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PHCY483 Quality Use of Medicines C

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Advanced study into drug, disease and patient factors involved in the pharmacotherapeutic management of neurological, psychiatric and skin disorders; special populations, and medicines management.

Paper title Quality Use of Medicines C
Paper code PHCY483
Subject Pharmacy
EFTS 0.3200
Points 46 points
Teaching period Second Semester (8 July 2019 - 25 October 2019)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,612.16
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $12,632.96

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Limited to
Teaching staff
Dr Shyamal Das
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Communication, Critical thinking, Self-motivation.
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Learning Outcomes
The aim of this paper is for students to be able to produce a care plan. Pharmaceutical care plans are individualised/patient-focused treatment strategies developed by clinical pharmacists. A care plan involves the following processes:
  • Assessment of the patient
  • Formulation of a treatment option
  • Enacting this treatment option
  • Monitoring the patient's outcomes
  • Reflection on outcomes
  • Return to "assessment of the patient" and continue the cycle

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Second Semester (8 July 2019 - 25 October 2019)

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system