Pharmacotherapeutics II

The course is designed to introduce students to the essential therapeutic knowledge, principles and concepts needed for providing pharmaceutical care to patients with the following disorders: cardiovascular: hypertension, dyslipidemia, ischemic heart disease, heart failure, arrhythmias, thromboembolism, and stroke; hematologic: anemias, hematopoiesis, and coagulation disorders; renal: acute renal failure, chronic kidney disease, electrolyte and acid-base disorders; urologic: erectile dysfunction, management of benign prostatic hyperplasia, and urinary incontinence. Emphasis will be placed on integrating epidemiology, etiology, pathophysiology, treatment options and guidelines, disease state management including the rationale of drug therapy selection, as well as addressing drug therapy related problems for the above mentioned disorders. To apply the acquired knowledge and skills, the course is co-requisite to Integrated Case-Based Learning II course, which enables the provision of patient-centered care.
Co-requisite: PHAR 463

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