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PHARM300A Experiential Learning - Part 1 Course Page

Description: In this structured experience course students have the opportunity to adopt a patient-centred approach to care and develop a self-awareness of one's understanding of the patient's illness and needs. This service learning experience is offered in conjunction with a structured volunteer program in an institution or with a patient care agency. (Restricted to Pharmacy students.)

PHARM300B Experiential Learning - Part 1 Course Page

Description: In this structured experience course students have the opportunity to adopt a patient-centred approach to care and develop a self-awareness of one's understanding of the patient's illness and needs. This service learning experience is offered in conjunction with a structured volunteer program in an institution or with a patient care agency. (Restricted to Pharmacy students.)

PHARM301 Principles of Drug Action - Introduction to Medicinal Chemistry Course Page

Description: Introduction to medicinal chemistry, functional group recognition and properties, drug-receptor interactions, structure-activity relationships, rational drug design and drug development process, drug metabolism and transport. (Restricted to Pharmacy students).

PHARM304 Introduction to Core Skills Required of a Health Professional-Drug Information Course Page

Description: Self-development of requisite of abilities for health professionals - Drug Information. (Restricted to Pharmacy students).

PHARM305 Experiential Learning - Part 2 Course Page

Description: This structured practical learning experience will allow students to integrate the knowledge and skills they have obtained in the classroom to the actual care of patients in community practice sites. Using the patient care process, they will further develop their patient interviewing skills, prepare pharmacy care plans, and provide patient education on the administration of various dosage forms. Students will also answer drug information questions, participate in health promotion activities and begin to adopt the professional ethics, behaviours and attitudes of a pharmacist. Prerequisites: PHARM 300 (Restricted to Pharmacy students.) Course is offered in Spring Term only.

PHARM306 Introductory Biomedical Science Course Page

Description: Introduces basic general concepts in the biomedical sciences, as a foundation for the systems blocks which follow in the undergraduate pharmacy curriculum. Integrates cell and tissue function in health and disease with basic principles of drug action and toxicity. (Restricted to Pharmacy students).

PHARM307 Dermatology, Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat Course Page

Description: Anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, pharmacology, medicinal chemistry, toxicology, pharmaceutics, clinical pharmacokinetics, therapeutics and pharmacy practice relating to the pharmacist's role in providing patient care for conditions relating to dermatology and eye, ear nose and throat disorders. (Restricted to Pharmacy students).

PHARM311 Radiopharm and Diagnostic Imaging Course Page

Description: A pharmacy-oriented introduction to radiopharmaceuticals and contemporary diagnostic imaging techniques. Emphasis is placed on basic radiological and radiopharmaceutical principles, instrumentation and clinical concepts. The advantages and limitations of various imaging modalities, including SPET, PET, MRI, x-ray CT and ultrasound are presented. (Restricted to Pharmacy students.)

PHARM314 Introduction of Core Skills Required of a Health Prof-Communications-Part I Course Page

Description: Self-development of requisite values and abilities for pharmacists. Topics covered include: core communication skills for patient-centered care, critical reflection, and professional communication. (Restricted to Pharmacy students).

PHARM316 Experiential Learning Part 3 Course Page

Description: This structured practical learning experience will provide an introduction to hospital pharmacy practice and allow students to apply and integrate the knowledge and skills they have obtained in the classroom to the actual care of patients. This course emphasizes pharmacist roles as care providers, communicators, educators, advocates, managers and collaborators. Prerequisite: PHARM305. (Restricted to Pharmacy students.)

PHARM321 Pharmacy Biotechnology and Immunology Course Page

Description: An introduction to molecular biology and immunology from a pharmaceutical perspective. The applications of genetic manipulations, immunological approaches, and biotechnological processes for the design of drugs based on nucleic acids and proteins will be discussed. Topics include basic principles, emerging methodologies, and examples of diagnostic and therapeutic applications. (Restricted to Pharmacy students).

PHARM322 Role of the Pharmacist in the Canadian Health Care System Course Page

Description: Designed to introduce the student to the profession of pharmacy and its position in the Canadian health care system. Topics covered include: History of Pharmacy, Introduction to the Canadian Health Care System, Roles of the Pharmacist, Concepts of Pharmaceutical Care, Health, Health Promotion, and Health Behaviours. (Restricted to Pharmacy students)

PHARM324 Introduction to Core Skills Required of a Health Professional-Evidence Based Medicine Course Page

Description: Focuses on self-development of requisite abilities for health professionals. Topics covered include: critical appraisal of the literature. (Restricted to Pharmacy students).

