This course is Part B of a multi-term sequence. Part A 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.
Availability2017 Course Timetables
- Semester 2 - 2017
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.
On successful completion of the course students will be able to:
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.
- Developing and understanding the Professional question
- Critically appraising the literature.
- Designing a study and implementing a method to study the issue.
- Obtaining ethics approval (if required).
- Presenting reports (written and oral).
The 'A' component of this Multi-Term Sequence Course must be taken prior to enrolment in the 'B' component.
PHAR3204 Research Methodology and Health Technology Assessment and PHAR4104A Pharmacy Projects (Part A).
Presentation: Research Seminars
Presentation: Group Oral presentation
Thesis: Final Group Research Thesis and Journal Articles
Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for 8 Weeks
Oral presentation will be scheduled during the term
Face to Face On Campus 80 hour(s) per Term
This includes 9 hours a week for project work and a 1 hour per week workshop for 8 weeks.