PHARMACY PRACTICE AND MANAGEMENT

PHA3PPM

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

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.

SchoolMolecular Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJason Buccheri

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesPHA2FQM

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

Manage Finances and Develop Financial Plans

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorBirt, I.

Year2015

Edition/Volume5th ed

PublisherTilde Business

ISBN978-0-7346-0824

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Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Fundamentals of Management

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorSamson, Donnett and Daft

Year2018

Edition/Volume6th Edition

PublisherCengage

ISBN978-0-17-038844-3

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Australian Business Law

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorLattimer, P.

Year2016

Edition/Volume35th Edition

PublisherOxford University Press

ISBN978-0-19-030434-8

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Pharmacy Management: Essentials for all practice settings

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorZgarrick, D. P., Moczygemba, L. R., Alston, G. L., Desselle, S. P.

Year2019

Edition/Volume5th Edition

PublisherMcGraw-Hill Medical

ISBN978-1-26-045638-7

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

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. Generate a Continuing Professional Development (CPD plan for a given scope of practice within pharmacy
02. Critically evaluate existing pharmacy services and work in a team to develop a comprehensive and feasible business plans
03. Justify new products and services to be implemented within existing pharmacy practice.
04. As a team, perform a group Strengths, Weakness, Opportunities and Threats (SWOT analysis and risk assessment for a new service to be implemented within an existing pharmacy practice
05. As a team, develop financial plans to support the implementation of new services within an existing pharmacy practice

Subject options

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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-ordinatorJason Buccheri

Class requirements

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.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One individual continued professional development plan (1,500-word equivalent)

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1

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/AN/AN/ANo25 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/AN/AN/ANo10 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/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Five on-line quizzes (750 words equivalent)Quizzes have 10 questions each.

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO4, SILO5

Pharmacy practice placementSatisfactory completion of placement and associated activities is a hurdle requirement for this subject.

N/AN/AN/AYesnull