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College of Pharmacy | Course Descriptions

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 COP-500. Special Project DDBS. An individualized program of study or research arranged by consultation between student and faculty member. Credit is variable and the course may be repeated for credit. A project description, including the number of credit hours, must be signed and dated by both the student and faculty member and submitted to the Dean's Office for registration.  Independent study format. Prerequisite: second or third professional year standing. 1.0 s.h.

COP-501. History of Pharmacy. This course reviews the history of pharmacy from the pre-historic roots to the present. Special emphasis on South Carolina's pharmacy history, including evolution of education. Students will have access to historical artifacts and equipment. Three field trips to area museums and collections are included.  2 s.h.

COP-502. Clin Immunnology & Transplant. The course will build upon principles of Immunology covered in Microbiology/Immunology (SCCP 610) to include monitoring the Immune system, hypersensitivity reactions, and the principles of solid organ transplantation and role of a pharmacist in transplantation. Course Credit Hours: 2 prerequisite: second or third year professional year standing. Honors/Pass/Fail

COP-503. Special Project CPOS. An individualized program of study or research arranged by consultation between student and faculty member. Credit is variable and the course may be repeated for credit. A project description, including the number of credit hours, must be signed and dated by both the student and faculty member and submitted to the Dean's Office for registration. Independent study format. Prerequisite: second or third professional year standing. 0.5 s.h.

COP-504. Health Systems Pharmacy. An overview of the provision of pharmacy services in various health systems is provided. Approaches to organizational structure, pharmacy services, pharmacist practice roles are reviewed. Selected concepts of personnel management associated with pharmacists and technical personnel. 2 s.h.

COP-505. Personal Finance. This course is designed to provide the health care practitioner with the knowledge and skills to manage their personal finances in an effective manner. After successfully completing this course, the student will be able to understand the process for making personal financial decisions; establish personal financial goals; evaluate the factors that influence personal financial planning; and apply strategies for attaining personal financial goals. 3 s.h.

COP-506. Pediatric Pharmacotherapy. This challenging course is designed to provide the student with increased eposure to disease states medication issues, and clinical decision-making skills specific to the pediatric population. Pediatrics is an Integral component to most pharmacy careers, and gaining a greater understanding of the patient population's challenges and nuances is necessary to become a confident and well-rounded practitioner. This elective also seeds to provide exposure to the pediatric pharmacy community, including experts in the subspecialty areas and organzations 2 s.h.

COP-511. Drug Interactions. This course is designed to prepare students to appropriately recognize, predict, assess, and manage drug interactions that are encountered in pharmacy practice. 2.0 s.h.

COP-515. Clinical Infectious Diseases. This course is designed to build on prior knowledge and principles relevant to infectious diseases management learned in clinical microbiology, pharmacology and pharmacotherapy to enable to the student to integrate this knowledge in the care of patients. Advanced topics will add to the learner's foundational knowledge to provide further insight into contemporary management of patients with infectious diseases. Students will gain practical experience in planning and suggesting pharmacotherapeutic plans in team based exercises in which contemporary literature and national guidelines form the basis for contemporary therapy via case presentations. 2.0 s.h.

COP-516. Clinical Veterinary Pharmacy. The elective, Clinical Veterinary Pharmacy, is a unique class that will cover anatomy, physiology, and pharmacotherapy in approximately 10 species. There will be an emphasis on various areas of veterinary pharmacy including drug information, laws, and ethics of veterinary pharmacy, various disease states and proper treatment, toxicology and parasitology, and patient specific case based clinical evaluations. Class discussion will also allow for prescription reviews, discussing the creation of patient specific dosage forms, and counseling on proper medication administration. 2.0 s.h.

COP-517. Pharmaceutical Industry. This course will provide students with an overview  of the pharmaceutical industry with an emphasis  on the drug development process, including sales,  clinical research, regulatory affairs, and  marketing. Pharmaceutical company representatives  will serve as guest lecturers and discuss their  roles in their company. 2.0 s.h.

COP-518. Special Topics in Compounding. The PCCA Boot Camp portion of the course is a full  two-day intensive, on-site, hands on training  laboratory that introduces students to unique  dosage forms, basic compounding techniques, legal  and regulatory updates, and quality and safety  aspects used by modern compounding pharmacists.  Students gain exposure to the issues related to  pharmacy ownership and the feasibility of opening  their own compounding pharmacy. Additionally,  students will be introduced to Advanced  Compounding techniques and related concepts not  covered in the COP 630 prerequisite course.  Students will be required to submit a project  assignment which will consist of three possible  options: 1)writing a paper on a compounding  related topic, 2)completing an instructional  design exercise by creating a unique laboratory  session or, 3)preparing and delivering a 30  minute slide presentation dealing with a current  topic or trends in the field of compounding. PCCA  Boot Camp graduates are eligible to complete PCCA  Institute's Advanced and Veterinary compounding  courses(not for COP credit) and are eligible to  apply for a fourth year month-long rotation at  PCCA in Sugarland TX. 2.0 s.h.

COP-519. Compounding Boot Camp. The PCCA Boot Camp portion of the course is a full  two-day intensive, on-site, hands on training  laboratory that introduces students to unique  dosage forms, basic compounding techniques, legal  and regulatory updates,and quality and safety  aspects used by modern compounding pharmacists.  Students gain exposure to the issues related to  pharmacy ownership and the feasibility of opening  their own compounding pharmacy.  Additionally, students will be introduced to  Advanced Compounding techniques and related  concepts not covered in the COP 630 prerequisite  course. PCCA Boot Camp graduates are eligible to  complete PCCA Institute's Advanced and Veterinary  Compounding courses (not for COP credit) and are  eligible to apply for a fourth year, month-long  rotation at PCCA in Sugarland TX. 1.0 s.h.

COP-601. Foundations Patho & Pharm I. This is the first course in a 2-semester sequence providing important physiologic, pathophysiologic and pharmacologic principles and concepts that will be utilized in subsequent courses in which appropriate pharmacotherapeutic approaches towards treating diseases processes will be discussed. 2.0 s.h.

COP-603. Foundations Patho & Pharm II. This is the second course in a 2-semester sequence providing important physiologic, pathophysiologic and pharmacologic principles and concepts that will be utilized in subsequent courses in which appropriate pharmacotherapeutic approaches towards treating diseases processes will be discussed. Prerequisite: first professional year standing. 4.0 s.h.

COP-605. Intro to Pharmacy Practice. Introduction to the professional issues relevant to the practice of pharmacy. 2 s.h.

COP-607. Dosage Forms & Drug Deliv Sys. A study of the physiochemical principles of the formulation, preparation, properties, and performance of the pharmaceutical dosage forms including: aqueous and non-aqueous liquids, suspensions, emulsions, solid unit oral dosage forms, sustained and controlled delivery preparations as well as rectal, parenteral, and biological delivery systems. Clinical application of the various dosage forms in patient care will be discussed. 4.0 s.h.

COP-609. PharmChem & Pharmgenomics I. This is the first of a 2-course sequence which begins with an introduction to the scientific principles underlying pharmaceutical chemistry and pharmacogenomics. The relationships of molecular structure to drug absorption, distribution, metabolism and excretion are explained. The chemical mechanisms of drug therapeutic actions and adverse events are exlpored. An emphasis is place on the pharmacogenomic basic of individualized/optimized drug therapy. 3.0 s.h.

COP-611. PharmChem & Pharmgenomics II. This is the second of the 2-course sequence addressing the pharmaceutical chemistry and Pharmacogenomics of drug therapy. Emphasis is now shifted to the molecular basis of pharmacotherapy as organized by drug class. The chemical mechanisms of drug actions are addressed in the context of current advances in personized medicine, e.g., gene-dose effects, phono coping, and allelic variants influencing the rational selection of first line agents for the individual patient. Prerequisite: first  professional year standing. 3.0 s.h.

COP-615. Pharmaceutical Biochemistry. This course covers the molecular and biochemical basis of human metabolism, the role it plays in disease and the biochemical basis of drug action. The properties, function and interaction of biological molecules and major biochemical pathways are covered. Emphasis is placed on the molecular basis of human metabolism, causes of human diseases, and how drugs produce biological effects. 3.0 s.h.

COP-616. Pharmaceutical Biotechnology. The course focuses on nucleic acids (DNA/RNA) as the core theme. This includes the eukaryotic cell cycle, meiosis, replication, transcription, translation, and repair. Recombinant DNA technology is covered as applied to the study of human health and to the production of biological agents intended for use in disease therapy. Antibodies are covered from the perspective of  their use in diagnostic tests, as well as the utilization of antibodies and their conjugates as therapeutics. The concepts and applications of gene therapy and RNA silencing are also taught.  2.0 s.h.

COP-618. Self Care & Comp Medicine. Self-Care & complementary Medicine is a course that will review the indications, contraindications, and cautions involved with the recommendation and dispensing of nonprescription (OTC) drug items and complementary medicines. The course will provide the pharmacy student with a wide range of current information regarding nonprescription therapies, including OTC products, herbals, and alternative medicine therapies, which will allow the student to make appropriate decisions regarding product selection and use by patients for self-care. 4.0 s.h.

COP-620. Intro to Drug Information. This course is designed to provide students with an overview of drug information practice and to expose them to basic drug information skills and resources that will facilitate learning in other courses and help them provide medication information to individuals. 1.0 s.h.

COP-625. Pharmacy Calculations. This course develops the mathematic skills and knowledge required in various pharmacy practice settings. Students will be introduced to the Apothecary and Avoirdupois systems of measurement and will perform interconversions between these measurement systems and the metric system. Problem solving skills will be developed as students become proficient in basic math skills used to solve pharmacy calculations based word problems which are commonly seen in a variety of practice settings, including community, compounding, hospital, and nuclear pharmacy. 1.0 s.h.

COP-627. Medical Terminology. A thorough knowledge of medical terminology is an essential building block in pharmacy education.  This course will aid the student in learning the language and terminology used in other pharmacy courses and all areas of pharmacy practice.  1.0 s.h.

COP-630. Compounding & App Pharm Lab. The art, science, and technology of pharmacy compounding. 1.0 s.h.

COP-632. Intro to Community Pharm Lab. Interactive laboratory session designed to provide students with a thorough understanding of community pharmacy practice skills, to include the knowledge of prescription and drug order processing necessary to function in community pharmacy practice at a basic level. 1.0 s.h.

COP-640. Clinical Applications I. Case-based discussions that integrate and demonstrate applicability of other course material. 1.0 s.h.

COP-650. Intro Pharm Pract Exper Comm. Introduction to the practice of pharmacy in the community pharmacy setting. Forty hours of directed experience per week for four weeks. 4 s.h.

COP-651. Advanced IPPE I- Community. Students with a minimum of 160 hours working as a pharmacy intern in a community setting are eligible for this course.  The intern's supervisor must recommend the student for this experience and confirm that all competencies for the standard introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience have been achieved through their work as a community pharmacy intern. This advanced IPPE allows eligible students to gain experience in higher level administrative functions in community pharmacy. 4.0 s.h.

COP-702. Pathophys and Pharmacology I. Building on Foundations of Pathophysiology & Pharmacology I and II, this course is the first in the four-semester course sequence aimed at integrating the discussion of specific disease states and the mechanisms of action of the pharmacologic agents used to treat those disease states. This knowledge will be applied in a parallel sequence of courses in Pharmacotherapy primarily using an organ system based approach emphasizing pharmaceutical care and disease management.  3 s.h.

COP-704. Pathophys and Pharmacology II. Building on Foundations in Pathophysiology and Pharmacology I, this will be the second in a  4-semester sequence of courses aimed at integrating the discussion of specific disease states and the mechanism of action of the pharmacologic agents used to treat those disease states. This knowledge will be integrated, utilized and applied in a parallel sequence of ourses in Pharmacotherapy using an organ system based approach emphasizing pharmaceutical care and disease management.  3 s.h.

COP-712. Pharmacotherapy I. This course is the first in a 4-semester sequence of courses providing a systems-based approach to pharmaceutical care and disease management. Students will learn about disease prevention and health promotion, as well as the drug and non-drug therapy of acute and chronic diseases seen in both hospitalized and ambulatory patients. Emphasis is placed on preventing, identifying, and solving drug related problems. 4 s.h.

COP-714. Pharmacotherapy II. This course is the second in a 4-semester sequence of courses providing a systems-based approach to pharmaceutical care and disease management. Students will learn about disease prevention and health promotion, as well as the drug and non-drug therapy of acute and chronic diseases seen in both hospitalized and ambulatory patients. Emphasis is placed on preventing, identifying, and solving drug related problems.  4 s.h.

COP-717. Clinical Microbiology. This course will build upon the student's existing microbiology knowledge and provide a deeper understanding of etiology, epidemiology, pathogenesis, and symptoms of common pathogens. This course will prepare the student for infectious diseases pharmacotherapy.  2 s.h.

COP-720. Clinical Pharmacokinetics. Clinical application of basic pharmacokinetic principles to safe and effective patient management with emphasis on design of dosage regimens, therapeutic monitoring, and adjustment of therapy. Application illustrated and practiced through discussions and case examples.  3 s.h.

COP-722. Biopharm & Pharmacokinetics. Study of the pharmacokinetics of drug absorption, distribution, and elimination (metabolism and excretion). Introductory application of pharmacokinetics to drug interactions and dosage regimen design and adjustment, selected disease states, and special populations.  2 s.h.

COP-725. Outcomes Design & Assessment. This course teaches common statistical methods nd study designs used in pharmacoepidemiology and outcomes research, as well as to issues related to the measurement, analysis, and interpretation of results of clinical trials and outcomes studies.  3 s.h.

COP-731. Intro to Health Systems Lab. In the laboratory setting, students are introduced to various disciplines of pharmacy in the institutional setting. This laboratory environment focuses on skill sets and base knowledge required of clinical pharmacists in these settings and seeks to lay a foundation of professionalism and critical thinking skills.  1 s.h.

COP-733. Applied Health Systems Lab. In the laboratory setting, students apply basic skills and knowledge acquired in COP 731 through various mechanisms and activities requiring critical thinking and problem solving. The Laboratory continues to hone student professionalism.  1 s.h.

