Courses for Area of Concentration in Comprehensive Medication Management and High-Risk Populations


Didactic Elective Courses (6 units):

PHRD 655: Geriatric Pharmacy I (3 units)
Specialized knowledge and skills in geriatric pharmacy, pharmacology of aging, and unique functions of health care team providing care to the elderly patient.

PHRD 656: Geriatric Pharmacy II (3 units)
Specialized knowledge and skills in gerontology and geriatric pharmacy including the pathophysiology of selected cardiovascular, endocrine, genitourinary gastrointestinal disorders, osteoarthritis, and osteoporosis.

PHRD 628: Interprofessional Collaboration (3 units with two-year IPE experience)

PHRD 680: Cannabis User Safety (2 units)


Experiential Courses (6 units):

PHRD 731: Advanced Geriatrics APPE (6 units)
Directed projects/practical experience in geriatric drug therapy.

PHRD 750: Advanced Pharmacy Practice Elective (APPE) (6 units)
Pharmacy practice experience (internship) course in a health care setting.

TOTAL: 12 UNITS


For any questions about the Area of Concentration in Comprehensive Medication Management and High-Risk Populations, please email faculty liaisons Michelle Chu (lee118@usc.edu) and Tatyana Gurvich (gurvich@usc.edu).