Pharmacy - Course - Medication Use in Pregnancy

  • Course Code: PHAR569
  • 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 pregnant women 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, monitoring for effectiveness and toxicity, educating the patient about expected side effects, and indications for seeking consultation. New FDA Pregnancy categories of drugs are also discussed.