Available in 2013
|Callaghan Campus||Trimester 1|
Previously offered in 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009
Considers aspects of pharmacy practice including a systematic review of over-the-counter medicines and complementary medicines;
Drug addiction and misuse;
Disease management to achieve optimal health outcomes;
Dispensing and counselling techniques; and
Placements to pharmacies in the community to gain an insight to the practice of pharmacy.
This course is a Compulsory Program Component and must be passed in order to progress in the Master of Pharmacy.
Programs generally have defined periods for their professional education placements. These are based on negotiations between health providers and the University. Students are asked to note however, that placements may occur at any time during the calendar year and not just within defined placement periods or university terms. The timing of your placement will depend largely on the availability of placement opportunities within health services sector. Students MUST NOT organise their own placements without prior approval by the Program Convenor.
1. Develop knowledge and skills in the appropriate use of over-the-counter products;
2. Understand the issues of the drug addiction and factors which impact on the intentional misuse of medicines;
3. Further develop skills on medication management with the aim of optimising health outcomes
4. Develop an appreciation with the use of Complementary and Alternate Medicines.
|Content||1. The concept of minor illness and major disease and the use of OTC products
2. The use of OTC products for illnesses of the Musculoskeletal system, minor infestation of the body and the gastrointestinal tract
3. Drug addiction and intentional misuse of medicines-harm-minimisation
4. Dispensing skill development, including extemporaneous dispensing and counselling techniques
5. Complementary and Alternate Medicines
6. Visits to community pharmacies and health care units involved in the management of people with drug addictions.
|Replacing Course(s)||Replaces PHAR6009 Pharmacy Practice 4 10 Units.|
|Transition||Students requiring to repeat PHAR6009 Pharmacy Practice 4 can undertake PHAR6211 Pharmacy Practice 4|
|Assumed Knowledge||PHAR6007 Pharmacy Practice 3 or PHAR6131 Pharmacy Practice 3|
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode|
Problem Based Learning
Experience Based Learning
Self Directed Learning
|Contact Hours||Laboratory: for 2 hour(s) per Week for 2 weeks
Lecture: for 3 hour(s) per Week for 9 weeks
Clinical: for 35 hour(s) per Week for 2 weeks
Tutorial: for 1 hour(s) per Week for 10 weeks
Tutorial: for 2 hour(s) per Week for 2 weeks
|Timetables||2013 Course Timetables for PHAR6211|