|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||College of Medicine & Dentistry|
This subject is an introduction to the profession of pharmacy in the Australian health care context. Pharmacy practice occurs in a variety of settings including hospitals, the community, the armed forces, industry and in government. Students are introduced to the role of pharmacy in Australian society, including the history of pharmacy, professionalism and professional standards. Students are familiarised with the skills necessary to effectively communicate with patients and other health care professionals, in the provision of quality primary and secondary health care in urban areas and the expanding role including rural and remote parts of Australia. Students are also introduced to the scientific foundation of dosage form design, then applying their knowledge in extemporaneous dispensing laboratory sessions.
|Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal|
|Census Date 26-Mar-2020|
|Coordinator:||Dr Martina Mylrea|
|Lecturers:||Mr Martin Keene, Mr David Herron, Professor Beverley Glass, Ms Selina Taylor, Dr John Smithson, Mrs Amanda Mackay.|
The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.
Note: 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 official information.