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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.

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) (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,052.25
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $5,336.00

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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