PHR3062 - Student Experiential Placements I - 2019

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.


Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Chief examiner(s)

Mr Simon Furletti


Mr Simon Furletti
Mark Cheong (Malaysia)

Unit guides



  • Second semester 2019 (On-campus)


  • Second semester 2019 (On-campus)


PHR1011 Professional Practice I

PHR1021 How Medicines Work I

PHR1031 How the Body Works

PHR1012 Professional Practice II

PHR2011 Professional Practice III

PHR1022 How Medicines Work II

PHR2021 How Medicines Work III

PHR2041 Comprehensive Care: Respiratory and Gastrointestinal

PHR2141 Comprehensive Care: Dermatology and Pain

PHR2012 Professional Practice IV

PHR2042 Endocrinology & Renal

PHR2142 Cardiovascular

PHR3041 Blood, Brain & Cancers

PHR3141 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:

  1. Describe the delivery of pharmacy services, and the role of pharmacists, in a range of practice environments
  2. Demonstrate delivery of credentialed activities semi-autonomously, by applying the knowledge and skill gathered from units over the duration of the course
  3. Demonstrate delivery of non-credentialed activities under direct supervision, by applying the knowledge and skill gathered from units over the duration of the course
  4. Demonstrate proficiency in fundamental pharmaceutical calculations
  5. 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.

Workload requirements

  • 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)

See also Unit timetable information

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