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|
|Faculty/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Pharmacy and Pharmacology
Mr Justin Cousins
|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|
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|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
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All 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
Practical oral examination (35%);
Community Pharmacy Assessment (20%);
Medication Review Assignment (15%);
Professional service pitch (15%);
Hospital Pharmacy Assignment (15%).
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