Therapeutics & Pharmacology
Therapeutics & Pharmacology 2022-23
Ysgol Gwyddorau Meddygol ac Iechyd
Modiwl - Semester 1 a 2
This module will introduce the important areas of therapeutics in a wide range of specialties using a systems approach as applied in the teaching of basic medical sciences.
The module will cover interventions for conditions listed in the PA curriculum. Prescribing practice will be included, together with discussion regarding the role of the PA in prescribing under supervision. The learning of therapeutics and pharmacology will be integrated with other related modules to facilitate understanding of the indications for interventions, risks, complications and benefit, and will emphasise the importance of multi-disciplinary approach to working and patient care.
-threshold -Category C (50% -59%)A threshold student should have thorough knowledge of the essential facts around therapeutics and pharmacology. -good -Category B (60%-69%)A good student should have a thorough factual knowledge across all aspects of the module, and be able to detail examples where appropriate. -excellent -Category A (70% - 100%):An excellent student should have a thorough factual knowledge across all aspects of the module, and be able to detail examples where appropriate, supported by additional reading and knowledge drawn from other modules. For the higher 'A' marks, significant demonstration of critical analysis and wider reading is essential.
Essay (2000 words)
Extended Multiple Choice Exam