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

PP 529 - Introduction to Pediatric Pharmacy Practice

This course is designed to develop skills for the management of neonatal and pediatric drug-related challenges. Basic principles governing optimal drug therapy, such as drug delivery, pharmacokinetics, and pharmacodynamics, and assessment of neonatal and pediatric patients will be reviewed. Selected pediatric dilemmas will be discussed with emphasis on medication safety and administration, pediatric resources, and dosing. Problem-solving and decision-making skills will be fostered through patient case presentations and discussions utilizing primary and tertiary resources.
2 class hrs

Prerequisites & Notes
(Prerequisites: PP 465 and PP 466; corequisites: PP 565 and PP 569)

Credits: 2