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Pharmacy Practice - PHAR2822

Year - 2018

This unit of study explores the role of the pharmacist as a primary care provider for disease states and the provision of management options, including non-pharmacological recommendations. It focuses on methods of delivering patient care both at an individual level and also to the wider community. This course is fundamental to clinical pharmacy in all areas of practice. Core areas covered include responding to minor ailments such as pain, eye, ear, nose, fever, infection and infestations as well as gastrointestinal complaints. Screening in chronic disease including diabetes, respiratory and cardiovascular disease. Other areas covered are providing healthy living support including nutrition and exercise as well as the role of the pharmacist in the provision of complementary medicines.

3 x lectures/wk, 1.5hr tutorial/wk

Written exam (50%), oral assessment (30%), complementary medicines group presentation (10%) and Reflective Ability Clinical Assessment (10%)

Community Pharmacy. Symptoms, diagnosis and treatment. (ANZ Edition) 3rd Edition, Rutter P and Newby D. Churchill Livingston Elsevier Publishing, 2016.


PHAR1811 and PHAR1821.




Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Pharmacy
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Intermediate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Carl Schneider
HECS Band: 2
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