PHPR - PHARMACY PRACTICE

Department of Pharmacy Practice (PHM)


PHPR - 1000 ORIENTATION
[1 hour] Lectures and small group discussions include University, Freshman Orientation, FYI subjects, plus introductory elements of Pharmacy professional culture. Prerequisite: Admission to College of Pharmacy


PHPR - 2010 INTRODUCTION TO PATIENT CARE
[2 hours] Introduction to the primary dimensions of the profession of pharmacy with an emphasis on the pharmacist's responsibility to assure that drug therapy is used appropriately to improve patient outcomes. Corequisite: PHCL 2600


PHPR - 3010 PHARMACEUTICAL CALCULATIONS
[2 hours] This course is intended to present the principles involved in solving any mathematical problem which may be encountered in the practice of pharmacylogical thought processes will be used. Prerequisite: Admission to Professional Division. Permission of Instructor


PHPR - 3070 PHARMACEUTICS AND PHARMACEUTICAL TECHNOLOGY I
[4 hours] An introduction to the principles, theory and processes involved in the manufacture and extemporaneous compounding of the fundamental classes of dosage forms. Prerequisite: third year Prof. Division standing; Permission of Instructor. Corequisite: PHPR 3010


PHPR - 3080 PHARMACEUTICS AND PHARMACEUTICAL TECHNOLOGY II
[4 hours] Further exploration of the principles, theory and processes involved in the development and preparation of parenteral, opthalmic and other non-oral drug delivery systems. Prerequisite: PHPR 3070; Permission of Instructor


PHPR - 3460 MEDICAL CARE APPLICATIONS OF RADIONUCLIDES AND RADIOPHARMACEUTICALS
[2 hours] An introduction to the specialty practice of nuclear pharmacy. The course will cover basic radiation physics, types of radiation, medical and diagnostic use, and the safe handling of regulatory requirements of radiopharmaceuticals. Prerequisite: PHPR 3070


PHPR - 3510 PHARMACEUTIC DIMENSIONS OF HEALTH CARE SYSTEM
[3 hours] Description and analysis of the organization, financing and delivery of healthcare in the U.S. Development of communication skills for pharmacists to function optimally in the system emphasized. Prerequisite: ECON 1200 or equivalent; Permission of Instructor


PHPR - 3940 EARLY PRACTICE DEVELOPMENT
[1 hour] The purpose of this course is to increase students' awareness and involvement in areas related to the contemporary practice of pharmacy. Students will participate in projects that help[ their professional growth. Prerequisite: Admission to Pharm.D. track of B.S.P.S.


PHPR - 4010 MODERN DRUG DELIVERY
[2 hours] Lectures include introduction to targeted controlled-release drug delivery systems. Prerequisite: Prof. Div. Standing or Consent of Instructor


PHPR - 4100 INTRODUCTORY MICROCOMPUTER APPLICATIONS IN PHARMACY
[2 hours] An introduction to microcomputer applications in pharmacy practice. Prerequisite: Admission to Professional Division


PHPR - 4200 CASES IN ETHICS AND PROBLEM SOLVING IN PHARMACY PRACTICE
[2 hours] A case method (study) approach and decision-making analysis relating to ethics and problem solving. Actual real life pharmacy practice situations will be introduced, studied, analyzed, and discussed. Prerequisite: PHPR 2010, 3510, 4520


PHPR - 4250 STERILE PRODUCT TECHNOLOGY
[2 hours] Study of the design, formulation, production, packaging, and manipulation of parenteral products used as IV additives; survey to nutrition and IM use of hyperalimentation fluids, and blood and blood products. Prerequisite: PHPR 3010 Corequisite: PHPR 3080


PHPR - 4400 HUMAN INTERACTION IN HEALTHCARE
[2 hours] An introduction to interpersonal communication with emphasis upon application of one-to-one communication in a variety of healthcare contexts, especially patient counseling. Prerequisite: PHPR 3510; 4th Yr. Student Corequisite: PHPR 4410


