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Courses

The faculty has approval to offer the following courses in the academic years 2006–2007 and 2007–2008; however, not all courses are taught each semester or summer session. Students should consult the Course Schedule to determine which courses and topics will be offered during a particular semester or summer session. The Course Schedule may also reflect changes made to the course inventory after the publication of this catalog.

Unless otherwise stated below, each course meets for three lecture hours a week for one semester.

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PHR | Pharmacy

Preprofessional Courses

310K. Drugs in Our Society. Survey of drug development, distribution, and safety, including therapeutic categories of drugs, their actions and abuse potential, and the sociological aspects of drug use. Pharmacy 310K and 350K may not both be counted. Not open to students in the professional pharmacy curriculum and may not be counted toward the professional elective requirement in pharmacy.

318W. Women's Reproductive Health for Nonscience Majors. Same as Nursing 307 (Topic 1: Women's Reproductive Health for Nonscience Majors) and Women's and Gender Studies 301 (Topic 7: Women's Reproductive Health for Nonscience Majors). Overview of contemporary women's reproductive health issues, with emphasis on historical, physiological, psychosocial, and cultural influences that affect the reproductive health of women during adolescence, the childbearing years, and midlife. Two lecture hours and one discussion hour a week for one semester. Offered in the fall semester of odd-numbered years. Prerequisite: One year of high school biology, or Biology 301L or 309D or the equivalent.

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Professional Courses

320M. Pharmaceutical Marketing. Concepts of marketing as they apply to the pharmaceutical industry, pharmaceutical products, and the health care environment. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 244C and 144P.

321K. Introduction to Pharmaceutical Chemistry. Current concepts and principles fundamental to the study of the structure of matter and of its relationship to pharmaceutically significant properties. May not be counted toward the professional elective requirement. Prerequisite: Chemistry 310M (or 610A) or the equivalent.

322H. Research Design and Methodology. Concepts and procedures involved in designing and carrying out a research project. Prerequisite: Admission to the Pharmacy Honors Program or consent of instructor.

322P. New Concepts, Topics, and Issues in Pharmacy Practice. New concerns, topics, and issues in pharmacy practice. Prerequisite: Credit or registration for Pharmacy 364D.

326C. Community Pharmacy Management. Advanced concepts in community pharmacy management for the student who plans to become a pharmacy owner or manager. Topics include operational, personnel, and financial management; marketing; layout and design; and the delivery of pharmaceutical care in a community pharmacy setting. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 244C.

326M. Applied Pharmacy Management. Organizational structure of the hospital pharmacy; principles of financial systems and personnel management. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 244C and 144P.

329C. Pharmacy Association Management. An introduction to the principles involved in managing pharmacy associations. Pharmacy 329C and 389C may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 244C and 144P and consent of instructor.

629D. Pharmacy Association Management Residency. Experience working in a pharmacy association, including active involvement in some managerial aspect of the association. Eighteen laboratory hours a week for one semester. Pharmacy 629D and 689D may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 364D and consent of instructor.

230S. Pharmacy's Role in Community Education: Substance Abuse Education. A two-semester course involving ten hours in an organized training program followed by a total of twenty hours of field experience in substance abuse education. The target audience is middle school students. Prerequisite: For 230SA, Pharmacy 270C and 275F; for 230SB, Pharmacy 230SA.

231. Pharmacy Practice Ethics. Ethical responsibilities of practicing pharmacists. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 244C and 144P.

332C. Chemistry of Natural Products. Chemical and biosynthetic relationships among steroids, terpenoids, and alkaloids. Pharmacy 332C and 382C may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Admission to the Pharmacy Honors Program; Pharmacy 375E, 275F, 375G, and 175P with a grade of at least B in each; or consent of instructor.

338. Introduction to Pharmacology. Survey of basic concepts and principles in pharmacology. Required for all preprofessional students in the School of Nursing and athletic training students in the Department of Kinesiology. May not be counted toward the professional elective requirement in pharmacy. Prerequisite: Credit or registration for Biology 365S, 416K, or Kinesiology 324K.

