PC4101 - Endocrine and Reproductive Pharmacy
|Student Contribution Band:
Available to level 4 Bachelor of Pharmacy students.
Students will learn the physiological and pathophysiological aspects of the reproductive
system, including obstetrics, infertility, contraception and gynaecological disorders.
The pathophysiology and management of disorders of the endocrine system, such as pancreatic,
thyroid and adrenal gland dysfunction. Students will also be taught the relationship
between the endocrine and the reproductive system and other body systems such as the
central nervous system, immunology and reproduction. The treatment and/or prevention
of these conditions in rural and remote Australia will be discussed, with particular
reference to the management of diabetes in the Indigenous population of Australia.The
student will become knowledgeable about the underlying basis for the normal function
and common dysfunctions of the endocrine system. Therapeutic interventions in the
normal function of the reproductive system will be explored. Information will be presented
in an integrated manner to allow students to develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes
to provide effective primary health and pharmaceutical care to the community and other
health care professionals.
- describe the basic structure, function and dysfunction of the endocrine and reproductive
- describe the pharmacotherapeutics and pharmaceutical dosage forms associated with
treatment of diseases of the endocrine and reproductive system, their pharmacology,
pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics;
- develop an understanding of the effects that pregnancy and lactation may have on the
use of therapeutic agents;
- develop an understanding of the role of the pharmacist in monitoring, compliance,
blood glucose level monitoring, personal hygiene of patients, identification of symptoms,
emergency treatment, drug-drug interactions, interpretation of results, research needed,
epidemiology and the effect of Indigenous population needs and compliance;
- develop and understand the pharmacoeconomic implications of diseases and the management
there of to promote the Quality Use of Medicines with particular focus on rural and
remote communities and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander populations.
||PC3001 AND PC3002 AND (PC3204 OR PC3015) AND CH3100 AND PC3005 AND PC3201 AND (PC3202
OR PC3102) AND (PC3205 OR PC3016)
Study Period 1
|Census Date 27-Mar-2014
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||Professor Beverley Glass, <Person not found>, <Person not found>, Dr Lisa Chilton.
- 36 hours lectures
- 12 hours tutorials
- 24 hours workshops/Seminars
||end of semester exam (60%); other exams (25%); assignments (15%).
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