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PHCY410 Elective Studies A

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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.

Paper title Elective Studies A
Paper code PHCY410
Subject Pharmacy
EFTS 0.1250
Points 15 points
Teaching period Full Year (21 February 2020 - 29 October 2020)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,040.75
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $5,231.38

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Limited to
BPharm

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Timetable

Full Year (21 February 2020 - 29 October 2020)

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

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 enhance their learning outside the traditional classroom / placement by completing an emersion task equivalent to 120 hours study in a health-relevant activity. 

Paper title Elective Studies A
Paper code PHCY410
Subject Pharmacy
EFTS 0.125
Points 15 points
Teaching period Full Year (26 February 2021 - 29 October 2021)
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2021 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

Associate Professor Arlene McDowell

Teaching staff

Paper Co-ordinators: Arlene McDowell

Paper Structure

Lectures, Workshops, placement

Textbooks

No textbooks required

Course outline

The potential scope of practice for a BPharm graduate is broad and diverse.  In this elective, BPharm students will have the opportunity to enhance their learning outside the traditional classroom / placement by completing an emersion task equivalent to 120 hours study in a health-relevant activity. 

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship.
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Learning Outcomes

Learning outcomes that are covered in this paper include:

Communication, collaboration, research

  • Uses appropriate communication techniques to establish and maintain collaborative and constructive relationship with people and colleagues
  • Uses communication technology effectively
  • Participates in research

Professionalism

  • Recognizes, explains and demonstrates ethical principles and values underpinning the profession
  • Demonstrates professional integrity through appropriate professional behaviour
  • Examines pharmacy as a profession and the position of trust in which it is held
  • Describes quality assurance and improvement programs that relate to pharmacy practice
  • Describes management and leadership skills to deliver safe and effective practice
  • Describes the place of medicines and the pharmacist within the health system

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Timetable

Full Year (26 February 2021 - 29 October 2021)

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