PHPR - 4410 PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE DEVELOPMENT I
[3 hours] Instruction in the broad dimension of professional pharmacy practice and identification of the pharmacist's responsibility for providing pharmaceutical care, including medication distribution, patient education, and use of drug information resources. Prerequisite: PHPR 3010, 3080, 3510; PHCL 3720


PHPR - 4420 PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE DEVELOPMENT II
[3 hours] Building on competencies from prerequisite courses, enhancing professional development to meet specific patient and health care practitioner needs. Instruction includes: effective literature analysis, presentation of care plans, and pharmacy jurisprudence. Prerequisite: PHPR 3510, 4410 Corequisite: PHPR 4520


PHPR - 4430 PATHOPHYSIOLOGY AND PHARMACOTHERAPY (PPT): INTRODUCTION
[1 hour] An introduction to clinical practice and concepts which will be utilized in the PPT course sequence. Corequisite: PHPR 3085


PHPR - 4440 PATHOPHYSIOLOGY AND PHARMACOTHERAPY (PPT): IMMUNOLOGY
[2 hours] This course will consider current concepts and applications of immunological principles for disease prevention, for transplantation, and for treatment of cancer, autoimmune and infectious disease, using a seminar-discussion-student presentation format. Prerequisite: MBC 4300


PHPR - 4450 PATHOPHYSIOLOGY AND PHARMACOTHERAPY: RENAL
[3 hours] Discussion of pathophysiology, clinical presentation, etiological causes, laboratory findings, diagnosis and therapy of renal disease states. Prerequisite: Admission into Pharm.D. track


PHPR - 4520 PHARMACEUTICAL MANAGEMENT AND MARKETING
[3 hours] An introduction to the theoretical concepts and applied techniques for resource management and marketing issues that affect the delivery of pharmaceutical care. Prerequisite: PHPR 4510 Corequisite: PHPR 4420


PHPR - 4530 COMMUNITY PHARMACY MANAGEMENT
[3 hours] A study of the various operational areas of a community pharmacy from a managerial perspective. Aspects related to the planning, implementation and analysis of these functions are included. Prerequisite: PHPR 4520


PHPR - 4540 CURRENT ISSUES IN PHARMACY PRACTICE
[3 hours] A critical analysis of contemporary problems and issues facing pharmacy, with emphasis on decision making and problem solving. Corequisite: PHPR 4520


PHPR - 4550 ANALYSIS OF THE PHRMACEUTICAL ENVIRONMENT
[3 hours] A theoretical and practical examination of the pharmaceutical environment and drug distribution system using the science of marketing as a tool for analysis. Corequisite: PHPR 4520


PHPR - 4630 PUBLIC HEALTH
[2 hours] A study of the field of public health covering a broad spectrum of community health services concerned with personal and environmental factors affecting the health status of individuals and populations. Prerequisite: Prof Div


PHPR - 4680 PARENTERAL MANUFACTURING
[2 hours] The theory and technology of parenteral and ophthalmic formulation design, production, sterilization, packaging and stability. Prerequisite: PHPR 3010, 3070, 3080


PHPR - 4690 DOSAGE FORM DESIGN
[3 hours] The utilization of pharmaceutical principles and practices for the design and manufacture of modern commercial dosage forms such as tablets, aerosols, emulsions, suspensions and solutions emphasizing biopharmaceutically efficacious products. Prerequisite: PHPR 3070, 3080, 3010


PHPR - 4700 EQUILIBRIUM PHENOMENA
[2 hou rs] A theoretical and practical examination of the principles of chemical equilibrium and the techniques used in their calculation. Physical and chemical concepts focus on pharmaceutical systems as well as selected areas of chemistry. Prerequisite: PHPR 3010, 3070 Corequisite: PHPR 3080


PHPR - 4710 SELECTED TOPICS IN PHARMACEUTICAL TECHNOLOGY
[3 hours] Discussion, evaluation, experimentation and production of selected dosage forms. A forum for the discussion of new dosage form technology and advances. Prerequisite: PHPR 3010, 3070


