PHM315 Pharmacy Practice 2 (16)
Enrolment restrictions: Restricted to students enrolled in Bachelor of Pharmacy and Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours) courses
The emphasis is on building a solid foundation for pharmacy practice pertinent to community and hospital pharmacy especially the theory and practice of communication skills; the dispensing and appropriate counselling of proprietary and extemporaneous prescriptions; the critical evaluation of professional and lay literature; and the appropriate management skills. Particular attention will be given to exposing students to best practice in pharmacy store and space management and people and inventory management so as to ensure optimal medication use by and health outcomes for patients. The context for the application of these skills will be discussed with reference to the competitive and consumer environments for pharmacy in Australia.