COP-742. Clinical Applications II. Case-based discussions that integrate and demonstrate applicability of other course material in  patient care.  1 s.h.

COP-744. Clinical Applications III. Case-based discussions that integrate and demonstrate applicability of other course material in patient care.  1 s.h.

COP-750. Intro Pharm Prac Exp Hospital. Introduction to the practice of the pharmacy in the hospital setting. Forty hours of directed experience per week for four weeks. 4.0 s.h.

COP-751. Longitudinal IPPE Hospital I. Introduction to the practice of pharmacy in the hospital setting. One week orientation prior to starting the fall semester. This longitudinal course will be four hours of directed experience per week across both the fall and spring semesters. 2.0 s.h.

COP-752. Longitudinal IPPE Hospital II. Introduction to the practice of pharmacy in the hospital setting. This longitudinal course will be four hours of directed experience per week across both the fall and spring semesters. 2.0 s.h.

COP-753. Advanced Hospital IPPE. Students with a minimum of 160 hours working as a pharmacy intern in a hospital or health system are eligible for this course. The intern's supervisor must recommend the student for this experience and confirm that all competencies for the standard introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience have been achieved through their work as a hospital pharmacy intern. This advanced IPPE allows eligible students to gain experience in higher level, administrative functions in health systems pharmacy. 4.0 s.h.

COP-804. Health Care Syst & Management. This course provides insight and understanding of the U.S. health care system and pharmacy's role within that system. Managerial skills and concepts are taught to allow pharmacists to maximize their contribution to this health care system and to the patients it serves. 3.0 s.h.

COP-805. Pharmacy Law and Ethics. This course teaches federal and state laws and regulations governing the practice of pharmacy and introduction to the professional and ethical issues relevant to the practice of pharmacy. Prerequisite: third professional year standing. 3.0 s.h.

COP-806. Pathophysiology & Pharmac III. Building on Pathophysiology and Pharmacology I and II, this will be the third in a 4-semester sequence of courses aimed at integrating the discussion of specific disease states and the mechanism of action of the pharmacologic agents used to treat those disease states. This knowledge will be integrated, utilized and applied in a parallel sequence of courses in pharmacotherapy using an organ system based approach emphasizing pharmaceutical care and disease management. 3.0 s.h.

COP-808. Pathophys and Pharmacology IV. Building on Pathophysiology and Pharmacology I,II, and III, this will be the fourth in a four-semester sequence of courses aimed at integrating the discussion of specific disease states and the mechanism of action of the pharmacologic agents used to treat those disease states. This knowledge will be integrated, utilized and applied in a parallel sequence of courses in Pharmacotherapy using an organ system based approach emphasizing pharmaceutical care and disease management.  Prerequisites: COP 806;third professional year standing. 2.0 s.h.

COP-816. Pharmacotherapy III. This course is the third in a 4-semester sequence of courses providing a systems-based approach to pharmaceutical care and disease management. Students will learn about disease prevention and health promotion, as well as the drug and non-drug therapy of acute and chronic diseases seen in both hospitalized and ambulatory patients. Emphasis is placed on preventing, identifying, and solving drug related problems. 4.0 s.h.

COP-818. Pharmacotherapy IV. This course is the fourth in a 4-semester sequence of courses providing a systems-based approach to pharmaceutical care and disease management. Students will learn about disease prevention and health promotion, as well as the drug and non-drug therapy of acute and chronic diseases seen in both hospitalized and ambulatory patients. Emphasis is placed on preventing, identifying, and solving drug related problems. 5.0 s.h.

COP-821. Advanced Drug Information. This course is designed to provide students with advanced drug information practice and critical literature evaluation skills. This course provides students with the requisite skills to facilitate life-long learning. 2.0 s.h.

COP-834. Applied Community Pharm Lab. Provide students with an advanced knowledge of prescription and drug order processing, and assist them in the development of appropriate skills necessary for provision of pharmaceutical care to patients in the community setting, through the use of medication profiles, patient counseling, personal interviews, and appropriate prescription and nonprescription drug information. 1.0 s.h.

COP-836. Clinical Assessment. Development of clinical assessment skills necessary in the provision of pharmaceutical care to patients with a variety of disease states in both inpatient and outpatient settings.  Students will combine physical assessment skills, patient counseling skills, and pharmacotherapy knowledge and apply this information to patient care related activities in various clinical settings.  Prerequisite: third professional year standing. 3.0 s.h.

COP-846. Clinical Applications IV. Case-based discussions that integrate and demostrate applicability of other course material in patient care. Students may also have discussions, presentations, and written assignments that incorporate new and previously learned material. 1.0 s.h.

COP-848. Clinical Applications V. A capstone course, where case studies of complex patients will bring together concepts learned throughout the previous semesters in the professional program. Students may also have discussions, presentations, and written assignments that incorporate new and previously learned material. Prerequisite: third professional year standing. 1.0 s.h.

CPPC-698. Preparation for Internship I. This course will prepare foreign pharmacists enrolled in the Graduate Certificate Program in Clinical Pharmacy Practice for their curricular training. Students will be introduced to the intricacies of the American health-system, the multiple responsibilities fulfilled by clinical pharmacists, and the various opportunities for interprofessional collaboration in hospital settings.  Students will learn through different workshops, classroom attendance, discussions, reading assignments, and regular review sessions with the Program Director. 2 s.h.

CPPC-699. Preparation for Internship II. This course will build upon the course COP 698 (Preparation for Internship I). This course will focus on the clinical problem-solving skills necessary for the practice of clinical pharmacy in the U.S. hospitals providing high acuity patient care. Students will learn through different workshops, discussions, reading assignments, and review advanced knowledge related to acute care pharmacotherapy, clinical pharmacokinetics, applied microbiology, specialized drug information, and professional communication skills. Pharmacy practice, laws, and ethics within the U.S. health systems will also be discussed and compared to their native foreign health care system. 2 s.h.

CPPC-712. Pharmacotherapy I. This course is the first in a 4-semester sequence of courses providing a systems-based approach to pharmaceutical care and disease management. Students will learn about disease prevention and health promotion, as well as the drug and non-drug therapy of acute and chronic diseases seen in both hospitalized and ambulatory patients. Emphasis is placed on preventing,identifying and solving drug-related problems.  4 s.h.

CPPC-714. Pharmacotherapy II. This course is the second in a 4-semester sequence of courses providing a systems-based approach to pharmaceutical care and disease management. Students will learn about disease prevention and health promotion, as well as the drug and non-drug therapy of acute and chronic diseases seen in both hospitalized and ambulatory patients. Emphasis is placed on preventing, identifying and solving drug-related problems.   4 s.h.

CPPC-805. Pharmacy Law & Ethics. This course teaches federal and state laws and regulations governing the practice of pharmacy and introduction to the professional and ethical issues relevant to the practice of pharmacy. 3 s.h.

CPPC-816. Pharmacotherapy III. This course is the third in a 4-semester sequence of courses providing a systems-based approach to pharmaceutical care and disease management. Students will learn about disease prevention and health promotion, as well as the drug and non-drug therapy of acute and chronic diseases seen in both hospitalized and ambulatory patients. Emphasis is placed on preventing, identifying, and solving drug-related problems.  4 s.h.

CPPC-818. Pharmacotherapy IV. This course is the fourth in a 4-semester sequence of courses providing a systems-based approach to pharmaceutical care and disease management. Students will learn about disease prevention and health promotion, as well as the drug and non-drug therapy of acute and chronic diseases seen in both hospitalized and ambulatory patients. Emphasis is placed on preventing, identifying, and solving drug-related problems.  5 s.h.

CPPC-834. Applied Community Pharm Lab. Provide students with an advanced knowledge of prescription and drug order processing, and assist them in the development of appropriate skills necessary for provision of pharmaceutical care to patients in the community setting, through the use of medication profiles, patient counseling, personal interviews, and appropriate prescription and nonprescription drug information. 1.0 s.h.

CPPC-836. Clinical Assessment Lab. Development of clinical assessment skills necessary in the provision of pharmaceutical care to patients with a variety of disease states in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Students will combine physical assessment skills, patient counseling skills, and pharmacotherapy knowledge and apply this information to patient care related activities in various clinical settings. 1.0 s.h.

CPPC-901. Acute Gen Med Pharm Prac I. This advanced pharmacy practice experience(APPE) provides clinical pharmacy activity on a variety of adult and pediatric medicine inpatient services including cardiology, critical care, emergency medicine, geriatrics, gastrointestinal, infectious disease, nephrology, OB-GYN, oncology, psychiatry, pulmonary and transplant. The APPE provides an exposure to a variety of disease states that allows the student to gain experience monitoring drug therapy and to participate in the therapeutic decision making process. Additional competencies to be achieved during this APPE include: (1)how to develop a problem list, (2)how to present a patient, (3)how to develop and implement a monitoring plan, (4)how to take a medication history, (5)how to respond to a drug information request, and (6)review the policies and procedures at the institution.   4 s.h.

CPPC-902. Acute Gen Med Pharm Prac II. This advanced pharmacy practice experience(APPE) provides clinical pharmacy activity on a variety of adult and pediatric medicine inpatient services including cardiology, critical care, emergency medicine, geriatrics, gastrointestinal, infectious disease, nephrology, OB-GYN, oncology, psychiatry, pulmonary and transplant. The APPE provides an exposure to a variety of disease states that allows the student to gain experience monitoring drug therapy and to participate in the therapeutic decision making process. Additional competencies to be achieved during this APPE include: (1)how to develop a problem list, (2)how to present a patient, (3)how to develop and implement a monitoring plan, (4)how to take a medication history, (5)how to respond to a drug information request, and (6)review the policies and procedures at the institution. 4 s.h.

CPPC-903. Acute Gen Med Pharm Prac III. This advanced pharmacy practice experience(APPE) provides additional clinical pharmacy activity on a variety of adult and pediatric medicine inpatient services including cardiology, critical care,emergency medicine, geriatrics, gastrointestinal,infectious disease, nephrology, OB-GYN, oncology,psychiatry, pulmonary and transplant. The APPE provides an exposure to a variety of disease states that allows the student to gain experience monitoring drug therapy and to participate in the therapeutic decision making process. Additional competencies to be achieved during this APPE include: (1)how to develop a problem list, (2)how to present a patient, (3)how to develop and implement a monitoring plan, (4)how to take a medication history, (5)how to respond to a drug information request, and (6)review the policies and procedures at the institution.  4 s.h.

CPPC-904. Acute Gen Med Pharm Prac IV. This advanced pharmacy practice experience(APPE) provides additional clinical pharmacy activity on a variety of adult and pediatric medicine inpatient services including cardiology, critical care,emergency medicine, geriatrics, gastrointestinal,infectious disease, nephrology, OB-GYN, oncology,psychiatry, pulmonary and transplant. The APPE provides an exposure to a variety of disease states that allows the student to gain experience monitoring drug therapy and to participate in the therapeutic decision making process. Additional competencies to be achieved during this APPE include: (1)how to develop a problem list, (2)how to present a patient, (3)how to develop and implement a monitoring plan, (4)how to take a medication history, (5)how to respond to a drug information request, and (6)review the policies and procedures at the institution. 4 s.h.

CPPC-911. AMB CARE PARMACY PRAC I. This advanced pharmacy practice experience(APPE)involves the student in the daily provision of clinical pharmacy services in the ambulatory care setting including anticoagulation, geriatrics, HIV, Indian Health Services, oncology, pain management, and primary care. Responsibilities include providing drug therapy for disease states commonly encountered in the outpatient setting, providing drug regimen reviews, physical assessment and interviewing patients to elicit drug histories,health status, and adherence to therapy. A significant aspect of this rotation pertains to the long-term management of chronically ill patients.  4 s.h.

CPPC-912. AMB CARE PHARMACY PRAC II. This advanced pharmacy practice experience(APPE)involves the student in the daily provision of clinical pharmacy services in the ambulatory care setting including anticoagulation, geriatrics, HIV, Indian Health Services, oncology, pain management, and primary care. Responsibilities include providing drug therapy for disease states commonly encountered in the outpatient setting, providing drug regimen reviews, physical assessment and interviewing patients to elicit drug histories,health status, and adherence to therapy. A significant aspect of this rotation pertains to the long-term management of chronically ill patients.  4 s.h.

CPPC-913. AMB CARE PHARMACY PRAC III. This advanced pharmacy practice experience(APPE)involves the student in the daily provision of clinical pharmacy services in the ambulatory care setting including anticoagulation, geriatrics, HIV, Indian Health Services, oncology, pain management, and primary care. Responsibilities include providing drug therapy for disease states commonly encountered in the outpatient setting, providing drug regimen reviews, physical assessment and interviewing patients to elicit drug histories,health status, and adherence to therapy. A significant aspect of this rotation pertains to the long-term management of chronically ill patients.  4 s.h.

CPPC-920. Community Pharm Prac I. This advanced pharmacy practice experience(APPE) builds upon the introductory pharmacy practice experience in community pharmacy. This APPE  provides pharmacy experience in a variety of community settings including chain, clinic, compounding and independent. The emphasis is placed on patient counseling,immunizations, medication therapy management, and/or compounding. 4 s.h.

CPPC-921. Community Pharm Prac II. This advanced pharmacy practice experience(APPE) builds upon the introductory pharmacy practice experience in community pharmacy. This APPE  provides additional pharmacy experience in a variety of community settings including chain, clinic,compounding and independent. The emphasis is placed on patient counseling,immunizations, medication therapy management, and/or compounding. 4 s.h.

CPPC-922. Community Pharm Prac III. This advanced pharmacy practice experience(APPE) builds upon the introductory pharmacy practice experience in community pharmacy. This APPE  provides additional pharmacy experience in a variety of community settings including chain, clinic,compounding and independent. The emphasis is placed on patient counseling,immunizations, medication therapy management, and/or compounding. 4 s.h.

CPPC-930. Hospital Health Sys Pharm I. This advanced pharmacy practice experience(APPE) builds upon the introductory pharmacy practice experience in a hospital/health system setting. This APPE provides pharmacy experience in a variety of hospital/health system practice areas including regulatory compliance, human resources, patient care, informatics, and drug distribution process.  4 s.h.

