Pharmacy Practice C (PHAR5510)

UNIT OF STUDY

This unit of study is a continuation of Pharmacy Practice A and B. A number of therapeutics topics will be covered in a problem-based learning format. Practice-based tutorials will be supplemented with relevant therapeutics lectures and other learning resources. Students will explore the role of the pharmacist in advising on primary and self care, performing clinical interventions, conducting medication reviews, monitoring therapeutic outcomes, participating in therapeutic decision making and involvement in health promotion and public health within these therapeutic areas. Themes such as evidence based practice, pharmacoepidemiology, drug information, medication safety, ethics and communication skills will be incorporated throughout the unit of study.

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Further unit of study information

Classes

3 x lectures/wk and 2 x 2hr tutorials/wk

Assessment

Tutorial contribution (30%) and exams (70%)

Textbooks

Therapeutic Guidelines. Therapeutic Guidelines Ltd, North Melbourne, Vic., latest editions Australian Medicines Handbook, Rossi S (ed), 2012 Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics (4th edn), Walker R, Whittlesea C (eds), 2007

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Corequisites

PHAR5508

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