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Area/Catalogue
PHAR 5055

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
156082

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences

Course aim

To provide pharmacists with advanced knowledge and skills in the pathophysiology, diagnosis, treatment and management of patients with diabetes mellitus.

Course content

This course addresses the pathophysiological basis of glucose metabolism; aetiology, diagnosis and management (pharmacological and non-pharmacological) of patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes; monitoring and interpretation of clinical and laboratory tests; medication-related problems; management and prevention of co-morbidities. It will also address the role of the pharmacist in the diabetes health care team, community services available, and continuity of care between primary and tertiary settings.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, DISTANCE EDUCATION
External (Online plus compulsory workshops ) 13 weeks x -
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, NATIONAL HEALTHCARE GROUP
Offshore (compulsory workshops in Singapore) 13 weeks 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
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, DISTANCE EDUCATION
Assignment 1500 words 20% -
Oral Presentation - 20% 15 minutes
Examination - 60% 2 Hours
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, NATIONAL HEALTHCARE GROUP
Assignment 1500 words 20% -
Oral Presentation - 20% 15 minutes
Examination - 60% 2 Hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
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
School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences

Degrees this course is offered in

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