- Acquire and develop an advanced knowledge and in-depth understanding of the national public health agenda and the innovative contributions that community pharmacists can provide.
- Acquire and develop the advanced skills to make an effective contribution to improving the public health of their local population.
- Demonstrate the ability to work as an advanced community pharmacy public health practitioner to ensure the delivery of high quality, evidence-based services that meet national and local policies.
- Identify their own learning needs, develop themselves as critically reflective practitioners and advance their own learning to sustain continuing professional development.
This postgraduate qualification provides pharmacists with the knowledge and skills to direct and deliver efficient and effective community pharmacy public health services. It aims to instil professionals with the confidence to actively seek out opportunities to be the chosen first class provider of public health services in new world commissioning.
The programme consists of core and optional units.