Quality Use of Medicines in Practice (NURS5077)

UNIT OF STUDY

With reference to one of the central objectives of Australia's National Medicines Policy, the Quality Use of Medicines (QUM), students will focus on developing skills related to selecting management options wisely considering the risk and benefit to the consumer, choosing suitable medicines if a medicine is considered necessary and using medicines safely and effectively. Students will explore the regulatory framework associated with medication management and focus on clinical pharmacological therapies relevant to their specialist area of practice as an advanced practitioner.

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Classes

distance education/intensive on campus, up to 4 study days

Assessment

online modules and case study activities (50%) and assignment (50%) and satisfactory clinical performance

Faculty/department permission required?

Yes

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

NURS5088

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