PHARM327 Nutrition Course Page

Description: Physiology, pathophysiology, pharmacology, medicinal chemistry, toxicology, pharmaceutics, clinical pharmacokinetics, therapeutics and pharmacy practice relating to the pharmacist's role in providing patient care for conditions relating to nutrition. (Restricted to Pharmacy students.)

PHARM330A Comprehensive Patient Care and Assessment 1 Course Page

Description: This lab course builds on and integrates knowledge, skills and attitudes developed during the first and second years. A final comprehensive patient care assessment examination is administered. (Restricted to Pharmacy students.)

PHARM330B Comprehensive Patient Care and Assessment 1 Course Page

Description: This lab course builds on and integrates knowledge, skills and attitudes developed during the first and second years. A final comprehensive patient care assessment examination is administered. (Restricted to Pharmacy students.)

PHARM331 Pharmaceutics 1 Course Page

Description: Principles of pharmaceutical dosage forms. Factors affecting the physical and chemical behavior of drug products. Rationale underlying the formulation and compounding techniques of pharmaceutical preparations. (Restricted to Pharmacy students)

PHARM334 Introduction to Core Skills Required of a Health Professional - Communications - Part 2 Course Page

Description: Self-development of requisite values and abilities for health professionals. Topics covered include: communications skills with an emphasis on interpersonal communication and time and stress management. (Restricted to Pharmacy students).

PHARM341 Pharmacy Math Course Page

Description: Knowledge of pharmacy math and its practical applications to pharmaceutical calculations performed by pharmacists. (Restricted to Pharmacy students).

PHARM342 Introduction to Drug Use Control Process and Patient Care Course Page

Description: An introduction to the professional and technical aspects of drug use control, jurisprudence, drug information, and the provision of pharmaceutical care. Communication focuses on the development of basic interpersonal, rapport building, and patient counselling skills relating to the provision of various dosage forms. (Restricted to Pharmacy students).

PHARM347 Hematology Course Page

Description: Anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, pharmacology, medicinal chemistry, toxicology, pharmaceutics, clinical pharmacokinetics, therapeutics and pharmacy practice relating to the pharmacist's role in providing patient care for conditions relating to Hematology. (Restricted to Pharmacy students.)

PHARM351 Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics Course Page

Description: Application of biopharmaceutics and pharmacokinetics to patient care and drug therapy. (Restricted to Pharmacy students).

PHARM357 Gastrointestinal Course Page

Description: Anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, pharmacology, medicinal chemistry, toxicology, pharmaceutics, clinical pharmacokinetics, therapeutics and pharmacy practice relating to the pharmacist's role in providing patient care for conditions relating to the gastrointestinal tract and liver. (Restricted to Pharmacy students.)

PHARM361 Pharmaceutics 2 Course Page

Description: Physicochemical principles of pharmaceutical dosage forms. Factors affecting the physical and chemical behavior of drug products and dosage forms. Rationale underlying the formulation and quality control of pharmaceutical preparations. (Restricted to Pharmacy students.)

PHARM362 Pharmacy Laws and Ethics Course Page

Description: A study of the statutes governing the practice of Pharmacy, an understanding of the legal rights and responsibilities of the pharmacist and a practical application of these laws. Ethical theories and principles and their application in Pharmacy Practice. (Restricted to Pharmacy students.)

PHARM367 Cardiology Course Page

Description: Anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, pharmacology, medicinal chemistry, toxicology, pharmaceutics, clinical pharmacokinetics, therapeutics and pharmacy practice relating to the pharmacist's role in providing patient care for conditions relating to cardiology. (Restricted to Pharmacy students.)

PHARM372 Pharmacy Management Course Page

Description: An introduction to the elements of pharmacy administration consisting of: management principles, and pharmacy practice management. Provides the student with an understanding of the economic, social, and professional environment of the profession of pharmacy. (Restricted to Pharmacy students)

PHARM377 Immunotherapeutics and Transplant Course Page

Description: Anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, pharmacology, medicinal chemistry, toxicology, pharmaceutics, clinical pharmacokinetics, therapeutics and pharmacy practice relating to the pharmacist's role in providing patient care for conditions relating to immunology and transplant. (Restricted to Pharmacy students.)

