PC4203 - Advanced Professional Pharmacy Practice
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Medicine & Dentistry
The subject will prepare students for entry into the Pharmacy workforce. It continues
from the Semester 1 subject, Professional Pharmacy Practice 3 and further develops
the student's understanding of aspects of professional pharmacy practice including
dispensing skills, legal and ethical issues and professional standards. An emphasis
will be placed on how these concepts apply to the Contemporary Professional Pharmacy
Practices in Australia, especially their application in rural and remote Australia.
The students will use this knowledge in conjunction with their experience gained in
their supervised clinical pharmacy placement to understand the roles of pharmacists
in the future. An emphasis will be placed on good listening and communication skills.
The role of the pharmacist in community liaison will be discussed and applied to pharmacy
- demonstrate an understanding of the current legislative, ethical, pharmacoeconomic,
management issues relevant to contemporary pharmacy practice;
- demonstrate the basic dispensing functions of a pharmacist including eliciting, reviewing
and assessing patient history, maintaining records and counselling patients to encourage
- demonstrate competency in obtaining a pharmaceutical history, including a patient's
medication and medical history;
- develop individual aims of intervention and outcomes of practice for patients that
present to the pharmacy;
- achieve competency for personal accreditation and registration requirements.
- Invigilated > Presentations - (55%)
- Non-Invigilated > Assignments - (5%)
- Clinical (30%) and extemporaneous (10%) dispensing practical - (40%).
Special Assessment Requirements
Assessment by clinical placement performance report, attendance record and placement
workbook is assessed as either satisfactory or unsatisfactory. Satisfactory is required
in order to pass this subject.
||(PC3204 OR PC3015) AND PC3001 AND PC3002 AND CH3100 AND PC3005 AND PC3201 AND PC3102
AND (PC3205 OR PC3016)
|PC4201 PC4202 PC4211
Study Period 2
|Census Date 27-Aug-2020
||Assoc. Professor Ian Heslop, Professor Beverley Glass
||Mr David Herron, Ms Kathy Thomas, Mrs Gillian Knott, Professor Beverley Glass, Dr Aaron Drovandi, Mrs Amanda Mackay.
The student workload for this
credit point subject is approximately
- 12 hours lectures
- 4 hours tutorials
- 12 hours practicals
- 30 hours - Presentations
- 240 hours placement
- assessment and self-directed study
An enrolment quota applies to this offering.
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