Pharmacy Projects (Part B)

Course code PHAR4104B
Not available in 2015

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 two professional pharmacy-based projects, incorporating self-directed learning, with assistance from their course coordinator/supervisor. Projects will address professional pharmacy questions that can be studied during work-integrated learning/clinical placements. Students will use evidence-based techniques and published literature to study the question and prepare a report that discusses the issues being examined.

Availability

Not currently available.

Learning Outcomes

1. Apply research skills to study a professional pharmacy question/issue.

2. Critically appraise the literature related to the professional pharmacy question/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 two professional/capstone reports.

Content

  1. Developing and understanding the Professional question
  2. Critically appraising the literature.
  3. Designing a study and implementing a method to study the issue.
  4. Obtaining ethics approval (if required).
  5. Presenting reports (written and oral).

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.

Requisites

The 'A' component of this Multi-Term Sequence Course must be taken prior to enrolment in the 'B' component.

Assumed Knowledge

PHAR3204 Research Methodology and Health Technology Assessment and PHAR4104A Pharmacy Projects (Part A).

Assessment Items

Presentation: Research Seminars

Presentation: Group Oral presentation

Thesis: Final Group Reseach Thesis and Journal Articles

Contact Hours

Seminar

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

Workshop

Face to Face On Campus 10 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks

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