CPPC-931. Hospital Health Sys Pharm II. This advanced pharmacy practice experience(APPE) builds upon the introductory pharmacy practice experience in a hospital/health system setting. This APPE provides pharmacy experience in a variety of hospital/health system practice areas including regulatory compliance, human resources, patient care, informatics, and drug distribution process. 4 s.h.

CPPC-932. Hospital Health Sys Pharm III. This advanced pharmacy practice experience(APPE) builds upon the introductory pharmacy practice experience in a hospital/health system setting. This APPE provides pharmacy experience in a variety of hospital/health system practice areas including regulatory compliance, human resources, patient care, informatics, and drug distribution process.  4 s.h.

CPPC-940. Elective Pharm Practice I. Elective pharmacy practice experiences provide students with the opportunity to explore a variety of pharmacy practice settings outside of the four core curricular categories (acute/general medicine, ambulatory care, community, and hospital/health system). These elective experiences are typically in non-traditional pharmacy settings and include, but are not limited to, academics, administration, drug information, industry, informatics, international, investigational drug services, long term care, mail order, managed care, nuclear poison center, research and veterinary medicine. 4.0 s.h.

CPPC-941. Elective Pharm Pract II. Elective pharmacy practice experiences provide students with the opportunity to explore a variety of pharmacy practice settings outside of the four core curricular categories (acute/general medicine, ambulatory care, community, and hospital/health system). These elective experiences are typically in non-traditional pharmacy settings and include, but are not limited to, academics, administration, drug information, industry, informatics, international, investigational drug services, long term care, mail order, managed care, nuclear poison center, research and veterinary medicine. 4.0 s.h.

CPPC-942. Elective Pharm Practice III. Elective pharmacy practice experiences provide students with the opportunity to explore a variety of pharmacy practice settings outside of the four core curricular categories (acute/general medicine, ambulatory care, community, and hospital/health system). These elective experiences are typically in non-traditional pharmacy settings and include, but are not limited to, academics, administration, drug information, industry, informatics, international, investigational drug services, long term care, mail order, managed care, nuclear poison center, research and veterinary medicine. 4.0 s.h.

CPPC-943. Elective Pharm Practice IV. Elective pharmacy practice experiences provide students with the opportunity to explore a variety of pharmacy practice settings outside of the four core curricular categories (acute/general medicine, ambulatory care, community, and hospital/health system). These elective experiences are typically in non-traditional pharmacy settings and include, but are not limited to, academics, administration, drug information, industry, informatics, international, investigational drug services, long term care, mail order, managed care, nuclear poison center, research and veterinary medicine. 4.0 s.h.

CPPC-950. Grand Rounds. Regularly scheduled, formal, oral presentations with audiovisuals on controversial or new areas of pharmacotherapeutics, pharmacoeconomics, pharmaceutics, medicinal chemistry or pharmacy practice. A follow-up question and answer period examines the student's ability to substantiate his/her conclusions. Content and presentation technique will be critiqued. seminar presentations. 0.5 s.sh.

PHARM-600. General Pharmacology.

PHMPR-760. History of Pharmacy. This course will review the history of pharmacy from its pre-historic roots to the present. Special emphasis will be placed upon those aspects of pharmacy history relating to South Carolina, including the evaluation of pharmacy education. Rather than emphasizing memory of specific dates and places, the course will emphasize recognition of regional and national events and their impact and influence upon the evolution of American Pharmacy. Students will have access to historic pharmacy artifacts and equipment. Several field trips to area museums and collections will enhance the lecture-demonstration sessions. The course will strive to assist students in understanding how the current conditions of our profession evolved and the efforts entailed in bringing it to the current stature. The course will aim at cultivating student lifelong interest in pharmacy history. 2 s.h. Fall. Nickel, Weart, and Karig

SCCP-600. Physiology/Pathophysiology I. The study of integrative regulatory mechanisms responsible for maintenance of homeostasis in the normal human and the alterations which occur in these mechanisms leading to specific disease processes.  Understanding the mechanisms of disease is essential to the role of the professional pharmacist in determining the appropriate pharmacotherapeutic treatment of the patient. Lecture format is 50-min sessions plus o Recitation, 1-h session per week. 2.0 s.h.

SCCP-601. Integrated Physio-Pathophys II. The study of integrative regulatory mechanisms responsible for maintenance of homeostatis in the normal human and the alterations which occur in these mechanisms leading to specific disease processes.  Understanding the mechanisms of disease is essential to the role of the professional pharmacist in determining the appropriate pharmacotherapeutic treatment of the patient.  5 s.h.

SCCP-602. Foundations Patho/Pharmacol I. Foundations of Pathophysiology and  Pharmacology I:  An introduction to the basic principles and concepts of physiology, pathophysiology, and pharmacology.  Topics include cell membrane structure and function, receptors, signal transduction, neurotransmission, drug-receptor interactions, drug response variables, drug abuse and resistance, and pharmacogenetics. Lecture format in 50-minute sessions.  Prerequisites: first professional year standing. 2.0 s.h.

SCCP-603. Foundation Patho/Pharmacol II. This is the second course in the series addressing the basic principles and concepts of physiology, pathophysiology and pharmacology.  Topics include: homeostatic control mechanisms of normal organ system physiology as well as concepts of organ system dysfunction leading to disease states; cellular adaptation, injury, and death; inflammation; biology of cancers; stress and disease; gene/environment interactions; aging and  cell death; mitochondrial basis of disease.  ecture format in 50-minute sessions. Prerequisites: SCCP 602 and first professional year standing. 4.0 s.h.

SCCP-605. Pharmaceutics I. A study of the physiochemical principles of the formulation, preparation, properties, and performance of pharmaceutical dosage forms with an emphasis on aqueous and non-aqueous liquids, suspensions, emulsions, and compounding principles. Lecture format in 75-min sessions. 3.0 s.h.

SCCP-606. Pharmaceutics II. A continuation of the study of physiochemical principles in the formulations, preparation, properties, and performance of pharmaceutical dosage forms; sustained and controlled delivery; rectal, parenteral, and biologic delivery systems. 3 s.h.

SCCP-607. Dosage Forms and Drug Delivery. A study of the physiochemical principles of the formulation, preparation, properties, and performance of pharmaceutical dosage forms including: aqueous and non-aqueous liquids, suspensions, emulsions, solid unit oral dosage forms, sustained and controlled delivery preparations as well as rectal, parenteral, and biological delivery systems.  Clinical application of the various dosage forms in patient care will be discussed. Lecture format in 50-minute sessions. Prerequisites: first professional year standing. 4.0 s.h.

SCCP-610. Microbiology & Immunology. Introduction to pathogenic organisms and the role of immunology in human disease. Lecture format in 50-min sessions. 4.0 s.h.

SCCP-615. Pharmaceutical Biochemistry. First semester of two in a sequence of Biochemistry and Biotechnology.  The course covers the molecular basis of human biology and physiology. Lecture format in 50-min sessions. 3.0 s.h.

SCCP-616. Pharmaceutical Biotechnology. The course focuses on nucleic acids (DNA/RNA) as the core theme. This includes the eukaryotic cell cycle, meiosis, replication, transcription, translation, and repair. Recombinant DNA technology is covered as applied to the study of human health and production of biopharmaceuticals. Antibodies are covered from the perspective of their use in diagnostic tests, as well as the utilization of antibodies as therapeutics. Lastly, the concepts and applications of gene therapy and RNA silencing are taught. The course objectives directly relate to guidelines from the South Carolina College of Pharmacy and the  American Council on Pharmaceutical Education covering the topics of biochemistry, molecular biology, biotechnology and genetics. Course Format: 2 credit hours. Lecture format in 50-minute sessions. Prerequisites: SCCP 615; first professional year standing.  2 s.h.

SCCP-620. Intro Pharmacology & Med Chem. An introduction to the basic principles and concepts of medicinal chemistry and pharmacology including the relationship of molecular structure to drup absorption, distribution, metabolism, excretion, and receptor interactions; receptor organization and function, signal transduction, drug response variables, drug evaluation, and drug discovery.  3 s.h.

SCCP-621. Pharm Chemistry and Genomics I. The first section of this course includes an introduction to the basic principles and concepts of pharmaceutical chemistry and pharmacogenomics including the relationships of molecular structure to drug absorption, distribution, metabolism and excretion. The second section of this course discusses the molecular basis for pharmacotherapy with emphasis on drugs acting on the autonomic nervous system. The chemical rationale for drug therapeutic actions and side effects as well as the pharmacogenomic basis for individualized drug therapy is discussed. Lecture format in 50-minute sessions. Prerequisites: first professional year standing. 3.0 s.h.

SCCP-622. Pharm Chemistry & Genomics II. This is the second course in the series addressing the pharmaceutical chemistry and pharmacogenomics of drugs with specific discussion fo the molecular basis for their pharmacotherapeutic use.  The following classes of agents will be covered: CNS acting drugs; narcotic and non-narcotic analgesics; gastrointestinal agents; drugs used in the treatment of cardiovascular and endocrine disorders; dermatologic products; anti-cancer and anti-microbial agents. The chemical rationale for drug therapeutic actions and side effects as well as the pharmacogenomic basis for individualized drug therapy of each is discussed.  Lecture format in 50-minute sessions. Prerequisites: SCCP 621 and first professional year standing. 3.0 s.h.

SCCP-650. Intro to Pharmacy Practice. Introduction to the professional issues relevant to the practice of Pharmacy. Lecture format in 50-min sessions. 2.0 s.h.

SCCP-655. Pharm Calculation/Med Term. 1 credit hour.  Recitation format in 2-h session. Course Instructor:  USC Campus, Walt Sowell

SCCP-656. Pharmacy Calculations. This course develops the mathematic skills and knowledge required in various pharmacy practice settings. Students will be introduced to the Apothecary and Avoirdupois systems of measurement and will perform interconversions between these measurement systems and the metric system. Problem solving skills will be developed as students become proficient in basic math skills used to solve pharmacy calculations based word problems which are commonly seen in a variety of practice settings, including, community, compounding, hospital, and nuclear pharmacy. Lecture and recitation format in two-hour session. Prerequisite: first professional year standing. 1.0 s.h.

SCCP-657. Medical Terminology. A thorough knowledge of medical terminology is an essential building block in pharmacy education. This web-based course will aid the student in learning the language and terminology used in other pharmacy courses and all areas of pharmacy practice. Self-study requirement. 1.0 s.h.

SCCP-660. Clinical Applications I. Case based discussions that integrate and demonstrate applicability of other course material. Recitation format in 2-h session. 1.0 s.h.

SCCP-661. Clinical Applications I. Case-based discussions that integrate and demonstrate applicability of other course material.  1 s.h.

SCCP-670. Intro to Community Phar Lab II. Provide students with a thorough understanding of community pharmacy practice skills, to include the knowledge of prescription and drug order processing necessary to function in community pharmacy practice at a basic level.  1 credit hour.  Laboratory format in 3-h sessions.  USC Campus, Wayne Buff

SCCP-671. Comp & Applied Pharmaceu Lab I. The art, science, and technology of pharmacy compounding. Course Format: 1 Credit hour, laboratory format in three-hour session Prerequisite: first year professional standing 

SCCP-680. Intro to Drug Information. Basic principles of access and utilization of drug information resources. 1 s.h.

SCCP-690. Transforming Healthcare. The course goal is to lay the foundations for beginning (first year) professions students to understand the complexities of the health care system and the role of interprofessional collaboration to improve the system.  Through an interprofessional context, students will explore the art and science of teamwork and communication skills, cultural competency, ethical issues, healthcare disparities and social determinants of health.  This course addresses the university's Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) goals #2 (e.g., students learn more about the other professions) and #3 (e.g. students apply interprofessional teamwork competencies in a learning setting) and will provide a mechanism to evaluate student learning outcomes associated with each goal. 2.0 s.h.

SCCP-699. Introductory Pharm Pract Exp. Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience (IPPE) in Community.  Community Pharmacies serve as a learning laboratory for students to apply their knowledge and skills.  Emphasis is on professionalism, distribution, and patient care in a community setting.  4 s.h.

SCCP-710. Biopharmaceutics/Pharmacokinet. Study of the pharmacokinetics of drug absorption, and elimination (metabolism and excretion.) Introductory application of pharmacokinetics to drug interactions and dosage regimen design and adjustment, selected disease states, and special populations. Course Format: 3 credit hours.  Lecture format in two 50-minute sessions; recitation format in 2-hour session.  Prerequisite: SCCP 606; second professional year standing.

SCCP-715. Environment Hlth & Toxicology. Environmental exposure to a myriad of natural and man-made substances is unavoidable. Exposure can occur through contact with food, air, and water that contain solvents, pesticides, smoke/soot, bacteria, fungi, viruses, medications, hormones, etc.  This course will use specific examples of environmental toxicants, their routes and consequences of exposure, mechanisms of actions, and therapeutic strategies to prevent/minimize their toxicity. 3 s.h.

SCCP-716. Special Project. An individualized program of study or research arranged by consultation between student and faculty member.  Credit is variable and the course may be repeated for credit.  1-4 var. s.h.

SCCP-717. Cancer: Causes Treat & Prevent. An overview of basic concepts in cancer epidemiology, genetics, and biology, and the therapeutic approaches utilized in the prevention and treatment of cancer. Lecture format in 110 minute sessions.  Prerequisite: second or third professional year standing. Distance Education.  2.0 s.h.

SCCP-720. Pharmacology II. Mechanism and site of action(s), Prototypic examples, and therapeutic applications of chollnergic agents; neuromuscular blockers; adrenergic agents; local anesthetics; cardiovascular agents; diuretics; hypolipidemic agents; antithrombolytic agents, anticoagulant, and thrombolytic drugs, agents for respiratory tract disorders and antihistamines, and Ca++/endocrine hormones. Course Format: 3 credit hours. Lecture format in 50-minute sessions. Prerequisites: SCCP 620; second professional year standing.

SCCP-721. Pharmacology III. Mechanism of action, biological effects, and therapeutic applications of CNS-acting agents, anti-inflammatory agents, Immunomodulating agents, agents for gastrointestinal tract disease, hormonal agents, antimicrobial agents, and cancer chemotherapy. Lecture format in 50-minute sessions. Prerequisite: SCCP 720; second professional year standing. 3.0 s.h.

