PC1004 - Introduction to Pharmacy Practice and Pharmaceutical Sciences 1
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Medicine & Dentistry
Available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Pharmacy.
Professional pharmacy practice occurs in a large variety of settings including hospitals,
the community, the armed forces, industry and in research institutions. In this module,
students are introduced to the role of pharmacy in Australian society, including the
history of pharmacy, professional ethics and forensic aspects of pharmacy. Students
are introduced to the skills necessary to effectively communicate with other health
care professionals in the provision of quality primary and secondary health care in
both urban areas and the extended role in rural and remote parts of Australia. Students
are introduced to formulation science, including practical extemporaneous dispensing,
together with the basics of pharmaceutics.
- be able to identify the role of the pharmacy practitioner as a member of the primary
and secondary health care team in Australia;
- have gained experience in communication skills and theory in support of the role of
- be experienced in elementary extemporaneous dispensing, and be able to discuss introductory
aspects of pharmaceutics;
- develop skills required to undertake pharmaceutical calculations required in pharmacy
- be able to discuss the complexities of managing health conditions in rural and remote
Study Period 1
|Census Date 28-Mar-2019
||Mrs Martina Mylrea
||Mr David Herron, Assoc. Professor Ian Heslop, Ms Kathy Thomas, Professor Beverley Glass, Mrs Martina Mylrea, Mrs Sue Carson, Ms Selina Taylor, Mr Aaron Drovandi, Mrs Amanda Mackay.
- 36 hours lectures
- 18 hours tutorials
- 24 hours practicals
- 3 hours professional experience
||end of semester exam (60%); lab test, lab reports, online quizzes, communication assessment (30%); assignment (10%).
Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement
process, and in case of
minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest