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PA50212: Clinical skills placement

Follow this link for further information on academic years Academic Year: 2015/6
Further information on owning departmentsOwning Department/School: Department of Pharmacy & Pharmacology
Further information on credits Credits: 6
Further information on unit levels Level: Masters UG & PG (FHEQ level 7)
Further information on teaching periods Period: Modular (no specific semester)
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Summary: CW50OR10OT40
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Detail:
  • Assessment detail to be confirmed ( %)
Further information on supplementary assessment Supplementary Assessment: Supplementary assessment information not currently available (this will be added shortly)
Further information on requisites Requisites: Before taking this module you must take PA50181 AND take PA50182 and while taking this unit you must take 4 units from (PA50186, PA50187, PA50188, PA50199, PA50200, PA50201, PA50202, PA50203, PA50204).
Further information on descriptions Description: Aims & Learning Objectives:
Aim: To provide a coherent clinical placement within either a hospital or community pharmacy setting, in order to develop clinical practice skills and to enable the student to complete the necessary clinical practice components of therapeutic modules. Learning
Objectives: By the end of the Unit the student will be able to:
1. Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the advanced practice-based pharmaceutical techniques applicable in the hospital or community contexts (including disease monitoring; patient monitoring; medicines management issues; primary and secondary care roles for healthcare professionals (knowledge and understanding; programme level learning outcome 2);
2. Demonstrate high level communication skills through the development of effective working relationships with both patient groups and other health professionals (professional practice skill, programme level learning outcome 5);
3. Prepare and present information on complex pharmaceutical issues to a variety of client groups (Personal Transferable Skill, programme level learning outcome 8);
4. Reflect on their own practice in a range of therapeutic areas and identify areas for improvement (Professional Practical Skill, programme level learning outcome 5).

Clinical placement in a hospital or community pharmacy to observe, and contribute to pharmaceutical practice. The precise content will vary depending on the therapeutic areas being covered in the placement and in discussion with the Programme Director.
Further information on programme availabilityProgramme availability:

PA50212 is Optional on the following programmes:

Department of Pharmacy & Pharmacology
* This unit catalogue is applicable for the 2015/16 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2016/17 and beyond should not assume that this unit will be available in future years in the format displayed here for 2015/16.
* Programmes and units are subject to change at any time, in accordance with normal University procedures.
* Availability of units will be subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.