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PHCY210 Introduction to Pharmacy

Introduction to pharmacy as a profession, the fundamentals of law and principles of ethics, hauora Māori, social determinants of health, the health system, patient experiences of illness and treatment, communication.

The paper will also include short observational placements and a period of service learning.

Paper title Introduction to Pharmacy
Paper code PHCY210
Subject Pharmacy
EFTS 0.0950
Points 12 points
Teaching period First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $775.49
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,786.51

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Limited to
Limited to: BPharm
Contact

carla.dillon@otago.ac.nz, james.windle@otago.ac.nz

Teaching staff

Paper Co-ordinators: carla.dillon@otago.ac.nz, james.windle@otago.ac.nz

Paper Structure

Lectures, Workshops, Placements, Marae visit, Service learning

Textbooks

Textbooks are not required

Graduate Attributes Emphasised

Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.

Learning Outcomes
By the end of this paper students will be able to:
  • Describe the role and contribution of pharmacists in the New Zealand health care environment.
  • Describe how people move through different aspects of the health system and access health services.
  • Recognise how the pharmacy profession relates to te Tiriti o Waitangi principles - partnership, participation and protection.
  • Pronounce te reo Māori correctly; understand common and relevant words; and use them appropriately.
  • Actively participate in cultural practices associated with marae.
  • Recognise, explain and demonstrates ethical principles and values underpinning the profession.
  • Describe experience of the working environments of pharmacists.

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Timetable

First Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Monday 09:00-09:50 16
Monday 10:00-10:50 10, 21
Monday 11:00-11:50 10, 18
Monday 12:00-12:50 15
Monday 14:00-16:50 9
AND
B1 Tuesday 09:00-09:50 11
Tuesday 10:00-10:50 11
Tuesday 11:00-11:50 10, 12
Tuesday 11:00-12:50 9
Tuesday 13:00-15:50 10
AND
C1 Wednesday 09:00-09:50 15, 22
Wednesday 10:00-10:50 20
Wednesday 11:00-11:50 18
Wednesday 11:00-12:50 9
Wednesday 12:00-12:50 21
AND
D1 Thursday 11:00-12:50 9
Thursday 13:00-13:50 20
AND
E1 Friday 12:00-12:50 9-10

Introduction to pharmacy as a profession, the fundamentals of law and principles of ethics, hauora Māori, social determinants of health, the health system, patient experiences of illness and treatment, communication.

The paper will also include short observational placements and a period of service learning.

Paper title Introduction to Pharmacy
Paper code PHCY210
Subject Pharmacy
EFTS 0.0950
Points 12 points
Teaching period First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2020 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Limited to
BPharm
Contact

Dr Carla Dillon (carla.dillon@otago.ac.nz) and Mr James Windle (james.windle@otago.ac.nz)

Teaching staff

Paper Co-ordinators: carla.dillon@otago.ac.nz, james.windle@otago.ac.nz

Paper Structure

Lectures, Workshops, Placements, Marae visit, Service learning

Textbooks

Textbooks are not required

Graduate Attributes Emphasised

Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of paper, students will have made significant progress towards the following pharmacy programme learning outcomes:

Communication, Collaboration & Research

  • Communicates clinical information and expert scientific knowledge effectively to different audiences.
  • Works collaboratively with persons and intra- and inter-professional teams to provide safe, effective and efficient health care.
  • Reflects on how social/cultural factors related to oneself and others impact communication.
  • Demonstrates competence and confidence in utilising te reo Māori with Māori, whānau, community and identify its role in Māori health advancement.
  • Receives enquiries effectively, gathers appropriate information, applies knowledge of evidence-based literature/ resources, and interprets and critically appraises information to provide an individual answer.

Provision of Care

  • Consults with a person/ whānau to collect demographic, medicine, clinical histories, and to understand their preferences, goals, and practical realities of their life to assist in developing a person-centred care plan.

Population Health

  • Identifies and describes the role of the Treaty of Waitangi in maintaining indigenous health rights for Māori in Aotearoa/New Zealand and in contributing to Māori health advancement.
  • Explains how Māori and other cultures and cultural practises affect health-related behaviour and interactions with the health system.
  • Describes how people move through different aspects of the health system and access health services.
  • Describes factors contributing to and methods to mitigate health disparities.

Professionalism

  • Recognises, explains and demonstrates ethical principles and values underpinning the profession.
  • Demonstrates professional integrity through appropriate professional behaviour.
  • Recognises, describes and complies with legislation and other regulations that are relevant to pharmacy.
  • Describes experiences of the working environments of pharmacists.
  • Describes the place of medicines and the pharmacist within the health system.

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Timetable

First Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Monday 09:00-09:50 17
Monday 10:00-10:50 10, 21
Monday 11:00-11:50 10
Monday 12:00-12:50 15
Monday 14:00-16:50 9
AND
B1 Tuesday 09:00-09:50 11
Tuesday 10:00-10:50 11
Tuesday 11:00-11:50 10, 12
Tuesday 11:00-12:50 9
Tuesday 13:00-15:50 10
AND
C1 Wednesday 09:00-09:50 15, 22
Wednesday 10:00-10:50 20
Wednesday 11:00-11:50 18
Wednesday 11:00-12:50 9
AND
D1 Thursday 11:00-12:50 9
Thursday 13:00-13:50 20
AND
E1 Friday 12:00-12:50 9-10