PHPR - 4720 PHARMACEUTICAL RATE PROCESSES
[3 hours] A theoretical and practical application of kinetic principles applied to pharmaceutic and cosmetic systems in liquid and solid state. A mathematical treatment and development of the equations which support each reaction mechanism. Prerequisite: PHPR 3010 Corequisite: PHPR 3070


PHPR - 4750 GERIATRIC PHARMACY PRACTICE
[2 hours] Introduction to drug therapy monitoring and drug delivery to the geriatric population. Includes a tour of a long-term care pharmacy, and will provide opportunity to develop drug monitoring skills. Prerequisite: PHPR 3510, 4820


PHPR - 4820 DRUG THERAPY I
[3 hours] A discussion of common disease entities and their respective pharmacotherapy. Prerequisite: PHCL 3720; MBC 3320; PHPR 3080; Fourth Year Standing


PHPR - 4830 DRUG THERAPY II
[3 hours] A discussion of common disease entities and their respective pharmacotherapy. Prerequisite: PHPR 4820; PHCL 4150, 4700; MBC 4300


PHPR - 4850 HOSPITAL PHARMACY ADMINISTRATION
[3 hours] A discussion of the administrative and supervisory aspects of hospital pharmacy practice. Emphasis is placed on management techniques rather than functions performed. Prerequisite: PHPR 3510


PHPR - 4870 ADVANCED PRINCIPLES OF PATIENT CARE
[1 hour] A study of the utilization of patient records and application of laboratories and physical assessment principles to patient assessment and monitoring. Prerequisite: Completion Of all core B.S. in Pharmacy Didactic courses


PHPR - 4890 OTC AND PATIENT CONSULTATION
[3 hours] Evaluates non-prescription pharmaceuticals and their use in self-medication. The skills and knowledge necessary for effective patient consultation are stressed as well as special consideration for high-risk patients. Prerequisite: PHCL 2600, 2620, 3720


PHPR - 4900 HONORS SEMINAR IN PHARMACY PRACTICE
[3 hours] An examination of a specific question in the context of the primary literature in pharmacy practice for advanced students. Prerequisite: Fourth year Standing


PHPR - 4910 PHARMACY PRACTICE PROBLEMS
[1 - 5 hours] Selected undergraduate research projects in pharmacy practice. Prerequisite: Fourth year standing


PHPR - 4940 EXPERIENTIAL ROTATIONS I-IV
[4 hours] The application of pharmaceutical care, emphasizing direct patient contact, in the patient care setting. Settings may be acute care, chronic care, inpatient, or ambulatory. 40 hours of internship per week. Prerequisite: Completion of all B.S in Pharmacy core didactic courses - no other courses may be taken concurrently. A student shall enroll in four sections of 4940 during semester enrolled for experiential rotations. Corequisite: PHPR 4870


PHPR - 4960 HONORS THESIS IN PHARMACY PRACTICE
[5 hours] An examination of a specific research question in pharmacy practice which can be answered through application of experimental work. Prerequisite: Fourth year standing


PHPR - 5680 PARENTERAL MANUFACTURING
[2 hours] The theory and technology of parenteral and ophthalmic formulation design, production, sterilization, packaging and stability. Prerequisite: PHPR 3010, 3070, 3090


PHPR - 5690 DOSAGE FORM DESIGN
[3 hours] The utilization of pharmaceutical principles and practices for the design and manufacture of modern commercial dosage forms such as tablets, aerosols, emulsions, suspensions and solutions emphasizing biopharmaceutically efficacious products. Prerequisite: PHPR 3070, 3090, 3010


PHPR - 5700 EQUILIBRIUM PHENOMENON
[2 hours] A theoretical and practical examination of the principles of chemical equilibrium and the techniques used in their calculation. Physical and chemical concepts focus on pharmaceutical systems as well as selected areas of chemistry. Prerequisite: PHPR 3010, 3070, 3090


