Presents the pathophysiology of diseases and their management including both pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions. Specific diseases covered in this course include infectious diseases, thyroid and adrenal diseases, reproductive diseases as well as men's and women's health. The course will address the quality use of medicines in the treatment of these diseases. Application of the knowledge imparted to students in this course will be complemented by clinical skills training. This course is a Compulsory Program Component and must be passed in order to progress in the Master of Pharmacy Program. Programs generally have defined periods for their professional education placements. These are based on negotiations between health providers and the University. Students are asked to note however, that placements may occur at any time during the calendar year and not just within defined placement periods or university terms. The timing of your placement will depend largely on the availability of placement opportunities within health services sector. Students MUST NOT organise their own placements without prior approval by the Program Convenor.
|Faculty||Faculty of Health and Medicine|
|School||School of Biomedical Sciences and Pharmacy|
Trimester 2 - 2014
At the end of this course students will: 1. Be able to describe the pathophysiology and management of reproductive diseases, thyroid and adrenal diseases. 2. Be able to describe the pathophysiology and management of conditions involving the female reproductive tract. 3. Be able to describe the pathophysiology and management of conditions involving the male reproductive tract. 4. Gain an understanding of the signs, symptoms and complications of common infections, be aware of the likely pathogens involved, understand relevant diagnostic tests and be aware of first and second line anti-infective therapy, as well as non-pharmacologicial approaches to the management of these infections. 5. Be able to describe the quality use of medicines’ issues surrounding the therapeutic agents in the treatment of these diseases. 6. Have developed clinical skills in the therapeutic management of these conditions.
|Replacing Course(s)||PHAR6011 Pharmacotherapeutics 3 a 20 unit course divided into 2 10 unit courses|
|Assumed Knowledge||PHAR6212 Pharmacotherapeutics 2|
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode
Experience Based Learning
Self Directed Learning
|Course Materials||None listed|
|Timetable||2014 Course Timetables for PHAR6223|