Rural Clinical Placement (PHAR4825)


Rural Clinical Placement is an experiential unit of study. Students complete extended placements in a variety of rural and remote settings. This unit of study allows students to integrate their knowledge and skill base within a variety of professional placements. Students gain an awareness of how patients, pharmacists and other health professionals interact to ensure Quality Use of Medicines as well as an understanding of the role of the pharmacist within the healthcare team.

Further unit of study information


Relevant portfolio and self directed learning activities


Preceptor assessment (50%), portfolio (40%), reflective diary (10%)


Latest edition of Australian Medicines Handbook. Therapeutic Guidelines (Complete set). Victorian Drug Usage Advisory Committee. North Melbourne, VIC.

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules


PHAR4811 and PHAR4812 and PHAR4814 and PHAR4823


PHAR4824 and PHAR4826

Study this unit outside a degree

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.