Courses & Units

Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics I CSA721



A case-based study of medication management and clinical pharmacy issues in gastroenterology, anaemia, the interpretation of clinical biochemical data derived from laboratory testing; Adverse Drug Reactions and Drug Interactions. Structured Evidence Based Medicine (EBM) approach will also be used as an integral component of self-directed learning in some of the case studies.


Unit name Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics I
Unit code CSA721
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
Tasmanian School of Medicine
Discipline Pharmacy

Dr Mohammed Salahudeen

Teaching staff

Mr Michaela Ffitch

Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 Off-Campus International Domestic
Hobart Semester 2 Off-Campus International Domestic


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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 24/2/2020 23/3/2020 31/5/2020 31/5/2020
Semester 2 13/7/2020 10/8/2020 31/8/2020 18/10/2020

* 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).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2019.

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Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2020: $1,190.00 2020: $2,354.00 019907

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Teaching Pattern

Online via MyLO and Online tutorial and meeting rooms.


Quiz = 5% (Evidence-based approach questions)
Assignment 1 = 20% (development of evidence-based skills, 750 words)
Assignment 2 = 25% (short clinical case, 2,000 words)
Assignment 3 = 20% (medication management plan, 1,200 words)
Assignment 4 = 30% (10 minutes for presentation plus five minutes for questions).

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