PHARM - Pharmacy

Offered By:
Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research
Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Below are the courses available from the PHARM subject code. Select a course to view the available classes, additional class notes, and class times

PHARM 201 - Principles of Medicinal Chemistry View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 3-1S-0)

Introduces students to fundamental principles in medicinal chemistry necessary to understand the relationship between drug structure and drug action. The clinical relevance of medicinal chemistry will be explored through examination of drug structure, properties, classification, cell targets, and selected design/development strategies. (Restricted to Pharmacy students.)


PHARM 202 - Pharmaceutics 1 View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 3-1S-2)

Introduces students to the principles of pharmaceutical dosage forms. This course will focus on factors affecting the physical and chemical behavior of drug products, the rationale underlying their formulation, and compounding techniques of pharmaceutical preparations. (Restricted to Pharmacy students.)


PHARM 203 - Introduction to Pharmacology 1 View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 3-0-0)

Introduces students to fundamental principles of pharmacology that will form the basis for future pharmacotherapy courses. Core concepts of pharmacology, including theoretical aspects of drug-receptor interaction, dose-dependence of drug action, and the effects of drugs on nervous and cardiovascularl systems will be covered. (Restricted to Pharmacy students).


PHARM 204 - Physiology and Anatomy for Pharmacy 1 View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 3-1S-0)

Provides students with a basic understanding of healthy anatomy and physiology using a systems-based approach relevant to pharmacist's practice. Students will develop critical thinking, self-directed learning, and collaboration skills as they apply their knowledge of anatomy and physiology. (Restricted to Pharmacy students.)


Starting: 2021-09-01

PHARM 204 - Anatomy for Pharmacy

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 3-1S-0)

Provides students with a fundamental understanding of human anatomy relevant to pharmacy practice using a system-based approach. Core concepts include human anatomy and anatomical function including physiology and pathophysiology within the context of drug action. (Restricted to Pharmacy students.)


PHARM 210 - Foundations of Collaborative Practice View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi 2)(EITH/SP/SU, VARIABLE)

Introduction to interprofessional (IP) health care competencies. Students will gain foundational knowledge and skills for IP practice and be introduced to the roles of other health care professionals.


PHARM 212 - Behavioural, Administrative, Social and Evidence-based Pharmacy 1 View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 3-1S-0)

This is the first in a series of courses delivered over three years of the program that introduces students to behavioral, administrative, social and evidence-based pharmacy. Topics covered include the pharmacist's role, drug use control, the health care system, and the patient's medication experience. Students will develop skills in answering health and medication related questions using evidence based approach. (Restricted to Pharmacy students.)


PHARM 213 - Behavioural, Administrative, Social and Evidence-based Pharmacy 2 View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 3-1S-0)

Introduces students to the application of jurisprudence and a psychosocial approach to pharmacy. Students will develop skills in personal self-management, leadership, and evaluating experimental and observational study designs. (Restricted to Pharmacy students.)


PHARM 215 - Pharmaceutical Calculations View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi 2)(FIRST, 1-0-0 4W)

Knowledge of pharmacy math and its practical applications to pharmaceutical calculations performed by pharmacists. (Restricted to Pharmacy students.)


PHARM 220 - Patient Care Skills 1 View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 0-1S-3)

Introduces students to the patient care process and how to apply it, with an emphasis on creating the patient database in a community pharmacy setting. Students will develop fundamental skills required of a pharmacist including communications skills, interprofessional collaboration, medical terminology, pharmaceutical calculations, and drug information. (Restricted to Pharmacy students.)


PHARM 223 - Patient Care Skills 2 View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 0-1S-3)

Students will apply knowledge and further develop skills using the patient care process, focusing on creating the patient database and introducing patient assessment and pharmacotherapy work-up in a community pharmacy setting in order to prepare the student for practice experiences. (Restricted to Pharmacy students.)


PHARM 233 - Introduction to Pharmacology 2 View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 3-0-0)

Building on pharmacology fundamentals introduced in Pharm 203, students will continue learning fundamental principles of pharmacology that affect other organ systems, as well as core concepts on the mechanisms of action for drugs including those used in the treatment of various diseases. (Restricted to Pharmacy students.)


PHARM 243 - Pharmacotherapy 1 View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 3-1S-0)

This is the first in a series of courses delivered over three years of the program that provides students with the required knowledge and skills to manage patients' medication therapy. Topics covered include: complementary and alternative medicine, as well as principles of drug therapy for common self-care and pulmonary conditions. Students will develop their critical thinking and self-directed learning skills as they learn to incorporate principles of evidence-based therapeutic decision making into the patient care process framework. (Restricted to Pharmacy students.)


PHARM 302 - Pharmaceutics 2 View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 3-1S-1)

Provides students with fundamental knowledge of physicochemical and biological factors that affect the manufacturing, compounding, application, and behaviour of drug products and pharmaceutical dosage forms. This course explores the rationale underlying, as well as the standards governing, the formulation and quality control of pharmaceutical preparations. Emphasis on advanced dosage forms, biologicals as pharmaceuticals, and more complex compounding practices. (Restricted to Pharmacy students.)


PHARM 303 - Essentials of Pharmacokinetics View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 3-0-0)

Provides students with fundamental knowledge of pharmacokinetic concepts and their application in devising appropriate patient-specific dosing regimens. Clinical relevance of pharmacokinetics will be explored through the examination of disease states and drug interactions that affect drug concentrations in the body. (Restricted to Pharmacy students.)


