Courses & Units

Pharmacy Skills in Practice 4A CSA457

Hobart

Introduction

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.

Summary

Unit name Pharmacy Skills in Practice 4A
Unit code CSA457
Credit points 25
College/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Pharmacy and Pharmacology
Discipline Pharmacy
Coordinator Mr Justin Cousins
Available as student elective? No
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Advanced

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 21/2/2022 22/3/2022 11/4/2022 29/5/2022

* 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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Learning Outcomes

  • 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
060501 $2,005.00 $2,005.00 not applicable $4,708.00
  • 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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Requisites

Prerequisites

All Year 3 BPharm Units

Co-requisites

CSA406

Teaching

AssessmentPractical oral examination (35%)|Medication Review Assignment (15%)|Professional Service Pitch (15%)|Hospital Pharmacy Assignment (15%)|Community Pharmacy Assessment (20%)
TimetableView the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable

Textbooks

Required

Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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