YEAR TWO

Curriculum Schedule Year 2

Summer

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  PHAR 660 Integrated Sequence: Advanced Cardiovascular (5 credits)

Students will learn about the pharmacology, medicinal chemistry, pharmacotherapeutics, pharmaceutics, and pharmacogenomics of chronic heart failure, ischemic heart disease, arrhythmias, and other acute cardiovascular conditions in an integrated, interdisciplinary course structure. Students will engage in various interactive and didactic teaching modalities to explore these concepts and use the knowledge gained to critically approach and solve patient care problems in an evidence-based manner. This course will integrate material from previous courses in a progressive manner and align with learning activities in the concurrent skills laboratory course.

  PHAR 661 Integrated Sequence: Endocrine (5 credits)

Students will learn about the pharmacology, medicinal chemistry, pharmacotherapeutics, pharmaceutics, and pharmacogenomics of endocrine disorders in an integrated, interdisciplinary course structure. Students will engage in various interactive and didactic teaching modalities to explore these concepts and use the knowledge gained to critically approach and solve patient care problems in an evidence-based manner. This course will integrate material from previous courses in a progressive manner and align with learning activities in the concurrent skills laboratory course.

  PHAR 630 Patient Care Laboratory V (2 credits)

In this 8-quarter laboratory sequence, students will learn and practice professional skills needed for contemporary and future practice of pharmacy. In each course, students will engage in skills-based learning which aligns with material in concurrent coursework, learn new skills which prepare them for future experiential activities, and reinforce and integrate skills learned earlier in the curriculum. The course sequence will involve frequent use of simulation, group work, and interprofessional teamwork.

  PHAR 650 Practice Development & Management (3 credits)

Students will learn about a broad spectrum of business practices and methods vital to establishing and maintaining a successful innovative pharmacy practice. Students will engage in case discussions and various interactive and didactic teaching modalities to apply skills to successfully operate a clinical practice. The course includes management theories, motivational theories, employment issues, methods of negotiation, strategic planning, SWOT analysis, and continuous quality improvement.

  PHAR 640 Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience (IPPE) IV (2 credits)

This course provides a foundational sequence of activities that integrate knowledge and skills. Students will learn about the profession of pharmacy and the role pharmacists will play in advancing pharmacy practice. This course is designed to allow students to apply the facts, information and concepts gained in didactic coursework to professional practice. Students will engage in reflection, group work, and other activities designed to facilitate career planning, continuous professional development, and the development of personal and professional leadership skills. Students will learn the principles of professionalism, change management, advocacy, and interprofessional collaborative practice.

  PHAR 601-611 Scholarly Pathways (.75 credits)

In this 8-quarter sequence, students will choose one of several topic areas to learn about over a two-year period. Students will engage in workshops regarding their topic and develop an individual learning plan to discover issues and problems within their chosen area. Students will have the option to complete a project related to their chosen area and present the results at the end of the sequence.

FALL

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  PHAR 662 Integrated Sequence: Respiratory, Gastrointestinal, and Nutrition (5 credits)

Students will learn about the pharmacology, medicinal chemistry, pharmacotherapeutics, pharmaceutics, and pharmacogenomics of respiratory disorders, gastrointestinal disorders, and nutrition in an integrated, interdisciplinary course structure. Students will engage in various interactive and didactic teaching modalities to explore these concepts and use the knowledge gained to critically approach and solve patient care problems in an evidence-based manner. This course will integrate material from previous courses in a progressive manner and align with learning activities in the concurrent skills laboratory course.

  PHAR 663 Integrated Sequence: Neurology & Behavioral Health (5 credits)

Students will learn about the pharmacology, medicinal chemistry, pharmacotherapeutics, pharmaceutics, and pharmacogenomics of psychiatric, neurologic, and substance abuse disorders in an integrated, interdisciplinary course structure. Students will engage in various interactive and didactic teaching modalities to explore these concepts and use the knowledge gained to critically approach and solve patient care problems in an evidence-based manner. This course will integrate material from previous courses in a progressive manner and align with learning activities in the concurrent skills laboratory course.

  PHAR 631 Patient Care Laboratory VI (2 credits)

In this 8-quarter laboratory sequence, students will learn and practice professional skills needed for contemporary and future practice of pharmacy. In each course, students will engage in skills-based learning which aligns with material in concurrent coursework, learn new skills which prepare them for future experiential activities, and reinforce and integrate skills learned earlier in the curriculum. The course sequence will involve frequent use of simulation, group work, and interprofessional teamwork.

  PHAR 641 Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience (IPPE) V (2 credits)

Students will engage in weekly structured practical professional experience in pharmacy practice. Through utilization of competency-based objectives, students gain a greater appreciation for the profession of pharmacy and develop professional attitudes, judgment and technical skills needed to function in a variety of different pharmacy settings. Students observe/discuss the role of the pharmacist and actively participate in daily operations that focus on the distributive aspects of practice.

 

 

  PHAR 601-611 Scholarly Pathways (.75 credits)

In this 8-quarter sequence, students will choose one of several topic areas to learn about over a two-year period. Students will engage in workshops regarding their topic and develop an individual learning plan to discover issues and problems within their chosen area. Students will have the option to complete a project related to their chosen area and present the results at the end of the sequence.

