Pharmacological Perspectives of Therapeutic Medication Management
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Upon completion of this subject , the student should be able to:
- Distinguish between the fundamental principles of pharmacology, including the differences between pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics.
- Communicate pharmacological interventions appropriately and responsibly to specific patient cohorts within area of practice specialty.
- Justify clinical decisions in the development of medication regimes in response to well defined scenarios, within area of specialty practice.
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Students enrolled in this subject are required to successfully complete a total of 25 credit points and must be actively employed for minimum of 20 hours per week in a clinical environment specific to their specialty practice area.
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This subject offers students the opportunity to develop their knowledge and skills to identify the effects of medications on the body’s physiological, biochemical, and pathophysiological processes. Key pharmacological characteristics of drug classes and specific nuances of individual drugs across the life span will be explored to optimise medication therapeutic effects and minimise adverse events. Upon completion of this subject students will be expected to use clinical reasoning and problem-solving skills to prescribe, administer, monitor, and evaluate medications in accordance with commonwealth and state legislation and policy.
- Clinical Care Report (30%)
- Online Quiz x 3 (30%)
- Individual Oral Case Presentation (40%)
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