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DEUST Pharmacy Preparer/Technician

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  • Presentation

    The diploma of scientific and technical university studies is a national diploma of higher education located at level 5 of the French grid of qualifications. It sanctions a first cycle of university education by the attribution of 120 ECTS. Its access is selective. Its primary purpose is immediate professional integration. Therefore, it certifies a set of skills corresponding to a professional target. The training courses are part of initial or continuing education and include a significant amount of work experience.

    The training is a creation resulting from a restructuring within the framework of a partnership between Aix-Marseille University and the apprentice training centres of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region providing the "pharmacy preparer certificate". It is part of a national experimentation process federated by the Conference of Deans of Faculties of Pharmacy and in connection with the Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation, on the process of universitarisation of the training of pharmacy technicians.The universalization of the training of pharmacy assistants will enable them to maintain a career plan similar to that of other paramedical professions, to facilitate the pursuit of studies in the form of a professional degree, the mobility of professionals in the European area, and the reorientation of their career (either in the context of training or in professional practice) thanks to the gateways provided for by the LMD system.

    The objective of university education is to increase the attractiveness of the professions of pharmacy and hospital pharmacy assistant by upgrading the activities and opening up possibilities for career development: possible access to other professional licenses (Industry, Herbalism...), access to health studies and in particular to pharmacy studies within the framework of the measures set up in the reform of access to health studies, access to the "health engineering" master's degree of Aix-Marseille University [course "Prevention of Technological Risks and Nuisances" (PRNT) or course "Medicines and Health Products" (M&PS)].

  • Training fields

    • Pharmacy technician, regulated profession
    • Nomenclature of the level of qualification : 5
    • NSF code(s) : 331 : Health
    • Formacode(s) : 43006 : Pharmacy preparation
  • Targeted activities

    In accordance with article L.4241-1 of the CSP, the pharmacy assistant/technician carries out his/her tasks under the responsibility and effective control of a pharmacist. Their criminal responsibility remains engaged.

    Within this framework, he/she can carry out the following missions

    • Regulatory analysis of the prescription or request for health products, dietetic products, cosmetics and personal hygiene. Delivery of the requested health products and advice to patients/clients.
    • Management of stocks.
    • Participation in prevention, information and vigilance of patients/clients.
    • Welcoming the public and selling.
    • Administrative functions necessary for the reimbursement of drugs and equipment.
    • Participation in the quality assurance process.
    • Preparing, packaging, labelling and pricing.
  • Demonstrated competencies

    • To characterize and develop one's identity, skills and professional project in the health field.
    • To identify the process of production, diffusion and valorisation of knowledge in the health field.
    • To situate one's role and mission within a professional organization in order to adapt and take initiatives.
    • Respect the principles of ethics, deontology and environmental responsibility.
    • To work in a team and in a network as well as in autonomy and responsibility in the service of a project.
    • To analyse one's actions in a professional situation, to evaluate oneself in order to improve one's practice.
    • To develop a reasoning of health professional.
    • To identify and select the different professional and regulatory documentary sources in the field of health.
    • To process medical and scientific information.
    • Give information and explanations to professionals in the health and social sector.
    • To welcome the patient, to take care of him/her by adopting a posture of health professional and by giving him/her advice.
    • To analyse and dispense, under the effective control and technical authority of the pharmacist, requests and prescriptions with regard to technical and regulatory requirements.
    • Analyse and deliver under the technical authority of the pharmacist prescriptions or requests for medical devices.
    • Ensure the quality of pharmaceutical operations.
    • Organising, conducting and implementing pharmaceutical preparations and their quality control, reconstitution operations and packaging.
    • Manage the flow and stocks of pharmaceutical products in the economic and regulatory environment.
    • Process and transmit information, work in a team, advise and supervise people.
    • Act in terms of public health.
    • Develop a critical argumentation and build a reasoning of health professional.
  • Evaluation methods

    The methods of control allow to verify the acquisition of all the skills, knowledge, competences and blocks of competences constituting the diploma. These elements are assessed either by regular continuous assessment, or by a final examination, or by a combination of these two modes of assessment.
    Concerning the assessment of the blocks of competences, each accredited certifier implements the methods it deems appropriate: submission of work, role-playing, project assessment, etc. These evaluation methods can be adapted according to the pathway to certification: initial training, continuing education.