PHARM 310 - Special Topics in Pharmacy View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi 2)(EITH/SP/SU, VARIABLE)

Covers specialized topics of current interest in pharmacy practice and pharmaceutical sciences.


Starting: 2021-09-01

PHARM 310 - Immunology and Biotechnology

★ 1 (fi 2)(EITHER, 1-0-0)

This course provides students with an understanding of immunology, molecular biology, and biotechnical processes and point of care tests that support therapeutic and diagnostic application in patient care. (Restricted to Pharmacy students.)


PHARM 312 - Behavioural, Administrative, Social and Evidence-based Pharmacy 3 View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 3-1S-0)

Students will apply ethical frameworks, the legal system, and roles of pharmacy organizations in pharmacy practice. Students will develop skills in creating educational plans, appraising randomized controlled trials, and using written patient information. (Restricted to Pharmacy students.)


PHARM 313 - Behavioural, Administrative, Social and Evidence-based Pharmacy 4 View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 3-1S-0)

Topics covered include application of pharmacy practice management and patient safety culture to pharmacy practice across settings. Skill development in engaging with patient's specific cultural or communication needs, working in groups, shared decision making, and appraising synthesized resources and observational research. (Restricted to Pharmacy students.)


Starting: 2021-09-01

PHARM 313 - Behavioural, Administrative, Social and Evidence-based Pharmacy 4

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 3-1S-0)

Topics covered include application of pharmacy practice management and continuous quality improvement to pharmacy practice across settings. Skill development in engaging with patients with complex communication needs, shared decision making, and appraising and applying observational and pharmacoepidemiologic research to clinical practice. (Restricted to Pharmacy students.)


PHARM 320 - Patient Care Skills 3 View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 0-1S-3)

Students will continue to apply knowledge and develop skills required by a pharmacist to provide patient care, using a systematic process to define and achieve the goals of optimizing safe, effective pharmacotherapy. Students will also continue to develop abilities in professionalism, communication, critical thinking, problem-solving, teamwork and self-directed learning. Sessions are designed to facilitate collaborative learning that will be transferable to diverse practice settings, with an introduction to the hospital setting in order to prepare the student for practice experiences. (Restricted to Pharmacy students.)


PHARM 323 - Patient Care Skills 4 View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 0-1S-3)

Students will apply knowledge and develop skills needed by a pharmacist to provide patient care, using a systematic process to define and achieve the goals of optimizing safe, effective pharmacotherapy. Students will continue to develop abilities in professionalism, communication, critical thinking, problem-solving, teamwork and self-directed learning. Students will identify, resolve and prevent drug related problems increasing in complexity, and will further develop their patient education, and drug information skills. Sessions are designed to facilitate collaborative learning that will be transferable to diverse practice settings, with more emphasis on the hospital setting. (Restricted to Pharmacy students.)


PHARM 343 - Pharmacotherapy 2 View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 3-1S-0)

Students will develop fundamental knowledge of fluid/electrolyte imbalances and laboratory values, as well as renal, urinary tract, and endocrine conditions. They will apply therapeutic and pharmaceutical science knowledge to various patient care scenarios. Students will further develop their critical thinking and self-directed learning skills, along with their breadth and depth of therapeutic knowledge, as they incorporate principles of evidence-based therapeutic decision making within the patient care process framework. (Restricted to Pharmacy students.)


PHARM 344 - Pharmacotherapy 3 View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 3-1S-0)

Students will develop fundamental knowledge of cardiovascular risk factors and diseases and will apply therapeutic and pharmaceutical science knowledge to various patient care scenarios. Students will further develop their critical thinking and self-directed learning skills, along with their breadth and depth of therapeutic knowledge, as they incorporate principles of evidence-based therapeutic decision making within the patient care process framework. (Restricted to Pharmacy students.)


Starting: 2021-09-01

PHARM 344 - Pharmacotherapy 3

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 3-1S-0)

Students will develop fundamental knowledge of cardiovascular and hematology conditions and will apply therapeutic and pharmaceutical science knowledge to various patient care scenarios. Students will further develop their critical thinking and self-directed learning skills, along with their breadth and depth of therapeutic knowledge, as they incorporate principles of evidence-based therapeutic decision making within the patient care process framework. (Restricted to Pharmacy students.)


PHARM 345 - Pharmacotherapy 4 View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 3-1S-0)

Students will develop the necessary knowledge related to gastrointestinal, nutritional, dermatologic, and ophthalmic conditions and will apply therapeutic and pharmaceutical science knowledge to various patient care scenarios. Students will further develop their critical thinking and self-directed learning skills, along with their breadth and depth of therapeutic knowledge, as they incorporate principles of evidence-based therapeutic decision making within the patient care process framework. (Restricted to Pharmacy students.)


PHARM 346 - Pharmacotherapy 5 View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 3-1S-0)

Students will develop knowledge related to bacterial infections and will apply therapeutic and pharmaceutical science knowledge to various patient care scenarios. Students will further develop their critical thinking and self-directed learning skills building breadth and depth of therapeutic knowledge as they incorporate principles of evidence-based therapeutic decision making within the patient care process framework. (Restricted to Pharmacy students.)


