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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 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|
|Teaching period||Full Year (26 February 2021 - 29 October 2021) (On campus)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,052.25|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$5,336.00|
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- Teaching staff
Paper Co-ordinators: Arlene McDowell
- Paper Structure
Lectures, Workshops, placement
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
- 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