Introduction To Pharmaceutical Care & Clinical Lab Data
This core course introduces the concepts and theories in pharmaceutical care. It prepares students for clinical work by providing information on roles of a clinical pharmacist in patient care, effect of disease conditions on pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of drugs, and drug use in special groups.
Procedures for drug selection, prescribing
and patient care have become increasingly more complex and demanding, and
should be undertaken as part of a multi-disciplinary process that involves
pharmacists, some of whom are now prescribers in their own right, along with
doctors, nurses and other members of the healthcare team. This course equips
the students with the right knowledge, skills and attitude to ably be a part a
multi-disciplinary health care team.
To develop the student’s ability to perform patient
COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES
At the end of this course, the student is expected to:
the concepts of clinical pharmacy and develop a pharmaceutical care plan
and apply knowledge obtained in the basic and pharmaceutical sciences to solve
with other health workers in patient care.
clinical laboratory data
the effect of disease conditions on the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics