Courses & Units

Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics I CSA721

Hobart

Introduction

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.

Summary

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

Dr Mohammed Salahudeen

Teaching staff

Mr Michaela Ffitch

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

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 Off-Campus International Domestic
Hobart Semester 2 Off-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 24/2/2020 23/3/2020 31/5/2020 31/5/2020
Semester 2 13/7/2020 10/8/2020 18/10/2020 18/10/2020

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Fees

Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
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Requisites

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Online via MyLO and Online tutorial and meeting rooms.

Assessment

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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