolment Form'. To do this, simply click the 'access your Faculty area' button on your 'My RPS' page, and follow the ‘Activate my portfolio’ link at the bottom of the page.
If you are not a member of the RPS, you can still access the portfolio but you will need to register as a user on the website, and then follow the same ‘Activate my portfolio’ link.
ALL ENTRY TYPES
Once you have been a registered pharmacist for two years, you will be eligible to access the Faculty resources and Advanced Pharmacy Framework. In order to apply for access to these you must complete our online 'Faculty Access Form'.
If you are registered to use the Faculty tools and resources, then you are able map any of your entries to the Advanced Pharmacy Framework by clicking on the ‘Map Entries’ link on the left side of the page.
There are two methods of mapping entries; ‘Via entry’ and ‘Via framework’.
Map via entry
Map via framework
Local Committee Member of, or provide advice to, a local or Trust group or committee
Member of the governance committee Member of group leading the development and adoption of new policy or procedure at local level Member of directorate/ ethics committee Member of the Trust CPD committee Member of multidisciplinary protocol review panels
National Committee Member of, or provide advice to, a regional, national or international group or committee.
Chair or committee member of national specialist interest group RPS advisory panel member Member of a national strategic body Provide advice to professional/ strategy bodies Member of group leading the development and adoption of new policy or procedure at national level Member of the peer assessment team for implementation of national guidance Member of a team that works with specialists from other hospital/organisations Leader on education and training workforce implications of medicines management
Tutor for Diploma students Examiner for MSc students Teaching at a national symposium Honorary academic Supervisor of medical and pharmacy student projects Supervisor of PhD/MSc students Lesson plans or teaching records of workshops/lectures/tutorial CPD facilitator for pharmacy team
Educational development, design & provision
Lead role in developing formal academic qualifications Leads education and training for UK specialist interest group Development of education and training programmes
Active researchparticipation(includes publications)
Editor of reference book or chapters in specialist area Published research papers Undertakes or supervises research work Record of the research/audit presentation (oral/poster)
Research development & leadership (also includes publications)
Coordinator of research project/local service evaluation Leader of a project that involves a multidisciplinary team at local or national level Peer reviewer for academic journal Reviews of research protocols at local or national level
Professional standing & peer status
Records of consultation requests for specialist advice from within or outside of the organisation, e.g. clinicians, pharmacists, national regulatory/ advisory bodies, courts of law, NICE. Approached to coach or mentor Requests to speak at local or regional educational meetings/ conferences Commissioned to author papers Peer reviewer, of published papers or services/ practice. Written reports and verbal presentations at meetings Communications via various media
Expert Practice Documented expert practice
Documented examples of management of problems in complex cases. Intervention log. Communication/Defending of controversial information to multidisciplinary peers Records of consultation requests for specialist advice from the organisation Apply ideas from the literature to the specialist area Responsibility for approving new drugs usage Documented examples from multidisciplinary (e.g. ward round) discussions Implementation of trial data into local practice procedures and policy
Local Management Managing process & leadership (local level)
Development of treatment guidelines/protocols Contribution to a local strategy for pharmaceutical care Development of business plan for service Introduction of new services or new ways of working Introduction of systems to reduce risk Coordinator of development of protocols handbook/formulary/shared care protocols Documented audits of service quality
National Management & leadership Managing process & leadership (national level)
Development of standards of practice at national level Development of national guidelines e.g. drug therapy/adherence/ risk management Contribution to a national strategy for pharmaceutical care Contribution to a national educational strategy
Performance appraisal for staff Lead role in guiding the pharmacy team through service reconfigurement /staffing changes Feedback and notes from junior colleagues within the pharmacy team Feedback and notes from other professional outside the pharmacy team