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Area/Catalogue
PHAR 3022

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
101819

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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 provide students with an understanding of contemporary pharmacotherapeutics with regards to disease management, selection and optimisation of medicines.

Course content

Pharmacotherapeutics, the treatment of human disease in the following areas: neurology and psychiatry, haematology and oncology; reproductive medicine; addiction disorders; gastroenterology.

Textbook(s)

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

1950, Australian Pharmaceutical Formulary and Handbook, Current edition, Pharmaceutical Society of Australia

2011, Therapeutic Guidelines (full set), Current edition, 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)

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

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Lecture 4 hours x 13 weeks
Tutorial 1 hour x 13 weeks
Seminar - x -
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Lecture 4 hours x 13 weeks
Tutorial 1 hour x 13 weeks
Seminar - x -

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
Quiz 1 - 15% 1 hour
Quiz 2 - 15% 1 hour
Examination - 70% 2 hours
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Quiz 1 - 15% 1 hour
Quiz 2 - 15% 1 hour
Examination - 70% 2 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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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
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* 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

Degrees this course is offered in

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