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This unit is designed to allow the students to develop the additional knowledge necessary to function safely and effectively as an advanced paramedic practitioner. The course will provide students advanced knowledge in the areas of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics as it applies to the pharmacological management of diseases/illness within the context of advanced paramedic practice. Students will develop a sound understanding of the of quality use of medicines, the Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Act and Regulations, Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme and medication management for advanced paramedic practitioners.

Summary 2020

Unit name Advanced Pharmacology & Medication Management in Paramedicine
Unit code CSA500
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Pharmacy and Pharmacology
Discipline Paramedicine

Dr Li Shean Toh

Teaching staff

Dr Li Shean Toh

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No



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Teaching Pattern

This unit is taught by distance. Online activities and weekly reading materials will be provided via MyLO. Students will communicate with the coordinator via email and discussion forums.


Online quizzes (20%), Assignment 1 (25%), Assignment 2 (25%), Case Study (30%).

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