Community Pharmacy Fundamentals
Upon successful completion of this micro-credential, you'll receive:
- Two PD Points
- A Certificate of Achievement
- A UWA Professional Development Transcript, listing all successfully completed micro-credentials
- Online with optional on-campus activity
- Course dates
- 17 July 2023 - 22 September 2023 OR
- Applications close
- 26 June 2023 OR
- 10 weeks
- Total effort
- 55 hours
- Academic lead: Kerry Whitelaw, Jamie Ly, Jessica Schneider
UWA Starter fees for 2023 –
$247.50 (inc GST) per micro-credential for students from participating partner schools
$55 (inc GST) per micro-credential for students from participating UWA Broadway Schools
- Critical information summary
9 October 2023 - 14 December 2023
18 September 2023
- PHCYM002 Community Pharmacy Fundamentals (PDF 245KB)
What you'll learn
By completing the course, participants will:
Know how to handle pharmacy (S2) and pharmacist-only medicines (S3)
Describe the different types, dosage forms and routes of administration for medicines
Describe the importance of health communication
Understand the ethical and legal considerations for community pharmacy
Describe the operations and workflow for community pharmacy
This micro-credential offers an overview of medications, dosage forms and other essential concepts that are a solid foundation for a career in pharmacy, medicine, dentistry, or other allied health fields.
How does it work?
This micro credential will involve:
- online and simulated learning and assessments
- a 3hr workshop that will be held on-campus at UWA or at selected rural locations, with an online option for students unable to attend in person.
What's next after this course?
- Future study
- Students who successfully complete this micro-credential will:
- Receive a UWA Professional Development Transcript at the end of your studies, listing all completed UWA micro-credentials – great for uni entry and your resume!
- Earn 2 stackable PD Points - complete two more UWA Starter micro-credentials to earn 6 PD Points and gain credit for one unit towards selected UWA bachelor degrees.
- Gain points that can contribute towards admission to UWA via Experience-based entry.
Contact your secondary school for more information or to register for UWA Starter micro-credentials.