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Essentials of Good Pharmacy Practice: The Basics

Discover the essentials of the Good Pharmacy Practice (GPP) guidelines and learn how they support better pharmaceutical services.

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Essentials of Good Pharmacy Practice: The Basics

Explore how you can become a better pharmacist

This course provides pharmacists with some essential knowledge to provide better pharmaceutical services and professional abilities, related to the World Health Organisation’s Good Pharmacy Practice (GPP) recommendations.

You’ll learn the basic preparation of medical products, chemotherapy drugs and ideas to improve pharmacy practice.

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What topics will you cover?

  • Introduction to good pharmacy practice
  • Good pharmacy practice in hospital setting
  • Evolution of good pharmacy practice in various regions
  • Preparation of sterile medication
  • Hazardous drug handling
  • Risk management in pharmacy
  • Regulation of national health insurance related to pharmacy

Who is this accredited by?

Federation of Asian Pharmaceutical Associations
Federation of Asian Pharmaceutical Associations:

This course is accredited by the Federation of Asian Pharmaceutical Associations as credit towards your Continuing Professional Development.

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You can take this self-guided course and learn at your own pace. On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Investigate the regulation of the GPP
  • Describe the basics of GPP
  • Summarise the importance of the GPP
  • Compare the differences of GPP in different regions
  • Explore regulations of various national health insurances

Who is the course for?

This course is aimed at learners with a background in pharmaceutical service and especially those practicing pharmacy. It will also be useful for those currently studying pharmacy and related biological sciences, as well as learners with an interest in pharmacy practices across the world.

Who will you learn with?

Associate Professor, College of Pharmacy, Taipei Medical University, 2012-present

A Hard working guy with many accomplishments :
Deputy Director/ Department of Pharmacy/ Koo Foundation Sun Yat-Sen Cancer Center

Who developed the course?

Taipei Medical University

Taipei Medical University (TMU) has been a leader in Taiwan’s healthcare system for over half a century due to its research, teaching excellence, internationalization and outstanding medical service.

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