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Dispensing for Healthcare Professionals

Only R 3 800.00 (incl VAT)


This course is based on the recommended standard for the dispensing course for prescribers in terms of Act 101 of 1965 as amended, which was developed by the South African Pharmacy Council, in consultation with the other statutory health councils. Licensing with the relevant authority as a dispensing healthcare professional can only take place once the certificate is awarded.

This Dispensing Course is designed to enable healthcare professionals to dispense and to ensure the quality use of medicines prescribed to the patient to improve their health status.

Who Should Enroll

This course is targeted at healthcare professionals, who are recognised as authorised prescribers and who are required to be licensed to dispense medicines in terms of regulation 18 of Act 101 of 1965 as amended

Course Design

This course is an online course

Course Highlights

To enable learners to fulfil the legal requirements of dispensing before applying for a dispensing license with Department of Health

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the course the participants will be able to:

  • identify and apply ethical, legal and therapeutic considerations in all facets of dispensing
  • evaluate prescriptions and assess the patient profile
  • dispense a prescription
  • manage the procurement and storage of medicines
  • advise patients to ensure quality use of medicines and improve health status.

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