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

PHRM 767 - Advanced Infectious Diseases Elective

Prerequisites, PHRM 552 , doctor of pharmacy major. The advanced ID elective expands on topics and concepts learned in PHRM 552  - ID I. Antimicrobial stewardship strategies, impact and research will be further explored to provide a more comprehensive understanding of current challenges and approaches to optimizing antimicrobial use in the clinical setting. Students will be presented with real-life scenarios and protocols that have been implemented in practice to curtail excessive antibiotic use. The course will also expand on common and complex resistance mechanisms found in both Gram-positive and Gram-negative organisms. To understand how to manage patients with these infections, students will be challenged with unique patient cases to determine different evidence-based treatment approaches. P/NP. (Offered every year.) 1 credit