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VCG6012

Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Postgraduate - Unit

3 points, SCA Band 2, 0.0625 EFTSL

LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
OfferedParkville Second semester 2010 (Off-campus)
Coordinator(s)Ms Kirstie Galbraith

Synopsis

This unit will require each student to present two Journal clubs to the class, following the guidelines introduced in VCG5011 (Evidence based practice). Journal articles for reviews will be clinical trials of therapy and will be assessed according to their validity, importance and applicability. This assessment will incorporate a description of the study design and standard of reporting.

Objectives

  • Assess a clinical trial for validity, importance and applicability
  • Present the results of the assessment in a 20 minute seminar
  • Discuss the trial in depth and respond to questions generated from the audience
  • Read the biomedical literature with a critical approach

Assessment

Presentation 1: 50%
presentation 2: 50%

Chief examiner(s)

Ms Kirstie Galbraith

Prerequisites

VCG5011

Co-requisites

Must be enrolled in Masters course 3454 or 3467