PRACTICE AND ADVANCED COUNSELLING (PATIENT CENTERED CARE)

PHA4PAC

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Students will develop skills to help solve problems of a sociological nature likely to be encountered when practicing as a pharmacist. Topics to be covered include making decisions about how to respond, ways to respond, crisis intervention, telephone counselling, dealing with people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds, values and beliefs about people, customers in difficult situations, assertive skills, grief and loss, teamwork and counselling across the life span.

SchoolSchool of Molecular Sciences/LIMS

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorPene Wood

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites PHA4PCA. Only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Pharmacy course (SVPB or RHP or SBPM or SHPM or SBPB or SHPB).

Co-requisites PHA4PCB

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Pharmacy course. Satisfactory placement report and/or manual from placement is required to pass this subject. Students must have a current Police check and Working with Children check before attending placement.

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsA Behavioural Approach to Pharmacy PracticeRecommendedGaud, P 2000OXFORD: BLACKWELL SCIENCE. THIS TEXT IS IN THE LIBRARY AND IS AVAILABLE IN THE BOOK SHOP

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Appraise the role of counselling skills in clinical pharmacy practice.

Activities:
Activity: Counselling skills and their role in clinical pharmacy practice are discussed in seminars and further explored through workshops, case studies, role-plays and the placement. Assessment: Assessed in role play oral assessment, written assessments and placement activities.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Ethical Awareness (Ethical Awareness)
Speaking (Speaking)
Discipline-specific GCs (Discipline-specific GCs)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)

02. Evaluate the impact of emotional intelligence on interpersonal relationships.

Activities:
Activity: The impact of emotional intelligence is analysed in seminars and workshops and further reviewed through case studies, role-plays and the placement. Assessment: Assessed in written reflective journal, essay and counselling class papers.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Ethical Awareness (Ethical Awareness)
Discipline-specific GCs (Discipline-specific GCs)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)

03. Choose the general counselling skill that is the most appropriate intervention for a given situation.

Activities:
Activity: Students will research general counselling skills during seminar and workshop activities and practice and apply these skills via case studies and role-plays. Assessment: Assessed in role play oral assessment.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Ethical Awareness (Ethical Awareness)
Discipline-specific GCs (Discipline-specific GCs)
Speaking (Speaking)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)

04. Analyse the impact that different life events and experiences have on individuals, families and groups.

Activities:
Activity: In seminars and workshops students will investigate the impact that different life events and experiences have on individuals, families and groups and they will discuss, evaluate and report on any issues that arise. Students will explore more about these impacts whilst on placement by interviewing elderly people as appropriate. Assessment: Assessed in written reflective journal, counselling class papers and role play oral assessment.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline-specific GCs (Discipline-specific GCs)
Speaking (Speaking)
Ethical Awareness (Ethical Awareness)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)

05. Compare counselling approaches that can be used for different religious and cultural situations.

Activities:
Activity: Students will research and discuss different counselling approaches in seminars and workshops and apply these in case studies and role-plays. Assessment: Assessed in written reflective journal and role play oral assessment.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline-specific GCs (Discipline-specific GCs)
Ethical Awareness (Ethical Awareness)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Speaking (Speaking)

Subject options

Select to view your study options…

Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPene Wood

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
Twelve 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"or equivalent directed learning"

Tutorial Week: 31 - 43
Twelve 1.0 hours tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off Site
One 5.0 days placement - off site per study period and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Counselling class papers (2500 words in total)40 01, 02, 04
Reflective journal (2000 words)15 01, 02, 04, 05
Role play oral examination (10 minutes)The oral assessment occurs together with the oral for PHA4PCB. Students must have a satisfactory placement to pass the subject.45 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Malaysia, 2015, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJoy Spark

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
Twelve 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"or equivalent directed learning"

Tutorial Week: 10 - 22
Twelve 1.0 hours tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off Site
One 5.0 days placement - off site per study period and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Counselling class papers (2500 words in total)40 01, 02, 04
Reflective journal (2000 words)15 01, 02, 04, 05
Role play oral examination (10 minutes)The oral assessment occurs together with the oral for PHA4PCB. Students must have a satisfactory placement to pass the subject.45 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Malaysia, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPene Wood

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off Site
One 5.0 days placement - off site per study period and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 31 - 43
Twelve 1.0 hours tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
Twelve 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"or equivalent directed learning"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Counselling class papers (2500 words in total)40 01, 02, 04
Reflective journal (2000 words)15 01, 02, 04, 05
Role play oral examination (10 minutes)The oral assessment occurs together with the oral for PHA4PCB. Students must have a satisfactory placement to pass the subject.45 01, 02, 03, 04, 05