THERAPEUTIC MEDICATION MANAGEMENT A

NSM5TMA

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will gain an understanding of the clinical perspectives of therapeutic medication management. You will learn the principles of Quality Use of Medicines and how legislative and professional issues inform judicious, safe and appropriate prescribing and medication management in the Australian health care setting. You will be assessed through a series of case studies and a comprehensive clinical case presentation.

SchoolNursing and Midwifery

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorCatherine Fox

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in HMNNP or HMMN or HMMW

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsStudents must have access to clinical placement/employment within their specialty area of practice for a minimum of 240 hours during the academic semester.

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

McKenna's Pharmacology for Nursing and Health Professionals

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorMcKenna, L. and Lim, A. G.

Year2014

Edition/Volume2ND EDN

PublisherLIPPINCOTT

ISBNN/A

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Australian Medicines Handbook

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorN/A

Year2019

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherRACGP, PSA,& ASCEPT.

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

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Pharmacology for Health Professionals

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorBryant, B, Knights, K., Darroch, S. and Rowland, A.

Year2019

Edition/Volume5TH EDN

PublisherELSEVIER

ISBNN/A

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Chapter/issueN/A

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Ethics and Law for Australian nurses

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorAtkins, K, Brittion, B & deLacy

Year2011

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherCAMBRIDGE

ISBNN/A

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Rang & Dales's Pharmacology

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorRitter J, M., Flower R., Henderson G., Loke Y, K, MacEwan, D and Rang, H, P

Year2020

Edition/Volume9TH EDN

PublisherCHURCHILL LIVINGSTON

ISBNN/A

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URLN/A

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Roach's Introductory Clinical Pharmacology

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorFord, S M, & Roach, S S

Year2017

Edition/Volume11TH EDN

PublisherLIPPINCOTT

ISBNN/A

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Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Identify credible and appropriate resources for access to medication information and evidence, and incorporates evidence into care planning.
02. Develops safe and effective individualised patient medication profiles to achieve therapeutic goals based on review and analysis of relevant and substantial information.
03. Applies critical decision-making process to tailor and implement appropriate medication plans to meet therapeutic goals.
04. Demonstrates compliance with the Quality Use of Medicines framework.
05. Clearly demonstrates safe prescribing practices within applicable legislative and regulatory frameworks.
06. Apply advance clinical practice knowledge and assessment to the pharmacological management of pain in own specialty area of practice.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

On-Line, 2020, Semester 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCatherine Fox

Class requirements

Directed Reading Week: 0 - 0
One 140.00 h directed reading per study period from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via online.
"Fully online equivalent to 140 directed and self-directed learning hours. Delivered over 12 weeks."

Problem Based Learning Week: 0 - 0
One 10.00 h problem based learning per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Confirmation of advanced practice at an approved organisation Hurdle RequirementN/AN/AN/AYesnull SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO6
Three problem based case studies each worth 20% (1000 words each)N/AN/AN/ANo60 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO6
Comprehensive case study presentation (equivalent to 2000 words)N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

On-Line, 2020, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCatherine Fox

Class requirements

Directed Reading Week: 0 - 0
One 140.00 h directed reading per study period on any day including weekend from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via online.
"Fully online equivalent to 140 directed and self-directed learning hours. Delivered over 12 weeks."

Problem Based Learning Week: 0 - 0
One 10.00 h problem based learning per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Confirmation of advanced practice at an approved organisation Hurdle RequirementN/AN/AN/AYesnull SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO6
Three problem based case studies each worth 20% (1000 words each)N/AN/AN/ANo60 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO6
Comprehensive case study presentation (equivalent to 2000 words)N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5