139H. Pharmacy Administration for Honors Students. Each student conducts an in-depth examination of a selected issue in pharmacy administration. Three laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Admission to the Pharmacy Honors Program and Pharmacy 244C and 144P.

340D. Structure-Activity Relationships and Mechanisms of Action. Study of structure-activity relationships as the basis for investigation of mechanisms of drug-receptor interactions. Model compounds are selected from enkephalins, morphine-like analgesics, cholinergics, and adrenergics. Pharmacy 340D and 380D may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Admission to the Pharmacy Honors Program; Pharmacy 375E, 275F, 375G, and 175P with a grade of at least B in each; or consent of instructor.

341C. Pharmaceutical Biochemistry. Basic principles of intermediary metabolism, with emphasis on defects in pathways that result in disease and on identification of molecular targets for therapeutic control. Prerequisite: Admission to the professional pharmacy curriculum; Chemistry 310M (or 610A), 310N (or 610B), 210C (or 110K and 110L); and Biology 126L and 226T.

342C. Physical and Chemical Principles of Drugs. Fundamental, introductory principles of pharmaceutics, including thermodynamics, kinetics, and other basic chemical principles related to drugs. Prerequisite: First-professional-year standing in pharmacy, and concurrent enrollment in Pharmacy 142P.

142P. Physical and Chemical Principles of Drugs Laboratory. Problem-based learning exercises to reinforce the material presented in Pharmacy 342C. One lecture hour and three laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: First-professional-year standing in pharmacy, and concurrent enrollment in Pharmacy 342C.

343C. Function and Anatomy of Human Systems I. Human systems that affect or are affected by drug action. Principles of physiology, including central, autonomic, muscle, and cardiovascular systems. Pharmacy 343C and 443C may not both be counted. Prerequisite: First-professional-year standing in pharmacy.

143M. Basic Medicinal Chemistry Principles. Introduction to medicinal chemistry principles. Topics include the transition from organic to medicinal chemistry, drug metabolism, and biopharmaceutical analysis. One lecture hour a week for one semester. Prerequisite: First-professional-year standing in pharmacy, and concurrent enrollment in Pharmacy 143P.

143P. Basic Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacology Laboratory. Laboratory exercises to support the content of Pharmacy 143M and 153M. One hour of prelaboratory lecture and three laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: First-professional-year standing in pharmacy and concurrent enrollment in Pharmacy 143M.

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244C. Pharmacy Administration. Concepts and principles of management, and social and behavioral aspects of pharmacy practice. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: First-professional-year standing in pharmacy.

144P. Pharmacy Administration Laboratory. Issues in pharmacy practice. Students present case studies, conduct role-playing exercises, and work in small groups to enhance their communication skills. Three laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Admission to the professional pharmacy curriculum and credit or registration for Pharmacy 244C.

345L. Clinical Pharmacokinetics. Application of pharmacokinetic principles to the determination of proper dosing regimens. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 352C and 152P.

249. Introduction to Pharmacy. Introduction to the profession of pharmacy, including trends, career paths, and the principle of service. One lecture hour and up to three laboratory hours a week for two semesters; and at least eighteen hours of service learning in one semester and at least eighteen hours of informal observation in various professional pharmacy settings in the other semester. Prerequisite: For 249A, first-professional-year standing in pharmacy; for 249B, Pharmacy 249A.

149H. Pharmaceutics for Honors Students. Expanded study of the way principles covered in the pharmaceutical curriculum affect drug design, formulation, dosing, and pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics. Three laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Admission to the Pharmacy Honors Program and Pharmacy 352C, 152P, 356C, and 156P.

350K. Drugs in Our Society. Survey of drug development, drug actions and abuse potential, and sociological aspects of drug use. Pharmacy 310K and 350K may not both be counted. Not open to students in the professional pharmacy curriculum and may not be counted toward the professional elective requirement in pharmacy. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

251C. Macromolecular Chemistry and Biotechnology. The biosynthesis and function of macromolecules (nucleic acids, lipids, proteins, and carbohydrates); sites of drug action, immunology, and applications of biotechnology and molecular biology to the pharmaceutical sciences. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Admission to the professional pharmacy curriculum and Pharmacy 341C.

