Quality, innovative research is a major component of the UQ School of Pharmacy‘s commitment to the delivery of world-class education and health care outcomes. It is what equips UQ students for leading-edge positions on the rapidly changing health care frontier.
A simulated pharmacy is part of a new cutting-edge educational game to be used by Griffith Bachelor of Pharmacy students as part of their course. Signalling a first in Australia, the PharmG game offers students the chance to compete as teams in a simulation game working in a rich educational setting with a set number of patients, which they either lose or gain based on their performance.
Monash research shows role of pharmacist in general practice is crucial - New research has shown a role for pharmacists within general practice (GP) clinics is a key solution to help prevent medication errors by patients and health professionals.
Medication-related problems are one of the most common reasons for patients to be readmitted to hospital. UQ School of Pharmacy researcher Dr Chris Freeman is investigating whether having a pharmacist working alongside your GP could save you that hassle in the future.
JCU boasts a modern integrated pharmacy curriculum where students are exposed to various modes of teaching across the subject areas: lectures, tutorials, workshops, practicals undertaken in modern teaching and laboratory facilities.
In 2010, the UQ School of Pharmacy held its inaugural “First Year Engagement Ceremony,” the first of its kind in Australia. The concept has been adapted from similar ceremonies undertaken in pharmacy (and medical) schools around North America, and sees first-year Bachelor of Pharmacy students presented with a white dispensing coat and a written “Statement of Commitment.”