Wayne State University

Courses offered - Pharmacy Practice

*For a full overview of the courses you'll need, visit the curriculum page for your program.

PPR 4115 Social Administrative Sciences and Professional Development I

Prereq: first professional year standing.

Designed to familiarize the student with pharmacy as a profession and to facilitate an understanding of its place in health care today and in the future.

PPR 4190 Health Care I: Delivery and Finance

Prereq: PPR 3120, PHA 3040, PPR 3060.

Management, delivery and financial aspects of pharmacy services within the context of the health care delivery system.

PPR 4245 Patient Care Lab 1

Restriction(s): Enrollment limited to students in the Doctor of Pharmacy program.

The Patient Care Lab sequence (PCL 1-4) is designed to allow students to begin to develop the direct patient care and pharmacy practice skills they will need to become successful practitioners.

PPR 4255 Social Administrative Sciences and Professional Development II

Restriction(s): Enrollment limited to students in the Doctor of Pharmacy program.

Exploration of health care delivery and payment systems, with an emphasis on pharmacy and pharmacists. Discussion of social constructs, cultural sensitivity, and health belief models as related to pharmacy practice.

PPR 5145 Patient Care Lab II

Prereq: second professional year standing.

The Patient Care Lab sequence (PCL 1-4) is designed to allow students to begin to develop the direct patient care and pharmacy practice skills they will need to become successful practitioners.

PPR 5165 Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience II

Prereq: second professional year standing.

Beginning learning experiences for patient interviewing and counseling, interaction with healthcare professionals, pharmacy practice in various settings, interprofessional education, healthcare in the underserved population, and community service.

PPR 5215 Applied Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacogenomics

Prerequisites: ([PSC 5115]) Restriction(s): Enrollment limited to students in the Doctor of Pharmacy program.

Application of knowledge of pharmacokinetics and pharmacogenomics to patient-specific drug dosing.

PPR 5245 Patient Care Lab III

Restriction(s): Enrollment limited to students in the Doctor of Pharmacy program.

The Patient Care Lab sequence (PCL 1-4) is designed to allow students to begin to develop the direct patient care and pharmacy practice skills they will need to become successful practitioners.

PPR 5255 Social Administrative Sciences and Professional Development IV

Restriction(s): Enrollment limited to students in the Doctor of Pharmacy program.

Designed to enable understanding of the importance of constructing medication systems and processes around proven best practices to maximize patient safety and to begin developing the ability to conceptualize, implement, and manage these systems in all health care settings.

PPR 5265 Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience III

Restriction(s): Enrollment limited to students in the Doctor of Pharmacy program.

The introductory pharmacy practice experiences are to provide a beginning learning experiences for patient interviewing and counseling, interaction with healthcare professionals, pharmacy practice in various settings, interprofessional education, healthcare in the underserved population, and community service.

PPR 5990 Directed Study in Pharmacy Practice

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Professional level students; enrollment limited to students in the Pharmacy and Health Sciences.

No credit after election of two credits in any of PSC 5990, PSC 5991, PSC 5992, except by written consent of department chair.

PPR 6180 (WI) Advanced Ethics and Professional Responsibility

Prereq: third professional year standing and admission to Pharm.D. program.

Advanced concepts in health care provision. Students required to submit a written paper, manuscript length and style, on an ethics in pharmacy project conducted as a course requirement. Satisfies the Writing Intensive requirement for Pharm.D. students.

PPR 6290 Population-Based Medication Management

Restriction(s): Enrollment limited to students in the Doctor of Pharmacy or Master in Public Health programs; enrollment limited to students in the Pharmacy and Health Sciences.

Evaluation of medication use within selected populations. Discussions include therapeutic, humanistic, and economic outcomes and drug utilization review.

PPR 6320 Underserved Care: Local and Global Experiences

Requires second year professional standing or higher and written consent of instructor.

Provides the opportunity for hands-on clinical experience in local and international under-served communities.

PPR 6550 Psychiatric Pharmacy

Prerequisite: PHA 5155 or PHA 5225

Covers core clinical sciences beyond the required pharmacotherapy modules on psychiatric topics.

PPR 6580 Contemporary Issues in Anticoagulation Management

Prereq: P3 (Third Year) standing in Pharm.D. program. Open only to Pharm.D. students. Offered for graduate credit only.

Advanced therapeutics in area of anticoagulant use.

PPR 6590 Principles of Pain Management

Prerequisites: ([PPR 5225]) Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Professional level students; enrollment limited to students in the Pharmacy and Health Sciences.

Covers core clinical sciences beyond the required pharmacotherapy modules on pain management topics. And expands on the pathophysiology, pharmacology, and therapeutics covered in the core clinical sciences courses to assist the student pharmacist in developing assessment skills emphasizing inter-professional collaboration.

PPR 6720 Clinical Applications of Diabetes

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Professional level students; enrollment limited to students in the Pharmacy and Health Sciences.

Advanced elective course on management of diabetes mellitus and its related disorders. Principles of student directed learning, literature discussion and evaluation, interprofessional exposure, small group learning, and hands-on activities.

PPR 7410 Advanced Pharmacy Practice Inpatient/Acute Care

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Professional level students; enrollment limited to students in the Pharmacy and Health Sciences.

Experimental education designed to provide practical training experience in managing drug therapy of patients in a variety of health-care settings.

PPR 7420 Advanced Pharmacy Practice Ambulatory Care

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Professional level students; enrollment limited to students in the Pharmacy and Health Sciences.

Experimental education designed to provide practical training experience in managing drug therapy of patients in a variety of health-care settings.

PPR 7430 Advanced Pharmacy Practice Patient Care Core

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Professional level students; enrollment limited to students in the Pharmacy and Health Sciences.

Experimental education designed to provide practical training experience in managing drug therapy of patients in a variety of health-care settings.

PPR 7530 Advanced Pharmacy Practice Patient Care Elective I

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Professional level students; enrollment limited to students in the Pharmacy and Health Sciences.

Experimental education designed to provide practical training experience in managing drug therapy of specialized patients in diversified health-care settings.

PPR 7540 Advanced Pharmacy Practice Non-Patient Care Elective I

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Professional level students; enrollment limited to students in the Pharmacy and Health Sciences.

Practical education to develop knowledge in specific areas of pharmacy practice in specialized pharmacy or health-care settings.

PPR 7550 Advanced Pharmacy Practice Hospital

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Professional level students; enrollment limited to students in the Pharmacy and Health Sciences.

Practical training experience in hospital pharmacy practice, including pharmacy operations and clinical services.

PPR 7560 Advanced Pharmacy Practice Community

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Professional level students; enrollment limited to students in the Pharmacy and Health Sciences.

Practical training experience in management of a community pharmacy, and managing drug therapy of patients in community pharmacy setting.

PPR 7670 Clinical Pharmacokinetics

Use of pharmacokinetic principles in dosing and monitoring of drug therapy.

PPR 7840 Seminar in Pharmacy

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Professional level students; enrollment limited to students in the Pharmacy and Health Sciences.

Reports and discussions by students and members of the staff concerning current developments in clinical pharmacy.

PPR 7990 Directed Study in Pharmacy Practice

Prereq: written consent of advisor and graduate officer. Open only to Pharm.D. and M.S. students in hospital pharmacy.

Minor projects in pharmacy for students whose interests and needs are not adequately met in other scheduled classes or in the doctoral research project.