051R. Research Opportunities in the Pharmaceutical Sciences. An introduction to research in all divisions of the College of Pharmacy. Includes ethical issues in research, career paths in research, and topics such as choosing a research mentor or project. One lecture hour a week for one semester. Offered on the pass/fail basis only. Prerequisite: Admission to the professional pharmacy curriculum.

352C. Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics. Continuation of the basic pharmaceutics principles covered in Pharmacy 342C. Subjects include core concepts in biopharmaceutics and pharmacokinetics of drugs. Prerequisite: Admission to the professional pharmacy curriculum; Pharmacy 342C and 142P; and concurrent enrollment in Pharmacy 152P.

152P. Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics Laboratory. Problem-based learning exercises to reinforce the material presented in Pharmacy 352C. One lecture hour and three laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Admission to the professional pharmacy curriculum; Pharmacy 342C and 142P; and concurrent enrollment in Pharmacy 352C.

253C. Function and Anatomy of Human Systems II. Continuation of Pharmacy 343C, with emphasis on blood pressure regulation, renal function, digestion, respiration, endocrinology, and reproduction. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Admission to the professional pharmacy curriculum and Pharmacy 343C.

253D. Principles of General Pathology. Introduction to pathology, surveying disease changes of the various organ systems; taught by television and on-site lectures, supplemented by specimen demonstrations in cooperation with faculty members of the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 343C and concurrent enrollment in Pharmacy 253C.

153M. Basic Pharmacology Principles. Introduction to pharmacology principles. Topics include pharmacology at the cellular and subcellular/receptor levels. One lecture hour a week for one semester. Prerequisite: First-professional-year standing in pharmacy.

356C. Pharmaceutics I. General introduction to dosage forms; the technology and pharmaceutical rationale fundamental to their development. Prerequisite: Admission to the professional pharmacy curriculum, and Pharmacy 342C and 142P.

156P. Pharmaceutics I Laboratory. Four laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Credit or registration for Pharmacy 356C.

356R. Advanced Pharmaceutical Compounding. Continuation of related subjects in pharmaceutical dosage forms covered in Pharmacy 356C and 156P, with emphasis on the compounding of drugs into stable delivery systems for oral and topical applications. Two lecture hours and four laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 356C and 156P.

358. Geriatric Pharmacy Practice. Social, demographic, ethical, and therapeutic issues concerning pharmaceutical products and care of the elderly. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 365E, 565F, and 165P.

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160K, 260K, 360K. Basic Study in Pharmaceutical Research. Original investigation in any area of the pharmaceutical sciences. For each semester hour of credit earned, three laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. No more than three semester hours may be counted toward the professional pharmacy elective requirement. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor and the dean.

361L. Biochemical Mechanisms of Drug Action. Examination of molecular-level events responsible for drug effects in selected therapeutic and experimental drug classes. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 375E, 275F, 375G, and 175P, or consent of instructor.

362L. Clinical Toxicology. A course in toxicology that focuses on common poisons and their management; designed for pharmacy students planning to enter general practice. Pharmacy 362L and 362M may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 352C and 152P.

362M. Toxicology of Drugs and Chemicals. Designed for students in basic pharmaceutical sciences. A course in toxicology that focuses on mechanisms of toxic drugs and on toxicology testing. Pharmacy 362L and 362M may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Credit or registration for Pharmacy 365E, 565F, and 165P.

163C. Introduction to Drug Information. Knowledge and skills needed to access and interpret drug information. One lecture hour a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 341C, 141P, 342C, 343C, 251C, 352C, 152P, 253C, 356C, and 156P.

263K. Veterinary Pharmacy. Treatment of diseases of domestic animals; veterinary appliances and products, including proprietary pharmaceuticals and biologicals, with their therapeutic indications and uses. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Admission to the professional pharmacy curriculum.

364D. Pharmacy and the Health Care System. The United States health care system; principles of managed care; application of pricing policies. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 244C and 144P.

365E. Pharmacotherapeutics IA. An integrated approach (pathophysiology, medicinal chemistry, pharmacology, and therapeutics) to nutrition and the etiology and treatment of adrenergic-based diseases, cholinergic-based diseases, and gastrointestinal disorders. Prerequisite: Completion of the first professional year in the College of Pharmacy.

