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2016-2017 Academic Catalog (Jan 2017) 
    
2016-2017 Academic Catalog (Jan 2017) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

College of Pharmacy


Memphis: 881 Madison Avenue • Memphis, TN 38163 •  Phone: (901) 448-6036
Knoxville: 1924 Alcoa Highway • Knoxville, TN 37920 • Phone: (865) 974-2100
Nashville: 193 Polk Avenue, Suite 2D • Nashville, TN, 37210 • Phone: (615) 532-3401

Marie Chisholm-Burns, PharmD, MPH, FCCP, FASHP
Dean

Stephanie J. Phelps, PharmD, BCPS, FCCP, FAPhA, FPPAG
Associate Dean, Academic Affairs

Jennifer S. Williams, PharmD
Associate Dean, Student Affairs

Peter A. Chyka, PharmD, FAACT, DABAT
Associate Dean, Knoxville

Tracy M. Hagemann, PharmD
Associate Dean, Nashville

Glen E. Farr, PharmD
Associate Dean, Continuing Education
Bernd Meibohm, PhD
Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Programs and Interim Chair, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Brad Boucher, PharmD, FCCP, FCCM
Associate Dean, Strategic Initiatives & Operations

Sheila F. Cooper, BBA
Assistant Dean, Finance & Administration

Richard A. Helms, PharmD, BCNSP
Chair, Department of Clinical Pharmacy

Information About the College

 

Programs

Courses

Clinical Pharmacy

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    PHCY 114 - Pharmacy Math



    Cr Hrs: 1 (1-0-0)

    This required course is designed to teach the fundamentals of pharmaceutical calculations that are required in the compounding and dispensing of a prescription. It is taught during the first 8 weeks of the semester. Students will apply appropriate mathematical concepts using typical situations that are encountered during the practice of pharmacy. The course will emphasize aspects of basic mathematics and logical skills needed to perform pharmaceutical and clinical calculations essential to ensure that the right dose and strength of a medication or nutritional are given.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Lecture
    Location offered: Memphis
    Term offered: Fall


    Fall - Instructor of Record: Michael Lloyd Christensen
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    PHCY 115 - Foundations of Pharmacy



    Cr Hrs: 3 (2-2-0)

    This required course provides an introduction to the profession of pharmacy. Material centers on health delivery models, the environment in which health care is rendered, and interprofessional care with a focus on the roles of the pharmacist. Students learn about a variety of career opportunities and will self-assess their potential interest using the APhA Career Pathways Program. This course will also enhance the student’s understanding of professionalism and the responsibility of a pharmacist in society and the health care system. The course also examines the role of human professional behaviors and values as mediators of health and illness, with a focus on health care disparities and health literacy.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Lecture, Lab
    Location offered: Memphis
    Term offered: Fall


    Fall - Instructor of Record: Bradley A Boucher
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    PHCY 116 - Communications



    Cr Hrs: 1 (1-0-0)

    This required course emphasizes interpersonal and interprofessional relationships, patient counseling skills, and communication skills as they relate to pharmacy practice.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Lecture
    Location offered: Memphis
    Term offered: Fall


    Fall - Instructor of Record: Christa M George
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    PHCY 117 - Interprofessional Education and Clinical Simulation (IPECS) l



    Cr Hrs: 1 (0-2-0)

    This required course is designed to use clinical simulation (encompassing the use of standardized patients, colleagues, task trainers, high fidelity human patient simulators, or virtual reality simulations) as a way to teach and assess skills-based activities essential to pharmacy practice. The course will also include interprofessional exercises with the expressed purpose of bringing together learners from two or more health professions to increase mutual respect and understanding of their unique roles and perspectives, to enhance collaboration and communication, and to improve patient outcomes.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Lecture, Lab
    Location offered: Memphis
    Term offered: Fall


    Fall - Instructor of Record: Stephanie J Phelps
    Fall - Additional Instructor 1: Chasity Michelle Shelton
    Fall - Additional Instructor 2: Christa M George
    Fall - Additional Instructor 3: Trevor W Sweatman
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    PHCY 118 - Immunization



    Cr Hrs: 1 (1-0-0)

    This required course prepares student pharmacists to assume the role of a vaccine advocate and vaccine provider. The course consists of an 12-hour self-study learning program, which provides in- depth knowledge on implementing a pharmacy immunization program, clinical as well as practical considerations of vaccine administration, and a guide to reference books published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The second part consists of highly interactive didactic and laboratory classes designed to reinforce the self-study material. This combined program addresses areas of immunization needs, compensation, marketing, legal and regulatory issues, and injection-technique training. At conclusion of the course the student pharmacist will be certified by the American Pharmacists Association to administer Immunizations.

    Grade Mode: Pass/Fail
    Instructional Method: Lecture, Lab
    Location offered: Memphis
    Prerequisites: CPR certification
    Term offered: Spring


    Spring - Instructor of Record: Chasity M. Shelton
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    PHCY 121 - Self-Care and Nonprescription Drugs



    Cr Hrs: 3 (3-0-0)

    Through didactic instruction and multiple choice exams this required course is designed to provide the first year student pharmacist with the information needed to: 1) recognize conditions that are self-treatable with nonprescription drugs and complementary alternative medicine; 2) assess patient’s needs, risk factors, and potential for adverse events; 3) assist with product selection; 4) advise and counsel patients on therapeutic options and outcomes of therapy; and 5) recognize appropriate physical assessment techniques needed to evaluate a patient’s medical condition and response to pharmacotherapy. The student should also be able to identify laws that govern nonprescription therapy.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Lecture
    Location offered: Memphis
    Term offered: Spring


    Spring - Instructor of Record: Amanda Marie Howard-Thompson
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    PHCY 127 - Interprofessional Education and Clinical Simulation (IPECS) II



    Cr Hrs: 1 (0-2-0)

    This required course is a continuation of PHCY 117 and is designed to use clinical simulation (encompassing the use of standardized patients, colleagues, task trainers, high fidelity human patient simulators, or virtual reality simulations) as a way to teach and assess skills-based activities essential to pharmacy practice. The course will also include interprofessional exercise with the expressed purpose of bringing together learners from two or more health professions to increase mutual respect and understanding of their unique roles and perspectives, to enhance collaboration and communication, and to improve patient outcomes.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Lecture, Lab
    Location offered: Memphis
    Term offered: Spring


    Spring - Instructor of Record: Chasity Michelle Shelton
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    PHCY 128 - Co-Curricular Education 1



    Cr Hrs: 1.5

    The Co-Curricular 1 course at the University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy was developed to fulfill the requirements of the 2016 Standards and Guidelines for Accreditation published by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE). The course consists of a variety of early learning experiences, beginning in the fall semester of the first professional year (P1) and concluding by May of the spring semester of the first professional year (P1).

    Grade Mode: Pass/Fail
    Instructional Method: Lecture, Seminar, Clinical, Independent Study
    Location offered: Memphis, Knoxville, Nashville
    Prerequisites: None
    Co-requisites: None

    Fall - Instructor of Record: WILLIAMS, JENNIFER SC
    Spring - Instructor of Record: WILLIAMS, JENNIFER SC
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    PHCY 129 - Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience (IPPE) I : Introduction to Patient Care



    Cr Hrs: 1 (0-2-0)

    The first course in the IPPE program is a required course designed to prepare student pharmacists for Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences (APPE). In this course students complete an online Medical Terminology module, gain exposure to practice sites, and participate in small group discussions of actual patients. Activities in this course occur in the fall and spring term.

