Course

Providing Over the Counter Advice on Health Related Products (1)


Course code PHA004

This online course will prepare you to be able to provide appropriate over the counter advice or products, within legal and ethical requirements, for a range of minor health complaints that are presented in a pharmacy.

For more information watch the course introduction video below.

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • Choose the qualification you will study the course under. See the Work towards tab below for qualification options.
  • Check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses tab on the qualification page.
  • Level 4  
    Credits 20 
  • Study type Open  
    EFTS 0.1667  
  • Availability
    2018 :  
    This course will start on the first Monday of the month you select for enrolment.
  • Delivery type
    2018 :  
    Online only
  • Workload

    All our open courses have a credit value. For each credit, allow about 10 hours of study. Your workload may be higher around assessment due dates.

  • Fees
    2018 :  
    NZ students $600 + $60 annual administration fee
    International students $1,800 + $60 annual administration fee
  • Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying  

Students who successfully complete this course will be able to

  • Assess and provide appropriate Over the counter (OTC) advice and treatment related to pain and fever.
  • Assess and provide appropriate OTC advice and treatment related to sleep disorders.
  • Assess and provide appropriate OTC advice and treatment related to disorders of the respiratory system.
  • Assess and provide appropriate OTC advice and treatment related to disorders of the mouth.
  • Assess and provide appropriate OTC advice and treatment related to disorders of the digestive system

Assessment

This course is 100% internally assessed

Course delivery

Your course is delivered 100% online. To complete  this course you will need access to a computer or device, broadband internet and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer/device or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol.