CSA322 is designed to build upon your existing knowledge of pharmacology, physiology, microbiology and evidence-based health, in order to develop the clinical knowledge and skills necessary to deliver pharmaceutical care. Topics include the pathophysiology and therapeutic principles relevant to the management of common diseases. In CSA322, these include cardiovascular, haematological, renal, endocrine and respiratory conditions. An emphasis is placed on the application of knowledge to evaluate and advise upon pharmacotherapy in clinical situations. Although CSA322 and CSA306 (Therapeutics in Practice 3B) are separate units, the learning derived from one is complementary to the other. CSA322 carries a weighting of 25% (i.e. 25 credit points).
|Unit name||Therapeutics in Practice 3A|
|College/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Pharmacy and Pharmacology
|Coordinator||Mr Angus Thompson|
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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- Apply an understanding of pathophysiology and epidemiology to the pharmacotherapeutic management (including self-care) of diseases and illnesses of local, national and international importance.
- Apply professional problem solving skills to identify critical issues, conceptualise problems, use relevant information and formulate a range of solutions in relation to the provision of medicines or health advice.
- Apply an evidence-based decision framework in the management of medicines and the use of healthcare interventions
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
- Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
- HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
- FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4
1 Please refer here more information on student contribution amounts.
2 Information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses can be found here
3 Please refer here for eligibility for HECS-HELP
4 Please refer here for eligibility for FEE-HELP
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
PrerequisitesCBA221 AND (CSA207 OR CJA214) AND CSA230 AND CSA231 AND CSA255 AND CSA204 AND CSA225 AND CSA288
|Assessment||Online quiz (5%)|Mid-semester written test (20%)|End of semester oral exam (15%)|Written exam (60%)|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
|Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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