2021-2022 Academic Catalog

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Pharmacy Doctorate (PRDI)

PRDI 7000 -  US Pharmacy Prac Fund  (2 Credits)  

This course provides students with the tactics necessary to perform dispensing duties in most US pharmacy settings and systems. The fundamentals of the practice of drug information are introduced. Prerequisites: Eligible Students: ITPD.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

PRDI 7100 -  Pt Centered Clin Comm  (2.5 Credits)  

This course is designed to help students develop skills to communicate effectively with patients, caregivers and healthcare providers to facilitate the achievement of optimal patient outcomes. Prerequisites: Eligible Students: ITPD.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

PRDI 7150 -  Med Term & Lab Interp  (0.5 Credits)  

This course provides a review of medical terminology and laboratory interpretation with an emphasis on US pharmacy and medical terms and abbreviations. Students will also review the top 100 medications prescribed in the United States. Prerequisites: Eligible Students: ITPD.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

PRDI 7300 -  Intro Phcy Pract Exp I  (2.5 Credits)  

Course designed to provide students with opportunities to practice skills and knowledge acquired from courses and apply them in various practice settings and with various professional groups. Prerequisites: Eligible Students: ITPD

Grading Basis: Letter Grade with IP

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

PRDI 7470 -  US Phcy Leadership Mgmt  (2 Credits)  

Course provides students with an overview of fundamental principles of leadership. Attributes of effective leaders will be identified and discussed. An emphasis will be placed on identifying and cultivating personal leadership qualities to use throughout their pharmacy education and career. Prerequisites: PRDI 7000, PRDI 7100, PRDI 7150 and PRDI 7300. /Notes: Eligible Students: ITPD.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

PRDI 7480 -  US Phcy Law & Reg Stds  (1.5 Credits)  

Legal and ethical issues in US pharmacy practice are presented in this course in lectures, case studies and discussion group formats. Prerequisites: PRDI 7000, PRDI 7100, PRDI 7150, PRDI 7300. /Notes: Eligible Students: ITPD.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

PRDI 7770 -  US Pt Centered Self-Care  (2.5 Credits)  

This course will prepare the student to be able to 1) collect appropriate patient data to make an assessment for self-care (e.g. nonprescription products), 2) conduct a patient-centered assessment, and 3) design, implement, evaluate and adjust a patient-centered self-care plan. Prerequisites: PRDI 7000, PRDI 7100, PRDI 7150, PRDI 7300 and PRDO 7700./Notes: Eligible Students: ITPD.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

PRDI 7900 -  Prof Skills Dev  (1 Credit)  

Course intended to review and assess a broad range of skills necessary for current and future pharmacy practice. Designed to integrate and apply essential knowledge, skills and attitudes from didactic portion of curriculum are required for a successful professional career. Prerequisites: PRDI 7000, PRDI 7100, PRDI 7150, PRDI 7300, PRDO 7800, and All Pharmacotherapy (except Oncology, ID, electives)./Notes: Eligible Students: ITPD.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

PRDI 7910 -  Prof Skills Portfolio  (1.5 Credits)  

This course is a longitudinal course, with the goal to prepare students for the Professional Skills Development course. Students will be expected to practice and refine a variety of skills through collaborative and individual activities and demonstrations. Prerequisites: PRDI 7000, PRDI 7100, PRDI 7150, PRDI 7300 /Notes: Eligible Students: ITPD.

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail with IP

Repeatable. Max Credits: 1.5.

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

PRDI 7911 -  Professional Skills Portfolio I  (1 Credit)  

First of two courses dedicated to the longitudinal Professional Skills Development portfolio. The goal of this course is to address students’ individual and home country/community educational and practice needs, assess pharmacy educational competencies and document skill application. Prerequisites: PRDI 7000, PRDI 7100, PRDI 7300, and PRDI 7150. Eligible Students: ITPD

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail with IP

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

PRDI 7912 -  Professional Skills Portfolio II  (0.5 Credits)  

Second of two courses dedicated to the longitudinal Professional Skills Development portfolio. The goal of this course is to address students’ individual and home country/community educational and practice needs, assess pharmacy educational competencies and document skill application. Prerequisites: PRDI 7000, PRDI 7100, PRDI 7300, PRDI 7150, PRDI 7911. Eligible Students: ITPD

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail with IP

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

PRDI 7920 -  Adv Intro Phcy Prac Exp  (3 Credits)  

Course designed to provide students with introductory exposure to higher level patient care experiences, engagement in clinical pharmacy practice in a clinical setting, immersion in a clinical environment, and experiences to increase student confidence in their ability to learn. Prerequisites:PRDI 7000, PRDI 7100, PRDI 7150, PRDI 7300, PRDO 7800, PRDI 7470, PRDI 7470, PRDI 7480, PRDO 7490, PRDI 7770 and all Pharmacotherapy (except Oncology, ID, electives)./Notes: Eligible Students: ITPD.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

PRDI 8050 -  International APPE  (1-6 Credits)  

This advanced pharmacy practice experience is an opportunity for international students to train in various clinical practice environments.

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail Only

Repeatable. Max Credits: 12.

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

PRDI 8056 -  APPE - International Clinical Elective  (6 Credits)  

This pharmacy practice experience is an opportunity for international students to train in various clinical practice environments.

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail Only

Repeatable. Max Credits: 12.

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.