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2018-2019 Academic Bulletin (Catalog) (Jan 2019 Ed) 
2018-2019 Academic Bulletin (Catalog) (Jan 2019 Ed) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PHCY 3101 - Psychiatry and Substance Abuse

Cr Hrs: 3.5 (3-1-0)
This required course consists of lectures designed to develop the student’s ability to apply principles and concepts in the area of psychiatric disease and therapeutics. Content from the disciplines of medicinal chemistry, pharmacokinetics, pharmacology, and therapeutics will be covered. The etiology and pathophysiology of diseases will be presented to the extent required to thoroughly understand the prevention of disease as well as its therapeutic management. The course will also address substances of abuse. Emphasis will be placed on selection and evaluation of rational, evidence-based drug therapy, design of effective therapeutic regimens, and clinical monitoring of drug response using appropriate laboratory measures. Student will also learn how to monitor and assess for medication adverse effects and for drug-induced disease.

This course may be repeated for up to 3.5 credit hours.

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

Fall - Instructor of Record: Steven C Laizure

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