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PHCY520 Applied patient-centred care

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This paper builds on therapeutic decision making that was introduced in PHCY511 and extends the framework for dealing with uncertainty in more advanced care settings. Core clinical topics are then introduced at a more advanced level to provide a framework for applying patient-centred therapeutic decision making.

Paper title Applied patient-centred care
Paper code PHCY520
Subject Pharmacy
EFTS 0.25
Points 30 points
Teaching period Semester 1 (Distance learning)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,938.00
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Prerequisite
(PHCY 510 and PHCY 511) or (PHCY 541 and PHCY 542)
Restriction
PHCY 522
Limited to
PGDipClinPharm
Contact

Lisa Kremer

Teaching staff

Paper Co-ordinator: Lisa Kremer

Paper Structure

The paper consists of two structured modules:

Module 1. Students will examine the processes of therapeutic decision-making in depth using examples from their practice to highlight the processes. The decision-making process will then be focused towards patient-centred decisions in respect to the patient’s personal, pharmaceutical and health needs. Processes for dealing with uncertainty will be developed and embedded.

Module 2. Students will focus on therapeutic decision-making skills and their application to cardiovascular, respiratory and endocrine disorders. This will include formal teaching on each of these therapeutic areas. Students will contribute experiences from their work place to provide an opportunity to embed both the skills and knowledge.

Teaching Arrangements

Workshop 1 (compulsory): Saturday 12th February and Sunday 13th February 2022, Dunedin. Rooms to be confirmed. 8:00am to 5:00pm

Video conferences: 7:00pm to 9:00pm every 2 weeks on Tuesdays

Textbooks

There is no set Textbook for this paper.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Information literacy, Teamwork.
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Learning Outcomes

By the end of this paper, students will be able to:

  1. Implement therapeutic clinical decision-making into care planning.
  2. Demonstrate a patient-centred approach to care planning.
  3. Demonstrate a reflective approach to practice.
  4. Illustrate benefit: risk assessment in clinical practice.

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Timetable

Semester 1

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Blackboard