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Resource Purpose
Placement Information
Industry and Role Emerging Practice (REPs) Placements Information for pharmacists/organisation on providing student placements.
Patient-Facing Placements Information for pharmacists/organisation on providing student placements in a patient-facing setting.
Perspectives on Placements
A Student’s Perspective In the Feb 2018 issue of Irish Pharmacist magazine, student Claire O’Sullivan shared her perspective on her APPEL placement with Shane.
A Supervisor’s Perspective In the Dec 2017 issue of Irish Pharmacist magazine, pharmacist Shane Byrnes shared his perspective on supervising an APPEL student.
For All Training Establishments/Trainers
Guidance on Delivering APPEL Experiential Learning Placements 2018 These guidelines have been developed to support APPEL- accredited Training Establishments and trainers in the delivery of experiential learning placements.
CPD Cycle Book APPEL has developed sample CPD cycles based on some feedback that pharmacists shared regarding their experiences of supervising students. These cycles are intended to illustrate how pharmacists can incorporate their own experiences of supervising students into their own professional learning journeys.
For All Students
APPEL – Joint Schools Code of Conduct The APPEL – Joint Schools Code of Conduct sets out what is expected of students at all times while they are a student of their university.
Student placement agreement  This agreement outlines students’ responsibilities in their participation in APPEL student placements.
For 2nd Year Students
2nd Year Placement  – Student Handbook Useful reference for 2nd Year students on placement.
UCC/TCD 2017-18 2nd Year Placement Workbook RCSI 2017-18 2nd Year Placement Workbook These workbooks set out the learning activities that should be completed by students during their second year placements. These printable versions can be used as a training plan for the placement. Please note students must complete and submit their workbooks using their School of Pharmacy online-platform.
For 2nd Year Supervisors
2nd Year Placement – Supervisor’s Handbook Useful reference for 2nd Year Placement Supervisors
Supervisor’s Report for 2nd Year Placements 2nd Year Placement – Supervisor’s Report.
Induction Plan for 2nd Year Placements This induction plan has been developed to support Supervisors with providing induction for their 2nd year students.
For 3rd Year Students
APPEL Guidance to Students on CV and Cover Letters for the Matching Process To help prepare for the 4th Year matching process.
For 4th Year Students
4th Year Student Handbook This handbook has been developed to help to prepare students for their 4th Year Experiential Learning Placements.
For 4th Year Preceptors
4th Year Placement – Preceptor Handbook Useful reference for 4th Year Placement Preceptors.
APPEL Induction and Training Plan for 4th year placement This training plan has been developed to support APPEL-accredited Training Establishments and trainers in the delivery of experiential learning placements.
Competency Assessment Behaviours To guide the development of a training plan and prepare for Competency Assessments for the 4th Year placement.
APPEL Placement Locations
APPEL Map of national locations for 2017 Year 2 Placements APPEL students attend placements in pharmacies nationwide. To give an idea of the range of areas in which we have placed students, please see this map of our 2017 2nd Year Placements.
Accreditation – The Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland (PSI, the Pharmacy regulator) requires APPEL to accredit each of its Training Establishments and Trainers
Sample Placement Agreement between APPEL and Training Establishment This agreement outlines the responsibilities of both APPEL and the Training Establishment in their respective participation in student placement(s).
Sample Training Establishment Declarations Form This form contains the declarations required by the legislation governing the five-year integrated pharmacy programme (SI 377 of 2014).
Sample Joint Written Agreement All students are required to undergo vetting as part of their registration for the integrated pharmacy programme. To reduce the requirement for training establishments (you) to also undertake student vetting, the Vetting Written Joint Agreement delegates the task of vetting students to the student(s) Higher Education Institution (HEI).
Sample Preceptor Registration Form This form provides APPEL with the details of the Preceptor pharmacist(s) who will be overseeing your student(s) on placement.
Sample Preceptor Declarations Form This form contains the declarations required of the trainer by the legislation governing the five-year integrated pharmacy programme (SI 377 of 2014).
Sample Trainer Agreement This agreement outlines trainers’ responsibilities in overseeing student placement(s).