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2013-2014 University Catalog 
2013-2014 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PP 508 - Pharmacotherapeutics in Hospice and Palliative Care

Hospice is one of the fastest growing areas in healthcare today. Increasingly, healthcare professionals are relying on pharmacists to provide recommendations for the management of complicated symptoms at the end of life. The goal of this course is to prepare the pharmacy student to take an active role in the medical management of chronically and terminally ill patients. Students will gain an appreciation for various ethical, social, and legal issues that can impact healthcare provision at the end of life. Furthermore, students will discover the role of the pharmacist as it relates to the interdisciplinary setting of hospice and palliative care.
2 class hrs

Prerequisites & Notes
(Corequisites: PP 565 or PP 566, and PP 567 or PP 568)

Credits: 2