May 28, 2020  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHPR 2312 - Natural Medicine (2)

This course is designed to introduce student pharmacists to a variety of complementary, alternative, and integrative medicine practices. Topics of discussion include; 1) health and wellness; 2) herbal medicines; 3) dietary supplements; 4) vitamins and minerals; 5) homeopathy; and 6) medical foods. Students will discuss and apply evidence-based utilization of these products as well as understand regulatory standards for this industry. Emphasis is directed towards the provision of patient-centered care to ensure the safe use of self-care products, including but not limited to: 1) identification of potential adverse events, interactions and/or contraindications; and 2) recommend appropriate dosing when available.