CSA724 is a self-directed, fully on-line unit, that explores a variety of disease states and their management, using a series of patient cases linked to assignment based questions, to enable the student to enhance their knowledge in the area of clinical pharmacy and pharmaceutical care.
|Unit name||Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics in Infectious Diseases|
|College/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Pharmacy and Pharmacology
|Coordinator||Doctor Mohammed Salahudeen|
|Teaching staff||Mr Mark Kirschbaum|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|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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- Identify and evaluate problems associated with anti-infective medicines using an evidence-based approach.
- Critically evaluate infectious disease medication therapy using an evidence-based approach and accepted best clinical practice to devise and justify appropriate courses of action for therapeutic management.
- Employ evidence-based and contemporary clinical skills to conduct a clinical audit and demonstrate how this may influence pharmacy practice in infectious disease management.
- Demonstrate effective written and oral presentation skills to explain contemporary issues associated with infectious diseases and anti-infective therapy.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
1 Please refer to more information on student contribution amounts.
2 Please refer to more information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses.
3 Please refer to more information on eligibility for HECS-HELP.
4 Please refer to more information on eligibility for FEE-HELP.
Please note: international students should refer to What is an indicative Fee? to get an indicative course cost.
Online via MyLO and Online tutorial and meeting rooms.
|Assessment||Quiz (5%)|Assignment 4 - Presentation (20%)|Assignment 1 - Evidence-based summary (15%)|Assignment 2 - Short clinical case (25%)|Assignment 3 - Long clinical case (35%)|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
|Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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