Communique 12 August 2013

The Steering Committee met in late June and discussed several important initiatives, including:

  • Advanced pharmacy practice survey:  Analysis of the outcomes of the advanced  pharmacy practice survey has been completed and a manuscript is being prepared for publication.
  • Review of customised tool of entry-level competencies: The Committee has commenced a review of the customised tool of entry-level competency standards.
  • Recognition model: The APPFSC is progressing its next stage of work to establish an  advanced pharmacy practice recognition model.
  • Vaccination by pharmacists: Work has  commenced by the APPFSC to progress this initiative including a mapping of Australian  pharmacists’ competencies to those of other authorised immunisers.

The Steering Committee is scheduled to next meet in late September 2013.

Communique 12 August 2013 (69 KiB)