Pharmacy - Course - Medication Use in Pediatric

  • Course Code: PHAR568
  • Credits: 1
  • Hours Distribution: (1 Lec.)
  • Course Type: Faculty Elective Courses (Fac_Elec)

Course Description

The course aims to provide students with the essential knowledge and skills required for optimizing drug therapy in infants and children to ensure better outcomes. A special focus is put on selecting medication therapy, determining a dose and schedule appropriate for the patient's physiologic status and monitoring parameters for effectiveness and toxicity. Pharmacokinetic differences in childhood that influence drug therapy and problems inherent to pediatric drug monitoring are also discussed.