Australian Pharmacy Law and Practice - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780729539166, 9780729579162

Australian Pharmacy Law and Practice

1st Edition

Authors: Laetitia Hattingh John Low John Low Kim Forrester Laetitia Hattingh Kim Forrester
Paperback ISBN: 9780729539166
eBook ISBN: 9780729579162
Imprint: Mosby Australia
Published Date: 1st November 2009
Page Count: 200
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Description

  1. Legal concepts for health professionals

    2. The evolution of pharmacy practice

    3. Ethics and Professional Conduct

    4. Practice Standards and Guidelines

    5. Professional Registration of Pharmacists

    6. Pharmacy ownership

    7. Investigation, Discipline and Legal Proceedings

    8. National Health Act, the Health Insurance Commission Act and Medicare

    9. Privacy Legislation

    10. Medicine Registration and Regulation (Commonwealth)

    11. Drugs, poisons and controlled substances legislation (State)

    12. Occupational Health and Safety

Key Features

  • Unique to the Australian marketplace – presently there is no publication dealing specifically with pharmacy law and ethics in this country
  • Each chapter includes – learning objectives, review questions and activities, and further readings
  • The inclusion of quotation from case law – provides an opportunity for readers to learn from history.

Table of Contents

  1. Legal concepts for health professionals

    2. The evolution of pharmacy practice

    3. Ethics and Professional Conduct

    4. Practice Standards and Guidelines

    5. Professional Registration of Pharmacists

    6. Pharmacy ownership

    7. Investigation, Discipline and Legal Proceedings

    8. National Health Act, the Health Insurance Commission Act and Medicare

    9. Privacy Legislation

    10. Medicine Registration and Regulation (Commonwealth)

    11. Drugs, poisons and controlled substances legislation (State)

    12. Occupational Health and Safety

Details

No. of pages:
200
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Mosby Australia 2010
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby Australia
eBook ISBN:
9780729579162

About the Author

Laetitia Hattingh

Laetitia Hattingh is a pharmacist and Senior Lecturer in the School of Pharmacy, Curtin University and an Adjunct Senior Research Fellow in the School of Pharmacy, Griffith University. Laetitia is a member of the National Advisory Group of the Australian Association of Consultant Pharmacy and the Western Australia Pharmaceutical Defence Limited Local Advisory Committee.

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Lecturer, School of Pharmacy, Curtin University, Perth, Australia

John Low

John Low is a practising pharmacist with wide experience in clinical practice, scientific publishing and pharmacy regulation. John is an Adjunct Associate Professor in the School of Pharmacy, University of Queensland and in the School of Pharmacy and Molecular Sciences, James Cook University where he was a visiting lecturer in pharmacy ethics and law. He is the current President of the Australian Pharmacy Council.

Affiliations and Expertise

Adjunct Associate Professor, School of Pharmacy, University of Queensland; and Adjunct Associate Professor, School of Pharmacy and Molecular Sciences, James Cook University

John Low

John Low is a practising pharmacist with wide experience in clinical practice, scientific publishing and pharmacy regulation. John is an Adjunct Associate Professor in the School of Pharmacy, University of Queensland and in the School of Pharmacy and Molecular Sciences, James Cook University where he was a visiting lecturer in pharmacy ethics and law. He is the current President of the Australian Pharmacy Council.

Affiliations and Expertise

Adjunct Associate Professor, School of Pharmacy, University of Queensland; and Adjunct Associate Professor, School of Pharmacy and Molecular Sciences, James Cook University

Kim Forrester

Kim Forrester is a registered nurse and barrister-at-law practising in the area of health law. Kim is the author of several publications in health law. Kim is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine at Bond University.

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine, Bond University, Queensland

Laetitia Hattingh

Laetitia Hattingh is a pharmacist and Senior Lecturer in the School of Pharmacy, Curtin University and an Adjunct Senior Research Fellow in the School of Pharmacy, Griffith University. Laetitia is a member of the National Advisory Group of the Australian Association of Consultant Pharmacy and the Western Australia Pharmaceutical Defence Limited Local Advisory Committee.

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Lecturer, School of Pharmacy, Curtin University, Perth, Australia

Kim Forrester

Kim Forrester is a registered nurse and barrister-at-law practising in the area of health law. Kim is the author of several publications in health law. Kim is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine at Bond University.

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine, Bond University, Queensland