Available in 2017

Course handbook

Description

This course is Part A of a multi-term sequence. Part B must also be completed to meet the requirements of the sequence.

Students will undertake group pharmacy projects with assistance from their course coordinator/supervisor incorporating self-directed learning. Projects will address professional pharmacy question (professional and/or clinical). Students will use evidence-based techniques and published literature to study the question(s) and prepare a written report and oral presentation which discuss the issues being examined.


Availability2017 Course Timetables

Callaghan

  • Semester 1 - 2017

Multi-term sequence

This course is part of a multi-term sequence. Both Part A and Part B must be completed to meet the requirements of the sequence. Part A and Part B must be completed in consecutive terms. Students must complete Part A before completing Part B. Students must complete the sequence within a twelve month period. If students complete Part A but are unable to complete Part B within the timeframe, they must re-enrol in Part A.


Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Apply research skills to study a pharmacy or health-related question/issue.

2. Critically appraise the literature related to the pharmacy question or issue.

3. Demonstrate the application of research skills and knowledge.

4. Collect, analyse and interpret data as required to investigate the question/issue.

5. Demonstrate advanced oral and written communication skills including the presentation of a written literature review and an oral presentation of methods.


Content

  1. Developing and understanding the research question.
  2. Critically appraising the literature.
  3. Designing a study and implement a method to study the reserach question.
  4. Obtaining ethics approval (if required).
  5. Present reports (written and oral).

Requisite

This course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours) and Master of Pharmacy programs. Pre-requisite - successful completion of PHAR3204


Assumed knowledge

PHAR3204 Research Methodology and Health Technology Assessment


Assessment items

Presentation: Research Seminars

Presentation: Group Oral presentation

Literature Review: Literature Review (Individual)

Literature Review: Literature Review (Group)


Contact hours

Callaghan

Self-Directed Learning

Self-Directed 10 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Project work - Students will be required to meet with supervisors regularly and maintain regular email contact.

Seminar

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for 8 Weeks

Workshop

Face to Face On Campus 15 hour(s) per Term

This includes 2 hrs for a database workshop and 5 hrs for oral presentation session (with PHAR4103A)