Professional Practice (PHAR4821)


This unit of study consolidates previous units from year one to semester 1 of year four of the curriculum, through the presentation and solving of clinical and ethical problems. It has a focus on knowledge application in a simulated  pharmacy workplace and includes professional services including disease state management. The unit consists of lectures, on-line learning and simulated case-based competency assessment and learning.  

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24hrs of lectures, 16hrs workshops, 40hrs simulated learning tutorials and up to 20hrs of self-directed learning


Tutorial marks and communication (40%), NPS exam (20%), Medication review (30%), team challenge (10%) and satisfactory performance in the forensic exam.


Pharmacy and Poisons legislation is required but is made available in a specific format for the unit. Therapeutic Guidelines, AMH and texts from previous practice units will be utilised.

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

PHAR3815 and (PHAR3811 or PHAR3816) and (PHAR3812 or PHAR3817) and (PHAR3813 or PHAR3818) and (PHAR3814 or PHAR3819) and (PHAR3821 or PHAR3828) and (PHAR3822 or PHAR3829) and (PHAR3823 or PHAR3826) and (PHAR3824 or PHAR3827) and PHAR3825


PHAR4811 and PHAR4812 and PHAR4814 and PHAR4823 and PHAR4813 and PHAR4822

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Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.