PHARM382 Provincial and Canadian Healthcare Course Page

Description: An examination of healthcare and its issues from a pharmacy perspective within the context of the Canadian health care system. The course will provide a review of the health care; identify key problems, issues, and solutions in regards to delivering pharmacy services; review key stakeholders roles, responsibilities and relationships (current and future); and review issues relating to pharmacy as a profession and a business. (Restricted to pharmacy students).

PHARM387 Pediatrics / Geriatrics Course Page

Description: This course explores physiologic, psychosocial, and medication-related issues unique to the care of pediatric and geriatric individuals.

PHARM392 Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacy Practice Research Course Page

Description: An introduction to understanding the basic principles and concepts of pharmacoepidemiology and health services research relevant to pharmacy practice. (Restricted to Pharmacy students.)

PHARM397 Lab Values, Urology and Nephrology Course Page

Description: Anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, medicinal chemistry, toxicology, therapeutics and pharmacy practice relating to the pharmacist's role in providing patient care for conditions relating to lab values, fluids, electrolytes urology and nephrology. (Restricted to Pharmacy students)

PHARM407 Infectious Diseases 1 Course Page

Description: Microbiology, pharmacology, medicinal chemistry, pathophysiology, toxicology, pharmaceutics, clinical pharmacokinetics, therapeutics and pharmacy practice relating to the pharmacist's role in providing patient care for conditions relating to infectious diseases. (Restricted to Pharmacy students).

PHARM417 Neurology Course Page

Description: Anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, pharmacology, medicinal chemistry, toxicology, pharmaceutics, clinical pharmacokinetics, therapeutics and pharmacy practice relating to the pharmacist's role in providing patient care for conditions relating to the central nervous system. (Restricted to Pharmacy students).

PHARM426 Experiential Learning - Part 4 Course Page

Description: This structured practical learning experience will allow students to apply and integrate knowledge and skills in community practice settings. Students will develop practical knowledge necessary for the professional role of pharmacists as care providers, communicators, scholars, advocates, managers and collaborators. Students are expected to step into the role of a pharmacist under the guidance of a pharmacist preceptor. Prerequisite: PHARM 315. (Restricted to Pharmacy students.)

PHARM427 Pain Course Page

Description: Anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, pharmacology, medicinal chemistry, toxicology, pharmaceutics, clinical pharmacokinetics, therapeutics and pharmacy practice relating to the pharmacist's role in providing patient care for conditions relating to non-malignant pain management. (Restricted to Pharmacy students.)

PHARM428 Experiential Learning - Part 5 Course Page

Description: This structured practical learning experience will allow students to apply and integrate knowledge and skills in institutional practice settings. Students will develop practical knowledge necessary for the professional role of pharmacists as care providers, communicators, scholars, advocates, managers and collaborators. Students are expected to step into the role of a pharmacist under the guidance of a pharmacist preceptor. Prerequisite: PHARM 315. (Restricted to Pharmacy students.)

PHARM430A Comprehensive Patient Care and Assessment 2 Course Page

Description: This lab course builds on and integrates knowledge, skills and attitudes developed throughout the curriculum. A final comprehensive patient care assessment examination is administered. (Restricted to Pharmacy students.)

PHARM430B Comprehensive Patient Care and Assessment 2 Course Page

Description: This lab course builds on and integrates knowledge, skills and attitudes developed throughout the curriculum. A final comprehensive patient care assessment examination is administered. (Restricted to Pharmacy students.)

PHARM437 Bone and Joint Course Page

Description: Anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, pharmacology, medicinal chemistry, toxicology, pharmaceutics, clinical pharmacokinetics, therapeutics and pharmacy practice relating to the pharmacist's role in providing patient care for conditions relating to bone and joint disorders. (Restricted to Pharmacy students).

PHARM447 Psychiatry Course Page

Description: Pathophysiology, pharmacology, medicinal chemistry, toxicology, pharmaceutics, clinical pharmacokinetics, therapeutics and pharmacy practice relating to the pharmacist's role in providing patient care for psychiatric conditions. (Restricted to Pharmacy students).

PHARM452 Pharmacy Practice - Design and Function Course Page

Description: An interprofessional team course that involves the design of specific artifacts to meet health care needs using principles of universal design, health, function, and patient-centred care. Enrollment is limited and is by permission of the instructor(s). (Restricted to Pharmacy students.)

