|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||College of Medicine & Dentistry|
This subject will further develop student understanding of pharmacy practice and counselling, including legal and ethical issues, clinical dispensing, compounding and communication skills. Students will also become familiar with principles of pharmaco-economics, drug stability, and be introduced to the process of clinical trials. Students will complete 80 hours of supervised clinical pharmacy placements in hospital or community pharmacy or industry in both urban and rural settings. Finally, the student will commence an independent (with supervision) research project relevant to an area of contemporary pharmacy practice. This project will introduce the student to the area of pharmacy research, looking specifically at qualitative and quantitative research methods, research statistics and clinical trials. Students will consolidate their knowledge of their research topic by undertaking a critical analysis of the current literature culminating in the production of an academic literature review.
|As this is a core level 3 subject in the BPharm(Hons)/MPharm pathway, students will be expected to have completed all core level 1 and 2 subjects|
|Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal|
|Census Date 24-Mar-2022|
|Coordinator:||Professor Beverley Glass, Mr Shane MacDonald|
|Lecturers:||Ms Kathy Thomas, Mrs Gillian Knott, Dr Martina Mylrea, Dr Sherryl Robertson, Assoc. Professor Peta-Ann Teague, Assoc. Professor John Smithson, Dr Robi Islam.|
The student workload for this 6 credit point subject is approximately 260 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.