3 Credit Hours
This course focuses on the knowledge and application of advanced pharmacotherapeutic principles organized in a system-based approach to preparing students to design individualized pharmacotherapeutic plans for disease prevention and commonly encountered illnesses, demonstrating an understanding of drug classes, individual drugs, and complementary alternatives. Students utilize problem-solving skills and consider the current point of care technology as a means to integrate pharmacological principles with clinical guidelines to plan safe and effective care for patients with acute and chronic clinical conditions.