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PHAR5927: Professional Practice

2024 unit information

This unit of study consolidates previous units from the entire Master of Pharmacy 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. Case based role-plays will be used to develop students' communication and clinical skills for future interactions with patients, doctors, other health professionals and pharmacy colleagues. The unit consists of lectures, on-line learning and simulated case-based competency assessment and learning and application in the clinical setting (work integrated learning). Further, pharmacy management and forensics knowledge and skills will also be incorporated into this unit of study.

Unit details and rules

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Code PHAR5927
Academic unit Pharmacy
Credit points 9
PHAR5911 and PHAR5712 and PHAR5713 and PHAR5714 and PHAR5715 and PHAR5716 and PHAR5717
PHAR5725 and PHAR5928
Assumed knowledge:

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. Demonstrate Effective teamwork
  • LO2. Effectively communicate with consumers, peers and other health professionals
  • LO3. Identify and assess potential causes of medication related problems
  • LO4. Apply legal, ethical and clinical reasoning to manage medication related problems
  • LO5. Create and evaluate new pharmacy related services to assist patients in need of acute and chronic care
  • LO6. Demonstrate a working understanding of the legislation surrounding the supply of scheduled medicines in NSW

Unit availability

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 2 2024
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 2 2020
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 2 2021
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 2 2021
Normal day Remote
Semester 2 2022
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 2 2023
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney

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