    Grade Mode: Pass/Fail
    Instructional Method: Lecture, Lab
    Term offered: Fall through Spring


    Fall - Instructor of Record: Catherine Crill Herrington
    Spring - Instructor of Record: Catherine Crill Herrington
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    PHCY 211 - Therapeutics I



    Cr Hrs: 3 (3-0-0)

    This required course consists of lectures designed to develop the student’s ability to apply principles and concepts in the area of cardiovascular disease and therapeutics. The etiology and pathophysiology diseases will be presented to the extent required to thoroughly understand the therapeutic management. Emphasis will be placed on selection and evaluation of rational drug therapy, design of effective therapeutic regimens, and clinical monitoring of drug response using appropriate laboratory and physical assessment measures.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Lecture
    Location offered: Memphis, Knoxville, Nashville
    Term offered: Fall


    Fall - Instructor of Record: Robert B Parker
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    PHCY 212 - Therapeutics II



    Cr Hrs: 3 (3-0-0)

    This required course is designed to develop the student’s ability to apply principles and concepts of therapeutics. The primary focus is the management of major diseases including diabetes, acute and chronic kidney diseases, fluids and electrolytes, and respiratory disorders. The etiology and pathophysiology of these diseases will be presented to the extent needed to thoroughly understand the therapeutic management. Emphasis will be placed on selection and evaluation of rational drug therapy, design of effective therapeutic regimens, and clinical monitoring of drug response using appropriate laboratory and physical assessment measures.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Lecture
    Location offered: Memphis, Knoxville, Nashville
    Term offered: Fall


    Fall - Instructor of Record: Joanna Q Hudson
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    PHCY 214 - Pharmacy Practice Management & Pharmacoeconomics



    Cr Hrs: 3 (3-0-0)

    This required course acquaints students with the basic principles of management including planning, organizing, directing, coordinating, and controlling a practice, business, or organization. Additionally, attention is given to principles of managed care, the economics of health and parmaceuticals, and pharmacy’s place in the U.S. health care system.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Lecture
    Location offered: Memphis, Knoxville, Nashville
    Term offered: Spring


    Spring - Instructor of Record: Justin Gatwood
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    PHCY 215 - Information, Technology, and Safety



    Cr Hrs: 2 (2-0-0)

    This course provides the student pharmacist with an introduction to drug information, informatics, and medication safety. Materials covered in this course will include identification, classification, and utilization of drug information resources and practical use of drug information skills in a variety of practice settings. In addition, other topics will include basic concepts of informatics and medication safety, highlighting the application of drug information and informatics to improve medication safety. This course will also facilitate the use of concepts in practice case settings, allowing students to use knowledge gained in the lecture presentation to apply in a real-time case format. Overall, the goal of the course will be to expose students to the baseline concepts and knowledge to recognize the correlation between application of drug information, informatics, and medication safety.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Lecture
    Location offered: Memphis, Knoxville, Nashville
    Term offered: Fall


    Fall - Instructor of Record: James S. Wheeler
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    PHCY 217 - Interprofessional Education and Clinical Simulation (IPECS) lll



    Cr Hrs: 1 (0-2-0)

    This required course is designed to use active learning techniques, interproffessional learning, and clinical simulation to enhance the education of learners. The course will employ interprofessional exercises with the expressed purpose of bringing together learners from two or more health professions to increase mutual respect and understanding of their unique roles and perspectives, to enhance collaboration and communication, and to improve patient outcomes. The course will also use clinical simulation (encompassing the use of standardized patients, colleagues, task trainers, high fidelity human patient simulators, or virtual reality simulations) as a way to teach and assess skills-based activities essential to pharmacy practice.

    Grade Mode: Pass/Fail
    Instructional Method: Lab
    Location offered: Memphis, Knoxville, Nashville
    Term offered: Fall


    Fall - Instructor of Record: Joseph Michael Swanson
    Spring - Instructor of Record: Joseph M Swanson
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    PHCY 221 - Therapeutics III



    Cr Hrs: 3 (3-0-0)

    This required course consists of lectures and reading assignments designed to prepare the student to apply principles and concepts of clinical therapeutics to the prevention and treatment of specific diseases. Primary topics covered in this course include the clinical presentation, microbiology, and treatment of common bacterial, viral, and fungal infectious diseases with the exception of HIV.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Lecture
    Location offered: Memphis, Knoxville, Nashville
    Term offered: Spring


    Spring - Instructor of Record: G Christopher Wood
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    PHCY 222 - Therapeutics IV



    Cr Hrs: 3 (3-0-0)

    This required course consists of lectures and recitations related to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), solid organ transplantation and gastrointestinal and nutritional disorders. The course is designed to develop the student’s ability to apply principles and concepts of clinical therapeutics to the care of patients with specific illnesses.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Lecture
    Location offered: Memphis, Knoxville, Nashville
    Term offered: Spring


    Spring - Instructor of Record: Benjamin T Duhart Jr
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    PHCY 224 - Applied Pharmacokinetics



    Cr Hrs: 2 (1-2-0)

    This required course consists of lectures and recitations on the practical application of pharmacokinetic theory as it relates to the individualization of patient drug therapy, through the proper interpretation of drug serum concentrations.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Lecture, Lab
    Location offered: Memphis, Knoxville, Nashville
    Term offered: Spring


    Spring - Instructor of Record: Steven C Laizure
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    PHCY 225 - Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience (IPPE) II: Applied Therapeutics



    Cr Hrs: 2 (0-4-0)

    The second course in the IPPE program is a required course designed to prepare student pharmacists for Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences (APPE). The second year IPPE experience builds on the foundation laid in the first year IPPE experience (e.g., shadow learning in the clinical environment) since students will have responsibilities for direct patient contact and for development and presentation of a pharmacist’s care plan for actual patients. Activities in this course occur in the fall and spring term.

    Grade Mode: Pass/Fail
    Instructional Method: Lab
    Location offered: Memphis, Knoxville, Nashville
    Term offered: Fall through Spring


    Fall - Instructor of Record: Catherine Crill Herrington
    Spring - Instructor of Record: Catherine Crill Herrington
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    PHCY 227 - Interprofessional Education and Clinical Simulation (IPECS) lV



    Cr Hrs: 1 (0-2-0)

    This required course is a continuation of PHCY 217 and is designed to use clinical simulation (encompassing the use of standardized patients, colleagues, task trainers, high fidelity human patient simulators, or virtual reality simulations) as a way to teach and assess skills-based activities essential to pharmacy practice. The course will also include interprofessional exercise with the expressed purpose of bringing together learners from two or more health professions to increase mutual respect and understanding of their unique roles and perspectives, to enhance collaboration and communication, and to improve patient outcomes.