PHARM 354 - Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience Part 1 View Available Classes

★ 4 (fi 8)(SPR/SUM, 160 HOURS)

This 4 week structured practical learning experience introduces community pharmacy practice and allows students to integrate knowledge and skills to provide patient care under the supervision of a pharmacist. Students will also develop communication, collaboration and practice management skills, as well as participate in health promotion activities and drug information requests in a community pharmacy setting. Students begin to adopt the professional ethics, behaviours, and attitudes of a pharmacist. (Restricted to Pharmacy students).


PHARM 401 - Toxicology, Drugs of Abuse and Related Pharmacology View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 3-0-0)

Provides students with fundamental knowledge of toxicology of prescription and non-prescription medications and drugs of abuse, as well as select specialized topics in pharmacology. Clinical relevance of toxicology, including pharmacogenomic concepts, will be explored through the examination of drug toxicity to specific target organs and approaches to managing poisoning and adverse drug reactions. (Restricted to Pharmacy students.)


PHARM 410 - Special Topics in Pharmacy View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi 2)(EITH/SP/SU, VARIABLE)

Covers specialized topics of current interest in pharmacy practice and pharmaceutical sciences.


PHARM 412 - Behavioural, Administrative, Social and Evidence-based Pharmacy 5 View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 3-1S-0)

Students will differentiate levels of care in the health care system and plan to advocate for patient needs. Students will apply laws and jurisprudence to complex practice issues. Skill development in preceptorship, self-directed learning, managing sensitive topics and evaluation of clinical practice guidelines, pharmacoeconomic studies, qualitative research, and diagnostic tests. (Restricted to Pharmacy students.)


PHARM 413 - Behavioural, Administrative, Social and Evidence-based Pharmacy 6 View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 3-1S-0)

Students will design, plan, and evaluate a new pharmacy service drawing on expertise in behavioral, administrative, social and evidence-based pharmacy. Students will learn to integrate fundamental topics including: business planning, program evaluation, social theory, and pharmacy practice research. (Restricted to Pharmacy students.)


PHARM 420 - Patient Care Skills 5 View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 0-1S-3)

Focus will be on advanced practice concepts including prescribing and the application of the patient care process to more complex patient scenarios and chronic diseases. Further development of skills in patient assessment, communication, medication therapy management, and evidence based practice will be undertaken within the context of various practice environments. Peer mentoring and lifelong learning will also be examined. (Restricted to Pharmacy students.)


PHARM 423 - Patient Care Skills 6 View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 0-1S-3)

Focus is on advanced practice concepts including patient assessment, communication, medication therapy management, and evidence based practice along with critical thinking and decision-making skills to address complex drug therapy problems. (Restricted to Pharmacy students.)


PHARM 425A - Experiential Learning - Part 4 View Available Classes

★ 8 (fi 32)(EITH/SP/SU, 640 HOURS)

This final structured practical learning experience will allow students to apply and integrate knowledge and skills in community and institutional practice settings. Students will develop practical knowledge necessary for the professional role of pharmacists as care providers, communicators, scholars, advocates, managers and collaborators. Students are expected to step into the role of a pharmacist under the guidance of a pharmacist preceptor. Prerequisite: PHARM 315. (Restricted to Pharmacy students.)


PHARM 425B - Experiential Learning - Part 4 View Available Classes

★ 8 (fi 32)(EITH/SP/SU, 640 HOURS)

This final structured practical learning experience will allow students to apply and integrate knowledge and skills in community and institutional practice settings. Students will develop practical knowledge necessary for the professional role of pharmacists as care providers, communicators, scholars, advocates, managers and collaborators. Students are expected to step into the role of a pharmacist under the guidance of a pharmacist preceptor. Prerequisite: PHARM 315. (Restricted to Pharmacy students.)


PHARM 426 - Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience Part 1 View Available Classes

★ 8 (fi 16)(EITH/SP/SU, 320 HOURS)

This structured practical learning experience will allow students to apply and integrate knowledge and skills in community practice settings. Students will develop practical knowledge necessary for the professional role of pharmacists as care providers, communicators, scholars, advocates, managers and collaborators. Students are expected to step into the role of a pharmacist under the guidance of a pharmacist preceptor. Prerequisite: PHARM 316. (Restricted to Pharmacy students).


PHARM 428 - Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience Part 2 View Available Classes

★ 8 (fi 16)(EITH/SP/SU, 320 HOURS)

This structured practical learning experience will allow students to apply and integrate knowledge and skills in acute care/inpatient hospital practice settings. Students will develop practical knowledge necessary for the professional role of pharmacists as care providers, communicators, scholars, advocates, managers and collaborators. Students are expected to step into the role of a pharmacist under the guidance of a pharmacist preceptor. Prerequisite: PHARM 316. (Restricted to Pharmacy students).


PHARM 443 - Pharmacotherapy 6 View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 3-1S-0)

Students will develop fundamental knowledge in the areas of reproductive and sexual health, as well as musculoskeletal/joint conditions and will apply therapeutic and pharmaceutical science knowledge to various patient care scenarios, with increasing complexity. Students will further develop their critical thinking and self-directed learning skills, along with their breadth and depth of therapeutic knowledge, as they incorporate principles of evidence-based therapeutic decision making within the patient care process framework. (Restricted to Pharmacy students.)


Starting: 2021-09-01

PHARM 443 - Pharmacotherapy 6

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 3-1S-0)

Students will develop fundamental knowledge in the areas of sexual and reproductive health, as well as musculoskeletal / joint conditions and will apply therapeutic and pharmaceutical science knowledge to various patient care scenarios, with increasing complexity. Students will further develop their critical thinking and self-directed learning skills, along with their breadth and depth of therapeutic knowledge, as they incorporate principles of evidence-based therapeutic decision making within the patient care process framework. (Restricted to Pharmacy students.)


