Pharmacy Services and Public Health (PHAR4823)
UNIT OF STUDY
This unit of study will focus on developing students' understanding of the Australian Health Care System, health policy and regulation affecting health in Australia and internationally and the role of pharmacy in public health/ health promotion. We will develop students' skills in identifying, accessing and interpreting relevant policy, regulation and literature. Topics which underpin understanding of public health including, epidemiology/pharmacoepidemiology and pharmacoeconomics will also be addressed. Through workshops and assignments, students will be given the opportunity to integrate their learning and apply this knowledge to address population health care problems with a special emphasis on achieving the quality, safety and judicious use of medicines in health care.
Our courses that offer this unit of study
Further unit of study information
34 x 1hr lectures, 10 x 3hr workshops and up to 25hrs of self directed learning
Final exam (50%), group assignment/presentation (30%),
workshop participation (20%)
Pharmaceutical Public Health
Faculty/department permission required?
Unit of study rules
Prerequisites and assumed knowledge
All third year units of study
PHAR4811, PHAR4812, PHAR4814
Study this unit outside a degree
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.
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.