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Pharmacy Practice 2 - PHAR2822

Year - 2020

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.

Classes
3x1hr lectures/week, 1x2hr tutorial/week

Assessment
2hr exam (50%), oral assessment (30%), CAM presentation (10%), reflective statement (5%), participation and professionalism (5%)

Textbooks
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

Pre-requisites

PHAR1811 and PHAR1821.

Co-requisites

PCOL2605.

Details

Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 2

03 Aug 2020

Department/School: Pharmacy
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2020
Unit of study level: Intermediate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Jocelyn Bussing
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