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Postgraduate - Area of study

Students who commenced study in 2015 should refer to this area of study entry for direction on the requirements; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your area of study.

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Managing facultyFaculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Campus(es)Parkville

Notes

  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.

Description

Clinical pharmacy practice is the practice of pharmacy as part of a multidisciplinary healthcare team directed at achieving Quality Use of Medicines (QUM). This may include:

  • participation in the management of individual patients
  • application of the best available evidence in daily clinical practice
  • contribution of clinical knowledge and skills to the healthcare team
  • identification and reduction in risks associated with medicines use
  • involvement in the education of patients, careers, and other health professionals;and involvement in research.

Units

For the schedule of units required to complete a given course in this area of study, refer to the Handbook entry for the relevant course.

Relevant courses

  • 3470 Graduate Diploma in Clinical Pharmacy
  • 3454 Master of Clinical Pharmacy
  • 3467 Master of Pharmacy Practice