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PHA445 Pharmacotherapeutics VI

[3–0, 3 cr.]

This is the last in a sequence of courses that integrate the pathophysiology and therapeutics of diseases. The course focuses on the drug therapy of oncology diseases and treatment-related toxicology with 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 transplantation, dementias, eating disorders and men’s health (BPH; erectile dysfunction) 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