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Evidence-based Complementary Medicines 1 - PHAR7811

Year - 2018

This unit of study will provide an introduction to the background, regulation and quality of complementary medicine products and practices. In addition, the ethical and legal considerations surrounding the provision of complementary medicine advice and supply of products by pharmacists will be covered. Students will be familiarised with reputable and reliable resources of complementary medicine information. These foundational topics will be followed by a series of system-based lectures discussing the current evidence for the efficacy and safety of common complementary medicines used in the management of cardiovascular, respiratory and gastrointestinal health and disease. A combination of lectures, essential reading, professional practice journal entries and online questionnaires will ensure students have a broad understanding of the topics covered.

Classes
12 hours of online lectures, 4 hours of journal entries and 18 hours of essential reading and independent study

Assessment
Online questionnaires following lectures, professional practice journaling

Textbooks
Access to The University of Sydney Library database on enrolment

Details

Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Pharmacy
Study Mode: Online
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Pharmacy
Study Mode: Online
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Joanna Harnett
HECS Band: 2
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