PHARM453 Intercultural Exploration of Pharmacy and Health Course Page

Description: This course explores the relationship between culture, diet, lifestyle and health in a Mediterranean environment. Students will examine factors that influence health, including the geo-political, socioeconomic, and cultural factors. Patient care and pharmacist roles in the prevention and/or management of chronic disease are considered. This course is taught in Italy. Please contact the Faculty for additional information. (Restricted to Pharmacy students entering the fourth year of the program.) Sections offered in a Cost Recovery format at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students. Credit may not be obtained for PHARM 453 if credit has already been obtained for INT D 375.

PHARM455 Specialty Pharmacy Rotation Course Page

Description: Consists of 120 hours in a practice area, on a full-time or part-time basis. Students are required to prepare a proposal for the placement with desired objectives, activities and an evaluation mechanism. The proposal is to be agreed to by the Course Coordinator and the Rotation Supervisor. The placement will be conducted under the coordination of the Rotation Supervisor at the practice site. The student is also required to prepare a report on the outcomes of the placement in the form of a portfolio. Travel and accommodation costs are the responsibility of the student. Prerequisites: Dependent on specialty and consent of Faculty. This course may be taken during the Spring/Summer Term by special arrangement. This course may be repeated once. (Restricted to Pharmacy students.)

PHARM455A Specialty Pharmacy Rotation Course Page

Description: Consists of 120 hours in a practice area, on a full-time or part-time basis. Students are required to prepare a proposal for the placement with desired objectives, activities and an evaluation mechanism. The proposal is to be agreed to by the Course Coordinator and the Rotation Supervisor. The placement will be conducted under the coordination of the Rotation Supervisor at the practice site. The student is also required to prepare a report on the outcomes of the placement in the form of a portfolio. Travel and accommodation costs are the responsibility of the student. Prerequisites: Dependent on specialty and consent of Faculty. This course may be taken during the Spring/Summer Term by special arrangement. This course may be repeated once. (Restricted to Pharmacy students.)

PHARM455B Specialty Pharmacy Rotation Course Page

Description: Consists of 120 hours in a practice area, on a full-time or part-time basis. Students are required to prepare a proposal for the placement with desired objectives, activities and an evaluation mechanism. The proposal is to be agreed to by the Course Coordinator and the Rotation Supervisor. The placement will be conducted under the coordination of the Rotation Supervisor at the practice site. The student is also required to prepare a report on the outcomes of the placement in the form of a portfolio. Travel and accommodation costs are the responsibility of the student. Prerequisites: Dependent on specialty and consent of Faculty. This course may be taken during the Spring/Summer Term by special arrangement. This course may be repeated once. (Restricted to Pharmacy students.)

PHARM467 Oncology Course Page

Description: Basic science of oncology, anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, pharmacology, medicinal chemistry, toxicology, pharmaceutics, clinical pharmacokinetics, therapeutics and pharmacy practice relating to the pharmacist's role in providing patient care for conditions relating to cancer. (Restricted to Pharmacy students and to graduate students in Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences).

PHARM477 Infectious Diseases 2 Course Page

Description: Pharmacology, medicinal chemistry, pathophysiology, toxicology, pharmaceutics, clinical pharmacokinetics, therapeutics and pharmacy practice relating to the pharmacist's role in providing patient care for conditions relating to infectious diseases. (Restricted to Pharmacy students).

PHARM487 Pulmonary Course Page

Description: Anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, pharmacology, medicinal chemistry, toxicology, pharmaceutics, clinical pharmacokinetics, therapeutics and pharmacy practice relating to the pharmacist's role in providing patient care for conditions relating to the pulmonary system. (Restricted to Pharmacy students).

PHARM489 Seminars in Therapeutics and Professional Practice Course Page

Description: A seminar course for fourth year pharmacy students covering selected topics in therapeutics, pharmacokinetics and clinical pharmacy. (Restricted to fourth year Pharmacy students.)

PHARM494 Pharmacy Management: Selected Topics Course Page

Description: Continuation of PHARM 372 with emphasis on financial management and the management of human resources. Projects on pharmacy operations. Prerequisite: PHARM 372.

PHARM495 Leadership in Healthcare Decision Making Course Page

Description: This course aims to enhance students' professional and personal leadership capacity through participating in real-world activities and team work and learning from invited pharmacy/healthcare leaders of different styles and various settings. Prerequisite: Consent of the Faculty.

