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PROFESSIONAL PHASE COURSE OF STUDY – CURRENT CURRICULUM

First Professional Year (Third Year)

 
Fall semester

Pharmaceutical Care/Health Care (PH 100) 3 credits
Behavioral Aspects of Pharmacy/Ethics (PH 101)  2
Pharmaceutics I (PH 120) 3
Medical Physiology and Pathophysiology (PH 130) 5
Biochemical Foundations of Therapeutics (PH 131) 4
Visitation Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience (PH 300) 0.5
Total   17.5 credits

 
Spring semester

Public Health in Pharmacy Practice (PH 102) 3 credits
Pharmacotherapeutics I (PH 111)    4
Pharmaceutics II (PH 121) 3
Medical Microbiology/Immunology (PH 132)   3
Pharmacology/Medicinal Chemistry I (PH 133)   4
Total   17 credits

 

Second Professional Year (Fourth Year)

 
Fall semester

Communication Skills in Pharmaceutical Care* (PH 200)    2 credits
Pharmacotherapeutics II (PH 210)    4
Physical Assessment and  Drug Administration** (PH 211)    2
Pharmaceutics III (PH 220)    4
Pharmacology/ Medicinal Chemistry II (PH 230)    4
Pharmacology/Medicinal Chemistry II/ Pharmacotherapeutics II Recitation (PH 231)    0
Institutional Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience* (PH 311) 1
Total  17 credits

 
Spring semester

Pharmacology/Medicinal Chemistry III (PH 232) 3 credits
Pharmacotherapeutics III (PH 212) 4
Pharmaceutics IV (PH 221) 4
Pharmacy Law and Ethics (PH 201) 3
Elective*    3
Total    17 credits

 
Summer session

Community Pharmacy Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience (PH 312)   5 credits

Third Professional Year (Fifth Year)

 
Fall Semester

Practice Management/Pharmacoeconomics (PH 400) 3 credits
Pharmacotherapeutics IV (PH 410) 4
Pharmaceutics V (PH 420) 3
Self Care (PH 421) 3
Elective 3
Total 16 credits

 
Spring semester

Drug Information and Literature Evaluation (PH 414) 4 credits
Clinical Pharmacokinetics (PH 412) 3
Pharmacotherapeutics V (PH 413) 4
Iatrogenic Diseases (PH 430) 3
Elective 3
Total  17 credits

Fourth Professional Year (Sixth Year)

 
37.5 Weeks Throughout the Year (Summer immediately following the third professional year through May of the following year.)

Community Pharmacy Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (PH 600) 5 credits
Ambulatory Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (PH 602) 5
Drug Information Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (PH 603) 2.5
Internal Medicine Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (PH 604) 5
Acute Care Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (PH 608) 5
Institutional Practice Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (PH 606) 5
Pharmacy Grand Rounds (PH 607) 0
Elective Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience I 5
Elective Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience II 5
Total   37.5 credits

* Some students will be required to complete their elective course in Semester 1 and PH 200 and PH 310 in Semester 2.

** All students are required to document or receive certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation prior to beginning experiential courses in their final year. It is highly recommended that students complete this certification while enrolled in PH 211 Physical Assessment and Drug Administration.