Phad 545: Aspects of Pediatric Pharmacy Practice
This course focuses on social and administrative scenarios related to the care of pediatric patients and the role of the pharmacist. Simulated cases will be used to guide the students through common pediatric situations and encounters. Example topics may include, but are not limited to, health literacy, medication access for pediatric patients, medication error management, age-based communication strategies, medication adherence, barriers and facilitators to medication administration, quality of life measurement among pediatric patients, caregiver issues in pediatric practice, health promotion and disease prevention in children, management of a pediatric pharmacy practice, etc. Emphasis will be placed on the student’s ability to evaluate each scenario, identify the pertinent social and administrative issues that need to be addressed, and to work with a team in developing a plan for addressing these issues.
- Pre-requisite: Pharmacy PY2
- Lecture: Lecture for Phad 545