PHPR - 5710 SELECTED TOPICS IN PHARMACEUTICAL TECHNOLOGY
[2 - 3 hours] Discussion, evaluation, experimentation and production of selected dosage forms. A forum for the discussion of new dosage form technology and advances. Prerequisite: PHPR 3010, 3070


PHPR - 5720 PHARMACEUTICAL RATE PROCESSES
[3 hours] A theoretical and practical application of kinetic principles applied to pharmaceutic and cosmetic systems in liquid and solid state. A mathematical treatment and development of the equations which support each reaction mechanism. Prerequisite: PHPR 3010, 3070


PHPR - 5990 PROBLEMS IN PHARMACY PRACTICE
[1 - 6 hours] Tutorial or directed, individual research problems in administrative pharmacy, or other related fields. Prerequisite: Admission to Grad Program in Pharmaceutical Sciences


PHPR - 6160 ADVANCED APPLIED PHARMACOKINETIC
[3 hours] Detailed discussion of pharmacokinetic characteristics of drugs which are commonly included in therapeutic drug monitoring including clinical application. Prerequisite: PHCL 6150


PHPR - 6210 INTRODUCTION TO RESEARCH METHODS
[2 hours] General overview and introduction to research process as it pertains to clinical pharmacy practice. Special emphasis given to design issues, particularly those involving human subjects. Prerequisite: Admission into Pharm D program or permission of instructor.


PHPR - 6230 PATIENT CARE ROUNDS I
[3 hours] The course will provide students with advanced experiences in applying and integrating biomedical, psychosocial and pharmacoeconomic principles to patient care. Students will present and discuss how they would identify, prevent and resolve the drug-related problems encountered by a diversity of patient populations.Prerequisite: Admission into Pharm.D. program


PHPR - 6240 PATIENT CARE ROUNDS II
[3 hours] The course will provide students with advanced experiences in applying and integrating biomedical, psychosocial and pharmacoeconomic principles to patient care. Students will present and discuss how they would identify, prevent and resolve the drug-related problems encountered by a diversity of patient populations. Continuation of PHPR 6230. Prerequisite: PHPR 6230


PHPR - 6250 SELF-CARE
[3 hours] The course will discuss the issues surrounding the self-medication decision-making process. Special emphasis will be placed on how pharmacists should help patients with medical problems safely and effectively treat common medical problems. The course will also provide information about how pharmacists should educate and counsel patients about diagnostic tests that the public can purchase without a prescription. Prerequisite: PHPR 6230


PHPR - 6370 NUTRITION
[1 hour] An overview of the fundamental principles of nutritional support and the pharmacist's role in providing nutritional support services. Prerequisite: Admission into Pharm.D. program


PHPR - 6380 PATHOPHYSIOLOGY AND PHARMACOTHERAPY: ENDOCRINOLOGY
[2 hours] Discussion of the pathophysiology, clinical presentation, etiologic causes, laboratory findings, diagnosis and therapy of endocrine disorders. Prerequisite: Admission into Pharm.D. program or permission of instructor


PHPR - 6420 PATHOPHYSIOLOGY AND PHARMACOTHERAPY: CARDIOLOGY
[4 hours] Discussion of pathophysiology, clinical presentation, etiological causes, laboratory findings, diagnosis and therapy of cardiovascular disease states. Prerequisite: Admission into Pharm D program or permission of instructor.


PHPR - 6430 PATHOPHYSIOLOGY AND PHARMACOTHERAPY: PULMONARY
[2 hours] Discussion of pathophysiology, clinical presentation, etiological causes, laboratory findings, diagnosis and therapy of pulmonary disease states. Prerequisite: Admission into Pharm.D. program or permission of instructor.


PHPR - 6440 PATHOPHYSIOLOGY AND PHARMACOTHERAPY: INFECTIOUS DISEASE
[4 hours] Discussion of pathophysiology, clinical presentation, etiological causes, laboratory findings, diagnosis and therapy of infectious disease states. Prerequisite: Admission into Pharm.D. program or permission of instructor


PHPR - 6480 PATHOPHYSIOLOGY AND PHARMACOTHERAPY: NEUROLOGY AND PSYCHIATRY
[3 hours] Discussion of pathophysiology, clinical presentation, etiological causes, laboratory findings, diagnosis and therapy of neurologic and psychiatric disease states. Prerequisite: Admission into Pharm D program or permission of instructor.


