Course Descriptions

Geriatric Emphasis Area Courses

Doctor of Health Science Degree

Abbreviation/Number
Course Name

PPRAD 1653

IPPE Longitudinal III

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Credits: 1.5

Prerequisites

Prerequisite for PPRAD 1651 IPPE Longitudinal I, 2 credits, PS-II standing

Prerequisite for PPRAD 1652 IPPE Longitudinal II, 1 credit: Completion of PPRAD 1651 IPPE Longitudinal I, PS-II standing

Prerequisite for PPRAD 1653 IPPE Longitudinal III, 1.5 credits: Completion of PPRAD 1652 IPPE Longitudinal II, PS-II standing

PPRAD 1663

Pharmacotherapeutics IV

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Credits: 4.5

PSCID 1623

Chemical Principles of Drug Action III

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Credits: 2

Prerequisites
  • Prerequisite for PSCID 1621 Chemical Principles of Drug Action I, 3.5 credits: PS-II standing, Concurrent enrollment in PHARD 1651 Pharmacology I
  • Prerequisite for PSCID 1622 Chemical Principles of Drug Action II, 2.5 credits: Completion of PSCID 1621 Chemical Principles of Drug Action I and PHARD 1652 Pharmacology II
  • Prerequisite for PSCID 1623 Chemical Principles of Drug Action III, 2 credits: Completion of PSCID 1622 Chemical Principles of Drug Action II and PHARD 1653 Pharmacology III

PPRAD 1671

Evidence-Based Pharmacy Practice

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This course introduces students to the knowledge and skills necessary to construct sound pharmacotherapeutic recommendations via thorough retrieval and evaluation of best available clinical evidence. The course will focus on developing primary literature evaluation and critical thinking skills, so that students can use evidence to formulate drug information responses and patient care recommendations. Individual and group activities will include literature searching, literature evaluation, problem solving skills, and practice of verbal and written communication skills.

Credits: 3

Prerequisites

PS-II standing

PPRAD 1661

Pharmacotherapeutics II

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Credits: 4.5