The Prescribing Practice specialisation within the postgraduate health science programmes is open to qualified health professionals1.
This specialisation prepares experienced health professionals for clinical roles that include prescriptive authority. Papers focus on science, assessment, diagnostic reasoning, pharmacology and medicine prescribing. Students critique the complexities of medicine prescribing and its integration within their professional philosophy and scope for practice.
You need to complete 60 points from the following papers:
HEAL802 Applied Pathophysiology (15 points)
PHMY801 Pharmacology Science (15 points)
PHMY802 Applied Pharmacotherapeutics (15 points)
NURS802 Diagnostic Reasoning for Advanced Practice (15 points)
Pharmacology Science and Therapeutics (30 points)
You need to complete:
Postgraduate Certificate in Health Science in Prescribing Practice (60 points)2
Complete the following specialty core paper:
HEAL849 Specialty Practicum (30 points)
And select one research paper:
HEAL840 Critical Enquiry for Evidence Based Practice (15 points)
HEAL811 Integrative Research (15 points)
1 - Enrolment is subject to approval.
2 - A postgraduate certificate may need to be surrendered in order to claim full credits towards a postgraduate diploma.
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Last updated: 01-Sep-2017 9.43am
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