PC3314 - Pharmacy Practice (Professional Honours) 2
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Medicine & Dentistry
This subject will further expand and deepen the student knowledge of aspects of pharmacy
practice introduced in PC3302 and PC3312. The topics of legal and ethical issues,
clinical dispensing and communication skills and drug stability will be advanced and
expanded, and the pharmaceutics of endocrine dosage forms will be explored. Areas
of focus for dispensing will include the management of refugee health and cultural
sensitivity. Students will also undertake an interdisciplinary patient history-taking
exercise in the community. An additional major area of focus for this subject will
be in pharmacy management. Students will again undertake supervised clinical pharmacy
placement, which may be either rural or urban in a variety of settings, including
hospital, community or industry. In the research component of the subject, students
will continue to develop their research skills as they are guided in the preparation
of a research proposal and an ethics application for their research project.
- Demonstrate a deeper understanding of the dispensing functions of a pharmacist, particularly
patient history taking, relating this to professional practice through experiential
- Describe, interpret and apply accepted standards of practice and codes of ethics when
considering issues relating to the acquisition, storage, dispensing, sale and supply
of pharmaceutical products;
- Explain the pharmaceutics of selected dosage forms and pharmaceutical formulations,
including drug stability;
- Demonstrate an understanding of the principles of pharmacy management;
- Prepare a research proposal and ethics application, including an oral presentation.
- Invigilated > End of semester exam - (30%)
- - (35%)
- - (35%).
|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.
Study Period 2
|Census Date 27-Aug-2020
||Ms Kathy Thomas
||Mrs Gillian Knott, Professor Beverley Glass, Mr Donald Whaleboat.
- 50 hours lectures
- 30 hours tutorials
- 30 hours practicals
- 24 hours workshops/Seminars
- 160 hours placement
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