Aug 25, 2019  
Graduate & Pharmacy Catalog 2013-2014 
Graduate & Pharmacy Catalog 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHA 4520 - Managed Care

4 Credit Hours
This elective rotation introduces students to clinical pharmacy practice in the managed care setting. This rotation is designed to further develop the student’s knowledge and understanding of the pharmacist’s role in formulary development and management as a means of cost control, as well as literature evaluation as it pertains to clinical decision making in specific patient cases. The student will be responsible for therapeutic class reviews, communication with patients, providers, and employer groups, evaluation counseling, and participation in the prior authorization process. The student will develop the skills necessary to efficiently manage medications use, using primary literature and cost-benefit analyses.

Prerequisite: Completion of all first, second and third year pharmacy classes

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