HMP706 - Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics 1 - Quality and Safety

Year:

2021 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:

Must be enrolled in H762 Master of Advanced Clinical Practice (Paramedicine Practitioner)

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the trimester undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Online independent and collaborative learning activities including 9 scheduled online seminars

Content

This unit discusses the safe administration of medications within a range of paramedical and primary care contexts. Students will expand their knowledge of broad medication classes, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, and quality use of medications in health care. The unit focuses on the administration aspects of medication management, including safe administration practices, knowledge of risks such as medication error, adverse effects and medication interactions. Patient education and involvement in medication management and patient education will also be discussed.

Unit Fee Information

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