565F. Pharmacotherapeutics IB. An integrated approach to the etiology and treatment of hypertension, acute and chronic renal disease, and cardiovascular disease (including hyperlipidemia, circulatory problems, thromboembolic disease, myocardial ischemia, myocardial infarction, congestive heart failure, and arrhythmias). Five lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Completion of the first professional year in the College of Pharmacy.

365H. Pathophysiology. Physiology, pathology, and clinical therapeutics of the human systems not covered in other physiology and pathology courses. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 343C, 253C, and 253D with a grade of at least B in each.

165P. Pharmacotherapeutics I Laboratory. Problem-based laboratory course that integrates the pathophysiology, medicinal chemistry, pharmacology, and therapeutic aspects of various diseases in order to prepare students to make sound therapeutic decisions. Subjects introduced in Pharmacy 365E and 565F. One lecture hour and three laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Completion of the first professional year in the College of Pharmacy.

366F. The Organic Chemistry of Drug Design and Drug Action. Mechanistic organic chemistry of drug design, development, and action: receptors, enzymes, enzyme inhibition and inactivation, and DNA. Study of representative types of drugs that exemplify particular principles and of the chemistry and biochemistry needed for an understanding of drug action. Pharmacy 366F and 386F may not both be counted. Prerequisite: For pharmacy students, Pharmacy 251C, 352C, and 152P; students should be familiar with organic structures and basic organic reaction mechanisms; for others, eight semester hours of coursework in organic chemistry and one semester of coursework in biochemistry, or consent of instructor.

166H. Pharmacotherapeutic Case Studies for Honors Students. Students participate in ongoing pharmacy practice, clinical, pharmacy association, and research activities. Three laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Admission to the Pharmacy Honors Program and Pharmacy 365E, 565F, and 165P.

366P. Pharmacy Ethics and Professional Communications. Ethical issues relating to the practice of pharmacy; professional communication skills in interacting with patients and other health care professionals. Two lecture hours and three laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional hours to be arranged. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 249.

167H. Exploratory Research in Pharmacy. The student participates in ongoing in-depth research activities in pharmaceutics, medicinal chemistry, toxicology, pharmacology, pharmacy administration, pharmacy practice, or pharmacotherapy. At least seven research hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 051R and admission to the Pharmacy Honors Program, or consent of the dean.

168H. Medicinal Chemistry for Honors Students. Expanded study of principles covered in the medicinal chemistry curriculum that concern synthetic, semisynthetic, and naturally occurring therapeutic agents. Three laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Admission to the Pharmacy Honors Program and credit or registration for Pharmacy 365E, 565F, and 165P.

368P. Stereochemical Aspects of Synthetic Medicinal Chemistry. Methods for preparing stereochemically defined compounds for drug development; emphasis on regioselective and stereoselective reactions, use of stereochemically defined compounds from nature, and preparative separation. Pharmacy 368P and 386W may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 375E, 275F, 375G, and 175P.

270C. Communication Skills for Health Professionals. Designed for pharmacy, premedical, predental, and nursing students. Oral communication skills used by health professionals. Emphasis on developing personal and professional confidence through improving oral communication skills. Small and large group presentations. Two lecture hours a week for one semester.

271C. Drug Interactions. Mechanisms, types, examples, and significance of drug interactions in pharmacy practice. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 365E and 565F; and credit or registration for Pharmacy 366P.

372K. Hospital Pharmacy. Basic principles, standards, and procedures involved in providing professional pharmaceutical services in hospitals. Prerequisite: First-professional-year standing in pharmacy.

173H. Pharmacology and Toxicology for Honors Students. Expanded study of principles covered in the pharmacology curriculum that concern mechanisms of action and toxicity of pharmacologic agents on body systems. Three laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Admission to the Pharmacy Honors Program and credit or registration for Pharmacy 365E, 565F, and 165P.