PHPR - 6490 PATHOPHYSIOLOGY AND PHARMACOTHERAPY: HEMATOLOGY AND ONCOLOGY
[3 hours] Discussion of pathophysiology, clinical presentation, etiological causes, laboratory findings, diagnosis and therapy of hematologic and oncologic disease states. Prerequisite: Admission into Pharm D program or permission of instructor


PHPR - 6510 PATHOPHYSIOLOGY AND PHARMACOTHERAPY: POISON MANAGEMENT
[1 hour] Discussion of pathophysiology, clinical presentation, etiological causes, laboratory findings, diagnosis and therapy of poisoning and drug overdose management. Prerequisite: Admission into Pharm D program or permission of instructor.


PHPR - 6520 ANALYSIS OF THE PHARMACEUTICAL ENVIRONMENT
[3 hours] A theoretical and practical examination of the pharmaceutical environment and drug distribution system using administrative pharmacy sciences as a tool for analysis. Prerequisite: PHPR 4520; Admission to Grad Program in Pharmaceutical Sciences.


PHPR - 6530 RESEARCH METHODS IN PHARMACY PRACTICE
[3 hours] An introduction to research methods and principles used in designing, planning, implementing, analyzing and interpreting research projects in pharmacy practice. Prerequisite: Admission to Grad Program in Pharmaceutical Sciences.


PHPR - 6550 MANAGEMENT TOPICS FOR CLINICAL PRACTICE
[2 hours] Description of nature of management, basic management concepts and tools and environmental concerns pertinent to clinical pharmacy practice and issues in an institutional setting. Prerequisite: Admission into Pharm.D. Program or permission of instructor.


PHPR - 6600 SEMINAR IN ADMINISTRATIVE PHARMACY
[1 hour] A critical analysis of current problems in pharmacy practice with individual case presentations. Prerequisite: Admission to Grad Program in Pharmaceutical Sciences.


PHPR - 6610 SEMINAR I
[1 hour] Instruction on preparation and presentation of clinical and/or scientific seminars. Prerequisite: Admission into a Graduate Program of Pharmacy Practice Department or permission of instructor.


PHPR - 6800 MONITORING THERAPY
[1 hour] An introduction to medical terminology and procedures with reference to physical exam, patient history, common diagnostic procedures and applications to drug and disease state monitoring. Prerequisite: Admission to Doctor of Pharmacy Program or permission of instructor.


PHPR - 6810 HOSPITAL PHARMACY ADMINISTRATION
[3 hours] An examination of the administrative and supervisory aspects of hospital pharmacy practice. Emphasis is placed on management techniques rather than functions performed. Prerequisite: Admission to Grad Program in Pharmaceutical Sciences.


PHPR - 6820 SELECTED TOPICS IN HOSPITAL PHARMACY
[3 hours] A treatment of contemporary trends which influence the practice of hospital pharmacy such as drug distribution systems. Emphasis is placed upon these concepts in light of the resources present. Prerequisite: Admission to Grad Program in Pharmaceutical Sciences.


PHPR - 6830 ADVANCED COMMUNITY PHARMACY ADMINISTRATION
[3 hours] An advanced analysis of concepts, practices, and issues related to retail pharmacy management. Prerequisite: Admission to Grad Program in Pharmaceutical Sciences.


PHPR - 6840 SELECTED TOPICS IN COMMUNITY PHARMACY
[3 hours] Examination of contemporary trends influencing community pharmacy, such as home healthcare and prescription drug programs. Emphasis is placed on the impact of these trends on community pharmacy management. Prerequisite: Admission to Grad Program in Pharmaceutical Sciences.