SCCP-722. Pathophysiology I. Building on Foundations in Pathophysiology and Pharmacology I and II, this will be the first in a 4-semester sequence of courses aimed at integrating the discussion of specific disease states and the mechanism of action of the pharmacologic agents used to treat those disease states.  This knowledge will be integrated, utilized and applied in a parallel sequence of courses in Pharmacotherapy using an organ-system based approach emphasizing pharmaceutical care and disease management. Lecture format in 45-minute sessions. Prerequisite: SCCP 602/603 and second year professional standing. 3.0 s.h.

SCCP-723. Pathophysiology Pharmacol II. The second course in a series that applies pathophysiology and pharmacology concepts introduced in the foundations courses in the first year in an organ-based approach. The focus of the course is the cardiovascular and the endocrine systems. The course is designed to integrate organ system pathophysiology and pharmacology with pharmacotherapy. Lecture format in 45-minute sessions. Prerequisites: SCCP 722; second professional year standing. 3.0 s.h.

SCCP-725. Medicinal Chemistry II. The first course in two semester sequence describing the molecular basis for pharmacotherapy; a complementary course to Pharmacology II, including automomic nervous system, cardiovascular and CNS agents with emphasis on the chemical rationale for drug therapeutic actions and side effects with the pharmacogenomic basis for individualized drug therapy. Cours Format: 3 credit hours. Lecture format in 50-minute sessions.  Prerequisites; SCCP 620; second professional year standing.

SCCP-726. Medicinal Chemistry III. The second course in a two-semester sequence describing the molecular basis for pharmacotherapy; a complementary course to Pharmacology III, including CNS agents, agents acting on localized hormonal (autacoidal) pathways, agents acting on hormonal pathways, and antimicrobial, antineoplastic, and antiviral agents with an emphasis on the chemical rationale for drug therapeutic actions and side effects with the Pharmacogenomics basis for individualized drug therapy. Lecture format in 50-minute sessions. Prerequisites: SCCP 725; second professional year standing. 3.0 s.h.

SCCP-727. Current Controversies in Pharm. In this new faculty/student co-developed course, P2 students will research current controversial topics in the pharmacy profession and bring this research to a  structured debate with his/her classmates. Mid-course, each student will compose a reflective piece to demonstrate their understanding of a specific topic of choice and to cogently and professionally share his/her informed opinion about this topic. The debate structures will be based on the Teaching Argumentation & Debate: An Educator's Activities Manual (written for the National Association of Urban Debate Leagues: Kelly Phipps, Eric Tucker, and  Will Tucker. Each year, topics will be evaluated for relevance and timeliness.  The course is highly responsive to student enthusiasm and input: new subjects can be added at any time if students express a specific interest. P4 students who assisted with the design of this elective will be participating at various levels within the course. Specifically, P4s will engage students in debate, foster communication and discussion, and present seminars on the primary literature in the absence of a guest speaker. P4s may be involved at different levels depending on interest and creativity.  1 s.h.

SCCP-750. Self Care/Complementary Med. A review of indications, contraindications, and cautions involved with the recommendation and dispensing of nonprescription (OTC) drug items and complementary medicines. Course Format: 4 credit hours. Lecture format in 50-minute sessions.  Prerequisite: second professional year standing.

SCCP-755. History of Pharmacy. This course reviews the history of pharmacy from its pre-historic roots to the present.  Special emphasis on South Carolina's pharmacy history, including evolution of education.  Students will have access to historical artifacts and equipment.  Three field trips to area museums and collections are included. 2 s.h.

SCCP-756. Clinical Immunol & Transplant. Clinical Immunology & Transplantation is an elective course for 2nd and 3rd year students in the SCCP.  The course will build upon principles of immunology covered in microbiology/immunology (SCCP 610) to include monitoring the immune system, hypersensitivity reactions, and the principles and role of a pharmacist in transplantation.  2 s.h.

SCCP-757. Special Project. An individualized program of study or research arranged by consultation between student and faculty member.  Credit is variable and the course may be repeated for credit.  .5-4 var. s.h.

SCCP-758. Health Sys Pharmacy:Pol&Prac. Health Systems Pharmacy: Policy and Practice. An overview of the provision of pharmacy services in various health systems is provided.  Approaches to organizational structure, pharmacy services, pharmacist practice roles are reviewed.  Selected concepts of personnel management associated with pharmacists and technical personnel.

SCCP-759. Hlth Sys Pharmacy:sys & Serv. Introduction to the pharmaceutical care delivery system for drug products, related pharmaceutical goods and clinical services. 2 s.h.

SCCP-760. Clinical Applications III. Case-based discussions that integrate and demonstrate applicability of other course material in patient care. Course Format: 1 credit hour. Recitation format in 2-hour session. Prerequisite: second professional year standing.

SCCP-761. Clinical Applications IV. Case-based discussions that integrate and demonstrate applicability of other course material in patient care. Recitation format in 2-hour session. Prerequisite: second professional year standing. 1.0 s.h.

SCCP-764. Personal Finance. This course is designed to provide the health care practitioner with the knowledge and skills to manage their personal finances in an effective manner.  After successfully completing this course, the student will be able to understand the process for making personal financial decisions; establish personal financial goals; evaluate the factors that influence personal financial planning; and apply strategies for attaining personal financial goals. Course format: 3 credit hours. Lecture format in 110-minute sessions.  Prerequisite: second or third professional year standing. 3.0 s.h.

SCCP-766. Alternative Medicine. This course is designed to expose students to a wide variety of herbal medicines and dietary supplements. Discussions will also include regulation of herbal supplements, evaluation of the alternative medicine literature, and disease-directed discussions with case studies.  Online format. 2.0 s.h.

SCCP-768. Geriatric & Long Term Care. This course will introduce students to various  topics related to the care of older patients in the community and/or long term care setting. In addition to class discussions and lectures, students will participate in a shadowing experience with consultant pharmacists, write a newsletter article and complete a project related to healthy aging. 2.0 s.h.

SCCP-770. Pharmacotherapy I. Consists of 60 hours of didactic lecture.  Builds upon the prerequisites of the basic sciences, particularly anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, pharmacology, microbiology, medical terminology, and pharmacokinetics.  Provides an organ-based approach to pharmaceutical care and disease management.  Second professional year students will learn about disease prevention and health promotion,as well as the drug and non-drug therapy of acute and chronic diseases seen  in both hospitalized and ambulatory patients.  Emphasis is placed on solving patient problems. Pharmacotherapy I covers the following areas: infectious diseases, fluid and electrolyte management, nutrition, oncology, toxicology. Lecture format in 50-minute sessions. Prerequisite: second professional year standing. 4.0 s.h.

SCCP-771. Applied Community Pharm Lab V. Provide students with an advanced knowledge of prescription and drug order processing, and assist them in the development of appropriate skills necessary for provision of pharmaceutical care to patients in the community setting, through the use of medication profiles, patient counseling, personal interviews, and appropriate prescription and nonprescription drug information. Laboratory format in 3-hour session. Prerequisite: SCCP 670; second professional year standing. 1.0 s.h.

SCCP-772A. Pharmacotherapy I.  This course is the first in a 4-semester sequence of courses providing an organ-based approach to pharmaceutical care and disease management. Students will learn about disease prevention and health promotion as well as the drug and non-drug therapy of acute and chronic diseases seen in both hospitalized and ambulatory patients. Emphasis is placed on solving patient problems. Pharmacotherapy I covers the following areas: fluid and electrolyte management, nutrition, acid-based disorders, renal disease, anemias, infectious disease, and respiratory disease. Lecture format in 45 minute sessions. Prerequisite: second professional year standing. 4.0 s.h.

SCCP-773A. Pharmacotherapy II. This course builds upon coursework in the basic sciences, particularly anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, microbiology, medical terminology, and pharmacokinetics as well as Pharmacotherapy I. Knowledge will be integrated, utilized and applied in a parallel sequence of courses in Pharmacotherapy using an organ-system based approach emphasizing pharmaceutical care and disease management. Students will learn about disease prevention and health promotion, as well as the drug and non-drug therapy of acute and chronic diseases seen in both hospitalized and ambulatory patients. Emphasis is placed on solving patient problems. Pharmacotherapy II covers the following areas: cardiovascular, women's health, and the endocrine systems.  Lecture format in 45-minute sessions. Prerequisites: SCCP-772 and second professional year standing. 4.0 s.h.

SCCP-775. Topical Literature Review IIA. The seminar is designed to provide in depth exposure to current and established literature. Established articles and current annuals are assigned weekly for abstracts to be developed and presented for discussion. 2.0 s.h.

SCCP-776. Medication Therapy Management. This course will establish the foundation of rationale and design of medication therapy management services. Content will include interpretation of current healthcare legislation, methods for counseling patients on prescription benefits, and design/implementation of medication therapy management services.  Students will engage in interactive lectures, active learning, and critical thinking exercises. Lecture format. Prerequisite: third professional year standing. 2.0 s.h.

SCCP-777. Nuclear Pharmacy I. This course introduces students to the basic operation of a nuclear pharmacy. Instruction begins with a broad overview of nuclear pharmacy with emphasis on challenges and opportunities currently available in the industry.  The student will be given a tour of a licensed nuclear pharmacy to assist in establishing a visual relationship to many of the topics that will be discussed this course as well as subsequent courses.  Upon establishment of this skeleton framework, the course then shifts to introduce the student to basic radiation physics, decay calculations used in nuclear medicine, the chemistry of various radionuclides and radioisotopes, and basic radiation biology. Limited half life values and pertinent information that relates to key isotopes commonly used in nuclear pharmacy will be given to the student in chart format to be committed to memory.  Radiation safety techniques are also heavily emphasized during this course. 3.0 s.h.  Course Format: 3 credit hours(meets bi-weekly for                1.5 hours)                Merit grade only(pass/fail option                is not available for this course)                Fall Semester  Prerequisites: P2 or P3* status (*P3=Special arrangements may be necessary)  Material Requirements: textbook: Radiopharmaceuticals in Nuclear Pharmacy and Nuclear Medicine, 2nd edition(2004) Richard Kowalsky, PharmD, BCNP, FAPhA Steven W. Falen, MD,PhD Publisher: American Pharmacists Association  Scientific calculator(with logarithmic functions)

SCCP-778. Nuclear Pharmacy II. This course builds on the framework that was introduced in SCCP 777.  The course begins with a brief review of the key elements from prior coursework with immediate emphasis on material that should be committed to memory. The course introduces the student to the procedures necessary to produce and dispense quality radiopharmaceuticals. The course then shifts to the specific use of various radiopharmaceuticals in the nuclear pharmacy. Imaging modalities being discussed during this course includes: brain, thyroid, lung, liver, spleen, gastrointestinal, kidney and bone. Other procedures are also discussed in this course.  When possible, experts in the various fields will be used to provide in depth instruction for each topic.  Course Format: 3.0 s.h.  (meets bi-weekly                for 1.5 hours)                Merit grade only (pass/fail option                is not available for this course)            Prerequisite:  P2 or P3* status  (P3*=special                arrangements may be necessary)                Successful Completion of SCCP 777  Material Requirements:  textbook: Radiopharmaceuticals in Nuclear Pharmacy and Nuclear Medicine, 2nd edition(2004) Richard Kowalsky,PharmD, BCNP, FAPhA Steven W. Falen, MD,PhD Publisher:  American Pharmacists Association Scientific Calculator(with logarithmic functions)

SCCP-779. Advanced Self-Care. Advanced Self-Care is a 2-credit course that  focuses on developing critical thinking, problem solving, and communication skills by incorporating principles of self-management covered in self-care and complementary medicines (SCCP 750) into evidence-based case discussions and presentations. 2.0 s.h.

SCCP-780. Outcomes Design and Assessment. Common statistical methods and study designs used in pharmacoepidemiology and outcomes research, as well as to issues related to the measurement, analysis, and interpretation of results of clinical trials and outcomes studies. Lecture format in 50-minute session. Prerequisite: second professional year standing. 3.0 s.h.

SCCP-781. Diabetes in the Community. This course provides students with an opportunity to learn more about diabetes mellitus in the community through a hands-on experience.  Students will engage in interactive lecture and active learning exercises.  The course will utilize experts in the field of diabetes to discuss topics set forth by the course coordinator.  Students will give reflective presentations and complete a final examination at the conclusion of the semester. Lecture format: one two hour period. Prerequisite: second or third professional  year standing. Distance Education. 2.0 s.h.

SCCP-783. Cultural Issues for Pharmacist. This course will introduce students to the ethical and professional ideas behind the incorporation of cultural competence in the practice of pharmacy. It will also describe the nature of a range of cultures and the health care practices that influence those cultures. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to assess their level of cultural competence, describe the role of pharmacists in cultural competency, explain the beliefs of various cultures and how to tailor medication administration to their beliefs, and predict how patients' beliefs will affect the health care system. Course format: 2 credit hours.  Lecture format, discussion. Prerequisite: second or third professional year standing. Distant Education. Spring Semester.

SCCP-784. Post-Graduate & Research Train. This course is designed to prepare students for and promote post-graduate training, with an emphasis on residency training, but also including PhD and fellowship training.  All elements of preparation for post-graduate training will be covered; the class will provide information related to various types of research, discuss the ethical considerations related to research and provide the opportunity to develop and present a research protocol. Lecture format, discussion. Prerequisite: second or third professional year standing.  Distant Education. 2.0 s.h.

SCCP-786. Pediatric Pharmacotherapy. This challenging course is designed to provide the student with increased exposure to disease states, medication issues, and clinical decision-making skills specific to the pediatric population. Pediatrics is an integral component to most pharmacy careers, and gaining a greater understanding of the patient population's challenges and nuances is necessary to become a confident and well-rounded practitioner.  This elective also seeks to provide exposure to the pediatric pharmacy community, including experts in the subspecialty areas and organizations. 2.0 s.h.

