NSU HPD Catalog 2021-2022

College of Pharmacy 195 cases. The course focuses on the treatment of cardiovascular diseases. (64-0-4) PHRC 5833—Integrated Disease Management III This is the third in a series of eight courses that integrates the principles of pathophysiology, pharmaceutics, pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics, and pharmacotherapy in the treatment of diseases. Students learn how to appropriately select and monitor pharmacotherapy regimens based on drug, disease, and patient characteristics and apply the Pharmacists’ Patient Care Process in solving patientcare cases. This course focuses on women’s health, urology, respiratory conditions, GI, endocrine, and nutrition. (64-0-4) PHRC 5863—Essentials of Professional Practice III This is the third of a five-course sequence that prepares the student to develop the knowledge and problem-solving skills needed to become a practice-ready professional who can apply concepts to manage the quality and safety of the medicationuse process and deliver patient-centered care. This course addresses advanced patient communication, patient health education, finance, resourcemanagement, and pharmaceutical marketing concepts. (32-0-2) PHRC 5873—Evidence-Based Practice III This is the third of a five-course sequence that prepares the student to retrieve, evaluate, and use the medical and scientific literature and other drug information resources. It introduces pharmacoepidemiology and applies the fundamentals of biostatistics, research design, and methodology to evaluate scientific and medical literature. (32-0-2) PHRC 5883—Leadership and Professional Development III This is the third in a series of five courses that center on the development of self-awareness, professionalism, leadership skills, and an innovative and entrepreneurial mindset. This course emphasizes goal setting, career planning, teamwork, constructive criticism, and professional growth. Students reflect on their strengths and weaknesses, update professional goals, create a curriculum vitae, and develop a professional development plan. Teamwork is reinforced through teambased learning and curriculum and cocurricular activities stimulating student growth are tracked through the electronic portfolio. (16-0-1) PHRC 5893—Integrated Pharmacy Applications III This is the third in a series of five courses offered each semester designed to integrate and apply knowledge and skills from previous courses. The Bring Back and Look Forward sections of the course reinforce concepts and introducematerial to prepare students for future courses. It brings back pharmacotherapy cases and topics in drug literature evaluation, medication adherence, health literacy, and motivational interviewing. It introduces basics of pharmacoeconomics in preparation for the Evidence-Based Practice course series that follows. (24-8-2) PHRC 5910—Immunology and Clinical Microbiology This course introduces the fundamentals of immunology, microbiology, and pharmacology of anti-infective agents. It prepares students for the Integrated Disease Management course series in infectious and immunologic diseases that follow. Topics covered include an introduction to the body’s immune response and mechanisms of defense at the cellular and humoral level. The classification, morphology, and physiology and mechanisms of virulence of microorganisms that primarily cause human pathology—such as bacteria, viruses, fungi, and protozoans—will also be covered. Therapeutic agents used to treat bacterial infections are introduced. (32-0-2) PHRL 5914—Pharmacy Skills Development IV This is the fourth of a five-course, pharmacy skills development series that integrates principles of pharmaceutical sciences; pharmacy practice; and social, behavioral, and administrative pharmacy. In this course, students apply knowledge and practice skills complementary to content in the fourth semester of the curriculum. Skills practiced include written and verbal communication; pharmacy calculations; application of knowledge of commonly used medications; identification of medication errors; verification of orders; drug information retrieval, evaluation, and provision; patient assessment; and selection and monitoring of pharmacotherapy patient-care plans. Team-building activities are incorporated throughout the course to enhance professionalism and communication skills. (0-48-1) PHRC 5934—Integrated Disease Management IV This is the fourth in a series of eight courses that integrates the principles of pathophysiology, pharmaceutics, pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics, and pharmacotherapy in the treatment of diseases. Students learn how to appropriately select and monitor pharmacotherapy regimens based on drug, disease, and patient characteristics and apply the Pharmacists’ Patient Care Process in solving patient-care cases. This course focuses on the treatment of diseases of the immune system. (48-0-3) PHRC 5935—Integrated Disease Management V This is the fifth in a series of eight courses that integrate the principles of pathophysiology, pharmaceutics, pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics, and pharmacotherapy in the treatment of diseases. Students learn how to appropriately select and monitor pharmacotherapy regimens based on drug, disease, and patient characteristics and apply the Pharmacists’ Patient Care Process in solving patient-care cases. This course focuses on the treatment of infectious diseases. (80-0-5) PHRC 5964—Essentials of Professional Practice IV This is the fourth of a five-course sequence that prepares the student to develop the knowledge and problem-solving skills

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