CSA457 Pharmacy Skills in Practice 4A focuses on concepts associated with professional and clinical pharmacy practice. It builds on material studied in Pharmacy Skills in Practice 3A and 3B.
The unit consists of three main areas: community pharmacy, hospital pharmacy and medication management, with associated communication, collaboration, and practical skills.
These skills will be developed through online modules and in simulated pharmacy practice activities. Class activities will be complemented with Alcohol and Drug Service (ADS) and Residential Aged Care Facility activities.
The overall objective of the unit is to develop practical knowledge and understanding of pharmacy practice. Emphasis is placed on the integration of knowledge gained from all units within the pharmacy course and application of that knowledge to evaluate and solve practice-related problems.
|Unit name||Pharmacy Skills in Practice 4A|
|College/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Pharmacy and Pharmacology
|Coordinator||Mr Justin Cousins|
|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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- Identify and prioritise drug-related problems in advanced clinical scenarios, and propose an appropriate management plan
- Communicate and collaborate while making patient-centred therapeutic decisions in acute and chronic disease.
- Search, evaluate and reference drug information and pharmacy related literature.
- Compare and contrast the impact pharmacists have in different settings on patient outcomes
|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
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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.
PrerequisitesAll Year 3 BPharm Units
An average of 4 hours of online modules weekly with supplemental face-to-face lectures. Weekly 3-hour workshops/practical classes. A Residential Medication Management Review Activity (RMMR). An Alcohol and Drug Service (ADS) Activity.
Total hours = 7-10 hours a week plus out of class preparation for workshops
|Assessment||Practical oral examination (35%)|Medication Review Assignment (15%)|Professional Service Pitch (15%)|Hospital Pharmacy Assignment (15%)|Community Pharmacy Assessment (20%)|
|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.
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