Academic Catalog 2022–2023

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PHA441 Pharmacotherapeutics II

[3–0, 3 cr.]

This is the second in a sequence of courses that integrate the pathophysiology and therapeutics of diseases. The course focuses on the drug therapy of endocrine diseases and women’s health 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 related to obesity and select ophthalmic diseases are also discussed.

Prerequisites: PHA210 Systems Pathophysiology, PHA313 Medicinal Chemistry II, PHA316 Dosage Forms II, PHA320 Physical Assessment, and PHA398 Pharmacy Practice Management I

Co-requisites: PHA430 Pharmacology II and Professional Year 2 status