This unit is being phased out and may not be offered next year, please consider your study plan accordingly. You will be able to enrol in the unit where there is an availability noted below.
|Unit name||Pharmacy Skills in Practice 1|
|Faculty/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Pharmacy and Pharmacology
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The unit consists of five modules:
Module 1: Australian Health Care System - Approximately 10 hours of learning.
Module 2: Pharmacists in the Australian Health Care System - Approximately 14 hours of learning.
Module 3: Patient's perspective of Health - Approximately 25 hours of learning.
Module 4: Communication - Approximately 7 hours of learning.
Module 5: Over-the-counter (OTC) medications - Approximately 16 hours of learning.
For Semester 1 delivery, there will be a combination of online and on campus activities including lectures, tutorials, workshops and pharmacy visits over 13 weeks.
For Semester 3 (Spring School) delivery, the first 7 weeks consist of online learning by means of online modules, webinar tutorials, recorded lectures, guided reading, quizzes and discussion forums. There will be a Christmas break followed by a final one-week intensive teaching period, in the first week of the calendar year. The intensive teaching period will be on campus and students will attend oral assessment tutorials and pharmacy visits.
Short online quizzes: 20%, written assignment 1: 10% (approx. 1500 words), written assignment 2: 30% (approx. 2500 words), essay: 15% (2000 words), completion of a 10-page pharmacy workbook: 5%, two 10-minute oral examinations 20%.
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