We accredit pharmacy programs in Australia for the Pharmacy Board of Australia (PharmBA).
We decide whether to accredit programs by:
This ensures that program graduates have the skills and knowledge they need to practise safely as registered pharmacists.
Education providers meet these standards to accredit or re-accredit a pharmacy degree program. We use these standards to assess programs in Australia and internationally.
See our current pharmacy program standards.
We accredit ITPs in Australia against the pharmacy program standards.
Australian ITP providers should use this blueprint as a guide for how they assess interns. It provides clarity around who measures an intern's competence and how.
See the Intern Year Assessment Blueprint.
CPD accrediting organisations assess CPD activities against this set of standards. It defines the measurable attributes a CPD activity must have to become accredited.
See our current CPD activities accreditation standards.
Immunisation training providers meet these standards to align with state and territory laws.
In April 2020, we included a temporary change to the standards to increase community safety during the COVID-19 pandemic.
See our current vaccination training standards.
The Pharmacy Board of Australia has asked us to develop accreditation standards for pharmacist prescriber training programs.
We are holding public consultations and workshops with a wide range of stakeholders to inform the development of new standards. The feedback we receive influences the decisions we make.
See the pharmacist prescriber training standards.
The Department of Health and Aged Care has engaged us to develop accreditation standards and a new accreditation system for the training of pharmacists who work on-site in aged care facilities and conduct comprehensive medication management reviews (MMRs).
We are holding a public consultation with a wide range of stakeholders to collect feedback on the draft accreditation standards and an indicative role description.
Provide feedback on the draft standards for aged care and MMR pharmacist training programs.
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