    Grade Mode: Pass/Fail
    Instructional Method: Lab
    Location offered: Memphis, Knoxville, Nashville
    Term offered: Spring


    Spring - Instructor of Record: Leslie A Hamilton
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    PHCY 228 - Co-Curricular Education 2



    Cr Hrs: 0.5 (0-1-0)

    The Co-Curricular 2 Course at the University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy was developed to fulfill the requirements of the 2016 Standards and Guidelines for Accreditation published by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE). The course consists of a variety of early learning experiences beginning in the fall semester of the second professional year (P2) and concluding in the spring semester of the second professional year (P2).

    Grade Mode: Pass/Fail
    Instructional Method: Lecture, Seminar, Clinical, Independent Study
    Location offered: Memphis, Knoxville, Nashville
    Prerequisites: None.
    Co-requisites: None.

    Term offered: Fall, Spring


    Fall - Instructor of Record: WILLIAMS, JENNIFER SC
    Spring - Instructor of Record: WILLIAMS, JENNIFER SC
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    PHCY 240 - Special Problems in Pharmacy



    Cr Hrs: 1-3 (Varies)

    The purpose of this elective course is to allow students to design and implement a specific project that is related to the profession of pharmacy. Once a mentor is identified, an abstract describing the project and the students role should be submitted to the course director. Upon completion of the project a written report, abstract for submission, or manuscript is required and must be submitted to the course director. The course may be repeated if a student is interested on continuing work on a specific project. May be repeated up to 8 credit hours.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Research
    Location offered: Memphis, Knoxville, Nashville
    Term offered: Fall, Spring


    Fall - Instructor of Record: Richard A Helms
    Spring - Instructor of Record: Richard A Helms
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    PHCY 244 - Drugs of Abuse



    Cr Hrs: 2 (2-0-0)

    This elective course explores current trends and knowledge about drugs and substances of abuse or misuse. Emphasis is directed toward the problems of drugs and society, recognition of substance abuse, acute and chronic effects, treatment options, recovery programs and the role and responsibilities of pharmacists.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Lecture
    Location offered: Memphis, Knoxville, Nashville
    Term offered: Fall


    Fall - Instructor of Record: Peter Anton Chyka
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    PHCY 245 - Clinical Toxicology



    Cr Hrs: 2 (2-0-0)

    This elective course discusses the recognition, management and prevention of common poisonings by medications, household products and industrial chemicals in children and adults.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Lecture
    Location offered: Memphis, Knoxville, Nashville
    Term offered: Fall


    Fall - Instructor of Record: Peter Anton Chyka
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    PHCY 249 - Community Pharmacy



    Cr Hrs: 2 (2-0-0)

    This elective course is designed to provide the student with the basic principles of community pharmacy management. The course will help students learn to solve problems in pharmacy location analysis, obtaining capital, purchasing, inventory control, pricing of products and services, financial analysis, computer applications, and pharmacy security.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Lecture
    Location offered: Memphis, Knoxville, Nashville
    Term offered: Spring


    Spring - Instructor of Record: Kenneth Hohmeier
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    PHCY 256 - Personal Finance and Financial Planning



    Cr Hrs: 2 (2-0-0)

    This course will enable students to gain a working understanding of the principles that impact personal financial decisions, including those concepts of financial goals, developing a cash flow plan, saving, avoiding and eliminating debt, investing and making informed decisions about purchases.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Lecture
    Location offered: Memphis, Knoxville, Nashville
    Term offered: Fall


    Fall - Instructor of Record: Debbie Curtis Byrd
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    PHCY 257 - Top 200 Drugs



    Cr Hrs: 2 (2-0-0)

    An elective course that will familiarize the student with the generic and common brand names, appropriate dosages, indications, contraindications, and common side and adverse effects of the 200 most commonly prescribed medications. Some basic pharmacology of the major drug classes will also be included in the lecture material.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Lecture
    Location offered: Memphis, Knoxville, Nashville
    Term offered: Spring


    Spring - Instructor of Record: Michael Lloyd Christensen
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    PHCY 258 - Design and Conduct of Clinical Research Studies



    Cr Hrs: 2 (2-0-0)

    The objective of this elective course is to outline for students and trainees the process of conducting clinical research from a scientific, ethical, regulatory and managerial perspective. Educational activities that will complement various didactic presentations include review of original research articles, observation of an ongoing clinical research project, and preparation and presentation of a clinical research protocol by the participants.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Lecture
    Location offered: Memphis
    Term offered: Spring


    Spring - Instructor of Record: Bradley A Boucher
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    PHCY 259 - Complementary and Alternative Medicine



    Cr Hrs: 2 (2-0-0)

    This elective course will familiarize the student with the most current complementary and alternative medicines used in the community setting. Common products, appropriate dosages, indications, contraindications, and common side and adverse effects will be addressed. The course will also discuss evidence-based medicine in this practice arena.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Lecture
    Location offered: Memphis, Knoxville, Nashville
    Term offered: Fall


    Fall - Instructor of Record: Sahar Rashed
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    PHCY 260 - CPR Instruction



    Cr Hrs: 2 (1-2-0)

    Students enrolled in this elective course will become certified as American Heart Association Instructors in Healthcare Provider CPR. They will be responsible for teaching CPR to student pharmacists and to the community.

    Grade Mode: Pass/Fail
    Instructional Method: Lecture, Lab
    Location offered: Memphis, Knoxville, Nashville
    Term offered: Fall, Spring


    Fall - Instructor of Record: Kelly C Rogers
    Spring - Instructor of Record: Kelly C Rogers
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    PHCY 262 - Interprofessional Education and Clinical Simulation (IPECS) Teaching Assistant



    Cr Hrs: 1-2 (Varies)

    This elective allows a second or third year student pharmacist to serve as a teaching assistant in the IPECS course series (PHCY 117, PHCY 127, PHCY 217; PHCY 227). The student will assist in teaching the basics of a complete history and physical examination using case studies of common acute and chronic diseases. Role-playing will be a part of the program. The student spends time each week discussing teaching techniques and 4 hours per week in laboratory teaching. May be repeated up to 6 credit hours.

    Grade Mode: Pass/Fail
    Instructional Method: Lab
    Location offered: Memphis, Nashville, Knoxville
    Term offered: Fall, Spring


    Fall - Instructor of Record: Stephanie J Phelps
    Fall - Additional Instructor 1: Joseph M Swanson
    Fall - Additional Instructor 2: Nancy Borja Hart
    Spring - Instructor of Record: Chasity Michelle Shelton
    Spring - Additional Instructor 1: Leslie Hamilton
    Spring - Additional Instructor 2: Nancy Borja Hart
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    PHCY 311 - Therapeutics V



    Cr Hrs: 3 (3-0-0)

    This required course consists of lectures and reading assignments designed to prepare the student to apply principles and concepts of clinical therapeutics to the prevention and treatment of specific diseases. Primary topics covered in this course include oncology, endocrinology, rheumatology, special populations (women’s and men’s health, geriatrics, pediatrics, pregnancy and lactation).

