Dec 14, 2019  
Graduate & Pharmacy Catalog 2013-2014 
Graduate & Pharmacy Catalog 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHR 1272 - Applications of Critical Thinking to Patient Care

2 Credit Hours
This course provides an introduction to the use of critical thinking skills to evaluate subjective and objective information in order to formulate assessment and treatment plans for patients presenting in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Emphasis is placed on medical terminology, interpretation of laboratory data, and documentation of interventions. This course introduces students to applying knowledge of epidemiology, etiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis, clinical presentation, classification, goals of therapy, nonpharmacotherapy, pharmacotherapy, and patient counseling to optimize patient outcomes for a patient. Finally, this course includes an overview of patient-centered care from the perspective of the roles pharmacists currently play in direct medication therapy management.

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