PHARMACY PRACTICE AND MANAGEMENT
Credit points: 15
Management skills areas essential tool for a pharmacist, no matter what their stream of practice. Oversight of staff, legal compliance and accounting will be a constant throughout the career of a pharmacist. Patient informed consent, privacy and confidentiality and the right to make informed decisions about healthcare will also be explored. The principles of negligence and personal indemnity and the value of internet pharmacy services will be applied to pharmacy practice. In addition, this subject is designed to further develop critical thinking, writing and creative problem-solving skills with a particular focus on management, marketing and human resource practices. Learning activities are a mix of face-to-face and online learning; a pedagogical approach where learning outcomes, online resources, assessment and class activities are aligned with a focus on what the learner is doing.
Subject Co-ordinatorJason Buccheri
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo
Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG
Available as ElectiveNo
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Manage Finances and Develop Financial Plans
Fundamentals of Management
AuthorSamson, Donnett and Daft
Australian Business Law
PublisherOxford University Press
Pharmacy Management: Essentials for all practice settings
AuthorZgarrick, D. P., Moczygemba, L. R., Alston, G. L., Desselle, S. P.
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
Intended Learning Outcomes
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Bendigo, 2021, Semester 2, Blended
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJason Buccheri
Placement - Off SiteWeek: 30 - 42
One 38.00 h placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.
1-week community pharmacy placement
TutorialWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 h tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.
Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.
Online activities through LMS
WorkShopWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.
One individual continued professional development plan (1,500-word equivalent)
One team business plan (1,500 words/student equivalent)Maximum group size of 4 students. The assessment is modelled on the National Business Plan competition.
|N/A||N/A||No||25||SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5|
One team business plan presentation 5 minutes per student (250-word equivalent)Presentation is completed in the same group as the oral presentation.
|N/A||N/A||No||10||SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5|
One individual written reflection (500 words)Students to individually reflect on their experience working in a group for the major assessment.
|N/A||N/A||No||15||SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5|
Five on-line quizzes (750 words equivalent)Quizzes have 10 questions each.
Pharmacy practice placementSatisfactory completion of placement and associated activities is a hurdle requirement for this subject.