PHARM497 Endocrine Course Page

Description: Anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, pharmacology, medicinal chemistry, toxicology, pharmaceutics, clinical pharmacokinetics, therapeutics and pharmacy practice relating to the pharmacist's role in providing patient care for conditions relating to the endocrine system. (Restricted to Pharmacy students).

PHARM498 Research and Directed Studies Course Page

Description: Investigational work under the supervision of a member of the Faculty. Preparation of a written report and presentation are required. Prerequisites: consent of the Faculty and the approval of a Faculty member to supervise the research or project. This course may be taken during Spring/Summer by special arrangement. Credit may be obtained for this course more than once.

PHARM499 Women's and Men's Health Course Page

Description: Anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, pharmacology, medicinal chemistry, toxicology, pharmaceutics, clinical pharmacokinetics, therapeutics and pharmacy practice relating to the pharmacist's role in providing patient care for conditions relating to women's and men's health. (Restricted to Pharmacy students).

PHARM501 Critical Analysis of Evidence in Practice Course Page

Description: Focus is on the synthesis of evidence from various sources and addresses complex issues in pharmacy practice to build on the student's understanding of study design, evidence-based clinical practice, and critical appraisal. Students will gain experience by using a variety of information sources to discuss drug information assignments and practice enhancement issues. Sections offered in a Cost Recovery format at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar. (Restricted to PharmD Students or with Faculty consent.)

PHARM502 Advanced Patient Care Skills and Health Assessment Course Page

Description: Features health assessment, the patient care process, care planning, and documentation as fundamental elements of a framework for patient-centred care. Incorporates lab-based simulations and assignments to provide students with the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills required for practice. Sections offered in a Cost Recovery format at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar. (Restricted to PharmD Students or with Faculty consent.)

PHARM503 Advanced Pharmacotherapy Course Page

Description: Explores selected pharmacotherapy topics and provides an opportunity for students to integrate knowledge and skills. Topics will be explored using the primary literature to critically evaluate emerging controversies and therapeutic dilemmas and addresses advanced skills and knowledge required for monitoring outcomes of drug therapy including interpreting drug levels and adjusting therapy. Sections offered in a Cost Recovery format at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar. (Restricted to PharmD students or with Faculty consent.) Pre or corequisites: PHARM 501 and 502, or consent of the Faculty.

PHARM504 Frameworks for Teams, Collaboration and Education in Pharmacy Practice Course Page

Description: Provides students with the theoretical foundations to prepare them for practice in an interprofessional team environment and the preparation of and ongoing learning of professionals, and education of patients and groups of patients. Sections offered in a Cost Recovery format at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar. (Restricted to PharmD Students or with Faculty consent.)

PHARM505 PharmD Seminars Course Page

Description: This capping course is designed to evaluate students' ability to integrate knowledge and skills in pharmacy practice. Provides a forum throughout the program for students to integrate experience gained through coursework with experiential learning. A conference style presentation, poster, paper and professional portfolio are required. Course may be repeated. Sections offered in a Cost Recovery format at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar. (Restricted to PharmD Students or with Faculty consent.)

PHARM511 PharmD Experiential Learning Part 1 Course Page

Description: The PharmD student will be expected to demonstrate professional competencies in the provision of patient care. Direct patient care activities will include health assessment, therapeutic drug monitoring, provision of drug information, and contributing to patient care as part of an interprofessional team. Prerequisites: PHARM 501, 502, 503, 504 or with Faculty consent. Sections offered in a Cost Recovery format at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar. (Restricted to PharmD students.)

PHARM512 PharmD Experiential Learning Part 2 Course Page

Description: The PharmD student will be expected to demonstrate professional competencies in the provision of patient care. Direct patient care activities will include health assessment, therapeutic drug monitoring, provision of drug information, and contributing to patient care in an acute care setting. Prerequisites: PHARM 501, 502, 503, 504 or with Faculty consent. Sections offered in a Cost Recovery format at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar. (Restricted to PharmD students.)

