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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
OfferedParkville Second semester 2011 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Associate Professor Kay Stewart


The aim of this unit is to further prepare students for practice as pharmacists.
This unit builds particularly on the third year units of the Pharmacy Practice stream (PAC3351, PAC3362) and the Professional Experience Placement program (PAC4371).


At the completion of this unit, students will be able to:

  • Appreciate the leadership role of the pharmacist
  • Plan life-long learning in the context required by the Pharmacy Board of Australia for registration purposes
  • Dispense legally and accurately, including being proficient in pharmaceutical calculations
  • Describe various extended roles of pharmacists

Chief examiner(s)

Associate Professor Kay Stewart

Contact hours

48 contact hours and 24 hours of self-directed learning


Both third year units in the Pharmacy Practice stream (PAC3351, PAC3362) and must have either completed or be enrolled in PAC4371

Additional information on this unit is available from the faculty at: