PHCY 856 - Pharmacotherapy of Selected Populations: Women’s and Men’s Health
2 Credits This course provides a thorough analysis of the pharmacotherapy of common illnesses that warrant sex/gender differences in the delivery of care or design of treatment regimens. Topics/disease states covered include menstrual health and menstrual-related disorders; contraceptive methods; pre-conception care; drug principles in pregnancy and lactation; pregnancy-related conditions; pharmacotherapy of labor and delivery; hormone therapy in menopause; osteoporosis; benign prostatic hyperplasia; sexual dysfunction and alopecia. Non-prescription therapies to manage disease states involving these topics are addressed in PHCY 703 - Introduction to Self-Care Therapeutics, PHCY 745 - Herbal Products and Dietary Supplements and PHCY 803 - Advanced Self-care Therapeutics. Required course. Prerequisite(s): Pharmacy courses are open only to Pharmacy students.