PHARM 444 - Pharmacotherapy 7 View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 3-1S-0)

Students will develop knowledge of various types of neurologic and oncologic conditions and complications and will apply therapeutic and pharmaceutical science knowledge to various patient care scenarios. Students will further develop their critical thinking and self-directed learning skills, along with their breadth and depth of therapeutic knowledge, as they incorporate principles of evidence-based therapeutic decision making within the patient care process framework. (Restricted to Pharmacy students.)


PHARM 445 - Pharmacotherapy 8 View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 3-1S-0)

Students will develop knowledge in the areas of pain and mental health conditions and will apply therapeutic and pharmaceutical science knowledge to patient care scenarios, with added complexity. Students will further develop their critical thinking and self-directed learning skills, along with their breadth and depth of therapeutic knowledge, as they incorporate principles of evidence-based therapeutic decision making within the patient care process framework. (Restricted to Pharmacy students.)


PHARM 446 - Pharmacotherapy 9 View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 3-1S-0)

Students will develop foundational knowledge related to select fungal, viral and protozoal infections, as well as in the area of transplant. In addition, this course will provide students with fundamental knowledge and skills (patient assessment) in disease prevention through delivery of immunizations and traveller's health services. Students will further develop their critical thinking and self-directed learning skills, along with their breadth and depth of therapeutic knowledge, as they incorporate principles of evidence-based therapeutic decision making within the patient care process framework. (Restricted to Pharmacy students.)


PHARM 448 - Pharmacotherapy 10 View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 3-1S-0)

Students will expand their knowledge and skills in order to provide care to various patient populations. Students will engage in active learning and focus on using evidence, applying the biopsychosocial model, making decisions, monitoring outcomes, and adjusting drug therapy for complex patients across the age spectrum. Students will further develop their critical thinking and advocacy skills in the provision of care. (Restricted to Pharmacy students.)


PHARM 452 - Pharmacy Practice - Design and Function View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 3-0-0 12W)

An interprofessional team course that involves the design of specific artifacts to meet health care needs using principles of universal design, health, function, and patient-centred care. Enrollment is limited and is by permission of the instructor(s). (Restricted to Pharmacy students.)


PHARM 453 - Intercultural Exploration of Pharmacy and Health View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(SPR/SUM, 3-0-3)

This course explores the relationship between culture, diet, lifestyle and health in a Mediterranean environment. Students will examine factors that influence health, including the geo-political, socioeconomic, and cultural factors. Patient care and pharmacist roles in the prevention and/or management of chronic disease are considered. This course is taught in Italy. Please contact the Faculty for additional information. (Restricted to Pharmacy students entering the fourth year of the program.) Sections offered in a Cost Recovery format at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students. Credit may not be obtained for PHARM 453 if credit has already been obtained for INT D 375.


Starting: 2021-09-01

PHARM 453 - Intercultural Exploration of Pharmacy and Health

★ 3 (fi 6)(SPR/SUM, 3-0-3)

This course explores the relationship between culture, diet, lifestyle and health in a Mediterranean environment. Students will examine factors that influence health, including the geo-political, socioeconomic, and cultural factors. Patient care and pharmacist roles in the prevention and/or management of chronic disease are considered. This course is taught in Italy. Please contact the Faculty for additional information. (Restricted to Pharmacy students entering the fourth year of the program.) Sections offered at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations sections of the Calendar. Credit may not be obtained for PHARM 453 if credit has already been obtained for INT D 375.


PHARM 454 - Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience Part 2 View Available Classes

★ 4 (fi 8)(SPR/SUM, 160 HOURS)

This 4 week structured practical learning experience introduces acute care practice and allows students to integrate knowledge and skills to provide patient care in a hospital setting under the supervision of a pharmacist. This course emphasizes pharmacist roles including communication, collaboration, practice management, evidence-based practice, and professional responsibilities in an acute care setting. Prerequisite: PHARM 354. (Restricted to Pharmacy students).


PHARM 455 - Specialty Pharmacy Rotation View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITH/SP/SU, 120 HOURS)

Consists of 120 hours in a practice area, on a full-time or part-time basis. Students are required to prepare a proposal for the placement with desired objectives, activities and an evaluation mechanism. The proposal is to be agreed to by the Course Coordinator and the Rotation Supervisor. The placement will be conducted under the coordination of the Rotation Supervisor at the practice site. The student is also required to prepare a report on the outcomes of the placement in the form of a portfolio. Travel and accommodation costs are the responsibility of the student. Prerequisites: Dependent on specialty and consent of Faculty. This course may be taken during the Spring/Summer Term by special arrangement. This course may be repeated once. (Restricted to Pharmacy students.)


PHARM 455A - Specialty Pharmacy Rotation View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(EITH/SP/SU, 120 HOURS)

Consists of 120 hours in a practice area, on a full-time or part-time basis. Students are required to prepare a proposal for the placement with desired objectives, activities and an evaluation mechanism. The proposal is to be agreed to by the Course Coordinator and the Rotation Supervisor. The placement will be conducted under the coordination of the Rotation Supervisor at the practice site. The student is also required to prepare a report on the outcomes of the placement in the form of a portfolio. Travel and accommodation costs are the responsibility of the student. Prerequisites: Dependent on specialty and consent of Faculty. This course may be taken during the Spring/Summer Term by special arrangement. This course may be repeated once. (Restricted to Pharmacy students.)


