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Staged supply

Speciality Classification
Pharmacists
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
45 minutes
Provider
Pharmaceutical Society of Australia

Staged supply explained

Australian Pharmacist - May 2020

Staged supply is a clinically-indicated, structured pharmacist service involving the supply of medicine to a patient in periodic instalments as requested by the prescriber or carer. This service aims to support people who are at risk of drug dependency or medicines misuse.

Pharmacists can provide a staged supply service to support patients adhere to medicines medication adherence by patients to improve medicine safety. This service may be funded under the 7th Community Pharmacy Agreement (7CPA) based on eligibility criteria.

Learning Objectives

After reading this article, the pharmacist should be able to:

  • Explain the principles of and clinical need for staged supply
  • Summarise the legal, documentation and claiming requirements when offering a staged supply service
  • Discuss how pharmacists can transfer knowledge to practice to implement a staged supply service.

CPD Credits

Accreditation Code:  CAP2105SYPNW

Group 1:  0.75

Group 2:  1.50

This activity has been accredited for 0.75 hours of Group 1 CPD (or 0.75 CPD credits) suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan, which can be converted to 0.75 hours of Group 2 CPD (or 1.5 CPD credits) upon successful completion of relevant assessment activities.

Delivery
Title
Staged supply
Speciality Classification
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
45 minutes
CPD Points
Group 1 CPD (or 0.75 CPD credits), Group 2 CPD (or 1.5 CPD credits)
Price
Free
Price Details
Exclusive to Members
Location
Online
Price:
Free
Exclusive to Members
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