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    This paper introduces holistic care and self-directed learning and is the capstone to the degree. In this paper students will learn and undertake professional activities that are performed by pharmacists.

    About this paper

    Paper title Applied Pharmacotherapy and Patient Care for Honours
    Subject Pharmacy
    EFTS 0.3842
    Points 58 points
    Teaching period Full Year (On campus)
    Domestic Tuition Fees ( NZD ) $3,473.94
    International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.
    Limited to

    Dr Ailsa McGregor

    Teaching staff

    Dr Ailsa McGregor

    Paper Structure

    The core modules of the paper are the same as PHCY 432. The assignment and weighting for assessments are the same as for PHCY 432, with an additional pass/fail evidence-based practice assignment Additional content in PHCY 485 will include teaching sessions around evidence-based practice, evaluating the quality of evidence, patient driven decision making and making decisions in clinical "grey areas".

    Teaching Arrangements
    • Lectures
    • Workshops
    • Skill labs
    • Tutorials

    Textbooks are not required for this paper.

    Graduate Attributes Emphasised
    Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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    Learning Outcomes

    The core learning outcomes for PHCY 485 are the same as for PHCY 432.
    Additional learning outcomes specific to PHCY 485 include:

    • Communication, collaboration, research
    • Critically evaluate the literature
    • Select appropriate resources for a specific information request
    • Interpret and critically appraise information in relation to the answerable question


    Full Year

    Teaching method
    This paper is taught On Campus
    Learning management system
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