Oct 25, 2021  
2020-2021 Course Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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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.



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