PHARM 455B - Specialty Pharmacy Rotation View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(EITH/SP/SU, 120 HOURS)

Consists of 120 hours in a practice area, on a full-time or part-time basis. Students are required to prepare a proposal for the placement with desired objectives, activities and an evaluation mechanism. The proposal is to be agreed to by the Course Coordinator and the Rotation Supervisor. The placement will be conducted under the coordination of the Rotation Supervisor at the practice site. The student is also required to prepare a report on the outcomes of the placement in the form of a portfolio. Travel and accommodation costs are the responsibility of the student. Prerequisites: Dependent on specialty and consent of Faculty. This course may be taken during the Spring/Summer Term by special arrangement. This course may be repeated once. (Restricted to Pharmacy students.)


PHARM 489 - Seminars in Therapeutics and Professional Practice View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, VARIABLE)

A seminar course for fourth year pharmacy students covering selected topics in therapeutics, pharmacokinetics and clinical pharmacy. (Restricted to fourth year Pharmacy students.)


PHARM 494 - Pharmacy Management: Selected Topics View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, VARIABLE)

Continuation of PHARM 372 with emphasis on financial management and the management of human resources. Projects on pharmacy operations. Prerequisite: PHARM 372.


PHARM 495 - Leadership in Healthcare Decision Making View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITH/SP/SU, VARIABLE)

This course aims to enhance students' professional and personal leadership capacity through participating in real-world activities and team work and learning from invited pharmacy/healthcare leaders of different styles and various settings. Prerequisite: Consent of the Faculty.


PHARM 496 - Clinical Pharmacogenomics as a Basis for Precision Medicine View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(VAR, VARIABLE)

This course aims to enhance students' knowledge and ability to integrate Pharmacogenomics principles into clinical decision making. Students will reconcile the principles of evidence based medicine and good clinical practice with occurrence of possibly rare genetic variants that require critical decisions to individualize pharmacotherapy.


PHARM 496A - Clinical Pharmacogenomics as a Basis for Precision Medicine View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(VAR, VARIABLE)

This course aims to enhance students' knowledge and ability to integrate Pharmacogenomics principles into clinical decision making. Students will reconcile the principles of evidence based medicine and good clinical practice with occurrence of possibly rare genetic variants that require critical decisions to individualize pharmacotherapy.


PHARM 496B - Clinical Pharmacogenomics as a Basis for Precision Medicine View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(VAR, VARIABLE)

This course aims to enhance students' knowledge and ability to integrate Pharmacogenomics principles into clinical decision making. Students will reconcile the principles of evidence based medicine and good clinical practice with occurrence of possibly rare genetic variants that require critical decisions to individualize pharmacotherapy.


PHARM 498 - Research and Directed Studies View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITH/SP/SU, UNASSIGNED)

Investigational work under the supervision of a member of the Faculty. Preparation of a written report and presentation are required. Prerequisites: consent of the Faculty and the approval of a Faculty member to supervise the research or project. This course may be taken during Spring/Summer by special arrangement. Credit may be obtained for this course more than once.


PHARM 501 - Critical Analysis of Evidence in Practice View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 3-1S-0)

Focus is on the synthesis of evidence from various sources and addresses complex issues in pharmacy practice to build on the student's understanding of study design, evidence-based clinical practice, and critical appraisal. Students will gain experience by using a variety of information sources to discuss drug information assignments and practice enhancement issues. Sections offered in a Cost Recovery format at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar. (Restricted to PharmD Students or with Faculty consent.)


Starting: 2021-09-01

PHARM 501 - Critical Analysis of Evidence in Practice

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 3-1S-0)

Focus is on the synthesis of evidence from various sources and addresses complex issues in pharmacy practice to build on the student's understanding of study design, evidence-based clinical practice, and critical appraisal. Students will gain experience by using a variety of information sources to discuss drug information assignments and practice enhancement issues. Sections offered at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations sections of the Calendar. (Restricted to PharmD Students or with Faculty consent.)


PHARM 502 - Advanced Patient Care Skills and Health Assessment View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 3-0-1.5)

Features health assessment, the patient care process, care planning, and documentation as fundamental elements of a framework for patient-centred care. Incorporates lab-based simulations and assignments to provide students with the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills required for practice. Sections offered in a Cost Recovery format at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar. (Restricted to PharmD Students or with Faculty consent.)


Starting: 2021-09-01

PHARM 502 - Advanced Patient Care Skills and Health Assessment

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 3-0-1.5)

Features health assessment, the patient care process, care planning, and documentation as fundamental elements of a framework for patient-centred care. Incorporates lab-based simulations and assignments to provide students with the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills required for practice. Sections offered at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations sections of the Calendar. (Restricted to PharmD Students or with Faculty consent.)


PHARM 503 - Advanced Pharmacotherapy View Available Classes

★ 6 (fi 12)(FIRST, 6-1S-0)

Explores selected pharmacotherapy topics and provides an opportunity for students to integrate knowledge and skills. Topics will be explored using the primary literature to critically evaluate emerging controversies and therapeutic dilemmas and addresses advanced skills and knowledge required for monitoring outcomes of drug therapy including interpreting drug levels and adjusting therapy. Sections offered in a Cost Recovery format at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar. (Restricted to PharmD students or with Faculty consent.) Pre or corequisites: PHARM 501 and 502, or consent of the Faculty.


