Catalogue 2019 - 2020

PHAR 510 Introduction To Pharmacy & Health Prof I

Credits

1

Prerequisite

Acceptance into 1st Year Pharmacy (Recommended, Previous).

Course Description

The entering pharmacy learner explore the profession of pharmacy and other related healthcare professions in the first semester of this two course series. Learners will become acquainted with pharmacy career opportunities and pathways, and learn the importance of leadership, professionalism, and involvement in pharmacy organizations. Learners will examine the historical evolution of the pharmacist’s role from one focused on drug compounding and distribution to a patient-centered practice model and interprofessional collaboration. Learners will begin the process of becoming a healthcare team member by preparing self and thinking as a team member, and will explore the roles, responsibilities, and values of other health care providers to prepare for team-based provision of care. Finally, learners will familiarize themselves with the basics (names, classes, formulations) of the most commonly prescribed medications.

Notes

Formerly "Introduction to Pharmacy"

Offered

Fall Only

Fee