DIGITAL HEALTH IN PHARMACY

PHA2DHP

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Digital health peers into the future of healthcare in Australia, promising to revolutionise almost every aspect of healthcare delivery. Students are the workforce of the future and so must be Future Ready. Digital health in Pharmacy will allow students to explore the role that digitisation is playing in streamlining and shaking up the delivery of healthcare in Australia. Students will be encouraged to consider how digital tools can be used effectively to improve not only their own practice, but also on a national and international scale.

SchoolMolecular Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorNick Standen

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Using My Health Record System for Pharmacists

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorAustralian Digital Health Agency

Year2018

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherAustralian Government

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. Appraise the current digital landscape and its application in contemporary pharmacy practice
02. Analyse and advise on the implications of digitising health using technologies currently in use, for health professionals working in the Australian healthcare
03. Relate concepts of digital health to a patient at a level appropriate for the patient's digital, cultural and health literacy
04. Critique the technological, clinical, social, legal and ethical impacts of the digitisation of health care
05. Appraise the potential roles for digitization in enhancing or streamlining pharmacy practice

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNick Standen

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 30 - 42
Three 1.00 h unscheduled online class every two weeks on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h workshop every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Team oral presentation (1000 words equiv/person, 10-minute verbal presentation per student)Groups of maximum 4 studentsStudents to research and present a novel digital health strategy and how it might be used in practice

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Individual written assessment (equivalent to 1800 words)The role of pharmacy and the pharmacist in the current digital context.

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5

1 hour end-of-semester written examination (equivalent 1000 words)

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Online Quiz (equivalent to 500 words, 30 minutes)

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5