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Lecture
    Location offered: Memphis, Knoxville, Nashville
    Term offered: Fall


    Fall - Instructor of Record: James A Waddell
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    PHCY 312 - Therapeutics VI



    Cr Hrs: 3 (3-0-0)

    This required course consists of lectures designed to develop the student’s ability to apply principles and concepts of clinical therapeutics to the care of patients with psychiatric and neurologic illnesses.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Lecture
    Location offered: Memphis, Knoxville, Nashville
    Term offered: Fall


    Fall - Instructor of Record: Leslie A Hamilton
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    PHCY 313 - Applied Therapeutics II



    Cr Hrs: 2 (0-4-0)

    A continuation of PHCY 223, Applied Therapeutics I.

    Grade Mode: Pass/Fail
    Instructional Method: Lab
    Location offered: Memphis, Knoxville, Nashville
    Term offered: Fall


    Fall - Instructor of Record: Catherine Crill Herrington
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    PHCY 314 - Literature Evaluation and Study Design



    Cr Hrs: 2 (2-0-0)

    The course consists of lectures and recitations designed to give students the skills needed to effectively evaluate medical literature and communicate their evaluation efficiently to other health-care providers and the lay-public. Students will be enabled to evaluate study methodology, clinical implications and relevance.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Lecture
    Location offered: Memphis, Knoxville, Nashville
    Term offered: Fall


    Fall - Instructor of Record: Anthony Shaun Rowe
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    PHCY 315 - Pharmacy Law



    Cr Hrs: 3 (3-0-0)

    A study of the numerous laws, both statutory and regulatory, which govern and control the practice of pharmacy and the manufacturing, distribution, and dispensing of drug products; and the delivery of clinical pharmacy services. An exploration of the professional conduct for pharmacy practice is included.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Lecture
    Location offered: Memphis, Knoxville, Nashville
    Term offered: Fall


    Fall - Instructor of Record: Carol A Schwab
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    PHCY 316 - Medication Therapy Management (MTM)



    Cr Hrs: 1 (1-0-0)

    The required course formally introduces the student to the concept and application of (1) medication therapy management (MTM) and (2) the pharmacist’s patient care process (PPCP). The course is based on the profession’s accepted and standardized approach to direct patient care (PPCP). Expanding on this approach, the student is taught the principles of MTM using the APhA Delivering Medication Therapy Management Services Certificate course. Course instruction is delivered using lectures, cases, and hands-on experience with MTM web-based platforms. The course is intended to prepare student pharmacists to transition directly into the practice of MTM during their advanced practice pharmacy experiences (APPEs).

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Lecture, Lab
    Location offered: Memphis, Knoxville, Nashville
    Term offered: Fall through Spring


    Fall - Instructor of Record: Kenneth Hohmeier
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    PHCY 317 - Interprofessional Education and Clinical Simulation (IPECS) V



    Cr Hrs: 1 (0-2-0)

    This required course is a continuation of PHCY 227 and is designed to use clinical simulation (encompassing the use of standardized patients, colleagues, task trainers, high fidelity human patient simulators, or virtual reality simulations) as a way to teach and assess skills-based activities essential to pharmacy practice. The course will also include interprofessional exercise with the expressed purpose of bringing together learners from two or more health professions to increase mutual respect and understanding of their unique roles and perspectives, to enhance collaboration and communication, and to improve patient outcomes.

    Grade Mode: Pass/Fail
    Instructional Method: Lab
    Location offered: Memphis, Knoxville, Nashville
    Term offered: Fall


    Fall - Instructor of Record: Nancy Hart
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    PHCY 321 - Landmark Clinical Trials



    Cr Hrs: 2 (2-0-0)

    This elective course prepares the student to define landmark clinical trials and their impact on evidence-based medicine, locate landmark clinical trials using information technology, identify and describe landmark clinical trials for difference disease states and their impact on disease states, analyze and present clinical trials. Students will participate in class discussions, prepare an individual presentation, as well as taking quizzes and a final exam.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Lecture
    Location offered: Memphis
    Term offered: Spring


    Spring - Instructor of Record: Mary E. Yates
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    PHCY 341 - Drug Interactions



    Cr Hrs: 2 (2-0-0)

    To provide students an elective experience that uses active learning to gain a greater depth of knowledge of selected clinically significant drug interactions. This builds on material covered in pharmacology and the Therapeutics series of courses. Students will participate in class discussion, complete a writing assignment and give an individual presentation.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Lecture
    Location offered: Memphis
    Term offered: Spring


    Spring - Instructor of Record: Timothy H Self
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    PHCY 346 - Critical Care Elective



    Cr Hrs: 2 (2-0-0)

    This elective course will help students gain familiarity with the care and management of the critically ill patient. The course will assist in understanding the research associated with therapeutic interventions and provide a rationale for various treatment modalities utilized in a variety of diseases.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Lecture
    Location offered: Memphis, Knoxville, Nashville
    Term offered: Spring


    Spring - Instructor of Record: Anthony Shaun Rowe
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    PHCY 347 - Pediatrics Elective



    Cr Hrs: 2 (2-0-0)

    This elective course is designed to strengthen the student’s knowledge of common pediatric problems and to increase their confidence in optimizing pharmacotherapy in the patient population.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Lecture
    Location offered: Memphis, Knoxville, Nashville
    Term offered: Spring


    Spring - Instructor of Record: Oscar Rafael Herrera
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    PHCY 348 - Ambulatory Care Elective



    Cr Hrs: 2 (2-0-0)

    This elective course will increase students’ knowledge and clinical problem solving skills for chronic diseases commonly seen in the adult ambulatory patient. Medication selection and optimization as well as patient education will be emphasized. This course is designed to build upon the foundational knowledge and skills acquired in the therapeutics curriculum.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Lecture
    Location offered: Memphis, Knoxville, Nashville
    Term offered: Fall


    Fall - Instructor of Record: Andrea Franks
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    PHCY 353 - Drug Induced Disease Elective



    Cr Hrs: 2 (2-0-0)

    This elective course will enhance each student’s knowledge with respect to the epidemiology, pathogenesis, and clinical presentation of selected major categories of adverse drug reactions and drug interactions. Students will also learn to recognize, evaluate, manage, and prevent adverse drug reactions and drug interactions. Students will be responsible for participating in class discussions, writing a paper as well as taking a final exam.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Lecture
    Location offered: Memphis, Knoxville, Nashville
    Term offered: Spring


    Spring - Instructor of Record: Christopher K Finch
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    PHCY 354 - Oncology Elective



    Cr Hrs: 2 (2-0-0)

    This elective course will provide students with advanced learning opportunities in the field of oncology. Students will learn how to recognize the signs and symptoms of most common cancers, develop appropriate chemotherapeutic regimens for individual patient cases, and manage the common complications of drug therapy. Students will be responsible for a journal club presentation as well as taking a final exam.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Lecture
    Location offered: Memphis, Knoxville, Nashville
    Term offered: Spring


    Spring - Instructor of Record: James A Waddell
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    PHCY 365 - Emergency Care Elective



    Cr Hrs: 2 (2-0-0)

    This elective will incorporate didactic lectures to establish a basic understanding of the topic. It will also utilize group discussion of primary (research articles) and secondary (reviews and/or guidelines) literature. The course will provide the student with an advanced understanding of how results of clinical trials impact patient care, even during emergency situations. Students will also advance skills necessary to evaluate and present primary literature.

