To help prepare for the Diploma in Pharmaceutical Medicine examination Boyds Training will be holding two Exam Coaching Modules prior to each individual parts of the examination. These Coaching Modules are being held in association with the FPM and will be delivered online. The two modules will take palce as follows:
- MCQ Exam Technique & Mock Exam (4th September 2020)
- SAQ/Critical Appraisal Exam Technique & Mock Exam (2nd & 3rd October 2020)
About the Diploma in Pharmaceutical Medicine
Gaining a Diploma in Pharmaceutical Medicine (DPM) is a defining moment in the career of any pharmaceutical physician. It affirms their knowledge and expertise in our specialty, and their commitment to enhancing the health of society. Exam registration is now open. All exams will be held online this year.
Fee for this module
£1300 (inc VAT)
If you attend this course you can use it as CPD for your appraisal. To do so you’ll need to provide:
- evidence (certificate of attendance), and
- reflection, specifically a couple of paragraphs on what you learnt, what effect it will have on your current practice and how it relates to Good Medical Practice.
Upload these into your portfolio and self-allocate your CPD points at 0.25 credits per 15 mins.
About the online modules
This module will be taught on Zoom.
Delegates will receive a comprehensive range of materials to help them study. These will be available to them throughout the training program, and will include reading materials, past exam questions and copies of the lecturers presentations.
During the online sessions, delegates will be taught in live “class room” sessions.
Delegates are expected to study in their own time using the materials provided.
For more information, and to ask any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The full programme: modules and dates
Drug Safety (was held in February 2020) – hosted by Boyds Training
Non-clinical Testing & Clinical Pharmacology (22nd & 23rd June 2020) – online module hosted by FPM
Medicines Regulation (7th & 8th July 2020) – online module hosted by FPM
Clinical Development (27th & 29th July 2020) – online module hosted by FPM
Healthcare Marketplace (4th & 5th August 2020) – online module hosted by FPM
MCQ Exam Technique & Mock Exam (4 September 2020) – hosted by Boyds Training
SAQ/Critical Appraisal Exam Technique & Mock Exam (2 & 3 October 2020) – hosted by Boyds Training
About your trainer
What is Boyds Training?
Taught by Professor Alan Boyd and his team, and fully updated for 2020, this bespoke and truly modular training program is exclusively designed to teach the syllabus of Pharmaceutical Medicine and is dedicated to better preparing candidates to sit both part 1 and part 2 of the Diploma in Pharmaceutical Medicine Exam. Find out more about Boyds Training.
Professor Alan Boyd
Professor Alan Boyd is a Fellow and immediate Past President of the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine of the
Royal College of Physicians. He was previously Chair of the Specialist Advisory Committee in Pharmaceutical Medicine at the Royal College of Physicians, United Kingdom.
In 2009 he was appointed an Honorary Professor at the College of Medical and Dental Sciences, University of Birmingham Medical School. In 2014 he was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Biology, and in 2018 he was elected as a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, London.
Professor Boyd has also received the Outstanding Contribution Award at the 15th annual Bionow Award Ceremony in 2016. This award was given in recognition of a significant contribution to the development of medicines and the specialty of pharmaceutical medicine as an industrialist, an educator and an inspirational leader.