Catalogue 2019 - 2020

PHAR 511 Drug Information & Informatics

Credits

2

Prerequisite

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

Course Description

Learners will be introduced to the broad scientific field of pharmacy informatics and the benefits and barriers to their usage in this first course of a two course sequence. They will learn where medication errors may occur in the delivery of drugs and the new and future safety systems that may help prevent or correct them. They will become acquainted with the fundamentals of drug information and drug information resources. Learners will also gain insight into the development of clinical practice guidelines and the concepts of evidence-based practice through an exploration of the fundamentals of research design and methodology.

Offered

Fall Only

Fee