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This subject addresses the application of pharmacokinetics and dynamics to clinical practice and introduces students to regulation and governance of prescribing, therapeutic planning across the life span, medication safety and risk and error management. This subjects includes practical application of this knowledge in class and clinical practice and includes IPP* hours.
* Integrated professional practice (IPP)
Intended learning outcomes
Understand the process involved in drug development, drug trials and medication registration in Australia.
- Highly developed cognitive, analytic and problem-solving skills in the discipline area, characterised by flexibility of approach;
- The ability and self-confidence to comprehend complex concepts, to express them lucidly, whether orally or in writing, and to confront unfamiliar problems;
- Where appropriate, advanced working skills in the application of computer systems and software and a receptiveness to the opportunities offered by new technologies;
- An ability to evaluate and synthesise the research and professional literature in the discipline;
- Advanced skills and techniques applicable to the discipline;
- Advanced competencies in areas of professional expertise and/or scholarship;
- The capacity for independent critical thought, rational inquiry and self-directed learning;
- The capacity to value and participate in projects which require team-work;
- A capacity to manage competing demands on time, including self-directed project work.
Last updated: 8 November 2019