Graduate Certificate in Clinical Pharmacy
Upskill as a registered pharmacist
Continue to develop your clinical pharmacy and research skills. Explore medication management for a wide range of illnesses, from cardiovascular disease to psychiatric disorders. Upon completion, those interested can proceed into the Graduate Diploma.
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- 25 Jun 23
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Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:
- Make evidence-based pharmacotherapeutic decisions to improve health outcomes
- Communicate complex clinical pharmacy concepts and ideas to a variety of audiences
- Acquire, evaluate and consolidate relevant clinical pharmacy information from a range of sources
An AQF Bachelor level degree in Pharmacy from UTAS or another university or tertiary institution that is deemed equivalent. PLUS Evidence of current AHPRA registration under the General Registration Type for the profession of Pharmacist, without conditions or notations is required. NOTE: Admissions to confirm registration on the AHPRA register and refer any applicants with conditions or notations to the School for review. Appropriate post‐registration work experience of at least 1 year will also be normally considered as a requirement for acceptance into this program. PLUS Employment details or a personal statement in eApplication, or a CV or Resume which indicates appropriate post‐registration work experience of at least 1 year. * Length of time registered as a Pharmacist can be located on the AHPRA registration page.
Work and Life
Appropriate post registration work experience of at least 1 year will also be normally considered as a requirement for acceptance into this program. PLUS Employment details or a personal statement in eApplication, or a CV or Resume which indicates appropriate post registration work experience of at least 1 year.
* Length of time registered as a Pharmacist can be located on the AHPRA registration page.
The University of Tasmania grants credit and recognition of prior learning that may include formal and/or informal prior learning. More information is available here.
Fully online, flexible and self-directed – this program will enable registered pharmacists to diversify and develop advanced skills for a range of advanced practice roles emerging in community and hospital settings.
The program focuses on developing in-depth knowledge of Pharmacotherapeutics and capability to enhance best practice pharmacy. The program will support pharmacists conducting medication reviews. The program will enhance the pharmacist’s role as a member of the health care team. It will develop their ability to communicate effectively with other health professionals and patients. It is a first step in the pathway towards a Research Higher Degree.
Recommended Study Pattern
For students undertaking full-time study the following study pattern is recommended.
Completion of 4 core subjects from the schedule below:
- 1 core subject:
- TAS-CSA721 Introduction to Advanced Clinical Pharmacy Practice
- 3 subjects of the following electives:
- TAS-CSA722 Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics in Cardiovascular Diseases
- TAS-CSA723 Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics in Respiratory and Renal Diseases
- TAS-CSA724 Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics in Infectious Diseases
- TAS-CSA725 Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics in Endocrinology, Rheumatology and Oncology Care
- TAS-CSA726 Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics in Psychiatric and Neurological Disorders
Satisfactory completion of 4 subjects, as required in the schedule, within 0.5-1.5 years from commencement.
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