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Spring 2014
Oct 02, 2023
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PHRM 83100 - Health Care Systems
Credit Hours: 2.00. This course is envisioned as a primarily didactic course whose main purpose is to provide students with an introduction to the structures and functions of the United States Health Care System. It is also designed to provide the student an opportunity to compare and contrast the methods used in other countries to address the needs of society for provision of health care to its members. Typically offered Spring.
2.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Offered By: College of Pharmacy
Department: Dept of Pharm Practice

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: Integrative (Practice-related) Competence: 1.The student must be able to meld theory and abilities in the practice setting to enhance positive patient outcomes. 2.Promote health improvement and disease prevention. 3.Identify and implement strategies to encourage patient adherence to therapeutic interventions. Critical Thinking and Decision Making Abilities: 1.The student must examine issues rationally, logically, and coherently, and shall acquire evaluate, and synthesize information and knowledge relevant to an identified problem; and make sound decisions in both familiar and unfamiliar contexts. 2.Sythesize information in order to draw logical conclusions. 3.Provide evidence-based support for arguments, recommendations, and solutions. Communication Skills and Abilities: 1. The student must read, write, speak, listen, and use media, and appropriate technologies to send and respond effectively to communications for varied audiences and purposes. 2.Demonstrate the ability to present ideas, plans, and data in appropriate written formats to succinctly and effectively communicate with various audiences. 3.Interact with other pharmacists, physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals to achieve positive patient outcomes. 4.Interact with technicians and other support staff to develop and maintain a positive and productive work environment. Responsible Use of Professional Values and Ethical Principles: 1.The student must demonstrate sensitivity to personal values and ethical principles in professional and social contexts. 2.Maintain professional competence through sound judgment, ethical behavior, adherence to legal guidelines and socioeconomic principles. 3.Demonstrate values consistent with the provision of quality healthcare to all patient groups and populations. Social Awareness and Social Responsibility: 1.The student must demonstrate an understanding of self, the strengths and challenges of cultural diversity, and the historic responses of society in times of rapid change. 2.Demonstrate awareness of key issues and debates in healthcare. Professional Abilities and Habits: 1.The student must effectively self-assess and satisfy learning and continuous professional development on an ongoing basis. 2.Take an active role in professional and community organizations and promote advocacy for key healthcare and professional initiatives. 3.Demonstrate awareness of and be able to analyze internal and external factors that influence the practice of pharmacy and healthcare policy in an attempt to resolve practice-related problems. Group Interaction and Citizenship: 1.The student must demonstrate effective interpersonal and intergroup behaviors in a variety of situations and circumstances. 2.Demonstrate awareness of the roles of various healthcare professionals in multiple healthcare environments.

Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs:     
      Doctor of Pharmacy-DP

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