Pharmacy Practice (PHAR2822)


This unit of study is an introduction to Pharmacy Practice. It focuses on disease and the delivery of health care by the pharmacist. It will build on knowledge acquired in Physiology and Pharmacology and aims to develop knowledge and skills around common acute and chronic conditions, with a particular focus on elements of health care delivery that are unique to the pharmacist, within the health care environment. Different models of health care will be used to demonstrate effective health strategies.

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3 x lectures/wk, 1.5 hr tutorial/wk


Written exam (60%), oral assessment (30%), and MCQ Quiz (10%)


Communication Skills in Pharmacy Practice. W.N. Tindall et al. 4rd Edition. Lea & Febiger 2007 Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics. Walker, R. & Whittlesea, C. editors. 5th Edition Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone, 2011 Introduction to public health in pha

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Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

PHAR1811 and PHAR1821


PHSI2601 and PCOL2605

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