Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Postgraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2014 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
OfferedParkville First semester 2014 (Off-campus)
Parkville Second semester 2014 (Off-campus)
Coordinator(s)Ms Adriana Tiziani


Quota applies

This unit is quota restricted. Selection is on a first-in, first enrolled basis. For more information please contact the faculty at http://www.monash.edu.au/pharm/future/contact/


This unit is a natural progression from Clinical project 1, which allows the student to further consolidate their research skills by completing the project developed in that unit. Emphasis will be on analysing the literature surrounding the topic, collecting and appropriately analysing the data, drawing conclusion from the project and development of a final project report.


At the completion of this unit the participant will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the ability to undertake critical analysis of a wound care related issue.
  • Critique a body of research related to wound care.
  • Explore the impact of wounds from an individual and population health perspective. + Identify driving forces and barriers to innovations in wound practices.
  • Utilise a systems approach to instigate change at an organisational and local level.


Literature review: 30% (hurdle)
Progress report: 5% (hurdle)
Final report: 60% (hurdle)
Monash supervisor mark: 5%

Chief examiner(s)

Workload requirements

Students are expected to allow 3- 6 hours per week over the semester in study time.

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study


PGW5124 (PGW6124, VCW1124)


PGW6128 (VCW1128)