HNN781 - Therapeutic Medication Management


2023 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Online
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:

Must be enrolled in one of the following courses: H568, H569, H575, H645, H665, H666, H667, H668, H669, H672, H675, H771, H777.



Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Study commitment

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

Scheduled learning activities - online

Online independent and collaborative learning activities including 3 x 1 hour online seminars (recordings provided)


This unit will expand the clinician‘s knowledge of pharmacological principles and management of medicines specific for the clinical domain of practice with presentation of broad medication classes and their potential for adverse interactions, effects, and events. The principles of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics, according to the selected broad classes of medicines required for the autonomous prescriber role, interpreting the relationship among symptoms, medication effects and risk management for the patient/client requiring prescription and administration of medicines are explored. The selection and evaluation of appropriate therapeutic medicines, management of areas of risk for the patient/client experiencing an adverse reaction to medicines are presented including the development of a therapeutic plan undertaken in collaboration with the patient/client using a person-centred framework.

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