Year 3 Courses

First Semester

PPS 950: Pharmaceutical Policy and Public Health
PPS 953: Current Topics in Pharmacy Seminar
PHS 951: Cardiopulmonary/ Renal
PPS 957: Pharmacotherapy II
PPS 959: Patient Care Lab V
Elective(s)

Second Semester

PPS 960: Pharmacy Practice Management
PPS 966: Pharmacotherapy III
PPS 967 Pharmacotherapy IV
PPS 969: Patient Care Lab VI
Elective(s)

PPS 950 Pharmaceutical Policy and Public Health (4 credit hours)

An introduction to health economics, pharmaceutical policy and public health, including issues of access to and disparities in healthcare and pharmaceuticals, health and disease indicators, health promotion, emergency preparedness, and the involvement of the pharmacist in public health and pharmaceutical policy. Course includes community service experiences. Prerequisite: PPS 940.

PHS 951 Pharmacological Basis for Therapeutics: Cardiopulmonary and Renal Systems (5 credit hours))

A study of the pathophysiology of the major disorders affecting the cardiovascular, renal and respiratory system, concentrating on the pharmacology of the therapeutic agents used to treat those disorders. Variable mixture of lecture, group discussion and independent study. Prerequisite: admission to the third year, College of Pharmacy.

PPS 953 Current Topics in Pharmacy Seminar (1 credit hour)

A seminar course dealing with some of the current clinical and non clinical issues affecting health care and health care practitioners. Prerequisite: PPS 940.

PPS 957 Advanced Pharmacotherapy II (5 credit hours)

A continuation of PPS 956. Variable mixture of discussion, lecture, independent study and laboratory. Prerequisite: admission to the third year, College of Pharmacy.

PPS 959 Patient Care Laboratory V (2 credit hours)

A continuation of PPS 949. Prerequisite: PPS 949. Corequisite: All concurrent PPS 95X series courses.

PPS 960 Pharmacy Practice Management (5 credit hours)

A discussion of pharmacy practice management in both community and health system practice settings including general business, human, financial, and operations management, and quality assurance/risk management issues. Course includes community service experiences. Prerequisite: PPS 950.

PPS 966 Advanced Pharmacotherapy III (5 credit hours)

A continuation of 957. Variable mixture of discussion, lecture, independent study and laboratory. Taught part of term. Prerequisite: Admission to the third year, College of Pharmacy, PPS 946 and PPS 957.

PPS 967 Advanced Pharmacotherapy IV (5 credit hours)

A continuation of PPS 966. Variable mixture of discussion, lecture, independent study and laboratory. Taught part of term . Prerequisite: Admission to the third year, College of Pharmacy, PPS 946 and PPS 957.

PPS 969 Patient Care Laboratory VI. (2 credit hours)

A continuation of PPS 959.Prerequisite: PPS 959. Corequisite: All concurrent PPS 96X series courses.

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