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Quality Use of Medicines PG (9409.1)

Level: Postgraduate Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 2, 3
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline: Discipline of Pharmacy


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  • Semester 2, 2019, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (188414) - View
  • Semester 2, 2018, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (180202) - View
  • Semester 2, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (164358) - View
  • Semester 2, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (152167) - View
  • Semester 2, 2015, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (146667) - View

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This unit will study activities which promote safe, appropriate, judicious and efficacious, and cost-effective use of medicines for individuals and populations.

This unit is taught in combination with 9014 Quality Use of Medicines.

Learning Outcomes

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

1. Demonstrate an advanced knowledge of the principles of Quality Use of Medicines;

2. Determine factors that have driven past practice changes and predict future drivers;

3. Critically examine emerging professional pharmacy services and forecast future directions based on the current literature;

4. Demonstrate high level autonomy and accountability in tasks related to pharmacy professionalism; and

5. Identify areas for future practice-based research.

Assessment Items

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Contact Hours

4 hour lecture/tutorial. Placements in clinical settings will be held throughout the unit.


9402 Clinical Therapeutics 3 PG AND
9407 Pharmacy Practice 3 PG


9403 Clinical Therapeutics 4 PG AND 9408 Pharmacy Practice 4 PG

Assumed Knowledge


Incompatible Units

Restrictions: This unit is not open to students who have passed undergraduate unit 9014 Quality Use of Medicines.

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