PHARMACY LEGISLATION AND PRACTICE

PHA3PLP

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This unit presents the Law and Ethics of Pharmacy. The State and Federal legislation controlling pharmacy, drugs and poisons, ethical and moral decision making are covered. In addition the supply and evaluation of Over The Counter (OTC) medicines, especially S2 & S3, are discussed in detail.

FacultyFaculty of Science, Tech & Engineering

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJoy Spark

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites PHA1IPP, PHA2THA. Only available for students enrolled in the Bachelor of Pharmacy course (SVPB or RHP or SBPM, SHPM).

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions This subject is to to be completed in the penultimate year of the Bachelor of Pharmacy degree. It is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Pharmacy course. Student must complete 120 credit points in year one and 90 credit points in year two of the Bachelor of Pharmacy Degree to enrol in this subject.

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsCase Studies in Pharmacy EthicsPrescribedVeatch, R, Haddad A 2008OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS, NEW YORK
ReadingsAustralian Medicines HandbookRecommendedRossi, R. ed2012, AUSTRALIAN MEDICINES HANDBOOK PTY LTD, ADELAIDE.

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Bendigo, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJoy Spark

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
Three 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"may be taught in block mode"

Placement - Off Site
One 5.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"1 week placement (during the mid-year break)."

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"may be taught in block mode"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Dispensing tasksWorkshops are compulsory for all students. A medical certificate will be needed if a student does not attend. A satisfactory placement is required to pass this subject.10
One 3-hour examinationIn the exam, the students must pass the Legislation components in order to pass the subject.60
One debate assessment (5 minutes per speaker)10
One oral assessment (total 10-15 minutes - 5 minute presentation and then questions)20

Malaysia, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJoy Spark

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
Three 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"may be taught in block mode"

Placement - Off Site
Two 5.0 days placement - off site per study period and delivered via face-to-face.
"1 week placement (during the mid-year break)."

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"may be taught in block mode"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Dispensing tasksWorkshops are compulsory for all students. A medical certificate will be needed if a student does not attend. A satisfactory placement is required to pass this subject.10
One 3-hour examinationIn the exam, the students must pass the Legislation components in order to pass the subject.60
One debate assessment (5 minutes per speaker)10
One oral assessment (total 10-15 minutes - 5 minute presentation and then questions)20

Malaysia, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJoy Spark

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
Three 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"may be taught in block mode"

Placement - Off Site
One 5.0 days placement - off site per study period and delivered via face-to-face.
"1 week placement (during the mid-year break)"

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"may be taught in block mode"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Dispensing tasksWorkshops are compulsory for all students. A medical certificate will be needed if a student does not attend. A satisfactory placement is required to pass this subject.10
One 3-hour examinationIn the exam, the students must pass the Legislation components in order to pass the subject.60
One debate assessment (5 minutes per speaker)10
One oral assessment (total 10-15 minutes - 5 minute presentation and then questions)20