PDA Assessment and Supply of Individual Patients' Medicines SCQF level 7

The PDA was designed to provide Continuing Professional Develpment (CPD) and career progression for pharmacy technicians who are employed in a patient focused role, supporting the provision of pharmaceutical care to individuals in a variety of healthcare settings such as acute, community and primary care.

The PDA in Assessment and Supply of Individual Patients' Medicines was designed to ensure candidates receive a through practical knowledge of the concepts of the pharmaceutical care of individuals in a healthcare setting. As such, the predominant contents of the Units involve the practical application of pharmaceutical care.

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Arrangements Documents

Title: PDA in Assessment and Supply of Individual Patients Medicines
Code: GE7D 47
Edition: 02 August 2015
Downloads: PDA in Assessment and Supply of Individual Patients’ Medicines Arrangements Document (198 KB)

Unit(s) and delivery tools

Group Award code: GE7D 47

Structure

The PDA consists of the following Units:

  • FA3A 04 Take a Medication History from an Individual
  • FA38 04 Prepare to Conduct a Review of an Individual's Medicines
  • FA3C 04 Determine the Suitability of an Individual's own Medicine for use
  • H9NP 34 Final Accuracy Checking by Pharmacy Technicians 1 
  • H9NR 34 Final Accuracy Checking by Pharmacy Technicians 2