SCCP-787. Clinical Veterinary Pharmacy. The elective, Clinical Veterinary Pharmacy, is a unique class that will cover anatomy, physiology, and pharmacotherapy in approximately 10 species. There will be an emphasis on various areas of veterinary pharmacy including drug information, laws, and ethics of veterinary pharmacy, various disease states and proper treatment, toxicology and parasitology, and patient specific case based clinical evaluations. Class discussion will also allow for prescription reviews, discussing the creation of patient specific dosage forms, and counseling on proper medication administration. 2.0 s.h.

SCCP-790. Intro to Hlth Sys Phar Lab III. Expose students to the practice of pharmacy while also illustrating how theoretical concepts from the basic pharmaceutical sciences relate to daily pharmacy practice, especially in the institutional settings. This lab focuses on understanding of medical chart evaluation with emphasis on drug therapy monitoring and developing skills in different aspects of hospital pharmacy (sterile product preparation, unit dose, prepackaging and compounding, order entry, and cart-fill.) Course Format: 1 credit hour.  Laboratory format in 3-hour session. Prerequisite:second professional year standing.

SCCP-791. Applied Hlth Sys Pharm Lab IV. Expose students to the practice of pharmacy while also illustrating how theoretical concepts from the basic pharmaceutical sciences relate to daily pharmacy practice, especially in the institutional setting.  This lab focuses on the understandings of clinical nutrition support, chemotherapy, anesthesia, pain management, control substances, and crash carts, as well as interpretation and preparation of such medical orders. Laboratory format in 3-hour session. Prerequisite: SCCP 790; second professional year standing. 1.0 s.h.

SCCP-792. Adv Topics in Pharmacy Compoun. Advanced topics in Pharmacy Compounding will build upon the knowledge learned in Dosage Forms and Drug Delivery Systems and Compounding and Applied Pharmaceuticals lab. The course will provide emphasis on practical application in the evaluation of unique dosage forms, pharmacotherapy, and special pharmaceutical needs of various patient populations. This course is self-paced and delivered in an online format utilizing prerecorded lectures. 1.0 s.h.

SCCP-793. Adv Topics/Pharm Compound II. This is an elective course that provides additional insight and understanding into a variety of pharmacy compounding topics, which include nutrient depletion, drug-induced nutrient depletion, metabolic demands of athletes, men's health, and family medicine. This course is self-paced and delivered in an online format utilizing prerecorded lectures. Course Format: 1 credit hour. Self-paced, online format; pass/fail grading. Prerequisite: Second professional year standing.  1 s.h.

SCCP-798. Intro Inst Pharmacy Exp. Introduction to the practice of pharmacy in the institutional setting.  Forty hours of directed experience per week for four weeks. Practice experience of 4 weeks, 40 hours per  week.  Prerequisite: second professional year standing.  4.0 s.h.

SCCP-801. Clinical Toxicology. This clinical toxicology course will discuss target organ toxicology, focusing on each major organ system, key compounds which affect these systems, the mechanisms by which these compounds act, and treatments. Lecture format: one two hour period. Prerequisite: second and third professional year standing. 2.0 s.h.

SCCP-822. Patho/Pharmacology III. This course is the third in a 4-semester sequence of courses providing a systems-based approach to pharmaceutical care and disease management. Students will learn about disease prevention and health promotion, as well as the drug and non-drug therapy of acute and chronic diseases seen in both hospitalized and ambulatory patients. Emphasis is placed on preventing, identifying, and solving drug-related problems. The Pharmacotherapy III component covers women's and men's health, neurology, pain, and psychiatry. Lecture format in 45-minute sessions. Prerequisites: SCCP 722/723 and third year professional standing. 3.0 s.h.

SCCP-823. Pathophys & Pharmacology IV. This is the fourth in a 4-semester sequence of courses aimed at integrating the discussion of specific disease states and the mechanism of action of the pharmacologic agents used to treat those disease states. This knowledge will be integrated, utilized and applied in a parallel sequence of courses in Pharmacotherapy using an organ-system based approach emphasizing pharmaceutical care and disease management. Course Format: 2 credit hours. Lecture format in 45-minute sessions.

SCCP-850. Health Care Systems/Management. This course provides insight and understanding of the U.S. health care system and pharmacy's role within that system.  Managerial skills and concepts are taught to allow pharmacists to maximize their contribution to this health care system and to the patients it serves. Lecture format in 50-minute sessions. Prerequisite: third professional year standing. 4.0 s.h.

SCCP-851. Acute Care Therapeutics. A disease-oriented and organ integrated approach to the care of patients with acute illnesses managed in the inpatient hospital setting. Students will learn common disease processes that affect the acutely ill hospitalized patient, and the appropriate pharmacotherapy to treat these patients.  This course focuses on developing critical thinking and problem-solving skills, and integrating material from this course and  previous courses in a case-based format. 3.0 s.h.

SCCP-857. Commu Pharm Pract & Operations. This course is intended to provide a practical look at independent community pharmacy.  The goal of the course is to expose students to the many aspects involved in starting, owning and running a business.  Each session will focus on a unique aspect of independent pharmacy ownership or pharmacist driven business, along with management skills required to effectively operate the business.  Students will learn to critically appraise and discuss independent store ownership/management or pharmacy related business through lectures, readings, discussions and projects. Lecture format.Prerequisite: third professional year standing. 2.0 s.h.

SCCP-858. Drug Interaction. This course is designed to prepare students to appropriately recognize, predict, assess, and manage drug interactions that are encountered in pharmacy practice. Course format: 2.0 s.h. Lecture format. Prerequisite: third professional year standing.

SCCP-860. Clinical Applications V. Case-based discussions that integrate and demonstrate applicability of other course material in patient care. Recitation format in 2-hour session. Prerequisite: third professional year standing. 1.0 s.h.

SCCP-861. Clinical Applications VI. A capstone course, where case studies of complex patients will bring together concepts learned throughout the previous semesters in the professional program. Recitation format in 2-hour session. Prerequisite: third professional year standing. 1.0 s.h.

SCCP-862. Cares Svc Learning Elective. Interprofessional service learning elective involving medical, pharmacy, and physician assistant students.  Students will volunteer at the free CARES medical clinic and participate in an elective lecture on Wednesday evenings from 6-7 p.m. 2.0 s.h.

SCCP-870. Pharmacotherapy II. Consists of 75 hours of didactic lecture. Builds upon the prerequisites of the basic sciences, particularly anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, pharmacology, microbiology, medical terminology, and pharmacokinetics, as well as PCT 1. Provides an organ-based approach to pharmaceutical care and disease management. Third professional year students will learn about disease  prevention and health promotion, as well as  the drug and non-drug therapy of acute and chronic diseases seen in both hospitalized and ambulatory patients.  Emphasis is placed on solving patient problems. Pharmacotherapy II covers the following areas: cardiology, women's health, and pulmonary, bone, and joint diseases. Lecture format in 50-minute sessions. Prerequisite: third professional year standing. 5.0 s.h.

SCCP-871. Pharmacotherapy III. Builds upon the prerequisites of basic sciences, particularly anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, pharmacology,, microbiology, medical terminology, and pharmacokinetics,as well as Pharmacotherapy I and II. Provides an organ-based approach to pharmaceutical care and disease management.  Third professional year students will learn about disease prevention and health promotion, as well as drug and non-drug therapy of acute and chronic diseases in both hospitalized and ambulatory patients.  Emphasis is placed on solving patient problems. Pharmacotherapy III covers the following areas: neurology, psychiatry, and geriatrics. Lecture format in 50-minute sessions.   Prerequisite: third professional year standing. Distance Education. 3.0 s.h.

SCCP-872. Pharmacotherapy IV. Builds upon the prerequisites of basic sciences, particularly anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, pharmacology, microbiology, medical terminology, and pharmacokinetics, as well as Pharmacotherapy I, II, and III. Provides an organ-based approach to pharmaceutical care and disease management. Third professional year students will learn about disease prevention and health promotion, as well as drug and non-drug therapy of acute and chronic diseases in both hospitalized and ambulatory patients.  Emphasis is placed on solving patient problems. Pharmacotherapy IV covers the following areas: gastrointestional diseases, oncology, pediatrics, and toxicology. Course Format: 4 credit hours. Lecture format in 50-minute sessions. Prerequisite: third professional year standing. Distance Education. Spring semester.

SCCP-873. Pharmacotherapy III. This course is the third in a 4-semester sequence of courses providing a systems-based approach to pharmaceutical care and disease management. Students will learn about disease prevention and health promotion, as well as the drug and non-drug therapy of acute and chronic diseases seen in both hospitalized and ambulatory patients. Emphasis is placed on preventing, identifying, and solving drug-related problems. The course covers women's and men's health, neurology, pain management, and psychiatry.  4.0 s.h.

SCCP-874. Pharmacotherapy IV. This course builds upon coursework in the basic sciences, particularly anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology,pharmacology, microbiology, medical terminology, and pharmacokinetics as well as Pharmacotherapy III. Knowledge will be integrated,utilized and applied in a parallel sequence of courses in Pharmacotherapy using an organ-system based approach emphasizing pharmaceutical care and disease management. Students will learn about disease prevention and health promotion, as well as the drug and non-drug therapy of acute and chronic diseases seen in both hospitalized and ambulatory patients. Emphasis is placed on solving patient problems. Pharmacotherapy IV covers the following areas: hematology/oncology,pediatrics, dermatology, and systemic diseases.   Course Format: 5  credit hours. Lecture format in 45-minute sessions. This course is coordinated with Pathophysiology and Pharmacology IV.

SCCP-877. Nuclear Pharmacy III. This course continues to build on the framework that has been established in SCCP 777 and SCCP 778.  The course begins with an overview of cardiology and continues into a detailed review of nuclear cardiac imaging.  Currently available therapeutic agents will then be examined for their current role in nuclear pharmacy.  The course then shifts to examine the regulatory aspects that govern the profession. The student will become extensively familiar with various regulations and regulators within the scope of nuclear pharmacy. 3.0 s.h.  Course Format:  3.0 credit hours(meets bi-weekly                 for 1.5 hours)                 Merit grade only(pass/fail option                 is not available for this course)                  Prerequisites:  P3 or P4* status (P4*= special arrangements may be necessary) Successful Completion of both SCCP 777 and SCCP 778  Material Requirements:  textbook: Radiopharmaceuticals in Nuclear Pharmacy and Nuclear Medicine, 2nd edition(2004) Richard Kowalsky, PharmD, BCNP, FAPhA Steven W. Falen, MD, PhD Publisher: American Pharmacists Association  Scientific calculator(with logarithmic functions)

SCCP-878. Nuclear Pharmacy IV. This course continues to build on the framework that has been established in SCCP 777, SCCP 778, and SCCP 877.  The course begins with instruction on P.E.T. procedures (Positron Emission Tomography). F-18 FDG is studied in detail for its role in nuclear medicine.  Quality Control procedures and standards for P.E. T. are addressed.  Pipeline and research drugs are also discussed with a special highlight on the future of nuclear pharmacy.  This course is concluded with a broad review of nuclear pharmacy.  Nuclear Pharmacy career opportunities are discussed in this course.  Course Format: 4 credit hours(meet bi-weekly for 1.5 hours, one hour credit for attending the laboratory in nuclear pharmacy course sequence) Merit grade only)pass/fail option is not available for this course) 4.0 s.h. Spring Semester  Prerequisites: P3 or P4* status (*P4=special arrangements may be necessary)  Successful Completion of SCCP 777,SCCP 778, and SCCP 877  Material Requirements:  textbook Radiopharmaceuticals in Nuclear Pharmacy and Nuclear Medicine, 2nd edition(2004) Richard Kowalsky, PharmD, BCNP, FAPhA Steven W. Falen, MD. PhD Publisher:  American Pharmacists Association  Scientific calculator(with logarithmic functions)

SCCP-879. Patient-Centered MTM. A Patient-Centered Approach to Medication Therapy Management is an elective course for 3rd year students to care for patients participating in Medication Therapy Management(MTM) services.  The focus will be on communicating with a patient during a MTM session to identify the patient's current medication therapy problems and prevent future medication therapy problems.  Students will apply therapeutic principles learned in the pharmacy curriculum to improve the patient's overall care, as related to the patient's medication therapies.  Students will apply the Core Elements of MTM to patient case scenarios. Students will engage in interactive lecture, active learning, and critical thinking exercises. 2.0 s.h.

SCCP-880. Advanced Drug Information. This course is designed to provide students with advanced drug information practice and critical literature evaluation skills.  This course provides students with the requisite skills to facilitate life-long learning. Lecture format in 50-minute sessions. Prerequisite: SCCP 680; third professional year standing. 2.0 s.h.

SCCP-881. Senior Care Pharmacy Practice. This course will introduce students to various topics related to the care of older patients in any setting.  Course content will complement the SCCP curriculum in regard to geriatric pathophysiology, socioeconomics, regulations, and pharmacotherapeutics.  In addition, it will expand upon the various practices of senior care pharmacy.  Practicing consultant pharmacists and other topic experts will serve as lecturers. In addition to class discussions and lectures, students will participate in a consultant pharmacist shadowing experience and will conduct an interview with a senior patient. Course format: 2 credit hours.  Lecture format, discussion. Prerequisite: third professional year standing. Distance Education. Spring Semester.

SCCP-883. Patient Counseling. This course will build upon the principles of pathophysiology, medication administration and patient counseling (SCCP 600, SCCP 605, SCCP 650, SCCP 660) to include developing advanced skills in patient assessment(SOAP notes), counseling and medication reconciliation, including the role of the pharmacist in discussing patient issues including access to medications, adherence, assessing understanding to improve compliance, and sensitive patient issues (i.e. sexual side effects). 2.0 s.h.

SCCP-884. Delivering MTM Services. This course will utilize the Delivering MTM Services in the Community certificate training program developed by APHA and ASCP to provide students the essential skills necessary to become a successful MTM practitioner. Students will learn how to evaluate complicated medication regimens, identify medication-related problems, and make recommendations.  Aspects of business development and management will also be discussed. Students will participate in interactive lectures, reading and writing assignments, critical thinking exercises, and patient counseling sessions. Lecture format. Prerequisite: third professional year standing. Distance Education. 2.0 s.h.

