Undergraduate | TAS-CSA119 | 2024
Managing Minor Ailments
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- Study method
- 100% online
- 100% online
- Entry requirements
- Part of a degree
- 14 weeks
- 08 July 2024
HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP available
About this subject
Upon completion of this subject, the student should be able to:
- Describe the pathophysiology, epidemiology and management of minor ailments.
- Formulate health and medicine advice within case-based scenarios.
- Demonstrate patient-centred communication.
- Detect professional, legal and/or ethical pharmacy practice issues within case-based scenarios.
- Refer to MyLO for study topics
Managing Minor Ailments focuses on patient-centred care with patient counselling concepts and application of communication skills in clinical scenarios. This patient-centred care is extended to the study of over-the-counter (OTC) medications. Principles of drug therapy such as adverse reactions, drug interactions, medication adherence, patient counselling and professional, legislative and ethical issues are discussed and applied to simulated cases.
- Oral Examination/Viva voce (30%)
- Online Quizzes (25%)
- Counselling (Oral Assessment) (30%)
- Mid-Semester Oral Examination (15%)
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Part of a degree
To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
- TAS-PHA-DIP-2024 - Diploma of Pharmacy Studies
You must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject, or currently be enrolled in the following subject(s) in a prior study period; or enrol in the following subject(s) to study prior to this subject:
Please note that your enrolment in this subject is conditional on successful completion of these prerequisite subject(s). If you study the prerequisite subject(s) in the study period immediately prior to studying this subject, your result for the prerequisite subject(s) will not be finalised prior to the close of enrolment. In this situation, should you not complete your prerequisite subject(s) successfully you should not continue with your enrolment in this subject. If you are currently enrolled in the prerequisite subject(s) and believe you may not complete these all successfully, it is your responsibility to reschedule your study of this subject to give you time to re-attempt the prerequisite subject(s).
- Other requirements - Online modules – 2 hrs per week Workshop - 2 hrs fortnightly
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.
Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.
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Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following degrees