This unit of study explores the role of the pharmacist as a care provider for disease states in the healthcare team. It focuses on methods of delivering patient care both at an individual level and also to the wider community. Students will build on the skills and knowledge developed in Pharmacy Practice 1. Students' knowledge and skills in social and administrative pharmacy will be developed, covering a number of health psychology topics including chronic illness and end of life care. Students will be introduced to concepts such as teamwork and its relevance to the health care setting and will play an active role in team based activities. Students will be introduced to concepts of screening for chronic disease including diabetes, respiratory and cardiovascular disease. Other areas covered are the provision of complementary medicines.
3x1hr lectures/week, 1x2hr tutorial/week
2hr exam (50%), oral assessment (30%), CAM presentation (10%), reflective statement (5%), participation and professionalism (5%)
Community Pharmacy. Symptoms, diagnosis and treatment. (ANZ Edition) 3rd Edition, Rutter P and Newby D. Churchill Livingston Elsevier Publishing, 2016. Smith, L. (preparer) (2015) PHAR1821 Social Pharmacy, McGraw Hill
PHAR1811 and PHAR1821.Co-requisites