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PHA421 Drug Information and Literature Evaluation

[2–0, 2 cr.]

This course provides students with learning opportunities on using different reference sources to retrieve, evaluate, and disseminate information in pharmacy practice. Students will learn how to utilize information from tertiary, secondary, and primary literature in their future clinical or research practice. Fundamentals of research design, methodology and analysis in practicing evidence-based medicine are also covered to help students assess the significance of reported data and conclusions.

Prerequisites: PHA205 Statistics for Health Profession Majors and PHA330 Pharmacology I

Co-requisite: Professional Year 2 status