PC4412 - Advanced Pharmacy Practice (Professional Honours) 1
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Medicine & Dentistry
This subject continues to develop areas of professional pharmacy practice, pharmaceutics
and counselling. In the pharmacy practice area, students will expand on their previous
knowledge in management to include financial management relating to pharmacy practice.
Pharmacy law and ethics will consider issues in contemporary practice, with a focus
on workplace law, negligence, privacy, digital health and ethical dilemmas. Students
will continue to develop skills in clinical dispensing and counselling and extemporaneous
dispensing. In the area of pharmaceutics, students will explore novel drug delivery
and biosimilar medications. Additionally, students will learn the theory and principles
of immunisation and be trained in the delivery of vaccinations in the pharmacy setting.
Students will continue development of their project management skills. They will analyse
their project findings in order to extract conceptually robust conclusions and derive
meaningful and practically relevant recommendations, including strategies for implementation.
- Demonstrate the basic dispensing functions of a pharmacist in the areas of clinical
and extemporaneous dispensing and patient counselling;
- Discuss and demonstrate an understanding of aspects of contemporary pharmacy practice
relating to management theory, business law and ethics;
- Discuss advanced applications in drug delivery including novel drug delivery systems;
- Explain the theoretical basis of immunisation and demonstrate competence in vaccine
- Create a professionally appropriate and critical examination of their group project
findings and outcomes from which robust conclusions can be extracted and future recommendations
- Invigilated > End of semester exam - (40%)
- Clinical dispensing coursework and test - (35%)
- Project data collection and analysis (results section), assignments - (20%)
- Clinical placement report and activities - (5%).
|As this is a core level 4 subject in the BPharm(Hons)/MPharm pathway, students will
be expected to have completed all core level 1, 2 and 3 subjects
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