Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
This unit is quota restricted. Selection is on a first-in, first enrolled basis. For more information please contact the faculty at http://monash.edu/pharm/future/contact/
For postgraduate coursework pharmacy discontinuation dates, please see http://www.pharm.monash.edu.au/students/pg-coursework/unit-discontinuation-dates.html
The unit will cover the clinical and non-clinical topics listed below, enabling appropriate pharmacist management of palliative care patients.
Pharmacists completing this unit will acquire knowledge about current therapies used in symptom management with the aim of achieving the best possible quality of life for palliative care patients and their families.
At the completion of this unit students will be able to:
Contributions to case studies in online moderated discussion forums: 50%
Written assignment 1: 5%
Written assignment 2: 5%
Case study 1: 10%
Case study 2: 20% (hurdle)
Submission of a learning portfolio: 10% (hurdle)
Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. The unit requires on average 10-12 hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include teacher directed learning, reading time, participation in tutorials or discussion groups, research and preparation for assignments.
See also Unit timetable information