Course Title: Pharmacy Services Project

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Pharmacy Services Project

Credit Points: 12.00

Important Information:

Please check your Canvas course shell closer to when the course starts to see if this course requires mandatory in-person attendance. The delivery method of the course might have to change quickly in response to changes in the local state/national directive regarding in-person course attendance.


Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


Bundoora Campus


173H School of Health and Biomed


Sem 2 2019,
Sem 2 2020,
Sem 2 2021,
Sem 2 2022

Course Coordinator: Prof Ieva Stupans

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 7942

Course Coordinator Email:

Course Coordinator Location: 201.08.032

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Required prior study (Pre-requisites)

Required concurrent study (Co-requisites)

Course Description

The focus of this course is to provide Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours) students with an opportunity to extend and apply their knowledge and skills in the development of a professional service, addressing a quality use of medicines issue.

The mark for this course will be one of the course marks used to calculate the weighted average mark (WAM) that will determine your award level. Please refer to the WAM information webpage for more information:;ID=eyj5c0mo77631

Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

This course contributes to the following Program Learning Outcomes for Program BH102 Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours):

  • PLO 1: Demonstrate professional behaviour and accountability
  • PLO 2: Research, critically evaluate, and apply evidence in professional practice
  • PLO 3: Demonstrate team and leadership skills to optimise practice
  • PLO 4: Demonstrate social responsibility to improve healthcare
  • PLO 5: Communicate effectively for the delivery of patient-centred care
  • PLO 6: Identify areas for personal development to improve competency
  • PLO 7: Apply pharmaceutical, medication and health knowledge and skills to improve patient and population health
  • PLO 8: Formulate, prepare, and supply medications and therapeutic products

On successful completion of this course, you should be able to:

  1. Develop and evaluate a professional services project;
  2. Identify the barriers and enablers to the success of professional services projects;
  3. Apply principles of teamwork;
  4. Apply principles of good project management.

Overview of Learning Activities

Learning activities associated with this course include staff-student interactive sessions, the completion of directed activities, and oral and written presentations (face to face and online).

Overview of Learning Resources

The learning resources associated with this course will include targeted readings taken from a range of both primary and secondary sources, online resources, and library resources. All key material to be chosen may be digitally available to you. RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our online systems.

Overview of Assessment

This course has no hurdle requirements.

Assessment Tasks

Early Assessment Task 1Individual journal article critical analysis and Project check
Weighting 30%
This assessment task supports CLOs 1, 2, 3, & 4

Assessment Task 2: Online Semester Assessment
Weighting 15%
This assessment task supports CLOs 1, 2, & 4

Assessment Task 3: Project synopsis and Final presentation - Team
Weighting 20%
This assessment task supports CLOs 1, 2, 3, & 4

Assessment Task 4: Final Project Report - Individual
Weighting 35%
This assessment task supports CLOs 1, 2, & 4