2021-2022 Academic Catalog

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Pharmacy Integrative Health Medicine (PIHM)

PIHM 7440 -  Evidence-based Medicine in IHM  (3 Credits)  

This course provides an introduction and step-wise approach to evidence-informed medicine. Knowledge gained from this course allows students to search for and understand published medical studies, commonly-used research designs and statistical tests, and their application to clinical practice.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

PIHM 7441 -  Evidence Based Medicine in IHM  (1.5 Credits)  

This course provides an introduction and step-wise approach to evidence-informed medicine, covering topics such as study design, asking clinical questions and statistical methods. This course serves as the foundation to evidence-based medicine in the application of IHM literature in PIHM 7442.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade

Repeatable. Max Credits: 1.5.

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

PIHM 7442 -  Applied Evidence Based Medicine in IHM  (1.5 Credits)  

This course continues from PIHM 7441. It provides students knowledge and skills to search for and evaluate published IHM-related clinical studies and/or information, identify and evaluate commonly-used research designs and statistical tests, and apply this to clinical IHM practice. Pre-Requisite: PIHM 7441 IHM Evidence-based Medicine I or PRDO 7440 Evidence-based Medicine or PHRD 6065 Evidence-based Medicine

Grading Basis: Letter Grade

Repeatable. Max Credits: 1.5.

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

PIHM 7670 -  Pharmacology of Natural Supplements  (2 Credits)  

This course describes the science of botanical products used to treat human disease. It will examine active compound structures and their naturally occurring derivatives, including structure-activity relationships, known molecular targets, and modes of action.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

PIHM 7680 -  Integrative Health in Common Clinical Diseases  (2 Credits)  

This course describes the science of botanical products used to treat human disease. It will examine active compound structures and their naturally occurring derivatives, including structure-activity relationships, known molecular targets, and modes of action.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

PIHM 7775 -  Introductory & Applied IHM I  (1 Credit)  

This course introduces core Integrated Health and Medicine domains, familiarizes students with the most common herbal products utilized by consumers, discusses regulatory issues and strategies for identifying good sources of products, and touches on popular therapies including bio-identical hormones.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

PIHM 7778 -  Introductory & Applied IHM II  (1 Credit)  

This course develops a broad knowledge base in the field of Integrative Health & Medicine (IHM) which combines conventional western medicine with complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), with focus on aromatherapy, homeopathy, chiropractic medicine and mindfulness medicine. Pre-Requisite: PIHM 7775

Grading Basis: Letter Grade

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.