Undergraduate | TAS-CSA118 | 2024
Pharmacy in Health Care
Course information for 2024 intakeView information for 2023 course intake
- Study method
- 100% online
- 100% online
- Entry requirements
- Part of a degree
- 14 weeks
- 04 Mar 2024
HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP available
About this subject
Upon completion of this subject, the student should be able to:
- Communicate health and medicines information in ways that are effective for a variety of audiences encountered in pharmacy practice
- Explain cultural responsiveness and safety, including for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander populations
- Search, evaluate and reference drug information and pharmacy-related literature
- Describe activities and settings where a pharmacist may have an impact on patient outcomes
- Refer to MyLO for study topics
This subject involves a range of on-line learning activities that introduce students to key concepts of health and healthcare, the pharmacy profession, roles of a pharmacist, quality use of medicines, government funding, regulatory bodies, the pharmaceutical industry and approval and supply of drugs, with an emphasis on the Australian Health Care system. Students will either visit a community and a hospital pharmacy or undertake a virtual visit. They will also learn about mental health, Tasmanian Aboriginal culture, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people’s health status and culture.
- Reflection on Culturally Safe Practice (20%)
- Weekly Online Multiple Choice Question Quizzes (20%)
- End of Subject Test (40%)
- Written Assignment (20%)
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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
- Other requirements - Teaching arrangement: Independent learning 3-hour online modules weekly; 1-hour tutorial weekly; 1-hour workshop weekly
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.
Find out more information on Commonwealth Loans to understand what this means to your eligibility for financial support.
Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following degrees