Pharmacy Practice 304 course aims to introduce the student to clinical pharmacy practice, developing specific skills which will enable the student to immediately improve their practice of pharmacy. Students will begin to understand the pharmaceutical care process by learning to assume responsibility for patient outcomes, recognizing and identifying potential and actual drug-related problems and offering solutions that optimize therapeutic outcomes.

Students will apply the pharmaceutical care process and skills across various disease states such as gastrointestinal diseases and urological diseases. The course will also focus on the pharmacist’s role in public health and health promotion topics such as women’s and men’s health. It also covers topics such as drug information, assessment and clinical laboratory tests.

 

Pharmacy Practice 306 course involves the practical applications for the 304 course (theory), where students are formally introduced to the process of solving patients’ drug-related problems through documentation, evaluation, monitoring and follow-up of patients. Students will acquire skills to develop pharmaceutical care plan by systematically recognizing and identifying potential and actual drug-related problems and offering solutions that optimize therapeutic outcomes. Students will also develop skills to counsel patients, interview patients, take medical and drug history, provide drug information and promote health.