Courses & Units

Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics II CSA722

Hobart

Introduction

A case-based study of medication management and clinical pharmacy issues in cardiovascular diseases. Structured Evidence Based Medicine (EBM) approach will also be used as an integral component of self-directed learning in some of the case studies.

Summary

Unit name Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics II
Unit code CSA722
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of Health
School of Medicine
Discipline Pharmacy
Teaching staff

Dr Tabish Zaidi (Coordinator), and other academic staff in the Division of Pharmacy, School of Medicine.

Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 Off-Campus International Domestic
Hobart Semester 2 Off-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 23/2/2015 23/3/2015 13/4/2015 29/5/2015
Semester 2 13/7/2015 10/8/2015 31/8/2015 16/10/2015

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2015 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2015 will be available from the 1st October 2014.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2015: $1,096.00 2015: $1,957.00 019907

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Online via MyLO and Online tutorial and meeting rooms.

Assessment

Assignment based assessment comprises of four assignments. Each assignment is based on patient cases from hospital and/or community pharmacy practice. Each assignment will carry equal marks and students need to have a minimum of 50% marks in each assignment to pass the unit

Assignment 1 will be based on five mini cases and students are expected to provide a structured answer using evidence based medicine (EBM)' principles. There will be a maximum word limit of 500 words for each mini case.

Assignment 2 will be based on five mini cases and students will be given specific clinical questions to be answered for each case. There will be a maximum word limit of approximately 1000 words for each mini case.

Assignment 3 will be based on one long case and four patient specific questions will be given to students. There will be no maximum limit per question in this assignment; however, there will be a maximum word limit of 5000 words will apply for all four questions of each long case.

Assignment 4 will be based on one long case and four patient specific questions will be given to students. There will be no maximum limit per question in this assignment; however, there will be a maximum word limit of 5000 words will apply for all four questions of each long case. Specific rubrics will be made available for students to assess their performance against standardised criteria prior to the final submission for assessment.

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Textbooks

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