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An elective topic where the students undertake an approved activity that relates to pharmacy and that will enhance their future practice as a pharmacist.
In this elective, BPharm students will have the opportunity to learn outside the traditional classroom / placement by completing 120 hours undertaking a health- relevant activity to enhance lifelong learning.
|Paper title||Elective Studies A|
|Teaching period||Full Year (25 February 2022 - 28 October 2022) (On campus)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,070.13|
|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
- Limited to
- Teaching staff
Paper Co-ordinator: Arlene McDowell
- Paper Structure
No textbooks required.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship.
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- Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully compete this paper will
Communication, collaboration, research
- Use appropriate communication techniques to establish and maintain collaborative and constructive relationship with people and colleagues
- Use communication technology effectively
- Participate in research
- Recognise, explain and demonstrate ethical principles and values underpinning the profession
- Demonstrate professional integrity through appropriate professional behaviour
- Examine pharmacy as a profession and the position of trust in which it is held
- Describe quality assurance and improvement programs that relate to pharmacy practice
- Describe management and leadership skills to deliver safe and effective practice
- Describe the place of medicines and the pharmacist within the health system