PHARM513 PharmD Experiential Learning Part 3 Course Page

Description: The PharmD student will be expected to demonstrate professional competencies in the provision of patient care. Direct patient care activities will include health assessment, therapeutic drug monitoring, provision of drug information, and contributing to patient care in an ambulatory or community practice setting. Prerequisites: PHARM 501, 502, 503, 504 or with Faculty consent. Sections offered in a Cost Recovery format at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar. (Restricted to PharmD students.)

PHARM514 PharmD Elective Rotation Course Page

Description: The PharmD student will complete a placement in a patient-care practice setting as outlined in PHARM 511, 512 or 513. Credit may be obtained more than once. Prerequisites: PHARM 501, 502, 503, 504 or with Faculty consent. Sections offered in a Cost Recovery format at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar. (Restricted to PharmD students.)

PHARM515 PharmD Specialty Elective Course Page

Description: PharmD students are required to design and complete a practice-based placement including objectives, activities and an assessment mechanism. The placement proposal is subject to approval by the preceptor and the Course Coordinator. Travel and accommodation costs are the responsibility of the student. Credit may be obtained more than once. Prerequisites: PHARM 501, 502, 503, 504 or with Faculty consent. Sections offered in a Cost Recovery format at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar. (Restricted to PharmD students.)

PHARM521 Critical Analysis of Evidence in Practice Course Page

Description: Focus is on the synthesis of evidence from various sources and addresses complex issues in pharmacy practice to build on the student's understanding of study design, evidence-based clinical practice, and critical appraisal. Students will gain experience by using a variety of information sources to discuss drug information assignments and practice enhancement issues. This distance learning course is offered in a Cost Recovery format at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar. (Restricted to PharmD Students or with Faculty consent.)

PHARM522 Advanced Patient Care Skills and Health Assessment Course Page

Description: Features health assessment, the patient care process, care planning, and documentation as fundamental elements of a framework for patient-centred care. Incorporates lab-based simulations and assignments to provide students with the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills required for practice. This distance learning course is offered in a Cost Recovery format at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar. (Restricted to PharmD Students or with Faculty consent.)

PHARM523 Advanced Pharmacotherapy - Part 1 Course Page

Description: Explores selected pharmacotherapy topics and provides an opportunity for students to integrate knowledge and skills. Topics will be explored using the primary literature to critically evaluate emerging controversies and therapeutic dilemmas and addresses advanced skills and knowledge required for monitoring outcomes of drug therapy including interpreting drug levels and adjusting therapy. This distance learning course is offered in a Cost Recovery format at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar. (Restricted to PharmD students or with Faculty consent.) Prerequisites: PHARM 521 and 522, or consent of the Faculty. Corequisites: PHARM 524.

PHARM524 Frameworks for Teams, Collaboration and Education in Pharmacy Practice - Part 1 Course Page

Description: Provides students with the theoretical foundations to prepare them for collaborative practice in an interprofessional team environment. This distance learning course is offered in a Cost Recovery format at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar. (Restricted to PharmD Students or with Faculty consent. Corequisites: PHARM 523.

PHARM525 PharmD Seminars - Part 1 Course Page

Description: This capping course is designed to evaluate students' ability to integrate knowledge and skills in pharmacy practice. Provides a forum for students to integrate experience gained through coursework taken to date with their professional practice. Sections offered in a Cost Recovery format at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar. (Restricted to PharmD Students or with Faculty consent.)

PHARM531 Critical Analysis of Evidence Course Page

Description: This course focuses on the application of evidence from various sources to address complex issues in pharmacy practice. It will build on students' prior knowledge of study design, evidence-based clinical practice, and critical appraisal. (Restricted to PharmD for BScPharm Students.)

PHARM532 Patient Assessment Course Page

Description: This course focuses on assessment within the pharmacy patient care process. It incorporates lab-based simulations and assignments to provide students with the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills essential to contemporary practice. (Restricted to PharmD for BScPharm Students.)

PHARM533 Advanced Pharmacotherapy - Part 2 Course Page

Description: Explores selected pharmacotherapy topics and provides an opportunity for students to integrate knowledge and skills. Topics will be explored using the primary literature to critically evaluate emerging controversies and therapeutic dilemmas and addresses advanced skills and knowledge required for monitoring outcomes of drug therapy including interpreting drug levels and adjusting therapy. This distance learning course is offered in a Cost Recovery format at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar. (Restricted to PharmD students or with Faculty consent.) Prerequisites: PHARM 523, or consent of the Faculty. Corequisites: PHARM 534.

