PHAR 3018


Course Level


Offered Externally


Course ID


Unit Value


University-wide elective course

Course owner

Course owner
UniSA Clinical & Health Sciences

Course aim

To develop students’ ability to apply contemporary pharmacotherapeutics knowledge to the individual patient in actual or simulated practice settings.

Course content

Clinical application of knowledge of pharmacotherapeutics to optimise health outcomes for individual patients in the following health discipline areas: Cardiology; Respiratory medicine; Endocrinology; Gastroenterology; Nephrology and urology; Dermatology; Ophthalmology.  For each of these discipline areas, specific conditions managed with pharmacotherapeutic modalities will be addressed.


2011, Australian Medicines Handbook, Current edition, AMH Pty Ltd

2011, Australian Pharmaceutical Formulary and Handbook, Current edition, Pharmaceutical Society of Australia

2011, Therapeutic Guidelines (full set), Current editions, Therapeutic Guidelines Ltd


Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
PHAR 2017 Pharmacy Practice 2
PHAR 2021 Pharmacology B
PHAR 2022 Pharmacology C


Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
PHAR 3020 Pharmacotherapeutics Theory 1

Teaching method

Component Duration
Tutorial 1 x 2 hours x 13 weeks
Field Placement 1 x 2 hours x 5 visits
Seminar 1 x 2 hours x 13 weeks
Workshop 1 x 2 hours x 5 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Simulated Patient Interactions, Test


EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Course Coordinators

UniSA Clinical & Health Sciences

Degrees this course is offered in

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