Courses Catalogue

Management Of Non-infectious Diseases Ii

COURSE CODE: BPH 5101
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 4
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Pharmacy, B.Sc
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: School of Pharmacy
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description

This course covers the pathophysiology, treatment and prevention of non-communicable diseases.

COURSE JUSTIFICATION

This core clinical course introduces students to the management of non-infectious diseases. The course largely focuses on the pathophysiology and management of non-infectious diseases. The knowledge, skills and attitude obtained from this course are vital to a pharmacist's pharmaceutical care role and job responsibilities in the management of non-infectious diseases.

COURSE AIM

To instill appropriate knowledge, skills and attitude essential for the prevention and management of noninfectious diseases.

 LEARNING OUTCOMES
At the end of this course, the student is expected to: 

1.    Explain the pathophysiology of non-infectious disease states
2.    Draw a pharmaceutical care plan essential for the management of non-infectious diseases
3.    Identify drug-related needs of patients and explain possible drug interactions and adverse effects of drugs used in the management of non-infectious disease states
4.    Identify drug-related needs of patients with non-infectious diseases

Communicate effectively with patients and other health care professionals