PHARM534 Frameworks for Teams, Collaboration and Education in Pharmacy Practice - Part 2 Course Page

Description: Provides students with the theoretical foundations to prepare them for collaborative practice in an interprofessional team environment. This distance learning course is offered in a Cost Recovery format at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar. (Restricted to PharmD Students or with Faculty consent. Corequisites: PHARM 533.

PHARM535 PharmD Seminars - Part 2 Course Page

Description: This capping course is designed to evaluate students' ability to integrate knowledge and skills in pharmacy practice. Provides a forum for students to integrate experience gained through coursework with their professional practice and experiential learning. This distance learning course is offered in a Cost Recovery format at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar. (Restricted to PharmD Students or with Faculty consent.) Corequisites: PHARM 511 or 512 or 513 or 514or 515.

PHARM536 Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience - Selective in Patient Care Course Page

Description: Students will be expected to demonstrate professional competencies in the provision of direct patient care in this 8 week practice experience in any care setting. (Restricted to PharmD for BScPharm Students.)

PHARM537 Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience - Elective Course Page

Description: This course provides an opportunity for students to develop a learning plan for this 8 week practice experience in any professional setting. (Restricted to PharmD for BScPharm Students.)

PHARM538 PharmD Seminars Course Page

Description: This seminar course integrates practice experiences with ongoing professional learning. (Restricted to PharmD for BScPharm Students.) Corequisites: One of PHARM 426, 428, 536 or 537.

PHARM539 PharmD Seminars Course Page

Description: This seminar course integrates practice experiences with ongoing professional learning. (Restricted to PharmD for BScPharm Students.) Corequisites: One of PHARM 426, 428, 536 or 537.

PHARM544 Frameworks for Teams, Collaboration and Education in Pharmacy Practice - Part 3 Course Page

Description: Provides students with the theoretical foundations to prepare ongoing learning of professionals, and education of patients and groups of patients. This course is offered in a Cost Recovery format at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar. (Restricted to PharmD Students or with Faculty consent.)

PHARM545 PharmD Seminars - Part 3 Course Page

Description: This capping course is designed to evaluate students' ability to integrate knowledge and skills in pharmacy practice. Provides a forum for students to integrate experience gained through coursework with their professional practice and experiential learning. This distance learning course is offered in a Cost Recovery format at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar. (Restricted to PharmD Students or with Faculty consent.) Corequisites: PHARM 511 or 512 or 513 or 514 or 515.

PHARM547 Advanced Therapeutics, Collaboration and Professional Learning Course Page

Description: This course provides an opportunity for students to direct their own learning to strengthen the process of care and increase their depth of knowledge using selected pharmacotherapy topics, group learning and collaboration. Students will focus on using evidence, decision-making, monitoring outcomes of drug therapy, and adjusting therapy. (Restricted to PharmD for BScPharm Students.)

PHARM564 Toxicology of Pharmaceutical Agents and Related Xenobiotics Course Page

Description: Biochemical and molecular mechanisms of drug-induced damage. Key concepts include toxicological principles, toxicokinetics, toxic responses, bioactivation of drugs to toxic metabolites, organ directed toxicity, immunotoxicology, and receptor-mediated toxicity. Specialized topics include clinical and medical toxicology, forensic toxicology, pharmacoepidemiology related to drug toxicity, safety assessment of pharmaceutical agents, and environmental toxicology. Prerequisite: Consent of Faculty.

PHARM566 Cellular Aspects of Drug Delivery and Targets Course Page

Description: The goals of this course are to discuss fundamental topics in cell and molecular biology and introduce students to important concepts in cellular structure and function as they relate to the design and development of novel drugs. Drug targets for macromolecules, including vaccines, proteins and genetic material will be emphasized. Prerequisite: Consent of Faculty.

PHARM570 Advanced Pharmaceutical Analysis - Spectroscopy Course Page

Description: Applications of instrumental methods of analysis (ultraviolet and infrared spectroscopy; NMR; mass spectrometry; atomic absorption spectroscopy) to pharmaceutical compounds. Offered in odd-numbered years. Prerequisite: Consent of Faculty.

PHARM573 Analytical Techniques in Pharmaceutical Sciences Course Page

Description: The course emphasizes the key skills required to study and explore recent trends in pharmaceutical analysis and the latest analytical technologies. The core analytical techniques such as chromatography, LC-MS, ELISA, and, electrophoresis will be discussed in detail along with hands-on experience during laboratory sessions. Prerequisite: PHARM 570 or consent of the Faculty. Offered alternate years.