    Each set of courses has a value defined in European credits (ECTS). For the DEUST, a common reference is set corresponding to the acquisition of 120 ECTS credits.

  • Access to the training

    Access DEUST 1

    • Selection via Parcoursup :
      • Baccalaureate holders (general and technological baccalaureate ST2S - Health and Social Sciences and Technologies)
      • Baccalaureate holders from technological bacs other than ST2S
      • Baccalaureate holders from vocational baccalaureate with adapted pedagogical support during the year.

    Students are selected via the Parcoursup platform. Applications will be examined jointly by a pedagogical committee including representatives of the CFA and the university, and chaired by a university member from the pharmacy component.
    Access to the course if an apprenticeship contract is associated with it.

    • Selection outside Parcoursup :
      • Students of the Health stream with 1st year of access to health studies validated, with potential exemption from validated courses after advice from the pedagogical commission
      • Other post-bac courses.
      • Holders of any other diploma considered as equivalent according to the regulations in force.

    Applications will be examined jointly by a pedagogical commission including representatives of the CFA and the university and chaired by a university member from the pharmacy component.

    Access to the training if the apprenticeship contract associated with it.

    Access DEUST 2

    • DFGSP2 (file) after advice from the pedagogical committee
    • DFGSP3 direct entry.

    The files will be examined jointly by a pedagogical commission including representatives of the CFA and the university and chaired by a university member from the pharmacy component.
    Access to the training if associated apprenticeship contract.

    Registration for the DEUST Pharmacy Preparer/Technician is open to holders of the Brevet Professionnel de préparateur en pharmacie. An equivalence is granted for the blocks of skills 1 to 4. The blocks of competence 5 and 6 are open to VAE.
    The training is part of the professional training system, which includes all its methods, including professionalization contracts.

    Access via the validation of experience "VAE

  • Training locations

    • Training centres for pharmacy apprentices in the PACA region.
      • CFA of Marseille, Alpes, Provence (IFM P)
      • CFA of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Vaucluse (CCI Vaucluse)
      • CFA for pharmacy preparers in the Var (CFA PharmVAR)
      • CFA of the Preparators in Pharmacy of the Alpes Maritimes (Institute of training Pharmacy Health Cote d'azur)
    • Faculty of Pharmacy of Marseille
  • Teaching methods

    The training is offered in initial and continuing education as part of an apprenticeship contract or a professionalization contract.

    The training articulates and integrates theoretical lessons (CM), practical lessons (TD/TP), professional situations, the learning of methods and tools, especially digital, periods of training in a professional environment, especially internships and individual or group tutored projects. The pedagogy thus gives a large place to the autonomy of the student and to his personal work, to implement and demonstrate the acquired knowledge and skills.

    The teaching will be provided by teacher-researchers, teachers, lecturers and practising professionals (pharmacists and/or pharmacy technicians).

    Most of the teaching will take place in apprentice training centres, close to the places of apprenticeship in the PACA region, in order to promote the link between training and the professional environment. University courses may be organised in the CFA or at the Faculty of Pharmacy or by distance learning, using digital technologies where appropriate, due to the geographical distance of the partner establishments (CFA) and the geographical distribution of the apprenticeship sites throughout the PACA region.

