Didactic Elective Courses (6 units):
PHRD 653: Health Systems Pharmacy I (renamed Principles of Managed Care) (3 units)
Understanding formal and informal organizations in institutions, managed care, disease management, health care policy and financing, patients chart organization, and clinical monitoring parameters.
PHRD 674: Acute Care I (3 units)
PHRD 654: Health Systems Pharmacy II (renamed Acute Care II) (3 units)
Recognizing resources available for drug information, familiarity with institutional formularies, medication counseling, writing chart notes, and clinical activities at an off-campus health care institution.
PHRD 670: Marketing and Development in the Pharmaceutical Industry (3 units)
This course will cover basic and advanced strategies for marketing and development of new compounds or indication in the pharmaceutical industry.
MPTX 510/PHRD 678: Topics in Pharmacology: The Other Side of Drugs (3 units)
Nexus of pharmacology and toxicology, therapeutic use and toxicology of common drugs, and prescribing these drugs in clinical practice.
Experiential Courses (6 units):
PHRD 750: Advanced Pharmacy Practice Elective (APPE) (6 units)
Pharmacy practice experience (internship) course in a health care setting.
PHRD 751: Non-traditional Advanced Pharmacy Elective (APPE) (6 units)
Pharmacy practice experience (internship) course in a non-traditional or emerging setting.
TOTAL: 12 UNITS
For any questions about the Area of Concentration in Health Systems and Care Management, please email faculty liaisons Paul Beringer (email@example.com), Kevin Forrester (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Vinson Lee (email@example.com).