Starting: 2021-09-01

PHARM 503 - Advanced Pharmacotherapy

★ 6 (fi 12)(FIRST, 6-1S-0)

Explores selected pharmacotherapy topics and provides an opportunity for students to integrate knowledge and skills. Topics will be explored using the primary literature to critically evaluate emerging controversies and therapeutic dilemmas and addresses advanced skills and knowledge required for monitoring outcomes of drug therapy including interpreting drug levels and adjusting therapy. Sections offered at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations sections of the Calendar. (Restricted to PharmD students or with Faculty consent.) Pre or corequisites: PHARM 501 and 502, or consent of the Faculty.


PHARM 504 - Frameworks for Teams, Collaboration and Education in Pharmacy Practice View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 3-0-0)

Provides students with the theoretical foundations to prepare them for practice in an interprofessional team environment and the preparation of and ongoing learning of professionals, and education of patients and groups of patients. Sections offered in a Cost Recovery format at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar. (Restricted to PharmD Students or with Faculty consent.)


Starting: 2021-09-01

PHARM 504 - Frameworks for Teams, Collaboration and Education in Pharmacy Practice

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 3-0-0)

Provides students with the theoretical foundations to prepare them for practice in an interprofessional team environment and the preparation of and ongoing learning of professionals, and education of patients and groups of patients. Sections offered at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations sections of the Calendar. (Restricted to PharmD Students or with Faculty consent.)


PHARM 505 - PharmD Seminars View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi VAR)(VAR, VARIABLE)

This capping course is designed to evaluate students' ability to integrate knowledge and skills in pharmacy practice. Provides a forum throughout the program for students to integrate experience gained through coursework with experiential learning. A conference style presentation, poster, paper and professional portfolio are required. Course may be repeated. Sections offered in a Cost Recovery format at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar. (Restricted to PharmD Students or with Faculty consent.)


Starting: 2021-09-01

PHARM 505 - PharmD Seminars

★ 1 (fi VAR)(VAR, VARIABLE)

This capping course is designed to evaluate students' ability to integrate knowledge and skills in pharmacy practice. Provides a forum throughout the program for students to integrate experience gained through coursework with experiential learning. A conference style presentation, poster, paper and professional portfolio are required. Course may be repeated. Sections offered at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations sections of the Calendar. (Restricted to PharmD Students or with Faculty consent.)


PHARM 511 - Experiential Learning Part 1 View Available Classes

★ 6 (fi 12)(EITH/SP/SU, 240 HOURS)

The PharmD student will be expected to demonstrate professional competencies in the provision of patient care. Direct patient care activities will include health assessment, therapeutic drug monitoring, provision of drug information, and contributing to patient care as part of an interprofessional team. Prerequisites: PHARM 501 or 521, 502 or 522, 503 or 523/533, 504 or 524/534/544, or with Faculty consent. Sections offered in a Cost Recovery format at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar. (Restricted to PharmD for Practicing Pharmacists students).


Starting: 2021-09-01

PHARM 511 - Experiential Learning Part 1

★ 6 (fi 12)(EITH/SP/SU, 240 HOURS)

The PharmD student will be expected to demonstrate professional competencies in the provision of patient care. Direct patient care activities will include health assessment, therapeutic drug monitoring, provision of drug information, and contributing to patient care as part of an interprofessional team. Prerequisites: PHARM 501 or 521, 502 or 522, 503 or 523/533, 504 or 524/534/544, or with Faculty consent. Sections offered at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations sections of the Calendar. (Restricted to PharmD for Practicing Pharmacists students).


PHARM 512 - Experiential Learning Part 2 View Available Classes

★ 6 (fi 12)(EITH/SP/SU, 240 HOURS)

The PharmD student will be expected to demonstrate professional competencies in the provision of patient care. Direct patient care activities will include health assessment, therapeutic drug monitoring, provision of drug information, and contributing to patient care in an acute care setting. Prerequisites: PHARM 501 or 521, 502 or 522, 503 or 523/533, 504 or 524/534/544, or with Faculty consent. Sections offered in a Cost Recovery format at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar. (Restricted to PharmD for Practicing Pharmacists students).


Starting: 2021-09-01

PHARM 512 - Experiential Learning Part 2

★ 6 (fi 12)(EITH/SP/SU, 240 HOURS)

The PharmD student will be expected to demonstrate professional competencies in the provision of patient care. Direct patient care activities will include health assessment, therapeutic drug monitoring, provision of drug information, and contributing to patient care in an acute care setting. Prerequisites: PHARM 501 or 521, 502 or 522, 503 or 523/533, 504 or 524/534/544, or with Faculty consent. Sections offered at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations sections of the Calendar. (Restricted to PharmD for Practicing Pharmacists students).


PHARM 513 - Experiential Learning Part 3 View Available Classes

★ 6 (fi 12)(EITH/SP/SU, 240 HOURS)

The PharmD student will be expected to demonstrate professional competencies in the provision of patient care. Direct patient care activities will include health assessment, therapeutic drug monitoring, provision of drug information, and contributing to patient care in an ambulatory or community practice setting. Prerequisites: PHARM 501 or 521, 502 or 522, 503 or 523/533, 504 or 524/534/544, or with Faculty consent. Sections offered in a Cost Recovery format at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar. (Restricted to PharmD for Practicing Pharmacists students).


