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Ethics and Dispensing in Pharmacy Practice

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The Ethics and Dispensing in Pharmacy Practice course is a comprehensive course covering legislation and ethics.

Key facts:

      • No. of parts: 4
      • Includes a unit (APPETH801A Analyse, execute and review ethical pharmacy practice) from the qualification Graduate Diploma of Applied Pharmacy Practice 10373NAT
      • Course duration: 6 months
      • Study time guideline: Minimum of 67 hours to complete, including assessment tasks
      • Cost: You may elect to enroll into the full course or individual parts –
        • Full course: PSA members $950; non-members $1,520
        • Part 1, 2 or 3:  PSA members $295 each; non-members $500 each
        • Part 4 (unit APPETH801A):  PSA members/non-members $500

This course is only for those who are eligible for registration as a pharmacist in Australia.

The course is relevant for pharmacists interested in updating their knowledge with regards to legislative and ethical requirements in the practice of pharmacy.

Key areas covered in this course include:

      • Applying Australian legislation as it applies to pharmacy practice
      • Administering opioid substitution program requirements
      • Applying pharmacy codes in resolving ethical dilemmas
      • Managing complex and sensitive situations ethically

Future study opportunities

Successful graduates of this course can enrol and receive 1 unit credit towards the Graduate Diploma of Applied Pharmacy Practice


Please email: training@psa.org.au or phone 02 9431 1110.

Further information

Enrolment Form
Course information

Course credit application form
Student Complaints and Appeals Form

This item is listed in the following categories: • Short courses


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