PHAR 511 Advanced Self-Care Pharmacy I

This course is one of two courses that will prepare students to manage self-care therapies in patients including non-prescription medications, complementary and alternative therapies, non-pharmacologic treatments, diagnostic tests and medical devices. Through instruction, self-study, case studies and hands-on patient interview and assessment practice sessions, students will learn how to assess a patient's health status, determine whether self-care is appropriate, recommend appropriate self-care measures and counsel on the proper use of the therapy or device. Course topics include, but are not limited to, dermatologic ailments, cough and cold symptoms and pain management.

Credits

2

Prerequisite

Completion of all the required courses of the second professional year and P5 status