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322016 VU Self-Medication - M10 (2020W)

1.00 ECTS (1.00 SWS), SPL 32 - Pharmazie
Continuous assessment of course work

Anmeldung in 2 Schritten:
1. U:Space 322016 (https://uspace.univie.ac.at/)
2. Anmeldesystem Pharmazie (http://www.univie.ac.at/ulg-pqm/anmeldesystemPHARMAZIE/)

Termine: siehe moodle


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Language: German



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Aims, contents and method of the course

Course contents
• Patients & Diseases & Treatment
• Chronic vs. Acute diseases
• Limitation with regard to the self-medication
• Generics
• Compliance
• General aspects of patient counseling
• Type of complaints and their rating
• Advisory competence
• Patient counselling and patient interview
• drug selection criteria
• self-medication in high-risk patients
• Self-medication in multimorbid patients
• Special drug therapy
• analgesics, antiphlogistics and antipyretics (patient interview)
• disorders of the musculoskeletal system (patient interview)
• digestive tract (patient interview)
• antiemetics (patient interview)
• respiratory diseases (patient interview)
• obesity (patient interview)
• smoking cessation therapy (patient interview)
• Alimentary substitution (patient interview)
• Vitamins (patient interview)

Objectives of the course:

The students
• know frequently asked questions from current pharmaceutical practice and can offer adequate advice.
• Based on their specialist knowledge, they can represent their own opinions regarding pharmacotherapy and act on their own responsibility.

Assessment and permitted materials

Blocked course
The VU self-medication is an intrinsic examination course, in which attendance is compulsory. This means that courses that are immanent to the examination are graded as a whole and, in addition to attendance, also participation, homework and tests (final examination) serve in equal parts to assess performance.

LV exam, 5-part grading scale

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

knowledge about pharmacology

Examination topics

online script

Reading list

• von Annette Immel-Sehr (2014). Beratung aktiv 2014/2015- Selbstmedikation: Medizinisch-pharmazeutischer Leitfaden für die Kundenberatung in der Apotheke. Govi-Verlag

• Monika Neubeck. (2014) Evidenzbasierte Selbstmedikation: 2015/2016 Taschenbuch. Deutscher Apothekerverlag

• Kirsten Lennecke, Kirsten Hagel, Klaus Przondziono (2012). Selbstmedikation für die Kitteltasche: Leitlinien zur pharmazeutischen Beratung Taschenbuch. Deutscher Apothekerverlag

• von Joachim Framm, Martin Anschütz, Almut Framm, Erika Heydel (2014). Arzneimittelprofile für die Kitteltasche: Wirkstoffbezogene Beratungsempfehlungen für die Pharmazeutische Betreuung. Deutscher Apothekerverlag

• Koda-Kimble, M. (2012). Applied therapeutics. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Association in the course directory

A400, MA16

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