Therapeutics in Practice 4 is designed to further develop the student’s ability to determine the most appropriate pharmacotherapeutic management for a range of medical conditions. Drug therapy is the cornerstone for the management of most if not all common medical conditions. The unit builds on the student’s understanding of pharmacology, human biology and basic therapeutics. Having covered a range of conditions in CSA305 and CSA322, students will address other common conditions (such as malignant disease) as well as look at overarching themes such as geriatrics, paediatrics and gender specific health issues.
The knowledge gained in this unit will be fundamental to the hospital visits in this unit and to hospital and community placements undertaken during the year. Therapeutics in Practice 4 will also form an important basis for further studies relating to Medication Reviews undertaken in Pharmacy Practice CSA457 and CSA430.
|Unit name||Therapeutics in Practice (4)|
|Faculty/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Pharmacy and Pharmacology
Mr Danny Hoyle
|Available as student elective?||No|
|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|
* 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).
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|2||2020: $1,190.00||2020: $2,354.00||019907|
Fees for next year will be published before the end of the year. The fees above only apply for the year shown.
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
- all yr-3 BPharm units
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
Online learning resources; 2 x 2-hr lectures weekly; 5 x fortnightly hospital-based clinical rounds.
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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