  • Hourly volume / Volume and modalities of internship

    The training plan of the diploma will allow the attribution of 120 ECTS.
    1 ECTS = 10 hours of theoretical teaching and 35 hours of training.
    Each year of training is organized in semesters and consists of :

    • a theoretical training (CM) and practical (TD) of 40 ECTS or 400h/year
    • practical and professional training counting for 1/3 of the ECTS, i.e. 20 ECTS/year
      • including tutored projects, personal work, dissertations and oral presentations (8 ECTS)
      • including internships in companies (12 weeks/year, i.e. 12 ECTS) with defined pedagogical objectives and evaluation of the acquisition of skills. These internships are carried out during the period in the company as part of the sandwich course.
  • Description of the modalities of acquisition of the certification by capitalization of the blocks of competences and/or by equivalence:

    Specific/disciplinary skill blocks :

    Specific/disciplinary competence blocks

    N° of the block

    Title of the block

    List of competences

    Modalities

    1

    To manage the request of pharmaceutical product and to accompany the person in his care

    • To analyse the regulatory conformity of a prescription
    • Validate the admissibility of requests
    • Search and prepare the elements necessary for the scientific and technical analysis of a prescription or a request
    • Identify and select the various professional and regulatory documentary sources
    • Check the identity of the drugs, products, medical devices and non-medicinal materials to be dispensed and the integrity of their packaging
    • To carry out the various operations constituting a preparation: weighing, measuring, pharmaceutical formatting, distribution and packaging
    • To carry out the regulatory acts accompanying the delivery of drugs, products and materials
    • To carry out the regulatory acts and to establish the documents relating to the raw materials, the preparation and the conditioning
    • Provide information, explanations and recommendations to the public
    • Choose sales arguments concerning dietetic, cosmetic and hygiene products

    initial training, continuous training.

    2

    To work in a multi-professional team and to treat information related to the pharmaceutical activities

    • To give information and explanations to professionals of the health and social sector
    • To take part in technical training
    • Produce and transmit an oral, written or telematic message
    • To give an account of the operations carried out

    initial training, continuous training.

    3

    To act in terms of prevention

    • Identify risks based on the cumulative analysis of incidents and anomalies
    • To give information, explanations and recommendations to the public
    • Participate in the physical presentation of products and in the layout of displays and showcases

    initial training, continuous training.

    4

    Managing the flow of pharmaceutical products

    • Analyze an inventory to assess needs
    • Check the identity and quality of raw materials
    • Control the quality of the prepared product
    • Identify raw materials, semi-finished products, preparations and divided compendial products through proper labeling To check the conformity of a labeling
    • To control the identity of drugs, products, medical devices and non-medicinal materials to be dispensed and the integrity of their packaging
    • Control the conditions of conservation of drugs, products, medical devices and packaging items
    • Carry out the formalities necessary for reimbursement by the various paying bodies
    • Carry out the operations related to the sale: purchase price, sale price and invoice
    • Decontaminate, disinfect and sterilize
    • Prepare and place an order
    • Receive and control deliveries
    • Stock raw materials, packaging items, drugs, products and medical devices
    • Make manual and computerized entries for stock keeping
    • Participate in the physical presentation of products and in the layout of displays and showcases

    Initial training, continuing education.

    Cross-cutting skills blocks :

    Cross-cutting competence blocks

    Block number

    Title of the block

    List of skills

    Modalities

    5

    To situate oneself as a health professional

    • To develop a reasoning of health professional
    • To characterize and develop one's identity and skills in the health sector.
    • To identify and select the different professional and regulatory documentary sources in the field of health
    • To process medical and scientific information
    • To identify the process of construction, diffusion, deconstruction and valorisation of knowledge in health.
    • To give information and explanations to professionals in the health and social sector

    initial training, VAE, continuing education.

    6

    Action in responsibility within a professional organisation

    • To situate one's role and mission within an organisation in order to adapt and take initiatives.
    • Respect the principles of ethics, deontology and environmental responsibility.
    • Work in a team and network as well as in autonomy and responsibility in the service of a project.
    • Analyze one's actions in a professional situation, evaluate oneself to improve one's practice.

    Initial training, VAE, continuing education.

INFORMATION AND CONTACTS

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13005 Marseille cedex 05

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