NSU HPD Catalog 2021-2022

College of Pharmacy 197 management, substance abuse, and attention-deficit/ hyperactivity disorder. (48-0-3) PHRC 6838—Integrated Disease Management VIII This is the eighth 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 special populations, nutrition, dermatology, and the treatment of ophthalmologic diseases. (48-0-3) PHRC 6865—Essentials of Professional Practice V This is the conclusion 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 medication-use process and deliver patient-centered care. This course addresses pharmacy law and advanced communication concepts as it relates to professional practice. (48-0-3) PHRC 6875—Evidence-Based Practice V This is the fifth of a five-course sequence that prepares the student to retrieve, evaluate, and use the medical and scientific literature and other drug information resources. The course focuses on theories andmethodologies of pharmacoeconomics and outcomes research. Applications to clinical practice, the pharmaceutical industry, and formulary decision making are explored. (32-0-2) PHRC 6885—Leadership and Professional Development V This is the fifth 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 the maturation of the student into the ideal professional candidate. Students reflect on their experiences, strengths, and career goals to map a pathway to their chosen professional path. They update their curricula vitae and bios, create professional websites, and develop job interviewing skills as they prepare to enter the pharmacy workforce. Teamwork is reinforced through team-based learning. Curriculum and cocurricular activities stimulating student growth are tracked through the electronic portfolio. (16-0-1) PHRC 6895—Integrated Pharmacy Applications V This is the fifth in a series of five courses offered at the end of each semester designed to integrate and apply knowledge and skills from previous courses. Students in each course become certified in a specific area of pharmacy and receive software training. The Bring Back and Look Forward sections of the course reinforce concepts and introduce material to prepare students for future courses. This course utilizes patient cases to apply pharmacotherapy concepts. It offers certification in medication therapy management and outlines expectations for P3 and Advanced Standing P2 winter semester. (32-0-2) PHRC 6920—Seminar This course applies the knowledge and skills gained through the Essentials of Professional Practice and Evidence-Based Practice course sequences. Student teams develop a platform presentation and professional poster to showcase innovative solutions to a pharmacy practice problem identified and researched in previous courses. Presentations are made to peers and health care professionals, providing valuable experience in presentation skills and in medical information resource utilization. (16-0-1) PHRC 7700—Integrated Care This is the final course in the core didactic curriculum. It is designed to advance students’ critical thinking skills and application of pharmaceutical knowledge to patient care in a variety of health care settings. The course enhances students’ patient-care competencies and ensures students’ readiness to commence Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences (APPEs). This is achieved using a variety of learning activities and assessment methods that include complex patient cases, pharmacy calculations, drug information questions, application of communication skills, and knowledge of commonly used drugs. The course contains several assessments that must be successfully completed prior to commencing APPEs. (64-0-4) PHRC 7710—APPE: Internal Medicine The Internal Medicine Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (APPE) is a six-week, full-time (minimum 40 hours per week), out-of-classroom, supervised, inpatient experience emphasizing individualized patient care. The experience is designed to optimize students’ competency in pharmacistprovided patient care, interprofessional collaboration, utilization of evidence-based medicine, communication, and patient education. Students apply pharmacotherapeutic principles, disease-related knowledge, dosing guidelines, best practice standards, and site-specific procedures to identify therapeutic problems and to implement and monitor patient-care plans in collaboration with health care teams. Students will be expected to communicate effectively in writing through documentation in the patients’ medical records and verbally with stakeholders. Students will present patient cases, provide formal education presentations, participate in informal topic discussions, complete assigned projects, and perform and document pharmacist activities (e.g., patient histories, transitions of care, therapeutic interventions, and creation of treatment plans). Prerequisite: P4/Adv P3 (Final Year) (0-240-6) PHRC 7720—APPE: Ambulatory Care The Ambulatory Care Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (APPE) is a six-week, full-time (minimum 40 hours per