375E. Pharmacotherapeutics IIA. An integrated approach (pathophysiology, medicinal chemistry, pharmacology, and therapeutics) to the pathogenesis and treatment of bacterial infections; the basis of microbial resistance; mechanism of action, structure-activity relationships, and chemical properties of antibiotics and synthetic antimicrobial agents; therapeutic treatment of bacterial infections on an organ basis. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 341C, 251C, 352C, 152P, 253C, 356C, and 156P; and concurrent enrollment in Pharmacy 275F, 375G, and 175P.

275F. Pharmacotherapeutics IIB. An integrated approach (pathophysiology, medicinal chemistry, pharmacology, and therapeutics) to immunizations against bacterial and viral disease; the pathogenesis of fungal, viral, neoplastic, and antineoplastic agents; therapeutic treatment of infectious diseases. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 341C, 251C, 352C, 152P, 253C, 356C, and 156P; and concurrent enrollment in Pharmacy 375E, 375G, and 175P.

375G. Pharmacotherapeutics IIC. An integrated approach (pathophysiology, medicinal chemistry, pharmacology, and therapeutics) to the etiology and treatment of hyperglycemia; inflammatory diseases; problems related to contraception and pregnancy; and diseases involving thyroid hormone, male and female hormones, and growth-related anabolic steroids. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 341C, 251C, 352C, 152P, 253C, 356C, and 156P; and concurrent enrollment in Pharmacy 375E, 275F, and 175P.

175P. Pharmacotherapeutics II Laboratory. Problem-based laboratory that integrates the pathophysiology, medicinal chemistry, pharmacology, and therapeutic aspects of various diseases in order to prepare students to make sound therapeutic decisions. Subjects introduced in Pharmacy 375E, 275F, and 375G. One lecture hour and three laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 341C, 251C, 352C, 152P, 253C, 356C, and 156P; and concurrent enrollment in Pharmacy 375E, 275F, and 375G.

176P. Experiential Pharmacy Practice and Patient Counseling. Medication use and dispensing in a practice environment. Counseling skills and techniques for a better understanding of disease states and positive medication outcomes. Three laboratory hours a week for one semester. Offered on the pass/fail basis only. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 365E, 565F, 165P, and 366P, and credit or registration for Pharmacy 375E, 275F, 375G, and 175P.

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177K, 277K, 377K. Advanced Study in Pharmaceutical Research. For each semester hour of credit earned, three laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. No more than three semester hours may be counted toward the professional pharmacy elective requirement. Prerequisite: Second-professional-year standing and consent of instructor and the dean.

278H. Pharmacy Honors Proposal and Tutorial Course. Honors seminar; development of laboratory research proposal for approval by the Honors Program Committee. One lecture hour and three laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Admission to the Pharmacy Honors Program.

479H. Pharmacy Honors Thesis and Tutorial Course. Honors seminar; laboratory research project conducted under the supervision of one or more faculty members. One lecture hour and nine laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 278H.

280H. Landmark Studies in Cardiovascular Disease. Evidence-based clinical studies in support of drug therapy recommendations in the treatment of cardiovascular diseases. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Second-professional-year standing in pharmacy.

280U. Case Studies in Emerging Infections. Case studies in the analysis and therapeutic control of recurring, cycling, and newly emerging infectious diseases. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Second-professional-year standing in pharmacy.

280W. Psychiatric Pharmacy Practice and Drug Treatment of Mental Disorders. Advanced study in the pathophysiology of selected psychiatric disease states and the clinical presentation, phenomenology, diagnosis, and treatment of these disease states. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 375E or consent of instructor.

181Q. Pharmacy Journal Club. Principles of clinical research article preparation, review, publication, and presentation. One lecture hour a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Admission to the PharmD program and completion of the pharmacotherapeutics sequence; or consent of instructor.

281U. Case Studies in Diabetes Management. Designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge to serve as primary care providers in the area of diabetes management. Use of a case approach to discuss the management of patients with diabetes mellitus. Specific treatment modalities and management issues for the child, adolescent, adult, and elderly diabetic patient. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 375G and consent of instructor.

282Q. Pediatric Pharmacotherapy. Pathophysiology and pharmacotherapy of selected pediatric diseases. Designed to expose students to pediatric pharmacy as a potential area of focus, and to prepare them for a potential residency or practice in providing pharmaceutical care in a pediatric setting. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Second-professional-year standing in pharmacy.

