|Course code PHAR6133||Units 10||Level 6000||Faculty of Health and MedicineSchool of Biomedical Sciences and Pharmacy|
Presents the pathophysiology of diseases and their management including both pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions. Specific diseases covered in this course include respiratory, cardiovascular and renal. The course will address the quality use of medicines in the treatment of these diseases. Application of the knowledge developed in this course will be complemented by clinical skills training. Development of this knowledge and skill base contributes to the core competency required of a pharmacist.
This course is a Compulsory Program Component and must be passed in order to progress in the Master of Pharmacy.
Available in 2014
|Objectives||At the end of this course students will:|
1. Be able to describe the pathophysiology and management of renal, cardiovascular and respiratory diseases;
2. Be able to describe the quality use of medicines issues surrounding the therapeutic agents in the treatment of these diseases;
3. Have developed clinical skills in the therapeutic management of these conditions;
4. Continue to develop communication skills.
|Content||This course will cover the pathophysiology, therapeutic treatment and practice issues in the management of:|
1. The respiratory system (including asthma and COPD and URLT and LRTI relating to these conditions)
2. Cardiovascular disease (including hypertension, heart failure, angina, arrhythmias, clotting disorders, stroke)
3. Renal disorders
The course will also provide experience in developing clinical skills by clinical skills training and/or clinical placements.
|Replacing Course(s)||Replaces PHAR6006 Pharmacotherapeutics 1 10 Units|
|Transition||This course will be taught for the first time in 2008. Students who are required to repeat PHAR6006 will be provided with specific lectures, tutorials and self directed learning material by both didactic and on-line modes of delivery.|
|Assumed Knowledge||PHAR6124 Applied Pharmacology and Basic Microbiology/Immunology|
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode|
Problem Based Learning
Experience Based Learning
Self Directed Learning
|Contact Hours||Lecture: for 3 hour(s) per Week for 10 weeks|
Tutorial: for 2 hour(s) per Week for 5 weeks
|Timetables||2014 Course Timetables for PHAR6133|