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Department of Pharmacy & Pharmacology, Programme Catalogue 2015/16

TSPA-ADC15: PG Cert Prescribing & Therapeutics


Mode of attendance: Distance Learning

Year 1

Follow this link for further information on the NFAAR NFAAR-CPD assessment regulations: for students commencing study from 2011/12 onwards (students who commenced prior to 2011/12 should consult their programme handbook for their assessment regulations):
  • Assessment Regulations: Appendix 15 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view
  • Exemption: Unit PA50249 has a pass mark of 50% rather than 40%
  • Taught credits: 30

Modular - no specific semester: Taught Units

Compulsory Units:
PA50249 Independent prescribing 18 Credits
Optional Units: Select 2 units from the following list:
PA50186 Cardiovascular therapeutics 6 Credits
PA50187 Gastro-intestinal therapeutics 6 Credits
PA50188 Oncology 6 Credits
PA50190 Pharmaceutical public health 6 Credits
PA50199 Respiratory therapeutics 6 Credits
PA50200 Mental health 6 Credits
PA50201 Endocrinology 6 Credits
PA50202 Neurology 6 Credits
PA50212 Clinical skills placement 6 Credits
PA50221 Prescribing for special groups 6 Credits
PA50223 Surgery 6 Credits
PA50233 Infections 6 Credits
PA50235 Management of minor ailments 6 Credits
PA50240 Using evidence in practice 6 Credits
PA50267 Professional skills development 6 Credits

* Programmes and units may be changed at any time, in accordance with normal University procedures.
* This programme catalogue is applicable for all years of study for the 2015/16 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2016/17 and beyond should not assume that this programme, or its component units, will be delivered in future years in the format displayed here.
* NFAAR assessment regulations are subject to regular review and update. Links given here will provide access to the latest versions of NFAAR documentation. The regulations described in this documentation may not necessarily be those which applied in previous academic years. For detailed information on how the NFAAR was applied to this programme in previous academic years, please contact the relevant Director of Studies.
* Availability of units is 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.