382U. Medicinal Herbs and Phytomedicine. The emerging role of medicinal natural products in pharmacy; the role of the pharmacist in the therapeutic use of herbs as controlled products and for self-medication. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 365E and 375E.

183F. Basic Intravenous Admixtures. Basic principles of injectable and other sterile dosage forms; methods of preparation and evaluation in the hospital pharmacy. One lecture hour a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 356C, 156P, and 366P; and concurrent enrollment in Pharmacy 183G.

183G. Basic Intravenous Admixtures Laboratory. Basic laboratory principles in the preparation and evaluation of injectable and other sterile dosage forms. One lecture hour and three laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 356C, 156P, and 366P; and concurrent enrollment in Pharmacy 183F.

283H. Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics. Advanced study of organ systems; pharmacotherapy and clinical pharmacokinetics. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. May be counted as a pharmacy honors elective. Prerequisite: Admission to the PharmD program.

183U. Multidisciplinary Pain Management. Problem-based instruction to help health professions students acquire knowledge and skills in the care of patients with acute and chronic pain. Taught by faculty members in medicine, pharmacy, and nursing. One lecture hour a week for one semester. Offered in San Antonio only. Offered on the pass/fail basis only. Prerequisite: Admission to the PharmD program.

384D. Antimicrobics: Mechanism of Action and Clinical Use. Mechanisms of antimicrobial activity and the development of bacterial resistance, and their relationship to clinical therapy. Pharmacy 384D and 484H may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 385E, 285F, and 185P.

284E. Pharmacy Law. State and federal pharmacy laws. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 364D and third-professional-year standing in pharmacy.

484H. Antimicrobics: Mechanism of Action and Clinical Use for Honors Students. Bacteriostatic and bacteriocidal mechanisms of antimicrobial agents, bacterial mechanisms of resistance, and the critical evaluation of drug therapy in various clinical settings. Designed to give students additional insight into the development of antimicrobial agents and the interactions of these agents with each other, the pathogen, and the patient. Three lecture hours and three laboratory hours a week for one semester. Pharmacy 384D and 484H may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Admission to the Pharmacy Honors Program and Pharmacy 385E, 285F, and 185P.

385E. Pharmacotherapeutics IIIA. An integrated approach (pathophysiology, medicinal chemistry, pharmacology, and therapeutics) to the etiology and treatment of sleep disorders; epilepsy; depression; psychosis; Alzheimer's disease; bipolar disease; dementia; attention deficit disorder, narcolepsy, and appetite suppression; movement disorder; anxiety disorders; and eating disorders. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 341C, 251C, 352C, 152P, 253C, 356C, and 156P; and concurrent enrollment in Pharmacy 285F and 185P.

285F. Pharmacotherapeutics IIIB. An integrated approach (pathophysiology, medicinal chemistry, pharmacology, and therapeutics) to the etiology and treatment of drug abuse and addiction; preoperative surgical procedures and anesthesia, and pain management medications such as opiates and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 341C, 251C, 352C, 152P, 253C, 356C, and 156P; and concurrent enrollment in Pharmacy 385E and 185P.

185P. Pharmacotherapeutics III Laboratory. Problem-based laboratory that integrates the pathology, medicinal chemistry, pharmacology, and therapeutic aspects of bacterial diseases in order to prepare students to make sound therapeutic decisions. Subjects introduced in Pharmacy 385E and 285F. One lecture hour and three laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 341C, 251C, 352C, 152P, 253C, 356C, and 156P; and concurrent enrollment in Pharmacy 385E and 285F.

285Q. Fluid and Electrolyte Therapy. Clinical management of disorders of fluid, electrolytes, and acid-base balance in patients with normal and abnormal homeostatic mechanisms; includes basic concepts of parenteral nutrition support. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Admission to the PharmD program and completion of the pharmacotherapeutics sequence.

285V. Mexican Drugs and Products. Analysis of Mexican pharmacy practice, drugs, and products; implications for the pharmacist in the United States. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Admission to the PharmD program and completion of the pharmacotherapeutics sequence.

