Regulations - Medical And Health Sciences


Postgraduate Certificate in Clinical Pharmacy – PGCertClinPharm

The regulations for this postgraduate certificate are to be read in conjunction with all other relevant statutes and regulations including the Academic Statutes and Regulations.

Admission

1 In order to be admitted to this programme, a student needs to:

a have completed the requirements for the Degree of Bachelor of Pharmacy or an equivalent pharmacy qualification, approved by Senate or its representative

and

b hold current registration as a pharmacist in New Zealand or as a pharmacist in the country of domicile.

2 In order to be admitted to the specialisation in Prescribing, a student needs to:

a be a New Zealand registered pharmacist who holds current registration in New Zealand

and

b have completed the Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Pharmacy or an equivalent qualification

and

c hold an appropriate position involving patient care acceptable to the Head of School of Pharmacy

and

d have access to a designated medical prescriber who is acceptable to the Head of School of Pharmacy.

3 A student who has completed the requirements for the Postgraduate Certificate in Clinical Pharmacy in one specialisation may, with the permission of Senate or its representative, enrol for the Postgraduate Certificate in Clinical Pharmacy in another specialisation.

Duration and Total Points Value

4 A student enrolled for this postgraduate certificate must:

a pass courses with a total value of 60 points

and

b complete within the time limit specified in the General Regulations – Postgraduate Certificates.

5 The total enrolment for this postgraduate certificate must not exceed 90 points.

Structure and Content

6 A student enrolled for this postgraduate certificate must pass 60 points in courses listed in the Postgraduate Certificate in Clinical Pharmacy Schedule.

7 A student admitted to this programme must complete the University of Auckland Academic Integrity Course as specified in the Enrolment and Programme Regulations, Academic Integrity, of the University Calendar.

Practical Requirements

8 Students enrolled for this postgraduate certificate must carry out satisfactorily such practice activities as the Head of School of Pharmacy may require.

Variations

9 In exceptional circumstances Senate or its representative may approve a personal programme which does not conform to these regulations.

Commencement

10 These regulations came into force on 1 January 2012.

Postgraduate Certificate in Clinical Pharmacy (PGCertClinPharm) Schedule

Requirement:

60 points: PHARMACY 764, 765

Specialisation available:


Prescribing

Prerequisite: PGDipClinPharm or equivalent

Requirement:

60 points: PHARMACY 769, 770

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