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2015-2016 Academic Catalog (Jan 2016) 
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PHCY 121 - Self-Care and Nonprescription Drugs

Cr Hrs: 3 (3-0)

Through didactic instruction, online quizzes 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-based
Location offered: Memphis
Term offered: Spring

Instructor of Record, Spring: Amanda Marie Howard-Thompson

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