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Area/Catalogue
PHAR 3019

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
101815

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)

Course aim

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

Course content

Involves the development of knowledge in the treatment of human disease, pharmacotherapeutics, in the following health discipline areas: Infectious diseases; Neurology and psychiatry; Haematology and oncology; Musculoskeletal; Reproductive medicine including dysmorphology; Addiction medicine. For each of these discipline areas, specific conditions managed with pharmacotherapeutic modalities will be addressed.

Textbook(s)

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

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
PHAR 2017 Pharmacy Practice 2
PHAR 2022 Pharmacology 4
PHAR 2021 Pharmacology 3

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Tutorial 2 hours x 13 weeks
Field Placement 2 hours x 5 weeks
Seminar 2 hours x 13 weeks
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Tutorial 2 hours x 13 weeks
Field Placement 2 hours x 5 weeks
Seminar 2 hours x 13 weeks

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


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Test - 20% 1 hour
OSCA (Objective Structured Clinical Assessment) - 25% 1 Hour
Examination - 55% 3 hours
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Test - 20% 1 hour
OSCA (Objective Structured Clinical Assessment) - 25% 1 Hour
Examination - 55% 3 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences
Mr Ashley Hopkins arrow-small-right
School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences
School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences

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