Course Detail
Course Components:
This course will introduce pharmacy students to fundamental patient care provided by pharmacists, providing the foundation for a career in patient-centered care. Students will learn skills that are uniquely suited to optimizing the use of medications and patient behaviors that promote health, wellness and disease prevention. This course will discuss pharmacy from a product-oriented profession, as well as a profession that harnesses knowledge and cognitive skills to provide patient care, advocacy and safety. Pharmacy students will gain understanding and experiences with a patient-centered approach to clinical care. This course will introduce three major categories of clinical pharmacy care: holistic care, pharmacy care skills, and health and wellness advising.