PHM 651 Pharmaceutical Self Care and Patient Advocacy III

2.0 Units

This course covers principles of pharmaceutical self-care and the systematic approach for assisting patients who seek preventive and sickness self-care products for management of abdominal, gastrointestinal (including ostomy supplies), genitourinary conditions (including incontinence supplies) and acute ailments related to the musculoskeletal. Students will learn principles to assist, educate and empower patients to take responsibility for, and control of, their health. The body systems covered will integrate prior knowledge gained from the Foundations of Human Body and Disease and Patient Assessment Lab.

Prerequisites: Successful completion of prior quarter coursework or program permission.