SCCP-885. Pharmacy Law and Ethics. Federal and state laws and regulations governing the practice of pharmacy and introduction to the professional and ethical issues relevant to the  practice of pharmacy. Lecture format in two 50-minute sessions; recitation format in 2-hour session. Prerequisite: third professional year standing. 3.0 s.h.

SCCP-886. Pharmacotherapy Cases. This challenging course is designed to provide the student with the opportunity to gather, analyze and synthesize medical information from complex patient cases into complete pharmacotherapeutic treatment plans designed to improve patient outcomes.  This process will enhance the student's ability to be an independent and active learner, foster the student's individual and group problem solving abilities, promote the critical examination of medical problems, and develop student's clinical skills and decision-making abilities.  2 s.h.

SCCP-887. Infectious Diseases. This course will focus on developing working knowledge of infectious diseases and principles of pharmacotherapy for diseases that are commonly encountered in hospitalized adult patients. In addition, students will explore and critically evaluate relevant literature to answer topical questions regarding patient cases. These cases will be presented to peers in groups of 2 to 4 students. Each group will present approximately  3 cases and participate in a pro/con debate. Additional readings and exercises will be assigned to enhance preparation for class. 2.0 s.h.

SCCP-888. Medical Writing. A good medical writer is able to communicate scientific information to a target audience in a clear and succinct manner. Attaining this skill not only requires knowledge of the medical field and the technical aspects of writing, but also a drive to share ideas, express opinions, and advance one's discipline. Although intimidating to some, proficiency in medical writing can be mastered by anyone who is willing to learn and practice. This course will teach students the basic skills necessary to write in the medical field and provide them with the tools necessary to apply these teachings throughout their career. Additionally, students will complete writing assignments throughout the course, giving them first-hand experience with styles geared toward both health care professionals and patients. These active learning experiences will be designed to complement various lectures throughout the semester.  2 s.h.

SCCP-890. Clinical Pharmacokinetics. Clinical application of basic pharmacokinetic principles to safe and effective patient management with emphasis on design of dosage regimens, therapeutic monitoring, and adjustment of therapy.  Application illustrated and practiced through discussions and case examples. Lecture format in 50-minute sessions. Prerequisites: SCCP 710; third professional year standing. 3.0 s.h.

SCCP-892. Intro to Clinical Pharm Pract. This course will build upon the principles of pathophysiology, medication administration, and patient interaction to include: developing advanced skills in patient assessment(SOAP notes), taking accurate medication histories, and providing effective patient counseling.  Students will understand the role of the pharmacist in discussing patient issues such as, access to medications,adherence, assessing understanding to improve compliance, and sensitive patient issues. 2.0 s.h.

SCCP-893. Clinical Infectious Diseases. This course is designed to build on prior knowledge and principles relevant to infectious diseases management learned in clinical microbiology, pharmacology and pharmacotherapy to enable the student to integrate this knowledge in the care of patients. Advanced topics will add to the learner's foundational knowledge to provide further insight into contemporary management of patients with infectious diseases.  Students will gain practical experience in planning and suggesting pharmacotherapeutic plans in team based exercises in which contemporary literature and national guidelines form the basis for contemporary therapy via case presentations. 2 s.h.

SCCP-894. Pharmaceutical Industry. This course will provide students with an overview of the pharmaceutical industry with an  emphasis on the drug development  process, including sales, clinical research,  regulatory affairs, and  marketing. Pharmaceutical company representatives  will serve as guest lecturers and discuss their  roles in their company. 2.0 s.h.

SCCP-895. Clinical Assessment. Development of clinical assessment skills  necessary in the provision of pharmaceutical care to patients with a variety of disease states. Lecture format in two 50-minute sessions; laboratory format in 3-hour session. Prerequisite: third professional year standing. 3.0 s.h.

SCCP-896. Special Topics in Compounding. The PCCA Boot Camp portion of the course is a full two-day intensive, on-site, hands on training  laboratory that introduces students to unique  dosage forms, basic compounding techniques, legal and regulatory updates, and quality and  safety aspects used by modern compounding  pharmacists. Students gain exposure to the issues  related to pharmacy ownership and the feasibility  of opening their own compounding pharmacy.  Additionally, students will be introduced to  Advanced Compounding techniques and related  concepts not covered in the COP 630 prerequisite  course. Students will be required to submit a  project assignment which will consist of three   possible options 1) writing a paper on a  compounding related topic, 2) completing an  instructional design exercise by creating a  unique laboratory session or, 3) preparing and  delivering  a 30 minute slide presentation  dealing with a current topic or trends in the  field of compounding. PCCA Boot Camp graduates  are eligible to complete PCCA Institute's  Advanced and Veterinary Compounding courses (not  for COP credit) and are eligible to apply for a  fourth year, month-long rotation at PCCA in  Sugarland TX. 2.0 s.h.

SCCP-897. Compounding Boot Camp. The PCCA Boot Camp portion of the course is a full  two-day intensive, on-site, hands on training  laboratory that introduces students to unique  dosage forms, basic compounding techniques, legal  and regulatory updates, and quality and safety  aspects used by modern compounding pharmacists.   Students gain exposure to the issues related to  pharmacy ownership and the feasibility of opening  their own compounding pharmacy. Additionally,  students will be introduced to Advanced  Compounding techniques and related concepts not  covered in the COP 630 prerequisite course.   Students will be required to submit a project  assignment which will consist of three possible  options: 1) writing a paper on a compounding  related topic, 2) completing an instructional  design exercise by creating a unique laboratory  session or, 3) preparing and delivering a  30-minute slide presentation dealing with a  current topic or trends in the field of  compounding. PCCA Boot Camp graduates are  eligible to complete PCCA Institute's Advanced  and Veterinary Compounding courses (not for COP  credit) and are eligible to apply for a fourth  year, month-long rotation at PCCA in Sugarland  TX. 1.0 s.h.

SCCP-898. Telemental Health. The objective of this course is to introduce  nursing, pharmacy and social work students to  direct telemental health practice in health  settings - the use of telecommunications  technology to provide behavioral health services.  This course provides health professions students  with a detailed examination of the use of  telehealth processes to transform the provision  of healthcare.  Through an interprofessional  context, students will learn the history and  status of telemental health activities; engage  with simulated and live telemental health  learning experiences; understand the use of  telemental health to improve healthcare access  and population health; and embrace the changing  models of care resulting from advancing  telemental health technologies. 3.0 s.h.

SCCP-900. Academic Pharmacy Practice Exp. This advanced pharmacy practice experience(APPE) provides the student with hands-on exposure to multiple facets of academia including teaching, scholarship, service to the profession, and clinical practice. Four weeks of supervised advanced pharmacy practice for at least 40 hours per week. Prerequisite: Fourth professional year standing Course instructors: 4.0 s.h.

SCCP-901. Acute Care Pharm Pract Exp I. This advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) provides clinical pharmacy activity on a variety of adult medicine inpatient services.  The APPE provides an exposure to a variety of disease states that allows the student to gain experience monitoring drug therapy and to participate in the therapeutic decision making process.  Additional competencies to be achieved during this APPE include: (1) how to develop a problem list, (2) how to present a patient, (3)how to develop and implement a monitoring plan, (4)how to take a medication history, (5) how to respond to a drug information request, and (6) review the policies and procedures at the institution. Four weeks of supervised advanced pharmacy practice for at least 40 hours per week. Prerequisite: Fourth professional year standing. 4.0 s.h.

SCCP-902. Acute Care Pharm Prac Exp II. This advanced pharmacy practice experience(APPE) provides clinical pharmacy activity on a variety of adult medicine inpatient services.  The APPE provides an exposure to a variety of disease states that allows the student to gain experience monitoring drug therapy and to participate in the therapeutic decision making process. Four weeks of supervised advanced pharmacy practice for at least 40 hours per week. Prerequisite: Fourth professional year standing. 4.0 s.h.

SCCP-903. Acute Care Pharm Prac Exp III. This advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) provides clinical pharmacy activity on a variety of adult medicine inpatient services.  The APPE provides an exposure to a variety of disease states that allows the student to gain experience monitoring drug therapy and to participate in the therapeutic decision making process. Four weeks of supervised advanced pharmacy practice for at least 40 hours per week. Prerequisite: Fourth professional year standing. 4.0 s.h.

SCCP-904. Acute Care Pharm Prac Exp IV. This advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) provides clinical pharmacy activity on a variety of adult medicine inpatient services.  The APPE provides an exposure to a variety of disease states that allows the student to gain experience monitoring drug therapy and to participate in the therapeutic decision making process. Four weeks of supervised advanced pharmacy practice for at least 40 hours per week. Prerequisite: Fourth professional year standing. 4.0 s.h.

SCCP-905. Acute Care Pharm Prac Exp V. This advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) provides clinical pharmacy activity on a variety of adult medicine inpatient services.  The APPE provides an exposure to a variety of disease states that allows the student to gain experience monitoring drug therapy and to participate in the therapeutic decision making process. Four weeks of supervised advanced pharmacy practice for at least 40 hours per week. Prerequisite: Fourth professional year standing. 4.0 s.h.

SCCP-906. Acute Care Ped Phar Prac Exp I. This advanced pharmacy practice experience(APPE) provides clinical pharmacy activity on a variety of pediatric inpatient services. The APPE  provides an exposure to a variety of disease states that allows the student to gain experience monitoring drug therapy and to participate in the therapeutic decision making process. Four weeks of supervised advanced pharmacy practice for at least 40 hours per week. Prerequisite: Fourth professional year standing. 4.0 s.h.

SCCP-907. Acute Care Ped Phar Prac Ex II. This advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) provides clinical pharmacy activity on a variety of pediatric inpatient services.  The APPE provides an exposure to a variety of disease states that allows the student to gain experience monitoring drug therapy and to participate in the therapeutic decision making process. Four weeks of supervised advanced pharmacy practice for at least 40 hours per week. Prerequisite: Fourth professional year standing. 4.0 s.h.

SCCP-908. Acute Care Pediatrics III. This advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) provides clinical pharmacy activity on a variety of pediatric inpatient services.  The APPE provides an exposure to a variety of disease states that allows the student to gain experience monitoring drug therapy and to participate in the therapeutic decision making process. Four weeks of supervised advanced pharmacy practice for a least 40 hours per week. Prerequisite:  Fourth professional year standing. 4.0 s.h.

SCCP-909. Administrative Pharm Prac Exp. This advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) focuses on health system pharmacy administration. The student is introduced to the role of the  health system pharmacy manager plays in directing the clinical and operational aspects of the APPE site.  Student activities include reviewing pertinent literature, participation in management discussions, and working on assigned projects. Four weeks of supervised advanced pharmacy practice for at least 40 hours per week. Prerequisite: Fourth professional year standing. 4.0 s.h.

SCCP-910. Advanced Comm Pharm Practice I. This required advanced pharmacy practice  experience (APPE) builds upon the introductory pharmacy practice experience in community pharmacy practice.  This advanced practice experience (APPE) provides pharmacy practice  experience in a variety of community pharmacy settings.  The emphasis is placed on patient counseling, other patient care activities and/or compounding. Four weeks of supervised advanced pharmacy practice for at least 40 hours per week. Prerequisite: Fourth professional year standing. 4.0 s.h.

SCCP-911. Advanced Comm Pharmacy Prac II. This additional advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) in community pharmacy practice occurs in a variety of community pharmacy settings.  This APPE further enhances the student's skills in patient counseling, other patient care activities, and/or compounding. Four weeks of supervised advanced pharmacy practice for at least 40 hours per week. Prerequisite: Fourth professional year standing. 4.0 s.h.

SCCP-912. Advanced Comm Pharm Pract III. This additional advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE)in community pharmacy practice occurs in a variety of community pharmacy settings.  This APPE further enhances the  student's skills in patient counseling, other patient care activities, and/or compounding. Four weeks of supervised advanced pharmacy practice for at least 40 hours per week. Prerequisite: Fourth professional year standing. 4.0 s.h.

SCCP-913. ADV Community Pharm Prac IV. This additional advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) in community pharmacy practice occurs in a variety of community pharmacy settings.  This APPE further enhances the student's skills in patient counseling, other patient care activities, and/or compounding. Four weeks of supervised advanced pharmacy practice for at least 40 hours per week. Prerequisite:  Fourth professional year standing. 4.0 s.h.

SCCP-915. Adv Institution Pharm Prac Exp. A required advanced pharmacy  practice experience (APPE) gained in an institutional setting that builds on the introductory institutional pharmacy practice experience in regulatory, human resources, patient care, and technology issues, as well as drug distribution. Four weeks of supervised advanced pharmacy practice for at least 40 hours per week. Prerequisite: Fourth professional year standing. 4.0 s.h.

SCCP-916. ADV Inst Pharm Prac Exp II. This additional advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) gained in an institutional setting further builds upon previous institutional pharmacy practice experiences in regulatory, human resources, patient care, and technology issues, as well as drug distribution. Four weeks of supervised advanced pharmacy practice for at least 40 hours per week. Prerequisite:  Fourth professional year standing. 4.0 s.h.

SCCP-917. ADV Inst Pharm Prac Exp III. This additional advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) gained in an institutional setting further builds upon previous institutional pharmacy practice experiences in regulatory, human resources, patient care, and technology issues, as well as drug distribution. Four weeks of supervised advanced pharmacy practice for at least 40 hours per week. Prerequisite:  Fourth professional year standing. 4.0 s.h.

SCCP-919. Acute Care Pharm Pract Exp Vi. This advanced pharmacy practice experience(APPE) provides clinical pharmacy activity on a variety of adult medicine inpatient services.  The APPE provides an exposure to a variety of disease states that allows the student to gain experience monitoring drug therapy and to participate in the therapeutic decision making process. Course Format: 4 credit hours; four weeks of supervised advanced pharmacy practice for at least 40 hours per week. Prerequisite: Fourth professional year standing

SCCP-920. Amb Care Pharmacy Pract Exp I. This required advanced pharmacy practice experience(APPE) involves the student in the daily provision of clinical pharmacy student services in the ambulatory care setting. Responsibilities include providing drug therapy for disease states commonly encountered in the outpatient setting, providing drug regimen reviews, and interviewing patients to elicit drug histories, health status, and adherence to therapy.  A significant aspect of this rotation pertains to the long-term management of chronically ill patients. Four weeks of supervised advanced pharmacy practice for at least 40 hours per week. Prerequisite: Fourth professional year standing. 4.0 s.h.

