Skip to content | Change text size

VCD1102 - The Australian healthcare and pharmaceutical environment

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate Victorian College of Pharmacy

Leader: Mr Bill Suen


Parkville First semester 2007 (Off-campus)
Parkville Second semester 2007 (Off-campus)


This unit provides an overview of the Australian healthcare system, with specific focus on its pharmaceutical component. Students examine the roles of government, the pharmaceutical industry, community pharmacies, hospitals, professional peak bodies and consumer groups in shaping the pharmaceutical supply infrastructure. Compares the Australian system with selected international systems.


Assignments: 100%