Pharmacists and pharmacy technicians are required to revalidate each year to remain on the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) register. These articles provide advice and practical information on how to complete each of the required records, including planned and unplanned learning, the reflective account and peer discussion, to meet the GPhC requirements for revalidation.
The Royal Pharmaceutical Society’s MyCPD app has been upgraded and synchronised with the Society’s web-based MyCPD portfolio. This means that any entries made on the MyCPD app will now also appear in the desktop portfolio — and vice versa.
Do you feel confident in completing your reflective account? This example helps you understand what you need to include in your GPhC submission
Have you completed your peer discussion? This example peer discussion will help you know what you need to record when completing your revalidation entry.
An example CPD entry from the perspective of a community pharmacist who has recently completed unplanned CPD on acne.
An example CPD entry from the perspective of a community pharmacist who has recently completed planned CPD on endometriosis.
The next stage of revalidation is coming, here are some vital tools to help you prepare.
A step-by-step guide for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians to undertaking and documenting this vital part of revalidation, according to General Pharmaceutical Council requirements.
A step-by-step guide for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians to writing and submitting this vital part of revalidation to General Pharmaceutical Council requirements.
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April 2018 marks the start of the new pharmacy revalidation process. In order to meet the requirements expected, the Royal Pharmaceutical Society has launched a new app, RPS MyCPD, which allows members and registered users to record, track and export their CPD activity.
Revalidation for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians came into force on 30 March 2018. This article explains the revalidation timeline and requirements, including what represents suitable planned and unplanned CPD activities and how they should be recorded.
Revalidation: support and implementation Subscription
This is the second in a series of in-depth articles The Pharmaceutical Journal is running on revalidation. In December 2017, the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) formally approved the framework for revalidation and agreed a timetable for its implementation. Pharmacy professionals will be required to submit various pieces of work, and make declarations to illustrate that they are keeping their skills up to date. In this article, we talk to the GPhC to find out how revalidation ...
This is the first in a series of in-depth articles The Pharmaceutical Journal will be running on revalidation. The General Pharmaceutical Council is currently evaluating responses to its consultation on the new proposals, which closed on 17 July 2017. In this article, we examine those proposals in detail and explain what they will mean for pharmacists. In future articles we plan to focus on topics including implementation, obstacles and challenges and the ongoing development ...