PHARM580 Introduction to Computer-Aided Drug Design Course Page

Description: An introductory course designed to provide students with the background and a hands-on understanding of techniques involved in computer-aided drug design, including bioinformatics, molecular modelling, molecular simulation, docking and QSAR. Prerequisite: consent of the Faculty.

PHARM593 Advanced Radiopharmaceutical Sciences II Course Page

Description: Application of radionuclides in medical diagnosis and treatment; control of radionuclides in the hospital. Laboratory: preparation, quality control and clinical utility of currently used radiopharmaceuticals in nuclear medicine. Prerequisite: PHARM 601 or consent of Faculty.

PHARM595A Clinical Rotations Course Page

Description: A clinical experience which will provide the student with the opportunity to practice clinical pharmacy in several speciality areas. The student will be expected to demonstrate professional competence in patient counselling, obtaining medication histories, providing drug information, applied pharmacokinetics and related areas. Credit will be granted after the completion of 900 hours of approved clinical training.

PHARM595B Clinical Rotations Course Page

Description: A clinical experience which will provide the student with the opportunity to practice clinical pharmacy in several speciality areas. The student will be expected to demonstrate professional competence in patient counselling, obtaining medication histories, providing drug information, applied pharmacokinetics and related areas. Credit will be granted after the completion of 900 hours of approved clinical training.

PHARM610 Advanced Drug Delivery Systems Course Page

Description: The focus of this course is on the design and development of novel delivery systems for various treatment and diagnostic applications. A particular attention will be paid to the physicochemical principles behind the development of different drug delivery systems, their biological application and significance. Emphasis is given to polymer based systems and assembled nano-carriers for the delivery of therapeutic drugs, proteins, vaccines and genes. Prerequisite: Consent of Faculty.

PHARM611 Pharmaceutical Formulation and Development Course Page

Description: Theoretical considerations basic to the technology of pharmaceutical dosage forms to meet the requirements of therapeutic efficacy, stability, and safety. Laboratory: development and formulation of pharmaceutical products. Prerequisite: consent of Faculty.

PHARM615 Advanced Pharmacokinetics Course Page

Description: This course deals with the theoretical aspects of pharmacokinetics. Compartmental and non-compartmental theories are treated in depth. The application of these theories is made in various areas where kinetics are involved. Prerequisite: PHARM 351 or equivalent or consent of Faculty. Note: Offered alternate years.

PHARM624 Application of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy to Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry Course Page

Description: Basic interpretation and examples of use of NMR spectroscopy in problems of pharmaceutical synthesis and its studies of the mode of action of medicinally active compounds. Prerequisite: consent of Faculty. Note: Offered alternate years.

PHARM630 The Metabolism and Excretion of Drugs Course Page

Description: The chemistry, biochemistry and kinetics of drug metabolism together with the factors affecting metabolism; the practical aspects of in vitro and in vivo studies of drug metabolism; the excretion of drugs by various routes and factors affecting excretion, the kinetics of excretion. Note: Offered alternate years.

PHARM690 Advanced Seminar in Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Course Page

Description: Assigned readings, tutorials, and seminars on recent advances and methodological approaches in Pharmacy, conducted under the direction of academic staff members in the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.

PHARM694 Directed Project Course Page

Description: Directed studies in pharmaceutical research, using one or more techniques of special interest to individual students. Prerequisites: consent of the Faculty and the supervising faculty member.

PHARM697A Graduate Seminar Course Page

Description: Seminar training and short seminar presentations on topics related to the student's field of research. Normally, the seminar will be presented during the student's second or third term. Required of all MSc and PhD students.

PHARM697B Graduate Seminar Course Page

Description: Seminar training and short seminar presentations on topics related to the student's field of research. Normally, the seminar will be presented during the student's second or third term. Required of all MSc and PhD students.

PHARM698 Graduate Seminar Course Page

Description: Seminar presentation based on the student's research. Normally to be taken during the final term, prior to thesis defense. Required of all MSc and PhD students. Prerequisite: PHARM 697.

PHARM900A Directed Research Project Course Page
No description available for this course.
PHARM900B Directed Research Project Course Page
No description available for this course.