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2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHRM 537 - Integrated Therapeutics: Cardiology

Prerequisites, PHRM 501 , PHRM 511 , PHRM 531 , PHRM 592 , PHRM 622 , PHRM 622L , PHRM 631 , PHRM 641 , doctor of pharmacy major. Cardiovascular disease is now the leading cause of death in the United States and worldwide. This required course is designed to develop the student’s ability to apply pharmaceutical principles and concepts to patient therapeutic needs in the area of cardiovascular disease. The course will take an interdisciplinary, integrated approach to cardiovascular disease and will include anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology, medicinal chemistry, pharmacology, pharmacokinetics, social/behavioral/administrative pharmacy sciences, medication therapy management, clinical science and management principles in the area of cardiology. Major areas of emphasis will include but are not limited to hypertension, thromboembolism related diseases, dyslipidemia, coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, and Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS). Continued skill development of the clinical assessments associated with multiple disease states and medications will be emphasized. (Offered every year.) 5 credits