    Grade Mode: Standard Max per section: 15
    Instructional Method: Lecture
    Location offered: Memphis
    Term offered: Fall


    Fall - Instructor of Record: Gary Morgan Jones
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    PHCY 366 - Advanced Cardiac Life Support



    Cr Hrs: 2 (2-0-0)

    Building upon the knowledge obtained from basic life support training, this elective course will provide the student with an extensive review of advanced cardiac life support (ACLS). The overall goal of this course is to introduce the pharmacy student to the role of a pharmacist on the resuscitation team and prepare the student for the American Heart Association (AHA) ACLS healthcare provider course. Students will be responsible for reading and writing assignments as well as taking quizzes and a final exam.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Lecture, Lab
    Location offered: Memphis
    Term offered: Spring


    Spring - Instructor of Record: Kelly C Rogers
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    PHCY 370 - IPPE Community Pharmacy Rotation



    Cr Hrs: 2 (0-0-80)

    A two-week introductory pharmacy practice experience (IPPE) required rotation in a community pharmacy setting. Student pharmacists will work under the direction of an affiliate or volunteer Faculty members practicing in that environment.

    Grade Mode: Pass/Fail
    Instructional Method: Clinical
    Term offered: Fall, Spring


    Fall - Instructor of Record: Catherine Crill Herrington
    Spring - Instructor of Record: Catherine Crill Herrington
  •  

    PHCY 371 - IPPE Institutional Pharmacy Rotation



    Cr Hrs: 2 (0-0-80)

    A two-week introductory pharmacy practice experience (IPPE) required rotation in a health-system institutional pharmacy setting. The student pharmacist will learn from an affiliate or part-time faculty members practicing in the arena.

    Grade Mode: Pass/Fail
    Instructional Method: Clinical
    Term offered: Fall, Spring


    Fall - Instructor of Record: Catherine Crill Herrington
    Spring - Instructor of Record: Catherine Crill Herrington
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    PHCY 372 - Special Topics



    Cr Hrs: 1-3

    This course offers students an opportunity to refine skills in a variety of areas important to the practice of pharmacy. Students will attend lectures and may participate in team-based learning and presentation sessions.

    Grade Mode: Pass/Fail
    Instructional Method: Lecture, Clinical
    Term offered: Fall, Spring


    Spring - Instructor of Record: Jennifer Williams
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    PHCY 397 - Pharmacy Exam Review I



    Cr Hrs: 2 (2-0-0)

    To become a licensed pharmacist, all pharmacy school graduates must pass the North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination (NAPLEX). In most states, including Tennessee, they must also pass the Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE). This course is designed to provide a structured and comprehensive review for the fourth-year student pharmacist in preparation of the NAPLEX™ and MPJE™. The course will use the RxPrep© Course Book, online video library and more than 3300 questions.  The course will be structured to include a pre-assessment, 16-week guided self-study component, three-day live seminar, and post-assessment.  The course will address such areas as pharmacotherapy (including pharmacology and medicinal chemistry), calculations, systems management (including product formulation), population/public health concepts, and pharmacy law.

    Grade Mode: Pass/Fail
    Instructional Method: Seminar, Independent Study
    Term offered: Fall through Spring


    Spring - Instructor of Record: Stephanie J Phelps
  •  

    PHCY 398 - Pharmacy Exam Review II



    Cr Hrs: 2 (2-0-0)

    To become a licensed pharmacist, all pharmacy school graduates must pass the North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination (NAPLEX). In most states, including Tennessee, they must also pass the Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE). This course is designed to provide a structured and comprehensive review for the fourth-year student pharmacist in preparation of the NAPLEX™ and MPJE™. The course will use the RxPrep© Course Book, online video library and more than 3300 questions. The course will be structured to include a pre-assessment, 16-week guided self-study component, three-day live seminar, and post-assessment. The course will address such areas as pharmacotherapy (including pharmacology and medicinal chemistry), calculations, systems management (including product formulation), population/public health concepts, and pharmacy law.

    Grade Mode: Pass/Fail
    Instructional Method: Seminar, Independent Study
    Term offered: Spring


    Spring - Instructor of Record: Stephanie J Phelps
  •  

    PHCY 400 - Medicine I



    Cr Hrs: 4 (0-0-160)

    A one-month advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) providing supervised development of clinical skills and concepts in the application and promotion of rational pharmacotherapeutics in the area of medicine.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Clinical
    Term offered: Fall, Spring


    Fall - Instructor of Record: Rex O Brown
    Spring - Instructor of Record: Catherine Crill Herrington
  •  

    PHCY 401 - Medicine II



    Cr Hrs: 4 (0-0-160)

    A one-month advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) providing supervised development of clinical skills and concepts in the application and promotion of rational pharmacotherapeutics in the area of medicine. Medicine II is a continuation of the Medicine I APPE and is designed to build upon skills previously gained in Medicine I. For Medicine II, student pharmacists are expected to provide care with more autonomy earlier in the month and to have a greater depth of knowledge and skill, compared to Medicine I. Increased ability to identify and solve patient-specific problems is expected.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Clinical
    Term offered: Fall, Spring


    Fall - Instructor of Record: Rex O Brown
    Spring - Instructor of Record: Catherine Crill Herrington
  •  

    PHCY 402 - Medicine III



    Cr Hrs: 4 (0-0-160)

    A one-month advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) providing supervised development of clinical skills and concepts in the application and promotion of rational pharmacotherapeutics in the area of medicine. Medicine III is a continuation of the Medicine I and Medicine II APPEs and is designed to build upon skills previously gained in Medicine I and II. For Medicine III, student pharmacists are expected to provide care with more autonomy earlier in the month and to have a greater depth and knowledge and skill, compared to Medicine I and II. Increased ability to identify and solve patient-specific problems is expected.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Clinical
    Term offered: Fall, Spring


    Fall - Instructor of Record: Rex O Brown
    Spring - Instructor of Record: Catherine Crill Herrington
  •  

    PHCY 407 - Cardiology II



    Cr Hrs: 4 (0-0-160)

    A one-month advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) providing supervised development of clinical skills and concepts in the application and promotion of pharmacy in the area of cardiology.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Clinical
    Term offered: Fall, Spring


    Fall - Instructor of Record: Rex O Brown
    Spring - Instructor of Record: Catherine Crill Herrington
  •  

    PHCY 408 - Nephrology



    Cr Hrs: 4 (0-0-160)

    A one-month advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) providing supervised development of clinical skills and concepts in the application and promotion of rational pharmacotherapeutics of nephrology. Student will focus on dosing medications in patients with renal failure and on the medical management of patients with chronic kidney disease who may be on dialysis.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Clinical
    Term offered: Fall, Spring


    Fall - Instructor of Record: Rex O Brown
    Spring - Instructor of Record: Catherine Crill Herrington
  •  

    PHCY 409 - Integrated Pharmacy Practice



    Cr Hrs: 4 (0-0-160)

    This one-month advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) is an elective patient care component of the experiential portion of the curriculum. The Integrated Pharmacy Practice rotation is an introduction of comprehensive clinical practice in a teaching hospital. This APPE is designed to enhance the student pharmacist’s knowledge base and to apply didactic material. The candidate will be responsible for applying appropriate pharmacologic therapy specific to patient diseases encountered in a variety of settings.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Clinical
    Term offered: Fall, Spring


