Graduate Certificate in Clinical Pharmacy
Practice pharmacy with confidence in an evolving healthcare environment
Advance your capability within clinical pharmacy practice. You’ll work on the skills that provide positive patient outcomes. Explore where pharmacy sits in today’s complex health system. Help patients manage their medicine through illness and life stages.
Australian Higher Education Loan Program (HELP)
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For more than a century, The University of Queensland (UQ) has delivered knowledge leadership for a better world. The most prestigious and widely recognised rankings of world universities consistently place UQ among the world's top universities. UQ has also won more national teaching awards than any other Australian university. This commitment to quality teaching empowers our 56,000 current students, who study across UQ’s three campuses, to create positive change for society.
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Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:
- Advance your knowledge and gain the confidence to practice competently in an ever-changing healthcare environment.
- Learn through innovative online methods that support active learning and skill development.
- Benefit from an interdisciplinary approach that includes input from clinical pharmacists, medical practitioners, specialist nurses and academia.
- Join the largest pharmacy school in Queensland, with more than 50 years of teaching and research experience, and a global alumni network.
- Clinical pharmacist
- Clinical oncology pharmacist
- Clinical informatics pharmacist
- Community pharmacist
- Clinical trials pharmacist
- Nuclear medicine pharmacist
To be eligible for entry, you'll need:
- an approved degree and hold a current registration as a pharmacist in country of practice.
- a minumum of two years' full-time (or equivalent) work experience and demonstrated recent experience of practice.
You must have a grade point average (GPA) of 4.0 on a 7-point scale in your previous qualification.
English Proficiency Requirements
All applicants must satisfy the UQ English language proficiency requirements for admission.
If you've completed previous study, you may be eligible to receive credit for – or exemption from – certain subjects in a UQ program. Assessment of prior learning and the granting of credit or exemption will be consistent with the Recognition of Prior Learning Policy (limits in section 2.4).
This program provides students with knowledge, skills and resources to practise effectively as a clinical pharmacy practitioner involved in the quality use of medicines and pharmaceutical care. These skills include the capacity to individualise, review and monitor a patient's medication regimen; demonstrate effective communication skills in clinical and non-clinical scenarios; critically appraise medical and pharmaceutical literature, recognise and describe social issues relating to medicine use.
Regular updates of course content integrate emerging clinical evidence and current controversies. A major strength of the program is the emphasis on developing clinical practice and the integration of evidence based medicine.