PHPR - 6850 PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT
[3 hours] A study of various stages of development of pharmaceutical products. The student will develop formulations, using stability data and production technology for three products. Prerequisite: PHPR 5690


PHPR - 6890 M.S. PROJECT IN ADMINISTRATIVE PHARMACY
[1 - 4 hours] Development of a practical project in the pharmacy environment on a practicum basis. A written, bound report and oral presentation are required. Prerequisite: Admission to Grad Program in Pharmaceutical Sciences.


PHPR - 6940 EARLY PRACTICE EXPOSURE
[2 hours] Supervied instruction and participation in pharmacy practice at actual practice sites such as community, hospital, managed care, long-term care, and nuclear pharmacies. Prerequisite: Admission into the Pharm.D. program


PHPR - 6960 M.S. THESIS RESEARCH IN PHARMACY
[1 - 6 hours] Prerequisite: Admission to Grad Program in Pharmaceutical Sciences.


PHPR - 8260 JURISPRUDENCE & ETHICS FOR PHARMACY
[1 hour] Discussion of federal, state and local laws affecting the profession and practice of pharmacy. Ethical principles involved in patient care will be reviewed and applied. Prerequisite: Admission into Pharm.D. program


PHPR - 8390 PATHOPHYSIOLOGY AND PHARMACOTHERAPY: GASTROENTEROLOGY
[2 hours] Discussion of the pathophysiology, clinical presentation, etiologic causes, laboratory findings, diagnosis and therapy of gastrointestinal disorders.


PHPR - 8470 PATHOPHYSIOLOGY AND PHARMACOTHERAPY: RHEUMATOLOGY
[1 hour] Discussion of the pathophysiology, clinical presentation, etiologic causes, laboratory findings, diagnosis, and therapy of rheumatologic disease states. Prerequisite: Admission into Pharm D program or permission of instructor.


PHPR - 8500 PATHOPHYSIOLOGY AND PHARMACOTHERAPY: GERIATRICS AND PEDIATRICS
[2 hours] Discussion of pathophysiology, clinical presentation, etiological causes, laboratory findings, diagnosis and therapy of geriatric and pediatric disease states. Prerequisite: Admission into Pharm D program or permission of instructor.


PHPR - 8620 SEMINAR II
[1 hour] Discussion of current topics relating to pharmacy practice. Prerequisite: Admission to Graduate Program in Pharmacy Practice or permission of instructor.


PHPR - 8630 SEMINAR III
[2 hours] Presentation of clinical and/or scientific seminar and completion of in-depth pharmacy practice related paper. Prerequisite: Completion of all first year Pharm.D. courses and second year standing


PHPR - 8940:001 CLINICAL CLERKSHIP I
[7 hours] Advanced clinical experiences in various specialties of medicine and pharmacy. This course will consist of 340 (2 one-month rotations) practicum/internship hours for each section. Prerequisite: Completion of all required didactic coursework; second year standing


PHPR - 8940:002 CLINICAL CLERKSHIP II
[7 hours] Advanced clinical experience in various specialties of medicine and pharmacy. This course will consist of 340 practicum/internship hours for each section (2 months). Prerequisite: Completion of all required didactic coursework; second year standing


PHPR - 8940:003 CLINICAL CLERKSHIP III
[7 hours] Advanced clinical experiences in various specialties of medicine and pharmacy. This course will consist of 340 practicum/internship hours for each section (2 months). Prerequisite: Completion of all required didactic coursework; second year standing


PHPR - 8940:004 CLINICAL CLERKSHIP IV
[7 hours] Advanced clinical experience in various specialties of medicine and pharmacy. This course will consist of 340 practicum/internship hours for each section (2 months). Prerequisite: Completion of all required didactic coursework; second year standing


PHPR - 8940:005 CLINICAL CLERKSHIP V
[7 hours] Advanced clinical experience in various specialties of medicine and pharmacy. This course will consist of 340 practicum/internship hours for each section (2 months). Prerequisite: Completion of all required didactic coursework; second year standing

Last Updated: 5/5/14