Course Catalog » Clinical Pharmacy 161.01

Subject: Clinical Pharmacy
Course Number: 161.01
Course Title: Partners in E
Units: 2
School: Pharmacy
Department: Clinical Pharmacy

Course Description: This experiential course provides student pharmacists with the opportunity to integrate patient safety principles with the use of health information technology. Students receive intense training and provide onsite outreach to local provider practices and independent pharmacies. Emphasis will be on the unique skills and training required to identify and resolve barriers to electronic prescribing. The CP 161 Introduction to Pharmacy Informatics elective is a prerequisite for this course.
Prerequisites: cl pharm 161
Restrictions: CP 161: Introduction to Pharmacy Informatics and Safer Systems is a required prerequisite. Students are expected to have mastered the following skills prior to taking this course: gain basic understanding of informatics terminology (data, knowledge, hardware, software, networks, information systems, information systems management); the reasons for systematic processing of data, information and knowledge in healthcare; the benefits and current constraints in using information and communication technology in healthcare; health information technologies that directly affect the profession of pharmacy, such as bar-code medication administration, e-prescribing, clinical decision support, computerized provider order entry, adoption of the electronic health record and medication safety.
Activities: Lecture, Field Work

Instructor of Record: E. Ashton
May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No

Quarter(s) Offered: Winter, Spring
Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
Graduate Division course: No
Is this a web-based online course? No
Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
Repeat course for credit? No