    Fall - Instructor of Record: Rex O Brown
    Spring - Instructor of Record: Catherine Crill Herrington
  •  

    PHCY 410 - Cardiology I



    Cr Hrs: 4 (0-0-160)

    A one-month advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) providing supervised development of clinical skills and concepts in the application and promotion of pharmacy in the area of cardiology.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Clinical
    Term offered: Fall, Spring


    Fall - Instructor of Record: Rex O Brown
    Spring - Instructor of Record: Catherine Crill Herrington
  •  

    PHCY 411 - Adult Oncology I



    Cr Hrs: 4 (0-0-160)

    A one-month advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) rotation providing supervised development of clinical skills and concepts in the application and promotion of rational pharmacotherapeutics in the area of oncology.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Clinical
    Term offered: Fall, Spring


    Fall - Instructor of Record: Rex O Brown
    Spring - Instructor of Record: Catherine Crill Herrington
  •  

    PHCY 412 - Adult Oncology II



    Cr Hrs: 4 (0-0-160)

    A one-month advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) rotation providing supervised development of clinical skills and concepts in the application and promotion of rational pharmacotherapeutics in the area of oncology.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Clinical
    Term offered: Fall, Spring


    Fall - Instructor of Record: Rex O Brown
    Spring - Instructor of Record: Catherine Crill Herrington
  •  

    PHCY 413 - Pulmonary



    Cr Hrs: 4 (0-0-160)

    A one-month advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) rotation providing supervised development of clinical skills and concepts in the application and promotion of rational pharmacotherapeutics in the area of pulmonary medicine.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Clinical
    Term offered: Fall, Spring


    Fall - Instructor of Record: Rex O Brown
    Spring - Instructor of Record: Catherine Crill Herrington
  •  

    PHCY 414 - Infectious Diseases I



    Cr Hrs: 4 (0-0-160)

    A one-month advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) rotation providing supervised development of clinical skills and concepts in the application and promotion of rational pharmacotherapeutics in the area of infectious diseases.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Clinical
    Term offered: Fall, Spring


    Fall - Instructor of Record: Rex O Brown
    Spring - Instructor of Record: Catherine Crill Herrington
  •  

    PHCY 415 - Infectious Diseases II



    Cr Hrs: 4 (0-0-160)

    A one-month advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) rotation providing supervised development of clinical skills and concepts in the application and promotion of rational pharmacotherapeutics in the area of infectious diseases.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Clinical
    Term offered: Fall, Spring


    Fall - Instructor of Record: Rex O Brown
    Spring - Instructor of Record: Catherine Crill Herrington
  •  

    PHCY 416 - Gerontology I



    Cr Hrs: 4 (0-0-160)

    A one-month advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) rotation providing supervised development of clinical skills and concepts in the application and promotion of pharmacy in the area of gerontology.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Clinical
    Term offered: Fall, Spring


    Fall - Instructor of Record: Rex O Brown
    Spring - Instructor of Record: Catherine Crill Herrington
  •  

    PHCY 417 - Gerontology II



    Cr Hrs: 4 (0-0-160)

    A one-month advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) rotation providing supervised development of clinical skills and concepts in the application and promotion of pharmacy in the area of gerontology.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Clinical
    Term offered: Fall, Spring


    Fall - Instructor of Record: Rex O Brown
    Spring - Instructor of Record: Catherine Crill Herrington
  •  

    PHCY 418 - Long Term Care I



    Cr Hrs: 4 (0-0-160)

    A one-month advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) rotation conducted in long term care facilities, or pharmacies which service such facilities, and which promotes the development of pharmacy practice skills appropriate for long term care facilities.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Clinical
    Term offered: Fall, Spring


    Fall - Instructor of Record: Rex O Brown
    Spring - Instructor of Record: Catherine Crill Herrington
  •  

    PHCY 419 - Long Term Care II



    Cr Hrs: 4 (0-0-160)

    A one-month advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) conducted in long term care facilities, or pharmacies which service such facilities, and which promotes the development of pharmacy practice skills appropriate for long term care facilities.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Clinical
    Term offered: Fall, Spring


    Fall - Instructor of Record: Rex O Brown
    Spring - Instructor of Record: Catherine Crill Herrington
  •  

    PHCY 420 - Emergency Medicine I



    Cr Hrs: 4 (0-0-160)

    A one-month advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) providing supervised development of skills and concepts in the application and promotion of rational pharmacotherapeutics in the area of the emergency department.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Clinical
    Term offered: Fall, Spring


    Fall - Instructor of Record: Rex O Brown
    Spring - Instructor of Record: Catherine Crill Herrington
  •  

    PHCY 421 - Palliative Care



    Cr Hrs: 4 (0-0-160)

    This one-month advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) is a learning experience directed at providing care for palliative care patients. Students participate in all aspects of interprofessional care as part of the Palliative Care Consult Team (PCCT). Students will interview inpatients and/or family members and participate in the palliative care consult process. Students are considered important members of the Palliative Care team and will work closely with other team members on palliative care issues.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Clinical
    Term offered: Fall, Spring


    Fall - Instructor of Record: Rex O Brown
    Spring - Instructor of Record: Catherine Crill Herrington
  •  

    PHCY 422 - Critical Care Medicine I



    Cr Hrs: 4 (0-0-160)

    A one-month advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) emphasizing the understanding and management of problems specifically related to critically ill patients. Identification of patient problems according to major body systems and application of clinical therapeutics to the critically ill patient will be stressed. Specific topics discussed include hemodynamic and physiologic monitoring, pharmacokinetic considerations and infectious problems in the critically ill patient.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Clinical
    Term offered: Fall, Spring


    Fall - Instructor of Record: Rex O Brown
    Spring - Instructor of Record: Catherine Crill Herrington
  •  

    PHCY 423 - Critical Care Medicine II



    Cr Hrs: 4 (0-0-160)

    A one-month advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) emphasizing the understanding and management of problems specifically related to critically ill patients. Identification of patient problems according to major body systems and application of clinical therapeutics to the critically ill patient will be stressed. Specific topics discussed include hemodynamic and physiologic monitoring, pharmacokinetic considerations and infectious problems in the critically ill patient.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Clinical
    Term offered: Fall, Spring


    Fall - Instructor of Record: Rex O Brown
    Spring - Instructor of Record: Catherine Crill Herrington
  •  

    PHCY 424 - Critical Care Medicine III



    Cr Hrs: 4 (0-0-160)

    A one-month advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) emphasizing the understanding and management of problems specifically related to critically ill patients. Identification of patient problems according to major body systems and application of clinical therapeutics to the critically ill patient will be stressed. Specific topics discussed include hemodynamic and physiologic monitoring, pharmacokinetic considerations and infectious problems in the critically ill patient.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Clinical
    Term offered: Fall, Spring


    Fall - Instructor of Record: Rex O Brown
    Spring - Instructor of Record: Catherine Crill Herrington
  •  

    PHCY 425 - Surgery/Transplant



    Cr Hrs: 4 (0-0-160)

