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Cardiovascular and Renal - PHAR7113

Year - 2020

This unit of study aims to develop an in-depth understanding of the physiology and pathophysiology of the cardiovascular and renal systems; aetiology, treatment, management and monitoring of patients with renal (including acute and chronic renal failure) and cardiovascular disease (including hypertension, heart failure, coronary heart disease, lipid disorders); It will also explore the role of the specialist cardiovascular/renal pharmacist in management and education of patients and other health care practitioners; public health approaches to the prevention of cardiovascular and renal disease; management and prevention of co-morbidities. Skills development will focus on application of this knowledge to the medication management of patient with cardiovascular and renal disease including interpretation of relevant clinical and laboratory tests, medication review and formulation of appropriate pharmacological and non-pharmacological care plans for these patients.

Classes will be delivered through on-line discussions, webinars, case studies and role plays.

webinar participation (5%), module assignments (30%), case study and medicine review assignments (40%), reflective diary (25%)


Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 2 Early

03 Aug 2020

Department/School: Pharmacy
Study Mode: Online
Census Date: 31 Aug 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
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Unit of Study coordinator: Kiplin Patanwala
HECS Band: 2
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