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Department of Pharmacy & Pharmacology, Unit Catalogue 2011/12

PA30247: Pharmacy practice

Click here for further information Credits: 12
Click here for further information Level: Honours (FHEQ level 6)
Click here for further information Period: Academic Year
Click here for further information Assessment: CW 10%, EX 80%, OT 10%
Click here for further information Supplementary Assessment: Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)
Click here for further information Requisites: Before taking this unit you must take PA20025
Click here for further information Description: Aims:
To develop the knowledge and skills introduced in earlier units in order to build on professional competence in Pharmacy Practice.

Learning Outcomes:
After taking this unit, students will be able to:
* demonstrate and apply knowledge of pharmacy law, ethics and practice, clinical pharmacy & therapeutics and aspects of social science to more complex prescriptions and patient problems.
* identify patient and prescription problems and respond with suitable solutions,
* dispense and check medication safely and complete any necessary administrative documentation,
* communicate effectively with healthcare professionals and patients in the role play and practice settings.

Oral and written communication (T/F/A)
Problem solving, decision making (T/F/A)
Professional skills (T/F/A)

Dispensing; clinical pharmacy knowledge, skills and application to case studies; application of pharmacy legislation and ethical dilemma problem solving to cases; responding to symptoms commonly seen in the pharmacy; effective communication role play; clinical pharmacy placements (primary and secondary care). Aseptic dispensing.
Click here for further informationProgramme availability:

PA30247 is a Designated Essential Unit on the following programmes:

Department of Pharmacy & Pharmacology
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