Course Descriptions

Pediatric Emphasis Area Courses

Doctor of Health Science Degree

Abbreviation/Number
Course Name

PSCID 1622

Chemical Principles of Drug Action II

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Credits: 2.5

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 1670, 1771, 1772

IPPE Clinical Skills & Simulation I, II, III

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In this course sequence, students will integrate and apply knowledge and skills obtained throughout the curriculum to the practice of pharmacy. These courses develop skills in communication and in identifying and assessing drug therapy problems using principles of patient assessment, physical assessment, and knowledge of drug therapy and devices. Students will demonstrate these skills and apply drug therapy problem-solving strategies to the pharmacists' patient care process.

Prerequisites
  • Prerequisites for PPRAD 1670 IPPE Clinical Skills & Simulation I, 3 credits, PS-II standing
  • Prerequisites for PPRAD 1771 IPPE Clinical Skills & Simulation II, 2 credits, PS-III standing
  • Prerequisites for PPRAD 1772 IPPE Clinical Skills & Simulation III, 3 credits, PS-III standing

PPRAD 1750

IPPE III Clinical (1/3 of the class)

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This course allows students to practice clinical skills in pharmacy through practical experiences, practice simulations, and workshops. Site visits to various clinical environments allow the student to experience and apply lessons learned from didactic courses in patient care settings.

Credits: 3.5

Prerequisite

PPRAD 1650 IPPE II: Health Systems

PHARD 1652

Pharmacology II

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Credits: 1.5

PPRAD  1651, 1652, 1653

IPPE Longitudinal I, II, III

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A three course sequence designed to provide students opportunities to communicate, deliver patient care, and develop drug information skills. Emphasis will be placed on the changing needs of patients and ensuring continuity of care. These courses will not only provide students opportunities to apply didactic knowledge to patients, but will also cultivate their affective attributes necessary to becoming a caring pharmacist.

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