286C. Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease. Further development of topics covered in Pharmacy 565F; discussion of such additional topics as assessment of cardiac function and nonmedical management of cardiovascular diseases. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Completion of the pharmacotherapeutics didactic sequence and laboratories.

386D. Nonprescription Pharmacotherapy. Study of nonprescription drugs, with emphasis on the pharmacist's consultant role in product selection. Prerequisite: Credit or registration for Pharmacy 375E, 275F, 375G, and 175P.

386G. Spanish for the Pharmacy Professional. Intermediate communication skills in Spanish. Prerequisite: Admission to the PharmD program and completion of the pharmacotherapeutics sequence; and one year of college-level Spanish or consent of instructor.

286P. Pharmacy Practice Laboratory II. Preparation for clinical pharmacy clerkship experiences. One hour of prelaboratory preparation and three laboratory/discussion hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Pharmacy 366P, 375E, 275F, 375G, and 175P.

187D. Case Studies in Cardiovascular Disease. Review of case studies of patients with cardiovascular diseases, with emphasis on development of appropriate treatment and monitoring plans. One lecture hour a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Completion of the pharmacotherapeutics didactic sequence and laboratories.

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187J, 287J, 387J. Advanced Problems in Pharmacy Education. Laboratory course examining professional education issues and techniques for students exploring an academic career. At least three, six, or nine laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Completion of all first-year professional coursework and consent of the dean.

289. Community Service-Learning Project. Students participate in community service-learning projects with a focus on border health and related issues. Projects will be developed in consultation with the student's faculty mentor and the selected community site (including organized community service entities), and require critical reflection on health education–related concepts. Includes an academic service-learning component. For the first semester, ten hours of orientation, and one hour of fieldwork a week; for the second semester, at least two hours of fieldwork a week. Prerequisite: For 289A, third-professional-year standing in pharmacy; for 289B, Pharmacy 289A.

190C. Pharmacy-Based Immunization Practice Laboratory. The epidemiology, incidence, and prevalence of vaccine-preventable diseases; vaccines for international travel; developing vaccine services in a pharmacy setting; vaccine administration. Includes certification in CPR and vaccine administration. One prelaboratory lecture hour and one laboratory hour a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Admission to the PharmD program, Pharmacy 183F, and Pharmacy 183G (or 183J).

390S. Applied Pharmacokinetics. Application of pharmacokinetic principles to specific drugs and patient situations. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: Admission to the PharmD program, and completion of the pharmacotherapeutics sequence or consent of instructor and the dean.

390T. Pharmacy International Exchange. Work in an exchange program with international colleges and schools of pharmacy as partners. Examination of similarities and differences between pharmacy education, professional practice, and/or research in the hosting country and in the United States. Forty hours of fieldwork a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Third-professional-year standing in pharmacy.

392S. Patient Assessment Skills Laboratory. Introduction to patient assessment techniques and to the skills needed to provide pharmaceutical care. Two lecture hours and three laboratory hours a week for one semester. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: Admission to the PharmD program, and completion of the pharmacotherapeutics sequence or consent of instructor and the dean.

693C. Acute Care Pharmacy Practice I. Analysis of pharmacotherapy, evaluation of drug use, and synthesis of rational drug regimens in the context of acute patient care. Forty laboratory hours a week for at least six weeks, with additional hours to be arranged. Offered on the pass/fail basis only. Prerequisite: Admission to the PharmD program and completion of all didactic and laboratory coursework prior to the experiential semesters.

693E. Elective in Pharmacy Practice I. Experience in pharmacy practice, research, or administration. Forty laboratory hours a week for at least six weeks, with additional hours to be arranged. Offered on the pass/fail basis only. Prerequisite: Admission to the PharmD program and completion of all didactic and laboratory coursework prior to the experiential semesters.

693J. Elective in Pharmacy Practice I: Academic Practice. Elective experience focusing on academic pharmacy practice, with a special emphasis on teaching in the professional curriculum. Forty laboratory hours a week for at least six weeks, with additional hours to be arranged. Offered on the pass/fail basis only. Prerequisite: Admission to the PharmD program and completion of all didactic and laboratory coursework prior to the experiential semesters.

