PHA443 Pharmacotherapeutics IV
[3–0, 3 cr.]
This is the fourth in a sequence of courses that integrate the pathophysiology and therapeutics of diseases. The course focuses on the drug therapy of cardiovascular diseases and their clinical applications. In-class discussions use a case- and/or problem-solving approach with emphasis on the individualization and appropriate selection of medication a drug regimen considering efficacy, safety, pharmacokinetics, monitoring parameters and therapeutic endpoints. Disease prevention and patient counseling are also addressed as applicable. The pharmacotherapies of select topics in dermatology (acne; psoriasis) are also discussed.
Prerequisites: PHA210 Systems Pathophysiology, PHA313 Medicinal Chemistry II, PHA316 Dosage Forms II, PHA320 Physical Assessment, PHA398 Pharmacy Practice Management I, and PHA430 Pharmacology II
Co-requisite: Professional Year 2 status