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Health Professions Electives – General
This one-of-a-kind course serves as the premier source for education of pharmacy students in veterinary pharmacy utilizing distance education. The courses allow all interested students the opportunity to gain knowledge and skills in this growing field of veterinary pharmacy and veterinary therapeutics
Will trace the history and people behind the transformation of pharmacy profession. Integrated will be insights on leadership characteristics that helps facilitate transformation.
This online course consists of reading one leadership themed book to prepare an oral and written presentation. Students will complete the Emotionally Intelligent Leadership for Students Inventory. Will develop self-awareness of potential leadership skills, abilities, and beliefs as one plans for assuming leadership roles to advance the profession.
The course covers the most important and commonly used herbal and dietary supplements currently on the market and provides up-to-date information including:
Clinical Toxicology 1 is a 3-credit course that provides students with knowledge about the toxic effects of a number of important therapeutic drug classes as well as additional insight into a number of organ systems that have not been covered in General Toxicology.
This is a foundation course in human molecular genetics designed to provide an understanding of basic genetic principles. This precursor to forensic DNA analysis will address some of the important issues in genetics including genome mapping and the role of gene dysfunction in disease.
This course will focus on the principles of modern molecular biology and biochemistry and expand on the concepts you may have already encountered in other classes in this program. The content will also include the application of experimental techniques and procedures routinely used in this field.
Explore ways to implement use of pharmacogenetic tests in patient care. The course will address barriers to clinical implementation of pharmacogenetic tests by referencing appropriate guidelines and evidence-based and peer-review recourses.
This course reviews knowledge and clinical applications of precision medicine approaches and technologies in diagnosing or treating cancer, including the genetics of cancer, targeted cancer treatments, somatic testing, current and future research and clinical trends and other information.
This course reviews knowledge and applications of precision medicine diagnosis and treatment considerations of concepts in monogenic diseases and complex diseases.
Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy
This course will provide an introduction to the concept of risk management in healthcare settings. The course will provide a historical perspective on the development of health care risk management, the role of the health care risk manager, the principles of health care risk management and the connection between risk management, quality improvement and corporate compliance in various health care settings.
This course provides a broad overview of the psychological factors that either facilitate or impede patient engagement and involvement in their own therapeutic regimens. Topics will be centered on the partnership between providers and patients and will draw from a variety of concepts. The goal of the course is to prepare providers with knowledge and tools to increase the likelihood of successful care partnerships with patients, thus facilitating more positive therapeutic outcomes.
This course will provide the participant with an overview of current medication safety technology being used in healthcare today. Discussions will surround a review of the function and purpose of the technology, how it improves safety by preventing certain types of errors, how staff members circumvent the safety features, and review cases of medication events that occurred while using the safety technology.