The aim of this course is to equip students with key skills to develop and demonstrate advanced pharmacy practice. This course focus on the clinical skills and the role of clinical pharmacist in hospitals giving considerations and skills required for formulating, recommending and applying full pharmaceutical care plan including individualization of therapy and the appropriate drug selection. The student can develop rational drug therapy and pharmacotherapeutic care plans for the pathological conditions under study in order to provide safe and effective management of the diseases concerning oncology, nephrology and hematologic disorders. This course also focuses on role of pharmacist in treatment of poisoning and general management of poisoning.
COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES (CLO)
CLO: 1. To explain the basic of pharmaceutical care, non-compliance of patients & safe IV therapy.
CLO: 2. To develop rational drug therapy & care plan for the pathological conditions concerning oncology, nephrology and hematologic disorders.
CLO: 3. To memorize the names of antidotes.
- PHARMACEUTICAL CARE, ITS SCOPE, MANAGEMENT AND APPLICATIONS:
- CLINICAL THERAPEUTICS:
- General Strategy: Terminology of Disease. Management and treatment. Drug selection.
- Unit VIII: Oncology Unit (Types of tumors, Introduction to Oncological diseases e.g., Prostate cancer, Breast cancer, Lungs cancer)
- Unit IX: Nephrology Unit (Renal failure, nephrotic syndrome
- Unit X: Hematology Unit (Bleeding disorders/coagulopathies/ clotting disorders e.g. thrombocytopenia, hemophilia, Vit. K deficiency, Anemia)
- General information. Role of pharmacist in treatment of poisoning and general management of poisoning & over dosage. Role and status of Poison Control Centre.
- Antidotes and their mechanism of action.
- Definition, introduction and importance, Extent of non-compliance, Methods of assessment, Reasons for non-compliance, Strategies for improving compliance.