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2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHRM 761 - Nuclear Pharmacy

Prerequisites, PHRM 511 , PHRM 531 , PHRM 592 , PHRM 622 , PHRM 622L , PHRM 631 , PHRM 641 , doctor of pharmacy major. The objective of this elective course is to offer an introduction to nuclear pharmacy, its scientific principles, scope of practice, and vital role in optimizing patients’ treatment outcome. Student will explore the operation aspects of nuclear pharmacy in comparison to other practice setting; learn about educational as well as training requirement to successfully perform the responsibilities of nuclear pharmacist. Further, student will learn about different regulatory agencies and their roles in daily as well as overall practice of nuclear pharmacy. Throughout the course, students will be introduced to various types of diagnostic and therapeutic radiopharmaceuticals that are currently available to clinicians as part of routine medical care. This course will provide students an opportunity to evaluate each radiopharmaceutical in depth to learn about its indication, dosage, side effect, drug interactions and where there is potential for pharmacist intervention. (Offered every year.) 1 credit