SCCP-921. Amb Care Pharmacy Pract Exp II. This additional advanced pharmacy practice experience(APPE) in ambulatory care also involves the student in the daily provision of clinical pharmacy student services in the ambulatory care setting.  Responsibilities include providing drug therapy for disease states commonly encountered in the outpatient setting, providing drug regimen reviews, and interviewing patients to elicit drug histories, health status, and adherence to therapy.  A significant aspect of this rotation pertains to the long-term management of chronically ill patients. Four weeks of supervised advanced pharmacy practice for at least 40 hours per week. Prerequisite: Fourth professional year standing. 4.0 s.h.

SCCP-922. Amb Care Pharm Pract Exp III. This additional advanced pharmacy practice experience(APPE) in ambulatory care also involves the student in the daily provision of clinical pharmacy student services in the ambulatory care setting.  Responsibilities include providing drug therapy for disease states commonly encountered in the outpatient setting, providing drug regimen reviews, and interviewing patients to elicit drug histories, health status, and adherence to therapy.  A significant aspect of this rotation pertains to the long-term management of chronically ill patients. Four weeks of supervised advanced pharmacy practice for a least 40 hours per week. Prerequisite: Fourth professional year standing. 4.0 s.h.

SCCP-923. Amb Care Pharmacy Pract Exp IV. This additional advanced pharmacy practice experience(APPE) in ambulatory care also involves the student in the daily provision of clinical pharmacy student services in the ambulatory care setting. Responsibilities include providing drug therapy for disease states commonly encountered in the outpatient setting, providing drug regimen reviews, and interviewing patients to elicit drug histories, health status, and adherence to therapy.  A significant aspect of this rotation pertains to the long-term management of chronically ill patients. Four weeks of supervised advanced pharmacy practice for at least 40 hours per week. Prerequisite: Fourth professional year standing. 4.0 s.h.

SCCP-925. Medication Use Policy & Inform. This advanced pharmacy experience (APPE) focuses in the areas of drug information practice, informatics, and outcomes management.  During this APPE, students will be exposed to each of these areas.  Students may elect to complete this rotation at an extramural site such as a pharmaceutical industry information center, with faculty approval. Four weeks of supervised advanced pharmacy practice for at least 40 hours per week. Prerequisite:  Fourth professional year standing. 4.0 s.h.

SCCP-926. Poison Control Pharm Prac Exp. This advanced practice experience (APPE) focuses on providing drug information in the Palmetto Poison Center.  Students may elect to complete this rotation at an extramural site, with faculty approval. Four weeks of supervised advanced pharmacy practice for at least 40 hours per week. Prerequisite:  Fourth professional year standing. 4.0 s.h.

SCCP-927. Medication Use & Informatic II. This advanced pharmacy practice experience(APPE) focuses in the areas of drug information practice, informatics, and outcomes management.  During this APPE, students will be exposed to each of these areas.  Students may elect to complete this rotation at an extramural site such as a pharmaceutical industry information center, with faculty approval. Four weeks of supervised advanced pharmacy practice for at least 40 hours per week. Prerequisite: Fourth professional year standing. 4.0 s.h.

SCCP-930. Investigational Phar Prac Exp. This advanced practice experience (APPE) allows the student to assist in the activities of a pharmacy-related investigational drug service. The student will actively participate in the various functions of an investigational drug service including writing pharmacy protocols, dispensing investigational drugs, attending clinical study startup meetings, developing study budgets, and attending institutional review board meetings. Fours weeks of supervised advanced pharmacy practice for at least 40 hours per week. Prerequisite:  Fourth professional year standing. 4.0 s.h.

SCCP-932. Admin Pharmacy Pract Exp II. This advanced pharmacy practice(APPE) focuses on health system pharmacy administration.  The student is introduced to the role of the health system pharmacy manager plays in directing the clinical and operational aspects of the APPE site. Student activities include reviewing pertinent literature, participation in management discussions, and working on assigned projects. Course Format: 4 credit hours; four weeks of supervised advanced pharmacy practice for at least 40 hours per week. Prerequisite: Fourth professional year standing

SCCP-940. Long Term Care Pharm Prac Exp. This advanced practice experience (APPE) allows the student to participate in daily chart reviews assessing pharmacotherapeutic plans for appropriateness and adherence to state and federal regulations.  The student is exposed to a variety of disease states and medical conditions which pertain to elderly patients.  Skills are developed in monitoring drug therapy, patient outcomes, quality of life, and adverse effects in the elderly population. Four weeks of supervised advanced pharmacy practice for at least 40 hours per week. Prerequisite:  Fourth professional year standing. 4.0 s.h.

SCCP-941. Long Term Care Phar Pra Exp II. This advanced practice experience(APPE) allows the student to participate in daily chart reviews assessing pharmacotherapeutic plans for appropriateness and adherence to state and federal regulations.  The student is exposed to a variety of disease states and medical conditions which pertain to elderly patients. Skills are developed in monitoring drug therapy, patient outcomes, quality of life, and adverse effects in the elderly population. Four weeks of supervised advanced pharmacy practice for at least 40 hours per week. Prerequisite: Fourth professional year standing. 4.0 s.h.

SCCP-944. Academic Pharm Practice Exp II. This advanced pharmacy practice experience(APPE) provides the student with hands-on exposure to multiple facets of academia including teaching, scholarship, service to the profession, and clinical practice. Four weeks of supervised advanced pharmacy practice for at least 40 hours per week. Prerequisite: Fourth professional year standing. 4.0 s.h.

SCCP-945. Nuclear Pharm Prac Exp I. This advanced practice experience (APPE) provides the student with a supervised, clinical experience in nuclear pharmacy with an emphasis on learning to be an Authorized Nuclear Pharmacist and participating in patient management as a member of the nuclear medicine team.  The emphasis is placed on regulatory issues, technology issues, distribution issues and the specialized skills utilized in a nuclear pharmacy. Four weeks of supervised advanced pharmacy practice for at least 40 hours per week. Prerequisite:  Fourth professional year standing, and participating in nuclear pharmacy tract or permission from the faculty. 4.0 s.h.

SCCP-946. Nuclear Pharm Prac Exp II. This advanced practice experience (APPE) provides the student with a supervised, clinical experience in nuclear pharmacy with an emphasis on learning to be an Authorized Nuclear Pharmacist and participating in patient management as a member of the nuclear medicine team.  The emphasis is placed on regulatory issues, technology issues, distribution issues and the specialized skills utilized in a nuclear pharmacy. Four weeks of supervised advanced pharmacy practice for at least 40 hours per week. Prerequisite:  Fourth professional year standing, and participating in nuclear pharmacy tract or permission from the faculty. 4.0 s.h.

SCCP-947. Nuclear Pharm Prac Exp III. This advanced practice experience (APPE) provides the student with a supervised, clinical experience in nuclear pharmacy with an emphasis on learning to be an Authorized Nuclear Pharmacist and participating in patient management as a member of the nuclear medicine team.  The emphasis is placed on regulatory issues, technology issues, distribution issues and the specialized skills utilized in a nuclear pharmacy. Four weeks of supervised advanced pharmacy practice for at least 40 hours per week. Prerequisite:  Fourth professional year standing, and participating in nuclear pharmacy tract or permission from the faculty. 4.0 s.h.

SCCP-950. Research Pharm Prac Exp I. This advanced practice experience (APPE) allows the student to gain additional research experience in focused areas achievable during a one-month rotation.  Research experiences include statistical applications, pharmacokinetic computer modeling, analytical laboratory experience, scientific writing, patient assessments, etc. Four weeks of supervised advanced pharmacy practice for at least 40 hours per week. Prerequisite:  Fourth professional year standing. 4.0 s.h.

SCCP-951. Research Pharm Prac Exp II. This advanced practice experience (APPE) allows the student to gain additional research experience in focused areas achievable during a one-month rotation.  Research experiences include statistical applications, pharmacokinetic computer modeling, analytical laboratory experience, scientific writing, patient assessments, etc. Four weeks of supervised advanced pharmacy practice for at least 40 hours per week. Prerequisite:  Fourth professional year standing. 4.0 s.h.

SCCP-952. Research Pharm Prac Exp III. This advanced practice experience (APPE) allows the student to gain additional research experience in focused areas achievable during a one-month rotation.  Research experiences include statistical applications, pharmacokinetic computer modeling, analytical laboratory experience, scientific writing, patient assessments, etc. Four weeks of supervised advanced pharmacy practice for at least 40 hours per week. Prerequisite:  Fourth professional year standing. 4.0 s.h.

SCCP-953. Research Pharm Prac Exp IV. The advanced pharmacy practice experience(APPE) allows the student to gain additional research experience in focused areas achievable during a one-month rotation. Research experience include statistical applications, pharmacokinetic computer modeling, analytical laboratory experience, scientific writing, patient assessments,etc. Course Format: 4 credit hours; four weeks of supervised advanced pharmacy practice for at least 40 hours per week.

SCCP-960. Specialty Pharm Prac Exp. This elective rotation allows the student to explore a specific area of interest that may or may not be a traditional career path in pharmacy under the supervision of a preceptor.  Specialty areas will vary according to preceptor and site availability.  Potential opportunities may include but are not limited to compounding, specialty independent pharmacy (veterinary practice), medical missions, pharmaceutical industry, or regulatory pharmacy (DHEC). Four weeks of supervised advanced pharmacy practice for at least 40 hours per week. Prerequisite:  Fourth professional year standing. 4.0 s.h.

SCCP-961. Specialty Pharm Pract Exp II. This elective rotation allows the student to explore a specific area of interest that may or may not be a traditional career path in pharmacy under the supervision of a preceptor. specialty areas will vary accoridng to preceptor and site availability.  Potential opportunities may include but are not limited to compounding, specialty independent pharmacy(veterinary pratice), medical missions, pharmaceutical industry, or regulatory pharmacy(DHEC). Course Format: 4 credit hours; four weeks of supervised advanced pharmacy practice for at least 40 hours per week. Prerequisite: Fourth professional year standing

SCCP-962. Specialty Pharmacy Pract III. This elective rotation allows the student to explore a specific area of interest that may or may not be a traditional career path in pharmacy under the supervision of a preceptor.  Specialty areas will vary according to preceptor and site availability.  Potential opportunities may include but are not limited to compounding, specialty independent pharmacy(veterinary practice), medical missions, pharmaceutical industry, or regulatory pharmacy(DHEC). Course Format: 4 credit hours; four weeks of supervised advanced pharmacy practice for at least 40 hours per week. Prerequisite: Fourth professional year standing

SCCP-963. Acute Gen Med Pharm Prac E I. SCCP 963 Acute/General Medicine Pharmacy Practice Experience I This required advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) provides clinical pharmacy activity on a variety of adult and pediatric medicine inpatient services including cardiology, critical care, emergency medicine, geriatrics, gastrointestinal, infectious disease, nephrology, OB-GYN, oncology, psychiatry, pulmonary and transplant. The APPE provides an exposure to a variety of disease states that allows the student to gain experience monitoring drug therapy and to participate in the therapeutic decision making process. Additional competencies to be achieved during this APPE include: (1) how to develop a problem list, (2) how to present a patient, (3) how to develop and implement a monitoring plan, (4) how to take a medication history, (5) how to respond to a drug information request, and (6) review the policies and procedures at the institution. Course Format: 4 credit hours; one month of supervised advanced pharmacy practice for at least 40 hours per week. Prerequisite: Fourth professional year standing.

SCCP-964. Acute Gen Med Pharm Prac E II. SCCP 964 Acute/General Medicine Pharmacy Practice Experience II This required advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) provides clinical pharmacy activity on a variety of adult and pediatric medicine inpatient services including cardiology, critical care, emergency medicine, geriatrics, gastrointestinal, infectious disease, nephrology, OB-GYN, oncology, psychiatry, pulmonary and transplant. The APPE provides an exposure to a variety of disease states that allows the student to gain experience monitoring drug therapy and to participate in the therapeutic decision making process. Additional competencies to be achieved during this APPE include: (1) how to develop a problem list, (2) how to present a patient, (3) how to develop and implement a monitoring plan, (4) how to take a medication history, (5) how to respond to a drug information request, and (6) review the policies and procedures at the institution. Course Format: 4 credit hours; one month of supervised advanced pharmacy practice for at least 40 hours per week. Prerequisite: Fourth professional year standing.

SCCP-965. Acute Gen Med Pharm Prac E III. professional SCCP 965 Acute/General Medicine Pharmacy Practice Experience III This advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) provides additional clinical pharmacy activity on a variety of adult and pediatric medicine inpatient services including cardiology, critical care, emergency medicine, geriatrics, gastrointestinal, infectious disease, nephrology, OB-GYN, oncology, psychiatry, pulmonary and transplant. The APPE provides an exposure to a variety of disease states that allows the student to gain experience monitoring drug therapy and to participate in the therapeutic decision making process. Additional competencies to be achieved during this APPE include: (1) how to develop a problem list, (2) how to present a patient, (3) how to develop and implement a monitoring plan, (4) how to take a medication history, (5) how to respond to a drug information request, and (6) review the policies and procedures at the institution. Course Format: 4 credit hours; one month of supervised advanced pharmacy practice for at least 40 hours per week. Prerequisite: Fourth year standing.

SCCP-966. Acute Gen Med Pharm Prac E IV. SCCP 966 Acute/General Medicine Pharmacy Practice Experience IV This advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) provides additional clinical pharmacy activity on a variety of adult and pediatric medicine inpatient services including cardiology, critical care, emergency medicine, geriatrics, gastrointestinal, infectious disease, nephrology, OB-GYN, oncology, psychiatry, pulmonary and transplant. The APPE provides an exposure to a variety of disease states that allows the student to gain experience monitoring drug therapy and to participate in the therapeutic decision making process. Additional competencies to be achieved during this APPE include: (1) how to develop a problem list, (2) how to present a patient, (3) how to develop and implement a monitoring plan, (4) how to take a medication history, (5) how to respond to a drug information request, and (6) review the policies and procedures at the institution. Course Format: 4 credit hours; one month of supervised advanced pharmacy practice for at least 40 hours per week. Prerequisite: Fourth professional year standing.

