110 Foundations I (14.5 units) Summer
Restrictions: restricted to 1st year Pharm.D. students Activities: Lecture, Conference
Foundations I is an integrated course that provides foundational concepts which will serve as the basis for content that will be taught in all subsequent preclinical courses. The content of this course spans all levels of pharmacy practice including the therapeutic sciences, health care policy and management, and evidence-based health care. A key emphasis of this course is to lay the foundation for the development of compassionate critical thinkers and transformative leaders in healthcare.
111 Cardiovascular Science & Therapeutics (11.5 units) Fall
Instructor(s): J. Shin Prerequisite(s): None
Restrictions: This course is restricted to pharmacy students. Activities: Lecture, Conference
This Cardiovascular Integrated Theme course focuses on the medical treatment of 4 cardiovascular diseases (ischemic heart disease, dyslipidemia, heart failure, and arrhythmias) by integrating related basic and clinical sciences as well as behavioral/social/administrative sciences. It also explores knowledge gap in inquiry classes. The course concludes with a Synthesis week for reflection, exploration of career-options, and integration with the Foundations I course content.
112 Respiratory Science & Therapeutics (9.5 units) Winter
Restrictions: Restricted to 1st year Pharm.D students Activities: Lecture, Conference
This is an integrated course focused on pharmacologic/non-pharmacologic approaches to tobacco cessation, medical treatment of 5 common diseases, and conditions involving the respiratory system. This is done by integrating related basic, clinical, and behavioral/social/administrative sciences. It also explores knowledge gaps in inquiry classes. The course concludes with a Synthesis week for reflection, exploration of career-options, and integration with previous course content.