Pharmacy - Course - Pharmacotherapeutics V

  • Course Code: PHAR548
  • Credits: 2
  • Hours Distribution: (2Lec)
  • Course Type: Faculty Mandatory Courses (Ph_Un_Mand)

Course Description

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: neurologic: epilepsy and status epilepticus, Parkinson’s disease, pain management and headache; psychiatric: childhood disorders, eating disorders, Alzheimer’s, schizophrenia, depressive disorders, anxiety, sleep disorders, and substance-related disorders. 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. Co-requisite: PHAR 547