Starting: 2021-09-01

PHARM 513 - Experiential Learning Part 3

★ 6 (fi 12)(EITH/SP/SU, 240 HOURS)

The PharmD student will be expected to demonstrate professional competencies in the provision of patient care. Direct patient care activities will include health assessment, therapeutic drug monitoring, provision of drug information, and contributing to patient care in an ambulatory or community practice setting. Prerequisites: PHARM 501 or 521, 502 or 522, 503 or 523/533, 504 or 524/534/544, or with Faculty consent. Sections offered at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations sections of the Calendar. (Restricted to PharmD for Practicing Pharmacists students).


PHARM 514 - Experiential Learning Part 4 View Available Classes

★ 6 (fi 12)(EITH/SP/SU, 240 HOURS)

The PharmD student will complete a placement in a patient-care practice setting as outlined in PHARM 511, 512 or 513. Credit may be obtained more than once. Prerequisites: PHARM 501 or 521, 502 or 522, 503 or 523/533, 504 or 524/534/544, or with Faculty consent. Sections offered in a Cost Recovery format at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar. (Restricted to PharmD for Practicing Pharmacists students).


Starting: 2021-09-01

PHARM 514 - Experiential Learning Part 4

★ 6 (fi 12)(EITH/SP/SU, 240 HOURS)

The PharmD student will complete a placement in a patient-care practice setting as outlined in PHARM 511, 512 or 513. Credit may be obtained more than once. Prerequisites: PHARM 501 or 521, 502 or 522, 503 or 523/533, 504 or 524/534/544, or with Faculty consent. Sections offered at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations sections of the Calendar. (Restricted to PharmD for Practicing Pharmacists students).


PHARM 515 - Experiential Learning Part 5 View Available Classes

★ 6 (fi 12)(EITH/SP/SU, 240 HOURS)

PharmD students are required to design and complete a practice-based placement including objectives, activities and an assessment mechanism. The placement proposal is subject to approval by the preceptor and the Course Coordinator. Travel and accommodation costs are the responsibility of the student. Credit may be obtained more than once. Prerequisites: PHARM 501 or 521, 502 or 522, and with Faculty consent. Sections offered in a Cost Recovery format at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar. (Restricted to PharmD for Practicing Pharmacists students).


Starting: 2021-09-01

PHARM 515 - Experiential Learning Part 5

★ 6 (fi 12)(EITH/SP/SU, 240 HOURS)

PharmD students are required to design and complete a practice-based placement including objectives, activities and an assessment mechanism. The placement proposal is subject to approval by the preceptor and the Course Coordinator. Travel and accommodation costs are the responsibility of the student. Credit may be obtained more than once. Prerequisites: PHARM 501 or 521, 502 or 522, and with Faculty consent. Sections offered at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations sections of the Calendar. (Restricted to PharmD for Practicing Pharmacists students).


PHARM 521 - Critical Analysis of Evidence in Practice View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(VAR, VARIABLE)

Focus is on the synthesis of evidence from various sources and addresses complex issues in pharmacy practice to build on the student's understanding of study design, evidence-based clinical practice, and critical appraisal. Students will gain experience by using a variety of information sources to discuss drug information assignments and practice enhancement issues. This distance learning course is offered in a Cost Recovery format at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar. (Restricted to PharmD Students or with Faculty consent.)


Starting: 2021-09-01

PHARM 521 - Critical Analysis of Evidence in Practice

★ 3 (fi 6)(VAR, VARIABLE)

Focus is on the synthesis of evidence from various sources and addresses complex issues in pharmacy practice to build on the student's understanding of study design, evidence-based clinical practice, and critical appraisal. Students will gain experience by using a variety of information sources to discuss drug information assignments and practice enhancement issues. This distance learning course is offered at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations sections of the Calendar. (Restricted to PharmD Students or with Faculty consent.)


PHARM 522 - Advanced Patient Care Skills and Health Assessment View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(VAR, VARIABLE)

Features health assessment, the patient care process, care planning, and documentation as fundamental elements of a framework for patient-centred care. Incorporates lab-based simulations and assignments to provide students with the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills required for practice. This distance learning course is offered in a Cost Recovery format at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar. (Restricted to PharmD Students or with Faculty consent.)


Starting: 2021-09-01

PHARM 522 - Advanced Patient Care Skills and Health Assessment

★ 3 (fi 6)(VAR, VARIABLE)

Features health assessment, the patient care process, care planning, and documentation as fundamental elements of a framework for patient-centred care. Incorporates lab-based simulations and assignments to provide students with the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills required for practice. This distance learning course is offered at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations sections of the Calendar. (Restricted to PharmD Students or with Faculty consent.)


PHARM 523 - Advanced Pharmacotherapy - Part 1 View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(VAR, VARIABLE)

Explores selected pharmacotherapy topics and provides an opportunity for students to integrate knowledge and skills. Topics will be explored using the primary literature to critically evaluate emerging controversies and therapeutic dilemmas and addresses advanced skills and knowledge required for monitoring outcomes of drug therapy including interpreting drug levels and adjusting therapy. This distance learning course is offered in a Cost Recovery format at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar. (Restricted to PharmD students or with Faculty consent.) Prerequisites: PHARM 521 and 522, or consent of the Faculty. Corequisites: PHARM 524.


