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Unit of study_

Professional Practice - PHAR4821

Year - 2020

This unit of study consolidates previous units from year one to semester 1 of year four of the curriculum, through the presentation and solving of clinical and ethical problems. It has a focus on knowledge application in a simulated pharmacy workplace and includes professional services including disease state management and vaccination training. The unit consists of lectures, on-line learning, simulated case-based competency learning and assessment and performance of entrustable professional activities (EPA).

1x2hr lectures/week, 2x3hr workshops/week, 4x2hr forensics lectures/semester, 1x3hr forensics workshop/semester

entrustable professional activity portfolio (20%), medication review (30%), health care collaboration (10%), tutorial marks and communication (40%), 1hr forensic exam (S/U)

Pharmacy and Poisons legislation is required but is made available in a specific format for the unit Therapeutic Guidelines Australian Medicines Handbook (newest edition) NSW Pharmacist Vaccination Standard, Australian Immunisation Handbook, National Vaccine Storage Guidelines 'Strive for 5' (2nd edition) and texts from previous practice units will be utilised

Additional information
Students must meet all checks and clearances as required and verified by the Office of Clinical Education at The University of Sydney prior to commencing this Unit of Study.


PHAR3100 and PHAR3815 and PHAR3825 and PHAR3816 and PHAR3817 and PHAR3818 and PHAR3819 and PHAR3826 and PHAR3827 and [PHAR3820 or (PHAR3828 and PHAR3829)]


(PHAR4813 and PHAR4820) or (PHAR4813 and PHAR4822) or (PHAR4820 and PHAR4822)


Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 2

24 Aug 2020

Department/School: Pharmacy
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 28 Sep 2020
Unit of study level: Honours
Credit points: 12.0
EFTSL: 0.25
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Carl Schneider
HECS Band: 2
Courses that offer this unit

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