Wayne State University

Courses offered - Pharmacy Practice

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PPR 3070 Patient Care Laboratory II

Prereq: PPR 3060.

Introduction to concepts in patient communication, prescription dispensing and compounding.

PPR 4115 Social Administrative Sciences and Professional Development I: Introduction to the Pharmacy Profession

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 4220 Patient Care Laboratory IV

Prereq: PPR 4120.

Early patient care experiences in pharmacy practice.

PPR 4230 Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience III

Offered for S and U grades only. Prereq: second professional year standing in Doctor of Pharmacy program.

Continuation of PPR 4130.

PPR 4245 Patient Care Lab 1

Prereq: first year professional 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 4255 Social Administrative Sciences and Professional Development II: Healthcare Systems and Social Aspects of Healthcare

Prereq: first professional year standing.

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 4290 Health Care II: Professional Practice and Development

Student professionalism in pharmacy practice. Knowledge, skill sets, and professional demeanor necessary to conduct and develop pharmacy practice within health systems.

PPR 4315 Pharmacy Jurisprudence

Prereq: first professional year standing.

Application of Michigan state and federal laws to the practice of pharmacy.

PPR 4365 (WI) Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience I

Prereq: first 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 5135 Hospital Introduction to Pharmacy Practice (H-IPPE)

Offered for S and U grades only. Prereq: third professional year standing in Doctor of Pharmacy program.

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 5155 Social Administrative Sciences and Professional Development III: Practice Management

Prereq: second year professional standing.

Focus on topics that will enable an understanding of how pharmacy services are managed and how to manage personnel and provide leadership.

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 5235 Community Introduction to Pharmacy Practice Experience (C-IPPE)

Offered for S and U grades only. Prereq: third professional year standing in Doctor of Pharmacy program.

PPR 5990 Directed Study in Pharmacy Practice

Prereq: written consent of instructor. 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

Prereq: third professional year standing in Doctor of Pharmacy program; open to all MPH students.

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

Prereq: 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 6720 Clinical Applications of Diabetes

Prereq: PHA 5165.

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 6770 Study of Medicinal Plants and Culture in Amazonia

Offered for graduate credit only.

Ethnobotany of indigenous plants and use of these substances in the health and beliefs of the native people. Students meet with botanists, taxonomists, pharmacists, shamans, and native people.

PPR 7225 Vaccines in Clinical and Public Health Practice

Prereq: introductory course in biology or human physiology; P2 (second year) standing in Pharm.D. program. or M.P.H. student. Offered for graduate credit only.

Explorations of topics related to use of vaccines for infants, children and adults in practice settings that include clinics, pharmacies and public health programs.

PPR 7410 Advanced Pharmacy Practice Inpatient/Acute Care

Prereq: fourth professional year standing in Pharm.D. program.

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

Prereq: fourth professional year standing in Pharm.D. program. Open only to Doctor of Pharmacy students.

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

Prereq: fourth professional year standing in Pharm.D. program. Open only to Doctor of Pharmacy students.

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

Prereq: fourth professional year standing in Pharm.D. program. Open only to Doctor of Pharmacy students.

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

Prereq: fourth professional year standing in Pharm.D. program. Open only to Doctor of Pharmacy students.

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

PPR 7550 Advanced Pharmacy Practice Hospital

Prereq: fourth professional year standing in Doctor of Pharmacy program. Coreq. with PPR 7560, PPR 7410-7440, PPR 7530.

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

PPR 7560 Advanced Pharmacy Practice Community

Prereq: fourth professional year standing in Doctor of Pharmacy program. Coreq. with PPR 7550, PPR 7410-7440, PPR 7530.

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

PPR 7670 Clinical Pharmacokinetics

Prereq: PHA 5155, PHA 5165, PPR 6180.

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

PPR 7840 Seminar in Pharmacy

Prereq: third or fourth professional year standing.

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.