    A one-month advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) providing supervised development of rational pharmacotherapeutics in the area of transplantation.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Clinical
    Term offered: Fall, Spring


    Fall - Instructor of Record: Rex O Brown
    Spring - Instructor of Record: Catherine Crill Herrington
  •  

    PHCY 426 - Specialty Pharmacy and Therapeutic Management



    Cr Hrs: 4 (0-0-160)

    A one month advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) in a pharmacy practice site which dispenses new and innovative therapies requiring preparation and dispensing from a specialty pharmacy.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Clinical
    Term offered: Fall, Spring


    Fall - Instructor of Record: Rex O Brown
    Spring - Instructor of Record: Catherine Crill Herrington
  •  

    PHCY 427 - Government I



    Cr Hrs: 4 (0-0-160)

    This one-month advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE). It is the classification for rotations involving the Indian Health Services, the United States Army, and the United States Air Force. This rotation involves, but is not limited to, direct patient care ensuring optimal healthcare delivery, application of clinical knowledge in management of acute conditions and chronic disease states, and the delivery of pharmaceutical care to the respective patient population. The Government Rotation provides the opportunity for student pharmacists to practice pharmacy outside the scope of traditional community and institutional settings. Student pharmacists are able to apply knowledge of pharmacotherapy in a unique setting that integrates both community and institutional pharmacy practice. Student pharmacists utilize communication skills by offering patient counseling on medications and by communicating with other healthcare providers as part of an interprofessional team.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Clinical
    Term offered: Fall, Spring


    Fall - Instructor of Record: Rex O Brown
    Spring - Instructor of Record: Catherine Crill Herrington
  •  

    PHCY 428 - Health Policy l



    Cr Hrs: 4 (0-0-160)

    A one-month advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) elective based on activities and projects related to health policy in State of Tennessee Government Agencies that interact with the healthcare system (especially Health Related Boards, TennCare, Departments of Health and Mental Health and Tennessee Bureau of Investigations).

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Clinical
    Term offered: Fall, Spring


    Fall - Instructor of Record: Rex O Brown
    Spring - Instructor of Record: Catherine Crill Herrington
  •  

    PHCY 429 - Institutional Clinical Management



    Cr Hrs: 4 (0-0-160)

    This advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) elective will expose the student pharmacists to a career path in clinical coordination in a hospital department of pharmacy. This APPE provides the learner with knowledge of managing a broad scope of departmental operations including clinical practice operations. The APPE will provide the student with an opportunity to further develop leadership and management skills through the achievement of specific goals and objectives centered around acute care services. Additionally, the learner will play an integral role in the development of strategic initiatives to further improve upon the operational and clinical excellence in practice.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Clinical
    Term offered: Fall, Spring


    Fall - Instructor of Record: Rex O Brown
    Spring - Instructor of Record: Catherine Crill Herrington
  •  

    PHCY 430 - Pediatrics I



    Cr Hrs: 4 (0-0-160)

    A one-month advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) providing supervised development of clinical skills and concepts in the application and promotion of rational pharmacotherapeutics in the area of pediatrics.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Clinical
    Term offered: Fall, Spring


    Fall - Instructor of Record: Rex O Brown
    Spring - Instructor of Record: Catherine Crill Herrington
  •  

    PHCY 431 - Pediatrics II



    Cr Hrs: 4 (0-0-160)

    A one-month advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) providing supervised development of clinical skills and concepts in the application and promotion of rational pharmacotherapeutics in the area of pediatrics.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Clinical
    Term offered: Fall, Spring


    Fall - Instructor of Record: Rex O Brown
    Spring - Instructor of Record: Catherine Crill Herrington
  •  

    PHCY 432 - Pediatrics III



    Cr Hrs: 4 (0-0-160)

    A one-month advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) providing supervised development of clinical skills and concepts in the application and promotion of rational pharmacotherapeutics in the area of pediatrics.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Clinical
    Term offered: Fall, Spring


    Fall - Instructor of Record: Rex O Brown
    Spring - Instructor of Record: Catherine Crill Herrington
  •  

    PHCY 433 - Pediatric Oncology



    Cr Hrs: 4 (0-0-160)

    A one-month advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) providing supervised development of clinical skills and concepts in the application and promotion of rational pharmacotherapeutics in the area of pediatric oncology.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Clinical
    Term offered: Fall, Spring


    Fall - Instructor of Record: Rex O Brown
    Spring - Instructor of Record: Catherine Crill Herrington
  •  

    PHCY 434 - Neonatology



    Cr Hrs: 4 (0-0-160)

    A one-month advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) that emphasizes the understanding and management of drug therapy issues related to the care of special problem newborns.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Clinical
    Term offered: Fall, Spring


    Fall - Instructor of Record: Rex O Brown
    Spring - Instructor of Record: Catherine Crill Herrington
  •  

    PHCY 435 - Obstetrics-Gynecology



    Cr Hrs: 4 (0-0-160)

    A one-month advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) providing supervised development of clinical skills and concepts in the application and promotion of rational pharmacotherapeutics in the area of obstetrics-gynecology.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Clinical
    Term offered: Fall, Spring


    Fall - Instructor of Record: Rex O Brown
    Spring - Instructor of Record: Catherine Crill Herrington
  •  

    PHCY 436 - Clinical Toxicology



    Cr Hrs: 4 (0-0-160)

    A one-month advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) providing experience with patients requiring urinary drug screenings for various aspects of pharmacotherapy compliance and abuse.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Clinical
    Term offered: Fall, Spring


    Fall - Instructor of Record: Rex O Brown
    Spring - Instructor of Record: Catherine Crill Herrington
  •  

    PHCY 438 - Clinical Pharmacogenomics



    Cr Hrs: 4 (0-0-160)

    A one-month advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) rotation designed to enable the student to apply knowledge of pharmacogenomics as well as medication pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics to results of pharmacogenetic testing. The students will learn about the different computational tools necessary for integration of pharmacogenetics into routine patient care. Whenever possible, the students will participate in patient and clinician education with other professions, drug information, and quality improvement activities related to pharmacogenetics.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Clinical
    Term offered: Fall, Spring


    Fall - Instructor of Record: Rex O Brown
    Spring - Instructor of Record: Catherine Crill Herrington
  •  

    PHCY 439 - Health Policy ll



    Cr Hrs: 4 (0-0-160)

    A one-month advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) elective rotation based at the University of Tennessee Clinical Education Center in Nashville. Student will participate in activities and projects related to health policy in State of Tennessee Government Agencies that interact with the healthcare system (especially Health Related Boards, TennCare, Departments of Health and Mental Health and Tennessee Bureau of Investigations).

