6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL
Undergraduate - Unit
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
Professional Practice I
How Medicines Work I
How the Body Works
Professional Practice II
Professional Practice III
How Medicines Work II
How Medicines Work III
Comprehensive Care: Respiratory and Gastrointestinal
Comprehensive Care: Dermatology and Pain
Professional Practice IV
Endocrinology & Renal
Blood, Brain & Cancers
Pathogens, Host Defense & Treatment
This unit will enhance students' knowledge and understanding of a range of topics relevant to the practice of pharmacy; further develop and refine skills in communication, teamwork, integrity, empathy and problem solving; and provide the opportunity for students to implement their knowledge and skills acquired throughout the course in various practice settings through the Student Experiential Placements (StEPs) Program.
At the end of this unit, students will be able to:
- Describe the delivery of pharmacy services, and the role of pharmacists, in a range of practice environments
- Demonstrate delivery of credentialed activities semi-autonomously, by applying the knowledge and skill gathered from units over the duration of the course
- Demonstrate delivery of non-credentialed activities under direct supervision, by applying the knowledge and skill gathered from units over the duration of the course
- Demonstrate proficiency in fundamental pharmaceutical calculations
- Reflect on identified strengths and weaknesses to develop Personalised Learning Plans to enhance professional skills required to practice as a pharmacist.
Assessment will comprise of 100% in semester assessments. All learning outcomes will be assessed.
- Twelve hours of independent preparation for placements
- Twelve hours of active learning lectures (2 hours per week)
- Twelve hours of small group classes including assessment (2 hours per week)
- 210 hours of professional experiential placements (2 x 3 weeks x 5 days x 7 hours)
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