SCCP-967. Acute Gen Med Pharm Prac E V. SCCP 967 Acute/General Medicine Pharmacy Practice Experience V This advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) provides additional clinical pharmacy activity on a variety of adult and pediatric medicine inpatient services including cardiology, critical care, emergency medicine, geriatrics, gastrointestinal, infectious disease, nephrology, OB-GYN, oncology, psychiatry, pulmonary and transplant. The APPE provides an exposure to a variety of disease states that allows the student to gain experience monitoring drug therapy and to participate in the therapeutic decision making process. Additional competencies to be achieved during this APPE include: (1) how to develop a problem list, (2) how to present a patient, (3) how to develop and implement a monitoring plan, (4) how to take a medication history, (5) how to respond to a drug information request, and (6) review the policies and procedures at the institution. Course Format: 4 credit hours; one month of supervised advanced pharmacy practice for at least 40 hours per week. Prerequisite: Fourth professional year standing.

SCCP-968. Acute Gen Med Pharm Prac E VI. SCCP 968 Acute/General Medicine Pharmacy Practice Experience VI This advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) provides additional clinical pharmacy activity on a variety of adult and pediatric medicine inpatient services including cardiology, critical care, emergency medicine, geriatrics, gastrointestinal, infectious disease, nephrology, OB-GYN, oncology, psychiatry, pulmonary and transplant. The APPE provides an exposure to a variety of disease states that allows the student to gain experience monitoring drug therapy and to participate in the therapeutic decision making process. Additional competencies to be achieved during this APPE include: (1) how to develop a problem list, (2) how to present a patient, (3) how to develop and implement a monitoring plan, (4) how to take a medication history, (5) how to respond to a drug information request, and (6) review the policies and procedures at the institution. Course Format: 4 credit hours; one month of supervised advanced pharmacy practice for at least 40 hours per week. Prerequisite: Fourth professional year standing.

SCCP-969. Acute Gen Med Phar Prac E VII. SCCP 969 Acute/General Medicine Pharmacy Practice Experience VII This advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) provides additional clinical pharmacy activity on a variety of adult and pediatric medicine inpatient services including cardiology, critical care, emergency medicine, geriatrics, gastrointestinal, infectious disease, nephrology, OB-GYN, oncology, psychiatry, pulmonary and transplant. The APPE provides an exposure to a variety of disease states that allows the student to gain experience monitoring drug therapy and to participate in the therapeutic decision making process. Additional competencies to be achieved during this APPE include: (1) how to develop a problem list, (2) how to present a patient, (3) how to develop and implement a monitoring plan, (4) how to take a medication history, (5) how to respond to a drug information request, and (6) review the policies and procedures at the institution. Course Format: 4 credit hours; one month of supervised advanced pharmacy practice for at least 40 hours per week. Prerequisite: Fourth professional year standing.

SCCP-970. Amb Care Pharmacy Prac I. SCCP 970: Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Practice Experience I  This required advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) involves the student in the daily provision of clinical pharmacy services in the ambulatory care setting including anticoagulation, geriatrics, HIV, Indian Health Services, oncology, pain management, and primary care. Responsibilities include providing drug therapy for disease states commonly encountered in the outpatient setting, providing drug regimen reviews, physical assessment and interviewing patients to elicit drug histories, health status, and adherence to therapy. A significant aspect of this rotation pertains to the long-term management of chronically ill patients. Course Format: 4 credit hours; one month of supervised advanced pharmacy practice for at least 40 hours per week. Prerequisite: Fourth professional year standing.

SCCP-971. Amb Care Pharmacy Prac II. SCCP 971: Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Practice Experience II  including anticoagulation, geriatrics, HIV, Indian Health Services, oncology, pain management, and primary care. Responsibilities include providing drug therapy This advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) involves the student in the daily provision of clinical pharmacy services in the ambulatory care setting for disease states commonly encountered in the outpatient setting, providing drug regimen reviews, physical assessment and interviewing patients to elicit drug histories, health status, and adherence to therapy. A significant aspect of this rotation pertains to the long-term management of chronically ill patients. Course Format: 4 credit hours; one month of supervised advanced pharmacy practice for at least 40 hours per week. Prerequisite: Fourth professional year standing.

SCCP-972. Amb Care Pharmacy Prac III. SCCP 972: Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Practice Experience III This advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) involves the student in the daily provision of clinical pharmacy services in the ambulatory care setting including anticoagulation, geriatrics, HIV, Indian Health Services, oncology, pain management, and primary care. Responsibilities include providing drug therapy for disease states commonly encountered in the outpatient setting, providing drug regimen reviews, physical assessment and interviewing patients to elicit drug histories, health status, and adherence to therapy. A significant aspect of this rotation pertains to the long-term management of chronically ill patients. Course Format: 4 credit hours; one month of supervised advanced pharmacy practice for at least 40 hours per week. Prerequisite: Fourth professional year standing.

SCCP-973. Amb Care Pharmacy Prac IV. SCCP 973: Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Practice Experience IV This advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) involves the student in the daily provision of clinical pharmacy services in the ambulatory care setting including anticoagulation, geriatrics, HIV, Indian Health Services, oncology, pain management, and primary care. Responsibilities include providing drug therapy for disease states commonly encountered in the outpatient setting, providing drug regimen reviews, physical assessment and interviewing patients to elicit drug histories, health status, and adherence to therapy. A significant aspect of this rotation pertains to the long-term management of chronically ill patients. Course Format: 4 credit hours; one month of supervised advanced pharmacy practice for at least 40 hours per week. Prerequisite: Fourth professional year standing.   SCCP 974: Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Practice Experience V

SCCP-974. Amb Care Pharmacy Prac V. SCCP 974: Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Practice Experience V This advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) involves the student in the daily provision of clinical pharmacy services in the ambulatory care setting including anticoagulation, geriatrics, HIV, Indian Health Services, oncology, pain management, and primary care. Responsibilities include providing drug therapy for disease states commonly encountered in the outpatient setting, providing drug regimen reviews, physical assessment and interviewing patients to elicit drug histories, health status, and adherence to therapy. A significant aspect of this rotation pertains to the long-term management of chronically ill patients. Course Format: 4 credit hours; one month of supervised advanced pharmacy practice for at least 40 hours per week. Prerequisite: Fourth professional year standing. 

SCCP-975. Amb Care Pharmacy Prac VI. SCCP 975: Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Practice Experience VI This advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) involves the student in the daily provision of clinical pharmacy services in the ambulatory care setting including anticoagulation, geriatrics, HIV, Indian Health Services, oncology, pain management, and primary care. Responsibilities include providing drug therapy for disease states commonly encountered in the outpatient setting, providing drug regimen reviews, physical assessment and interviewing patients to elicit drug histories, health status, and adherence to therapy. A significant aspect of this rotation pertains to the long-term management of chronically ill patients. Course Format: 4 credit hours; one month of supervised advanced pharmacy practice for at least 40 hours per week. Prerequisite: Fourth professional year standing.

SCCP-976. Community Pharmacy Prac I. SCCP 976 Community Pharmacy Practice I  This advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) builds upon the introductory pharmacy practice experience in community pharmacy. This APPE provides pharmacy experience in a variety of community settings including chain, clinic, compounding and independent. The emphasis is placed on patient counseling, immunizations, medication therapy management, and/or compounding. Course Format: 4 credit hours; one month of supervised advanced pharmacy practice for at least 40 hours per week. Prerequisite: Fourth professional year standing.

SCCP-977. Community Pharmacy Prac II. SCCP 977 Community Pharmacy Practice II  This advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) builds upon the introductory pharmacy practice experience in community pharmacy. This APPE provides additional pharmacy experience in a variety of community settings including chain, clinic, compounding and independent. The emphasis is placed on patient counseling, immunizations, medication therapy management, and/or compounding. Course Format: 4 credit hours; one month of supervised advanced pharmacy practice for at least 40 hours per week. Prerequisite: Fourth professional year standing.

SCCP-978. Community Pharmacy Prac III. SCCP 978 Community Pharmacy Practice III This advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) builds upon the introductory pharmacy practice experience in community pharmacy. This APPE provides additional pharmacy experience in a variety of community settings including chain, clinic, compounding and independent. The emphasis is placed on patient counseling, immunizations, medication therapy management, and/or compounding. Course Format: 4 credit hours; one month of supervised advanced pharmacy practice for at least 40 hours per week. Prerequisite: Fourth professional year standing.

SCCP-979. Community Pharmacy Prac IV. SCCP 979 Community Pharmacy Practice IV This advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) builds upon the introductory pharmacy practice experience in community pharmacy. This APPE provides additional pharmacy experience in a variety of community settings including chain, clinic, compounding and independent. The emphasis is placed on patient counseling, immunizations, medication therapy management, and/or compounding. Course Format: 4 credit hours; one month of supervised advanced pharmacy practice for at least 40 hours per week. Prerequisite: Fourth professional year standing.

SCCP-980. Hospital Health Sys Pharm I. SCCP 980 Hospital/Health System Pharmacy Practice Experience I  This  required advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) builds upon the introductory pharmacy practice experience in a hospital/health system setting.  This APPE provides pharmacy experience in a variety of hospital/health system practice areas including regulatory compliance, human resources, patient care,  informatics, and drug distribution process. Course Format: 4 credit hours; one month of supervised advanced pharmacy practice for at least 40 hours per week. Prerequisite: Fourth professional year standing.

SCCP-981. Hospital Health Sys Pharm II. SCCP 981 Hospital/Health System Pharmacy Practice Experience II This advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) builds upon the introductory pharmacy practice experience in a hospital/health system setting.  This additional APPE provides pharmacy experience in a variety of hospital/health system practice areas including regulatory compliance, human resources, patient care,  informatics, and drug distribution process. Course Format: 4 credit hours; one month of supervised advanced pharmacy practice for at least 40 hours per week. Prerequisite: Fourth professional year standing.

SCCP-982. Hospital Health Sys Pharm III. SCCP 982 Hospital/Health System Pharmacy Practice Experience III This  advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) builds upon the introductory pharmacy practice experience in a hospital/health system setting.  This APPE provides pharmacy experience in a variety of hospital/health system practice areas including regulatory compliance, human resources, patient care, informatics, and drug distribution process. Course Format: 4 credit hours; one month of supervised advanced pharmacy practice for at least 40 hours per week. Prerequisite: Fourth professional year standing.

SCCP-983. Elective Pharmacy Pract I. SCCP 983 Elective Pharmacy Practice Experience I Elective pharmacy practice experiences provide students with the opportunity to explore a variety of pharmacy practice settings outside of the four core curricular categories (acute/general medicine, ambulatory care, community, and hospital/health system). These elective experiences are typically in non-traditional pharmacy settings and include, but are not limited to, academia, administration, drug information, industry, informatics, international, investigational drug services, long term care, mail order, managed care, nuclear, poison center, research and veterinary medicine. Course Format: 4 credit hours; one month of supervised advanced pharmacy practice for at least 40 hours per week. Prerequisite: Fourth professional year standing.

SCCP-984. Elective Pharmacy Pract II. SCCP 984 Elective Pharmacy Practice Experience II Elective pharmacy practice experiences provide students with the opportunity to explore a variety of pharmacy practice settings outside of the four core curricular categories (acute/general medicine, ambulatory care, community, and hospital/health system). These elective experiences are typically in non-traditional pharmacy settings and include, but are not limited to, academia, administration, drug information, industry, informatics, international, investigational drug services, long term care, mail order, managed care, nuclear, poison center, research and veterinary medicine. Course Format: 4 credit hours; one month of supervised advanced pharmacy practice for at least 40 hours per week. Prerequisite: Fourth professional year standing.

SCCP-985. Elective Pharmacy Pract III. SCCP 985 Elective Pharmacy Practice Experience III Elective pharmacy practice experiences provide students with the opportunity to explore a variety of pharmacy practice settings outside of the four core curricular categories (acute/general medicine, ambulatory care, community, and hospital/health system). These elective experiences are typically in non-traditional pharmacy settings and include, but are not limited to, academia, administration, drug information, industry, informatics, international, investigational drug services, long term care, mail order, managed care, nuclear, poison center, research and veterinary medicine. Course Format: 4 credit hours; one month of supervised advanced pharmacy practice for at least 40 hours per week. Prerequisite: Fourth professional year standing.

SCCP-986. Elective Pharmacy Pract IV. SCCP 986 Elective Pharmacy Practice Experience IV Elective pharmacy practice experiences provide students with the opportunity to explore a variety of pharmacy practice settings outside of the four core curricular categories (acute/general medicine, ambulatory care, community, and hospital/health system). These elective experiences are typically in non-traditional pharmacy settings and include, but are not limited to, academia, administration, drug information, industry, informatics, international, investigational drug services, long term care, mail order, managed care, nuclear, poison center, research and veterinary medicine. Course Format: 4 credit hours; one month of supervised advanced pharmacy practice for at least 40 hours per week. Prerequisite: Fourth professional year standing.

SCCP-987. Elective Pharmacy Pract V. SCCP 987 Elective Pharmacy Practice Experience V Elective pharmacy practice experiences provide students with the opportunity to explore a variety of pharmacy practice settings outside of the four core curricular categories (acute/general medicine, ambulatory care, community, and hospital/health system). These elective experiences are typically in non-traditional pharmacy settings and include, but are not limited to, academia, administration, drug information, industry, informatics, international, investigational drug services, long term care, mail order, managed care, nuclear, poison center, research and veterinary medicine. Course Format: 4 credit hours; one month of supervised advanced pharmacy practice for at least 40 hours per week. Prerequisite: Fourth professional year standing. 

SCCP-999. Grand Rounds. Regularly scheduled, formal, oral presentations with audiovisuals on controversial or new areas of pharmacotherapeutics, pharmacoeconomics, pharmaceutics, medicinal chemistry or pharmacy practice.  A follow-up question and answer period examines the students ability to substantiate his/her conclusions.  Content and presentation technique will be critiqued. Prerequisite:  Fourth professional year standing. 0.5 s.h.