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MPharm Pharmacy with a Foundation Year / Course details
Year of entry: 2023
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Course unit details:
Yr 4 Integrated Prof Practice
|Unit level||Level 4|
|Teaching period(s)||Full year|
|Available as a free choice unit?||No|
- demonstrate the ability to identify and resolve pharmaceutical care issues for multiple disease states 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, focussing on the practice settings of the GP practice and hospital and community pharmacy
- engage in Continuing Professional Development, inter-professional and socially responsible activities to improve employment prospects and develop team-working and communication skills.
|Unit title||Unit code||Requirement type||Description|
|The Medicine (Year 3) - Drug Development Process 2||PHAR30100||Pre-Requisite||Compulsory|
|The Patient (Year 3): Pathology, Pharmacology &Therapeutics 2||PHAR30300||Pre-Requisite||Compulsory|
|Integrated Research Skills: preparation for 4th year projects and evidence-based practice||PHAR30400||Pre-Requisite||Compulsory|
|The Pharmacist (Year 3): Developing Professional Practice||PHAR30200||Pre-Requisite||Compulsory|
|Yr 3 Integrated Prof Practice||PHAR30700||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.
5-item CPD portfolio (with at least two IPE records and a peer discussion) – pass / fail.
Medicines reconciliation consultation – pass / fail.
Calculations assessment – pass / fail.
Attendance – pass / fail (IPE sessions, GP practice placement, community pharmacy placement, 4 clinical placements).
Feedback is provided via individual written feedback via Blackboard and drop-in clinics.
Please see Blackboard.
Recommended reading consists of papers from clinical pharmacy journals and BNF chapters. You will find this material very useful when preparing for your placements. As clinical practice is constantly changing, this material will be reviewed at the start of each semester to ensure it remains relevant.
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|Jennifer Silverthorne||Unit coordinator|
|Diane Mitchell||Unit coordinator|