Accreditation Number : CAP2305SYPHC
Group 1 : 0.5 CPD credits
Group 2 : 1 CPD credits
This activity has been accredited for 0.5 hours of Group 1 CPD (or 0.5 CPD credits) suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist's CPD plan, which can be converted to 0.5 hours of Group 2 CPD (or 1 CPD credits) upon successful completion of relevant assessment activities.
A carer presents a prescription for cefalexin oral liquid for their child, who has mild cellulitis. The intern asks if they could be assessed on EPA dispensing. You agree and ask the intern to talk through their thoughts as you observe them process the prescription and reconstitute the antibiotic.
After reading this article, pharmacists should be able to:
- Define what entrustable professional activities are
- Discuss the purpose of entrustable professional activities in assessment of intern readiness to practise
- List sources of information that can be used to inform entrustment decisions
- Outline key recommendations for application of entrustable professional activities in pharmacy workplaces.
Competencies addressed (2016): 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.3, 4.1, 4.3, 4.6, 4.7, 5.
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