Pharmacy in Austere Environments

Course duration: 2.5 days

Course aim: Participants will be equipped with knowledge and competence to deploy as part of a
medical team in response to disasters and outbreaks and to efficiently resolve the challenges of
pharmacy in austere environments.

Course description: This interactive training is designed to introduce pharmacists, pharmacist technicians and logisticians
to the key issues that they could face during a deployment.
Some of the topics covered in the course include:

• Human Supply Chain
• Customs
• Set up and Design of the Store
• Quality Assurance (as a Counterfeiter)
• Risk (Action Planning for Lost Pallet)
• M-Supply and EMT Supply Chain
• Donations and Healthcare Waste Management

CPD points: 13 hours CPD points

Eligible specialities: This course is open to pharmacists, pharmacist technicians and logisticians who
have completed the core training pathway.


‘This has been very informative and useful. I have gained a great deal of insight. Also great to meet
other register members.’

‘I really enjoyed the course and it has given me more confidence for field work.’

‘Well run, very informative and enjoyable.’