Pharmacy - Course - Pharmacotherapeutics VI

  • Course Code: PHAR585
  • 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: Oncologic: cancer treatment and chemotherapy, breast cancer, lung cancer, colorectal cancer, prostate cancer, ovarian cancer, lymphomas, leukemia, and myeloma; immunologic: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, allergic drug reactions, organ transplantation; dermatologic: psoriasis, drug-induced skin reactions, and dermatitis. 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 584