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Examines the fundamentals of botanical medicine, including plant morphology, botanical taxonomy and herbal pharmacognosy and pharmacology, and applies this knowledge to herbal therapeutics and herbal medicine manufacturing.
- Botany and plant classification
- Pharmacognosy fundamentals
- Herbal therapeutics 1
- Herbal therapeutics 2
- Herbal therapeutics 3
- Herbal therapeutics 4
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:|
|1||recognise plant morphology and botanical taxonomy|
|2||recognise chemical complexity, pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics of medicinal plants|
|3||identify specific therapeutic actions and clinical indications of medicinal plants|
|4||apply knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practice to medicinal plants|
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
- recognise plant morphology and botanical taxonomy
- recognise chemical complexity, pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics of medicinal plants
- identify specific therapeutic actions and clinical indications of medicinal plants
- apply knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practice to medicinal plants
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