PC4413 - Advanced Pharmacy Practice (Professional Honours) 2
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Medicine & Dentistry
This subject will explore advanced pharmacy practice including new and expanded roles
for pharmacists in various care settings as well as various aspects of clinical pharmaceutics.
Students will be introduced to the theory and practice standards underpinning pharmacy
prescribing, home medicines reviews (HMR) and pharmacists in general practice (GP)
clinics. At this stage, it is expected that students will have acquired sufficient
knowledge to fully appreciate the significance of bringing a new drug candidate to
market, allowing for the process of drug development to be explored in depth. Students
will finalise their group project activities. Students will present their project
findings in both written and oral formats and be required to respond to examiner and
audience questions regarding their project design, findings conclusions and recommendations.
Students will also be required to critically reflect on their performance (as individuals
and a team) in undertaking the project and discuss their learning from engagement
in the project as a whole.
- Discuss the role of the pharmacist in areas of advanced practice in contemporary Australian
pharmacy, including home medicines reviews and pharmacist prescribing;
- Have an understanding of various aspects of clinical pharmaceutics and the process
inherent to modern drug development;
- Produce a professionally appropriate summary (in both written and verbal formats)
of their group project, including a critical examination of the project findings and
outcomes from which robust conclusions have been extracted and recommendations for
future practice provided;
- Critically evaluate and reflect on the performance of the team and self as part of
the team in relation to project planning, completion and reporting.
- Invigilated > End of semester exam - (30%)
- HMR assessments and quizzes - (25%)
- Project manuscript and presentations - (35%)
- Assignments - (10%).
|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
||PC3314 AND PC3312 AND PC4412
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