|1.||Analyse and predict the actions, interactions and adverse effects of the major drugs commonly seen in osteopathic practice;|
|2.||Articulate protocols for referrals to other health practitioners as appropriate and debate the potential for ethical issues in cases where medications may be causing health problems;|
|3.||Conceptually map the actions, interactions and adverse effects of the drugs/supplements for the management of cardiac, gastrointestinal, respiratory and musculoskeletal conditions; and|
|4.||Critically apply pharmaceutical knowledge in advising patients about medication issues according to contemporary and emerging evidence.|
|Review||Short literature review (1500 words)||25%|
|Case Study||Case study analysis and response (750 words)||25%|
|Report||Appraisal of pharmaceutical therapy (750 words)||25%|
|Other||Reflective piece on the completed tasks and their relationship to future practice (1000 words)||25%|
Pharmacology for health professionals. (3rd ed.).
Bryant, B., & Knights, K. (2011).
Fundamentals of Pharmacology. (7th ed)
Bullock, S., Manias, E.(2014).
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