Graduate Certificate in Evidence-Based Complementary Medicines

The Graduate Certificate in Evidence-Based Complementary Medicines is a part-time postgraduate course that will expand pharmacists’ knowledge of complementary medicines and cultivate the research and skills to deliver high-quality, evidence-based patient centred care.

This course has been specifically developed to equip pharmacists with the knowledge and skills required to provide evidence-based information about the efficacy and safety of complementary medicines including drug-herb and drug-nutrient interactions.

The course covers how to identify reliable and reputable information on the efficacy and safety of complementary medicines commonly used in the management of health and disease and how this evidence can be communicated in day to day practice.

 

Graduate Certificate in Evidence-Based Complementary Medicines


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Course Resolutions

1 Course codes

Code

Course title

 GCEVBSCM-01

Graduate Certificate in Evidence-Based Complementary Medicines

2 Attendance pattern

The attendance pattern for this course is part time.

3 Admission to candidature

(1)
Available places may be offered to qualified applicants based on merit, according to the following admissions criteria.
(2)
Admission to candidature requires a Bachelor degree or higher award in Pharmacy or other health related degree leading to professional registration as deemed appropriate by the Faculty.

4 Time Limits

(1)
A student must complete all the requirements for a graduate certificate within five calendar years of first enrolment.
(2)
All time limits include any period(s) of suspension.

5 Credit for previous study

For units of study offered by the Sydney Pharmacy School, credit will not usually be granted for recognised prior learning older than five years at the time of first enrolment in the unit or course for which credit is sought. For other units of study credit transfer is subject to the provisions of the Coursework Policy.

6 Requirements for award

(1)
The units of study that may be taken for the course are set out in the Units of Study table for the Graduate Certificate in Evidence-Based Complementary Medicines.
(2)
To qualify for the award of the Graduate Certificate in Evidence-Based Complementary Medicines a candidate must complete 24 credit points.