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MPharm Pharmacy / Course details
Year of entry: 2022
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Course unit details:
Yr 2 Integrated Prof Practice
|Unit level||Level 2|
|Teaching period(s)||Full year|
|Available as a free choice unit?||No|
This unit integrates taught material with professional and clinical pharmacy practice. In year 2, students:
Demonstrate the ability to identify and resolve pharmaceutical care issues for one aspect of one disease state including comparison of treatment to guidelines, interpretation of patient results, monitoring for efficacy and adverse effects
Use pharmaceutical calculations to recommend drug doses, concentrations and administration rates.
Observe and demonstrate interaction and rapport-building with healthcare professionals and patients.
Engage in Continuing Professional Development, inter-professional and socially responsible activities to improve employment prospects.
Observe and describe the role of the pharmacy aseptic service and precautions needed to ensure the sterility of aseptically prepared pharmaceuticals.
|Unit title||Unit code||Requirement type||Description|
|The Medicine (Year 1)||PHAR10100||Pre-Requisite||Compulsory|
|The Pharmacist (Year 1)||PHAR10200||Pre-Requisite||Compulsory|
|The Patient (Year 1): Introduction to Human Biology||PHAR10300||Pre-Requisite||Compulsory|
|The Public (Year 1): Public Health Microbiology||PHAR10400||Pre-Requisite||Compulsory|
|Integrated Professional Practice (Part 1)||PHAR10500||Pre-Requisite||Compulsory|
|Integrated Professional Practice Part 2||PHAR10600||Pre-Requisite||Compulsory|
To enable students to apply their knowledge and demonstrate their professionalism and clinical skills in the real world setting of pharmacy practice.
To enable students to gain first-hand practical experience of working with patients, carers and other healthcare professionals.
Assessment Weighting Equivalent credits
CPD entry reflecting on an IPE event & P/F 2
associated peer review
Clinical Case Report (CCR) P/F 2
Calculations P/F 2
Attendance (online and/or face to face
clinical placements & community
Specialist Dispensing Practical Exam P/F 2
Feedback is provided via a number of varied methods:
CPD: through peer evaluation
CCR: through individual written feedback via Blackboard
Calculations, CPD: through drop-in clinics.
Specialist dispensing: formative feedback using MCQ format will be offered.
Please see Blackboard. Recommended reading consists of papers from clinical pharmacy journals and BNF chapters. You will find this material very useful when preparing your Clinical Case Report. As clinical practice is constantly changing, this material will be reviewed at the start of each semester to ensure it remains relevant.
Chapter 23 of Hugo and Russells Pharmaceutical Microbiology 8th edition edited by S Denyer, N Hodges, S Gorman and B Gilmore [available via Dawsonera]
Rules and Guidance for Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and Distributors. The Stationery Office. London 2007
Quality Assurance of Aseptic Preparation Services 4th edition. Editor Beaney A. The Pharmaceutical Press. 2006.
|Scheduled activity hours|
|Practical classes & workshops||1|
|Independent study hours|
|Diane Mitchell||Unit coordinator|
|Victoria Silkstone||Unit coordinator|