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VCP4012

Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

9 points, SCA Band 2, 0.1875 EFTSL

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
OfferedParkville Second semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Associate Professor Kay Stewart

Synopsis

The aim of this unit is for you to develop an understanding of thinking behind the use and popularity of complementary and alternative medicines (CAMs), the principles and applications of health promotion, the relevance and uses of many aspects of veterinary pharmacy, the applicability to community pharmacy of wound management principles and techniques, and an understanding of pharmacy management principles.

Objectives

Once you complete VCP4012 you are expected to have:

  1. An understanding of the thinking behind the use and popularity of CAMs
  2. An understanding of the principles and applications of health promotion in a pharmacy context
  3. An understanding of veterinary pharmacy and its relevance to pharmacy practice
  4. An understanding of the wound management principles and an ability to apply this understanding into practice
  5. An understanding of pharmacy management principles.

This is a 9 credit point unit.

Assessment

health promotion assignment: 15%; pharmacy management assignment: 10%; oral examination: 15%; written examination: 35%; open book examination: 25%.

Chief examiner(s)

Associate Professor Kay Stewart

Contact hours

48 hours of formal study per semester consisting of 26 lectures, 9 tutorials (each of one hour), one practical class (three hours), and several self-directed learning modules in Pharmacy Management (a total of 10 hours).

Prerequisites

Ideally you should have successfully completed the first semester of fourth-year in the BPharm course.

Additional information on this unit is available from the faculty at:

http://muso.monash.edu.au/webct/entryPage.dowebct