693N. Institutional Pharmacy Practice. Analysis of pharmacotherapy, evaluation of drug use, and synthesis of rational drug regimens in the context of institutional patient care. Forty laboratory hours a week for at least six weeks, with additional hours to be arranged. Offered on the pass/fail basis only. Prerequisite: Admission to the PharmD program and completion of all didactic and laboratory coursework prior to the experiential semesters.

693P. Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Practice. Analysis of pharmacotherapy, evaluation of drug use, and synthesis of rational drug regimens in the context of ambulatory patient care. Forty laboratory hours a week for at least six weeks, with additional hours to be arranged. Offered on the pass/fail basis only. Prerequisite: Admission to the PharmD program and completion of all didactic and laboratory coursework prior to the experiential semesters.

693S. Selective in Pharmacy Practice I. Analysis of pharmacotherapy, evaluation of drug use, and synthesis of rational drug regimens in a selected pharmacy practice environment. Forty laboratory hours a week for at least six weeks, with additional hours to be arranged. Offered on the pass/fail basis only. Prerequisite: Admission to the PharmD program and completion of all didactic and laboratory coursework prior to the experiential semesters.

694C. Acute Care Pharmacy Practice II. Analysis of pharmacotherapy, evaluation of drug use, and synthesis of rational drug regimens in the context of acute patient care. Forty laboratory hours a week for at least six weeks, with additional hours to be arranged. Offered on the pass/fail basis only. Prerequisite: Admission to the PharmD program and completion of all didactic and laboratory coursework prior to the experiential semesters.

694E. Elective in Pharmacy Practice II. Experience in pharmacy practice, research, or administration. Forty laboratory hours a week for at least six weeks, with additional hours to be arranged. Offered on the pass/fail basis only. Prerequisite: Admission to the PharmD program and completion of all didactic and laboratory coursework prior to the experiential semesters.

394F. Pharmacoeconomics. Terms, concepts, procedures, methods, problems, and strengths associated with pharmacoeconomics. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Pharmacy 393T and 394F may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Admission to the PharmD program and completion of the pharmacotherapy sequence, or consent of instructor.

694J. Elective in Pharmacy Practice II: Academic Practice. Elective experience focusing on academic pharmacy practice, with a special emphasis on teaching in the professional curriculum. Forty laboratory hours a week for at least six weeks, with additional hours to be arranged. Offered on the pass/fail basis only. Prerequisite: Admission to the PharmD program and completion of all didactic and laboratory coursework prior to the experiential semesters.

394R. Drug Literature Evaluation and Biostatistics. Application of statistical principles and evaluation of drug literature, with an emphasis on clinical trials. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: Admission to the PharmD program, and completion of the pharmacotherapeutics sequence or consent of instructor and the dean.

694S. Selective in Pharmacy Practice II. Analysis of pharmacotherapy, evaluation of drug use, and synthesis of rational drug regimens in selected pharmacy practice environments. Forty laboratory hours a week for at least six weeks, with additional hours to be arranged. Offered on the pass/fail basis only. Prerequisite: Admission to the PharmD program and completion of all didactic and laboratory coursework prior to the experiential semesters.

695E. Elective in Pharmacy Practice III. Experience in pharmacy practice, research, or administration. Forty laboratory hours a week for at least six weeks, with additional hours to be arranged. Offered on the pass/fail basis only. Prerequisite: Admission to the PharmD program and completion of all didactic and laboratory coursework prior to the experiential semesters.

396F. Pharmacogenomics. Designed to provide the student with a sound knowledge and comprehension of contemporary therapeutic regimens. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in Pharmacy 296P; admission to the PharmD program and completion of the pharmacotherapy sequence; or consent of instructor.

296P. Advanced Pharmacotherapy Laboratory. Designed to provide the student with an opportunity to communicate knowledge and comprehension of contemporary therapeutic regimens. One lecture hour and three laboratory hours a week for one semester. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in Pharmacy 396F; admission to the PharmD program and completion of the pharmacotherapy sequence; or consent of instructor.

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