PHARMACY PRACTICE AND MANAGEMENT
Credit points: 15
This subject aims to provide pharmacy students with an understanding of legal, accounting, management, employment issues and other associated aspects relevant to the conduct of and the management of a pharmacy practice within a strategic context. The role of the customer in pharmacy practice including valid consent, privacy, confidentiality and acknowledging customers' rights to make informed decisions about health care will 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 students' critical thinking, writing and creative problem solving skills with a particular focus on management, marketing and human resource practices. This subject is delivered in blended learning mode, where 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 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG
Available as ElectiveNo
PrerequisitesPHA3PLP OR PHA2FQM
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Special conditionsTo be completed in final year.
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Australian Business Law
AuthorPaul Latimer's text
AuthorShane P Desselle; David P Zgarrick; Greg L Alston
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, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJason Buccheri
TutorialWeek: 32 - 43
One 1.00 hour tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
Only for pharmacy managers
Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.
Online activities through LMS
WorkShopWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.
One 1,500 word writing task
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.
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Five on-line quizzes (750 words equivalent)Quizzes have 10 questions each.