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Dispensary and Logistics (8998.1)

Level: Level 2 - Undergraduate Intermediate Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 2, 3
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline: Discipline of Pharmacy

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Syllabus

This unit examines the science and art involved in dispensary skills required as a pharmacist to efficiently supply medicines. Safety and quality issues that impact on the production of different extemporaneous dose forms will be introduced. Other aspects of dispensing procedures including dispensary operations, privacy and communication with prescribers will be practiced. Practical classes developing extemporaneous dispensing skills will facilitate the progression from theory to practice.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this unit, students will be able to:

1. Dispense extemporaneous and non-extemporaneous medicines;

2. Describe the principles of privacy applicable to pharmacy operations;

3. Compound a range of dose forms; and

4. Communicate professionally with prescribers to resolve issues with prescriptions.

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Contact Hours

1.5 hour lecture and 3 hour practical classes

Prerequisites

8996 Health and Pharmacy and 4310 Psychology 102

Corequisites

8341 Drug Formulation Science

Assumed Knowledge

Year 12 Mathematics

Incompatible Units

None

Equivalent Units

No


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