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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

FacultyFaculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Monash Passport categoryInternship (Act Program)
OfferedParkville First semester 2011 (Day)
Coordinator(s)A/Prof Kay Stewart


To enhance students' knowledge and understanding of a range of topics relevant to the practice of pharmacy; to further develop skills in communication and problem solving; and to provide the opportunity for students to apply their knowledge and skills under supervision in various practice settings through the Professional Experience Placement (PEP) Program.


Students will develop practice skills in a range of settings by applying the knowledge and understanding they have gleaned from other units within the course.
Specific learning outcomes for each PEP type are listed in the relevant student PEP manual.

Chief examiner(s)

Associate Professor Kay Stewart

Contact hours

Placements of 420 hours (4 x 3 weeks x 5 days x 8 hours), four 1 hour briefings prior to placement (4/5 of class, for each placement, in lecture theatre) and four 1 hour small group debriefing sessions following placement.


PAC3351 Context for Practice I
PAC3362 Context for Practice II

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