NSU HPD Catalog 2021-2022

College of Pharmacy 203 acquired. This is an online course that requires students to work independently and with other class members to complete a project. (32-0-2) PHRE 5515—Health Disparities and Chronic Diseases: The Role of the Pharmacist This course presents the main causes and pathways to health disparities in the United States. It focuses on chronic diseases, such as diabetes, cancer, and cardiovascular diseases. Emphasis is given to disparities associated with access to medication, access to pharmacy services, and to adherence. Students learn about pharmacy-led interventions aimed at reducing health disparities. They are expected to use epidemiological data to study the disparities and to formulate recommendations to the pharmacy field. Students are assessed through hands-on, structured assignments. (32-0-2) PHRE 5517—Biologics and Beyond This course introduces and familiarizes students with biologic drugs, FDA-approved biosimilars, antibody-drug conjugates, gene medicine products, and cell therapy products. Mechanisms of actions, disposition principles, dosing and product handling aspects, therapeutic use, drawbacks, and ongoing trials/research are discussed. Students will work in teams to study the characteristics of biologics by disease categories and drug types. (32-0-2) PHRE 5551—Nutrition andWellness in Pharmacy Practice This course provides strategies to improve nutritional status, health, and wellness. It highlights nutritional wellness, foods, and diets that may be used to helpmaintain or improve health. It reviews epidemiological and genetic aspects of individuals, nutritional deficiencies, and environmental causes of illness and disease. Additionally, it presents the tools needed to conduct nutritional and environmental assessments, comprehend patients’ anthropometrics, and provide nutritional guidance and wellness plans for patients. (32-0-2) PHRE 5619—Pharm.D./D.M.D. Interprofessional Experience This interprofessional education (IPE) course provides an opportunity to engage in multidisciplinary health care. Pharmacy and dental students will work together at a dental clinic exclusively serving patients with HIV. In collaboration with dental students, pharmacy students will obtain accurate medication histories from patients, update medical records appropriately, and provide patient education on antiretroviral therapy and dental hygiene. Didactic lectures will address overall health management of individuals with HIV. Students are expected to be at the dental clinic approximately five hours per week for seven weeks. Prerequisite: PHRC 5935 (16-48-2) PHRE 5637—History of Pharmacy This course provides an overview of the history of pharmacy as a profession and provides experience in interpreting and analyzing historical pharmacy data and information from historical sources and references. It primarily focuses on American pharmacy from the colonial times to present day. Topics include the evolution of practice, changes in education and licensure requirements, the development of professional organizations, the growth of the pharmaceutical industry, and the role of pharmacy in contemporary health care practice. In addition, the course includes an introduction to pharmacy artifacts and the integral role they played in the development of pharmacy in the United States. The course helps students apply wisdom about pharmacy’s past to guide evolving changes in the pharmacy profession. (32-0-2) PHRE 5639—Clinical Neuropsychopharmacology This course incorporates didactic lecture, classroomdiscussion of cases, student presentations, and clinical monitoring of a patient with a neurological or a psychiatric disorder. The course is designed to introduce students to advanced concepts in the pharmaceutical care andmedication management of a patient with a mental and/or neurological illness. Prerequisite: P3 Standing (32-0-2) PHRE 5641—Applied Secondary Database Analysis This course gives students the opportunity to apply the skills learned in the research design and biostatistics courses by completing a secondary data analysis research project using a federal database. Students will write a basic research protocol and become familiar with the basic structure andmethodology of the United States National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) database. Students will prepare a dataset, conduct descriptive and basic statistical analyses using SPSS, write an abstract, and deliver a presentation to a small audience. (32-0-2) PHRE 5643—Parenteral Medication Therapies This course exposes students to topics and skills that expand their knowledge of the use of intravenous therapies in the management of diseases. The student will learn both didactically and in small-group, hands-on activities. After completion of this course, the student should bemore prepared to compound, evaluate, and monitor IV therapies. (16-48-2) PHRE 5645—Special Population Needs and the Role of the Pharmacist This course uses the social determinants of health and the ecological model as framework. It provides a holistic perspective to vulnerable and special populations. Students will explore the needs of special populations from the pharmacist perspective. This course will enable students to self-assess their preconceived knowledge and gain a new perspective to practice pharmacy. Students will acquire knowledge about factors that influence and intersect with vulnerable populations. Students are expected to design an intervention for a population of their interests, applying the knowledge and skills acquired. (32-0-2)

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