Winter

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  PHAR 664 Integrated Sequence: Musculoskeletal & Immunological Disorders (5 credits)

Students will learn about the pharmacology, medicinal chemistry, pharmacotherapeutics, pharmaceutics, and pharmacogenomics of musculoskeletal and immunologic disorders in an integrated, interdisciplinary course structure. Students will engage in various interactive and didactic teaching modalities to explore these concepts and use the knowledge gained to critically approach and solve patient care problems in an evidence-based manner. This course will integrate material from previous courses in a progressive manner and align with learning activities in the concurrent skills laboratory course.

  PHAR 665 Integrated Sequence: Hematology & Oncology (5 credits)

Students will learn about the pharmacology, medicinal chemistry, pharmacotherapeutics, pharmaceutics, and pharmacogenomics of hematologic and oncologic disorders in an integrated, interdisciplinary course structure. Students will engage in various interactive and didactic teaching modalities to explore these concepts and use the knowledge gained to critically approach and solve patient care problems in an evidence-based manner. This course will integrate material from previous courses in a progressive manner and align with learning activities in the concurrent skills laboratory course.

  PHAR 632 Patient Care Laboratory VII (2 credits)

In this 8-quarter laboratory sequence, students will learn and practice professional skills needed for contemporary and future practice of pharmacy. In each course, students will engage in skills-based learning which aligns with material in concurrent coursework, learn new skills which prepare them for future experiential activities, and reinforce and integrate skills learned earlier in the curriculum. The course sequence will involve frequent use of simulation, group work, and interprofessional teamwork.

   PHAR 642 Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience (IPPE) VI (2 credits)

Students will engage in weekly structured practical professional experience in pharmacy practice. Through utilization of competency-based objectives, students gain a greater appreciation for the profession of pharmacy and develop professional attitudes, judgment and technical skills needed to function in a variety of different pharmacy settings. Students observe/discuss the role of the pharmacist and actively participate in daily operations that focus on the distributive aspects of practice.

  PHAR 601-611 Scholarly Pathways (.75 credits)

In this 8-quarter sequence, students will choose one of several topic areas to learn about over a two-year period. Students will engage in workshops regarding their topic and develop an individual learning plan to discover issues and problems within their chosen area. Students will have the option to complete a project related to their chosen area and present the results at the end of the sequence.

Spring

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  PHAR 666 Integrated Sequence: Special Populations (5 credits)

Students will learn about applying didactic knowledge of the pharmacology, medicinal chemistry, pharmacotherapeutics, pharmaceutics, and pharmacogenomics to tailoring treatment to focused populations in an integrated, interdisciplinary course structure. Special populations will include Women’s Health, Men’s Health, Pediatrics, and Geriatrics. Students will engage in various interactive and didactic teaching modalities to explore these concepts and use the knowledge gained to critically approach and solve patient care problems in an evidence-based manner. This course will integrate material from previous courses in a progressive manner and align with learning activities in the concurrent skills laboratory course.

  PHAR 667 Integrated Sequence: Critical Care, Toxicology, and Substance Abuse (5 credits)

Students will learn about the pharmacology, medicinal chemistry, pharmacotherapeutics, pharmaceutics, and pharmacogenomics of critical care disorders, toxicology, and substance abuse in an integrated, interdisciplinary course structure. Students will engage in various interactive and didactic teaching modalities to explore these concepts and use the knowledge gained to critically approach and solve patient care problems in an evidence- based manner. This course will integrate material from previous courses in a progressive manner and align with learning activities in the concurrent skills laboratory course. The final portion of this course will serve as a capstone in which material from all previous IS courses will be integrated into a series of patient cases.

  PHAR 633 Patient Care Laboratory VIII (2 credits)

During the last Patient Care Lab VIII, students will learn through a clinical symptom-based process integrating basic science courses, history, and physical findings through patient presentation and pharmacotherapeutics. The signs and symptoms topics will facilitate the transition of a student pharmacist as they prepare for clinical rotations.

  PHAR 651 Pharmacy Law (2 credits)

Students will learn federal, state, and local statutes, regulations, policies, executive orders, and court decisions that regulate the practice of pharmacy, including the mitigation of prescription drug abuse and diversion. Students will engage in case discussions and Socratic dialogue to apply law to current and future pharmacy practice. The course includes an introduction to law and the Constitution, the role of laws/regulations, judicial system and process, and administrative agencies, with emphasis on the regulation of business and pharmacy practice.

  PHAR 643 Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience (IPPE) VII (2 credits)

Students will engage in weekly structured practical professional experience in pharmacy practice. Through utilization of competency-based objectives, students gain a greater appreciation for the profession of pharmacy and develop professional attitudes, judgment and technical skills needed to function in a variety of different pharmacy settings. Students observe/discuss the role of the pharmacist and actively participate in daily operations that focus on the distributive aspects of practice.

  PHAR 601-611 Scholarly Pathways (.75 credits)

In this 8-quarter sequence, students will choose one of several topic areas to learn about over a two-year period. Students will engage in workshops regarding their topic and develop an individual learning plan to discover issues and problems within their chosen area. Students will have the option to complete a project related to their chosen area and present the results at the end of the sequence.