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PHCY512 Advanced Clinical Pharmacy

Special topics in clinical pharmacy, with particular reference to multiple problems often encountered in all sectors of pharmacy practice.

If you're looking for a challenge, then this is the paper for you. This paper is designed to challenge your current clinical practice, take you out of your comfort zone, and help you provide the best possible patient-centred care.

Paper title Advanced Clinical Pharmacy
Paper code PHCY512
Subject Pharmacy
EFTS 0.2500
Points 30 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2017
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,692.75
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $9,125.00

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Prerequisite
PHCX 525 or PHCY 525
Restriction
PHCX 512
Limited to
MClinPharm, PGDipClinPharm
Notes
May not be offered if fewer than three students enrol.
Eligibility
This paper should be taken as either the last paper in your PGDipClinPharm or as part of your MClinPharm programme.
Contact
stephen.duffull@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Paper Co-ordinator: Professor Stephen Duffull
Tutors: Mrs Ginny Brailsford and Ms Trish Hammond
Paper Structure
  • Four care plans - you get to choose your own therapeutic topics.
  • Journal club - you get to present one or two cases at an audioconference with a specialist present, and you will receive formative feedback on all of your care plans.
Teaching Arrangements
Two compulsory weekend workshops (one or two days) and seven 2.5-hour audioconferences.
Textbooks
No textbook requirements
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will
  • Develop and use a personal approach to patient-centred care
  • Develop an independent, reflective and advanced approach to problem solving
  • Gain an advanced understanding of clinical decision making for patients with multiple pathologies and in specialised medical populations, within typical resource constraints
  • Be able to discuss in depth the pharmacological, therapeutic and evidence basis of current medicines
  • Be able to provide appropriate education to patients and healthcare practitioners to ensure optimal patient outcomes
  • Be able to communicate complex therapeutic information in a clear, concise and appropriate manner, using a range of communication methods suitable for the target audience
  • Build the basis for continued professional development and study skills
  • Integrate research into current practice

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Timetable

Not offered in 2017

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Blackboard

Special topics in clinical pharmacy, with particular reference to multiple problems often encountered in all sectors of pharmacy practice.

This paper is designed to enhance your clinical decision making skills. It uses a patient-centred and student-focused approach. This paper aims to challenge your approach in order to provide the best possible patient care.

Paper title Advanced Clinical Pharmacy
Paper code PHCY512
Subject Pharmacy
EFTS 0.2500
Points 30 points
Teaching period 1st Non standard period (5 February 2018 - 20 June 2018)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,746.50
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $9,490.00

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Prerequisite
PHCX 525 or PHCY 525
Restriction
PHCX 512
Limited to
MClinPharm, PGDipClinPharm
Notes
May not be offered if fewer than three students enrol.
Eligibility
This paper should be taken as either the last paper in your PGDipClinPharm or as part of your MClinPharm programme.
Contact
stephen.duffull@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Paper Co-ordinator: Professor Stephen Duffull
Tutors: Mrs Ginny Brailsford and Ms Trish Hammond
Paper Structure
  • Two care plans - you get to choose your own therapeutic topics, you get to present one or two cases at a video-conference with a specialist present, and you will receive formative feedback on all of your care plans.
  • Journal club -“ you choose a journal topical to your area to review.
Teaching Arrangements
Two compulsory weekend workshops (one or two days) and seven 2.5-hour audioconferences.
Textbooks
No textbook requirements
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will
  • Develop and use a personal approach to patient-centred care
  • Develop an independent, reflective and advanced approach to problem solving
  • Gain an advanced understanding of clinical decision making for patients with multiple pathologies and in specialised medical populations, within typical resource constraints
  • Be able to discuss in depth the pharmacological, therapeutic and evidence basis of current medicines
  • Be able to provide appropriate education to patients and healthcare practitioners to ensure optimal patient outcomes
  • Be able to communicate complex therapeutic information in a clear, concise and appropriate manner, using a range of communication methods suitable for the target audience
  • Build the basis for continued professional development and study skills
  • Integrate research into current practice

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Timetable

1st Non standard period (5 February 2018 - 20 June 2018)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Blackboard