Fundamentals of Contemporary Practice (PHAR7110)


This unit of study covers the principles of evidence-based medicine; quantitative and qualitative interpretation of research evidence; the application of pharmacokinetics and pharmacogenomics in medication and dose selection and regimens; essential communication skills required to provide contemporary pharmacy services. This unit of study is a core unit for participants who are ineligible to enrol in PHAR7111 and PHAR7121.

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Further unit of study information


Classes will delivered through on-line discussions, case studies and role plays.


On-line quizzes, satisfactory participation in on-line discussions, assignments (100%).

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules


PHAR7111 or PHAR7121

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.