Healthy Ageing Pharmacy Practice (PHAR7112)

UNIT OF STUDY

Note: Department permission required for enrolment This unit of study will include material from the following areas: demographics and epidemiology, physiological changes associated with ageing, common health problems in the aged, health promotion and disease prevention (with emphasis on pharmacological interventions designed to reduce mortality and chronic disease), management of chronic disease, medication management in hospitals and the community, medication reviews, home visits and communication skills (including inter-professional communication).

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Classes

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

Assessment

On-line quizzes, satisfactory participation in on-line discussions and medication reviews.

Faculty/department permission required?

No

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