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Certificate In Fundamentals of Pharmaceutical Ethics and The UK Code of Practice (Level 6)

Professional Customised Short Course.

This unit develops a detailed understanding of the central tenet of ethical behavior in a promotional pharmaceutical environment.

The programme enables delegates to develop and enhance their knowledge of the UK Code of Practice, skills and attitudes, to ensure safe and ethical promotional activities.

  • Structures and supply routes; a code of conduct for healthcare sales professionals; the key legal ad regulatory factors impacting the role
  • Plan: A congruent approach to the management of sales and commercial relationships within the healthcare environment with the primary objective of improving patient outcomes

Assessment Criteria

As a professional qualification there are three key elements to be assessed:

  • Technical knowledge of the Code of Practice
  • Reflective practice
  • Risk management

This unit will be assessed through three different activities. Participants will be asked to:

  • Deliver verbal feedback throughout
  • Complete a multiple-choice questionnaire covering all aspects of the taught unit
  • Complete a written paper on an item of course content


The programme will be delivered through formal presentations, structured delegate participation, and practical sessions administered and facilitated by clinical educators with the defining experience and qualifications.

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