University of Technology Sydney

96008 Evidence-based Practice

6cp; 6hpw, on campus
Requisite(s): 96001 Introduction to Pharmacy
These requisites may not apply to students in certain courses.
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.



This subject focuses on the development of information retrieval, critical thinking and problem-solving skills and the application of these to pharmacy practice. Students are introduced to evidence-based practice, pharmacoepidemiology and drug information, and their relevance to current pharmacy practice. Using current pharmacy practice examples, students develop skills in finding drug information, performing literature searches, critically evaluating the literature and applying evidence-based practice principles to ensure quality use of medicines and patient-centred-care.

Typical availability

Spring session, City campus

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