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Area/Catalogue
PHAR 4024

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
157641

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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 apply advanced communication, technical and cognitive skills necessary to analyse, evaluate and integrate pharmacotherapeutic knowledge into the provision of best pharmacy practice. To apply well developed judgment and advanced problem-solving skills in a professional context. To reflect on the Professional Placement experience (identifying any deficits in knowledge attitudes and skills) and hence outline an individualised plan for ongoing personal and professional development.

Course content

Analysis and evaluation of pharmacotherapeutic and professional practice knowledge in the provision of best pharmacy practice.

Communication strategies for both health professional and non-health professional dialogue and appropriate to context. Critical analysis of, and reflection on, personal and professional development.

Textbook(s)

-, Australian Medicines Handbook, Current, AMH Pty Ltd

-, Australian Pharmaceutical Formulary and Handbook, Current, Pharmaceutical Society of Australia

-, Therapeutics Guidelines (Full set), Current, Therapeutics Guidelines Ltd

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
PHAR 4017 Professional Placement
PHAR 4023 Pharmacy Practice 3

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Seminar 1 hour x 2 weeks
Tutorial 2 hours x 5 weeks
Practical 2 hours x 5 weeks
Workshop (Online review of curriculum materials) 1 hour x 8 weeks
Workshop 2 hours x 5 weeks
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Seminar 1 hour x 2 weeks
Tutorial 2 hours x 5 weeks
Practical 2 hours x 5 weeks
Workshop (Online review of curriculum materials) 1 hour x 8 weeks
Workshop 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.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Report 1500 words Pass/Fail -
Simulated Pharmacy Interactions - Pass/Fail 1 hour
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Report 1500 words Pass/Fail -
Simulated Pharmacy Interactions - Pass/Fail 1 hour

Note: This is a non-graded course and your result will be a pass or fail.

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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