Courses & Units

Therapeutics in Practice 3B CSA306

Hobart

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Introduction

CSA306 Therapeutics in Practice 3B builds upon students existing knowledge of physiology, pharmacology and microbiology, in order to develop the clinical knowledge and skills necessary to deliver pharmaceutical care.

Topics include the pathophysiology and therapeutic principles used in the management of common diseases. These include neurological, psychiatric, gastrointestinal, hepatic and rheumatological conditions; as well as more complex multiple disease states. An emphasis is placed on the application of knowledge to evaluate and advise upon pharmacotherapy in clinical situations. Skills will be developed for application in the practice setting, including clinical pharmacy skills, pharmaceutical care, patient monitoring (including review of laboratory data) and identification and resolution of drug related problems. Teaching activities will include lectures and tutorials with case studies and are supported by clinical rounds and tutorials at the Royal Hobart Hospital where your knowledge will be applied to solving real world drug-related problems.

Summary

Unit name Therapeutics in Practice 3B
Unit code CSA306
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
Tasmanian School of Medicine
Discipline Pharmacy
Coordinator

Angus Thompson

Teaching staff

Mr Angus Thompson, Mr Michael Connolly, Mr Justin Cousins

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

Availability

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

Key

On-campus
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International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 12/7/2021 10/8/2021 30/8/2021 17/10/2021

* 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).

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Fees

Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
060501 $993.00 $993.00 not applicable $2,354.00

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Requisites

Prerequisites

CSA322

Co-requisites

CSA357

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

4 hours of lectures and 2 hours of tutorials each week for 10 weeks of semester, plus four hospital-based clinical rounds/tutorials.

Assessment

1 mid-semester written test (20%), 1 end of semester oral exam (15%), 1 medication management plan assessment (10%) and 1 x 2-hr end of semester written exam (55%).

The final mark for CSA306 is an aggregate based on the weighted marks from CSA322 (2/3) and CSA306 (1/3).

A student must achieve ≥50% in the end of year (CSA306) written exam plus an overall aggregate mark of ≥50% to pass CSA322 and CSA306.

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Textbooks

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