University of Technology Sydney

96132 Advanced Clinical Pharmacy 1

6cp; 5 x 2-day clinical blocks (clinical blocks may be off campus in clinical environments including Westmead Hospital)
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In a world of increasing complexity, there is a need for pharmacy practitioners who are able to focus on patient-centred care in balance complex multidisciplinary environments, such as hospitals, general practice and aged care. Students acquire skills in navigating medication supply, evaluation of new medicines in complex environments, medication reconciliation, medication chart and patient review, strategies to improve quality use of medicines, antimicrobial stewardship, medication safety, provision of medicines information and clinical decision making in complex settings. Multi-faceted learning strategies include face-to-face workshops, small group learning and online modules where students develop and practice skills and knowledge relevant for applying advanced clinical pharmacy. This subject is for students looking to position themselves for future careers in specialist roles within complex hospital, general practice and aged care settings.

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