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Clinical
    Term offered: Fall, Spring


    Fall - Instructor of Record: Rex O Brown
    Spring - Instructor of Record: Catherine Crill Herrington
  •  

    PHCY 440 - Nutrition I



    Cr Hrs: 4 (0-0-160)

    A one-month advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) rotation providing supervised development of clinical skills and concepts in the application and promotion of rational pharmacotherapeutics in the area of nutritional support.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Clinical
    Term offered: Fall, Spring


    Fall - Instructor of Record: Rex O Brown
    Spring - Instructor of Record: Catherine Crill Herrington
  •  

    PHCY 441 - Nutrition II



    Cr Hrs: 4 (0-0-160)

    A one-month advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) rotation providing supervised development of clinical skills and concepts in the application and promotion of rational pharmacotherapeutics in the area of nutritional support.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Clinical
    Term offered: Fall, Spring


    Fall - Instructor of Record: Rex O Brown
    Spring - Instructor of Record: Catherine Crill Herrington
  •  

    PHCY 442 - Nutrition III



    Cr Hrs: 4 (0-0-160)

    A one-month advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) rotation providing supervised development of clinical skills and concepts in the application and promotion of rational pharmacotherapeutics in the area of nutritional support.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Clinical
    Term offered: Fall, Spring


    Fall - Instructor of Record: Rex O Brown
    Spring - Instructor of Record: Catherine Crill Herrington
  •  

    PHCY 443 - Pediatric Nutrition



    Cr Hrs: 4 (0-0-160)

    A one-month advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) rotation on a consult service that provides prospective and continuous care, which requires daily involvement with patients and their caregivers. The student gains hands on experience in taking care of preterm neonates and children with unique nutritional needs and other medical needs such as appropriateness of antibiotics, diuretic therapy, gastrointestinal motility agents, pain management, etc. With supervision by pharmacy residents and Faculty, students are expected to monitor their assigned patients; formulate a plan and discuss their plan with the appropriate medical, nursing, and pharmacy staff; write parenteral nutrition solution orders; and write progress notes in the patient’s medical record.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Clinical
    Term offered: Fall, Spring


    Fall - Instructor of Record: Rex O Brown
    Spring - Instructor of Record: Catherine Crill Herrington
  •  

    PHCY 444 - Home Infusion Therapy



    Cr Hrs: 4 (0-0-160)

    A one-month advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) rotation that emphasizes the development of clinical skills in the area of intravenous drug therapy conducted in the home. Such therapies include antibiotics, chemotherapy, pain control, nutrition and hydration.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Clinical
    Term offered: Fall, Spring


    Fall - Instructor of Record: Rex O Brown
    Spring - Instructor of Record: Catherine Crill Herrington
  •  

    PHCY 446 - Neurology



    Cr Hrs: 4 (0-0-160)

    This one-month advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) elective is designed to give the student a well-rounded experience in neurology with practice activities performed among the inpatient services. The patient population will include adult patients admitted to the neurology unit at Fort Sanders. Students will attend various meetings as determined by the preceptor, including Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee. Opportunities will be available for exposure to minimally invasive neurointerventional techniques for treating stroke, aneurysms, and other vascular diseases in the brain through utilization of bi-plane angiography.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Clinical
    Term offered: Fall, Spring


    Fall - Instructor of Record: Rex O Brown
    Spring - Instructor of Record: Catherine Crill Herrington
  •  

    PHCY 447 - Transitional Care



    Cr Hrs: 4 (0-0-160)

    This one-month advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) is an elective patient care component of experiential learning. This rotation is an introduction to the growing emphasis on transitions in care that is associated with disease management. This experience is designed to enhance the student pharmacist’s knowledge and ability to individualize didactic course material to a specific patient. The student will be responsible for applying appropriate pharmacologic therapy specific to patient diseases encountered and enhancing communication skills through patient and health care provider education and facilitation of continuity of care.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Clinical
    Term offered: Fall, Spring


    Fall - Instructor of Record: Rex O Brown
    Spring - Instructor of Record: Catherine Crill Herrington
  •  

    PHCY 448 - Emergency Medicine II



    Cr Hrs: 4 (0-0-160)

    A one-month advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) providing supervised development of skills and concepts in the application and promotion of rational pharmacotherapeutics in the area of emergency care through an emergency department.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Clinical
    Term offered: Fall, Spring


    Fall - Instructor of Record: Rex O Brown
    Spring - Instructor of Record: Catherine Crill Herrington
  •  

    PHCY 449 - Medication Therapy Management l



    Cr Hrs: 4 (0-0-160)

    This one-month advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) offers real practical experience for students providing detailed consultations and therapy management. Students will collaborate with Physicians and other Health Care providers to maximize favorable outcomes for their patients. Students will conduct live Comprehensive Medication Reviews with patients as well as Therapeutic interchanges to better manage their therapy. Students will work with pharmacists, and other pharmacy team members to learn the basic MTM billing procedures for Outcomes and Mirixa. MTM is the future of pharmacy and Students play an important role in using their clinical knowledge to better take care of their patients.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Clinical
    Term offered: Fall, Spring


    Fall - Instructor of Record: Rex O Brown
    Spring - Instructor of Record: Catherine Crill Herrington
  •  

    PHCY 450 - Ambulatory Care I



    Cr Hrs: 4 (0-0-160)

    A one-month required advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) required rotation providing supervised development of clinical skills and concepts in the application and promotion of rational pharmacotherapeutics in the area of ambulatory care.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Clinical
    Term offered: Fall, Spring


    Fall - Instructor of Record: Rex O Brown
    Spring - Instructor of Record: Catherine Crill Herrington
  •  

    PHCY 451 - Ambulatory Care II



    Cr Hrs: 4 (0-0-160)

    A one-month required advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) required rotation providing supervised development of clinical skills and concepts in the application and promotion of rational pharmacotherapeutics in the area of ambulatory care.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Clinical
    Term offered: Fall, Spring


    Fall - Instructor of Record: Rex O Brown
    Spring - Instructor of Record: Catherine Crill Herrington
  •  

    PHCY 452 - Ambulatory Care III



    Cr Hrs: 4 (0-0-160)

    A one-month required advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) required rotation providing supervised development of clinical skills and concepts in the application and promotion of rational pharmacotherapeutics in the area of ambulatory care.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Clinical
    Term offered: Fall, Spring


    Fall - Instructor of Record: Rex O Brown
    Spring - Instructor of Record: Catherine Crill Herrington
  •  

    PHCY 458 - Chemical Dependency



    Cr Hrs: 4 (0-0-160)

    A one-month advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) rotation providing supervised development of clinical knowledge and skills in the promotion of rational pharmacotherapeutics in the area of chemical dependency and alcohol and substance abuse.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Clinical
    Term offered: Fall, Spring


    Fall - Instructor of Record: Rex O Brown
    Spring - Instructor of Record: Catherine Crill Herrington
  •  

    PHCY 459 - Medication Therapy Management ll



    Cr Hrs: 4 (0-0-160)

    This one-month advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) rotation offers real practical experience for students providing detailed consultations and therapy management. Students will collaborate with Physicians and other Health Care providers to maximize favorable outcomes for their patients. Students will conduct live Comprehensive Medication reviews with patients as well as Therapeutic interchanges to better manage their therapy. Students will work with pharmacists, and other pharmacy team members to learn the basic MTM billing procedures for Outcomes and Mirixa. MTM is the future of pharmacy and Students play an important role in using their clinical knowledge to better take care of their patients.

    Grade Mode: Standard
    Instructional Method: Clinical
    Term offered: Fall, Spring


    Fall - Instructor of Record: Rex O Brown
    Spring - Instructor of Record: Catherine Crill Herrington
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