Starting: 2021-09-01

PHARM 523 - Advanced Pharmacotherapy - Part 1

★ 3 (fi 6)(VAR, VARIABLE)

Explores selected pharmacotherapy topics and provides an opportunity for students to integrate knowledge and skills. Topics will be explored using the primary literature to critically evaluate emerging controversies and therapeutic dilemmas and addresses advanced skills and knowledge required for monitoring outcomes of drug therapy including interpreting drug levels and adjusting therapy. This distance learning course is offered at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations sections of the Calendar. (Restricted to PharmD students or with Faculty consent.) Prerequisites: PHARM 521 and 522, or consent of the Faculty. Corequisites: PHARM 524.


PHARM 524 - Frameworks for Teams, Collaboration and Education in Pharmacy Practice - Part 1 View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi 2)(VAR, VARIABLE)

Provides students with the theoretical foundations to prepare them for collaborative practice in an interprofessional team environment. This distance learning course is offered in a Cost Recovery format at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar. (Restricted to PharmD Students or with Faculty consent. Corequisites: PHARM 523.


Starting: 2021-09-01

PHARM 524 - Frameworks for Teams, Collaboration and Education in Pharmacy Practice - Part 1

★ 1 (fi 2)(VAR, VARIABLE)

Provides students with the theoretical foundations to prepare them for collaborative practice in an interprofessional team environment. This distance learning course is offered at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations sections of the Calendar. (Restricted to PharmD Students or with Faculty consent. Corequisites: PHARM 523.


PHARM 525 - PharmD Seminars - Part 1 View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi 2)(SPR/SUM, VARIABLE)

This capping course is designed to evaluate students' ability to integrate knowledge and skills in pharmacy practice. Provides a forum for students to integrate experience gained through coursework taken to date with their professional practice. Sections offered in a Cost Recovery format at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar. (Restricted to PharmD Students or with Faculty consent.)


Starting: 2021-09-01

PHARM 525 - PharmD Seminars - Part 1

★ 1 (fi 2)(SPR/SUM, VARIABLE)

This capping course is designed to evaluate students' ability to integrate knowledge and skills in pharmacy practice. Provides a forum for students to integrate experience gained through coursework taken to date with their professional practice. Sections offered at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations sections of the Calendar. (Restricted to PharmD Students or with Faculty consent.)


PHARM 531 - Critical Analysis of Evidence View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(VAR, VARIABLE)

This course focuses on the application of evidence from various sources to address complex issues in pharmacy practice. It will build on students' prior knowledge of study design, evidence-based clinical practice, and critical appraisal. (Restricted to PharmD for BScPharm Students.)


PHARM 532 - Patient Assessment View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(VAR, VARIABLE)

This course focuses on assessment within the pharmacy patient care process. It incorporates lab-based simulations and assignments to provide students with the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills essential to contemporary practice. (Restricted to PharmD for BScPharm Students.)


PHARM 533 - Advanced Pharmacotherapy - Part 2 View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(VAR, VARIABLE)

Explores selected pharmacotherapy topics and provides an opportunity for students to integrate knowledge and skills. Topics will be explored using the primary literature to critically evaluate emerging controversies and therapeutic dilemmas and addresses advanced skills and knowledge required for monitoring outcomes of drug therapy including interpreting drug levels and adjusting therapy. This distance learning course is offered in a Cost Recovery format at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar. (Restricted to PharmD students or with Faculty consent.) Prerequisites: PHARM 523, or consent of the Faculty. Corequisites: PHARM 534.


Starting: 2021-09-01

PHARM 533 - Advanced Pharmacotherapy - Part 2

★ 3 (fi 6)(VAR, VARIABLE)

Explores selected pharmacotherapy topics and provides an opportunity for students to integrate knowledge and skills. Topics will be explored using the primary literature to critically evaluate emerging controversies and therapeutic dilemmas and addresses advanced skills and knowledge required for monitoring outcomes of drug therapy including interpreting drug levels and adjusting therapy. This distance learning course is offered at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations sections of the Calendar. (Restricted to PharmD students or with Faculty consent.) Prerequisites: PHARM 523, or consent of the Faculty. Corequisites: PHARM 534.


PHARM 534 - Frameworks for Teams, Collaboration and Education in Pharmacy Practice - Part 2 View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi 2)(VAR, VARIABLE)

Provides students with the theoretical foundations to prepare them for collaborative practice in an interprofessional team environment. This distance learning course is offered in a Cost Recovery format at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar. (Restricted to PharmD Students or with Faculty consent. Corequisites: PHARM 533.


Starting: 2021-09-01

PHARM 534 - Frameworks for Teams, Collaboration and Education in Pharmacy Practice - Part 2

★ 1 (fi 2)(VAR, VARIABLE)

Provides students with the theoretical foundations to prepare them for collaborative practice in an interprofessional team environment. This distance learning course is offered at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations sections of the Calendar. (Restricted to PharmD Students or with Faculty consent. Corequisites: PHARM 533.


PHARM 535 - PharmD Seminars - Part 2 View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi 2)(VAR, VARIABLE)

This capping course is designed to evaluate students' ability to integrate knowledge and skills in pharmacy practice. Provides a forum for students to integrate experience gained through coursework with their professional practice and experiential learning. This distance learning course is offered in a Cost Recovery format at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar. (Restricted to PharmD Students or with Faculty consent.) Corequisites: PHARM 511 or 512 or 513 or 514or 515.


Starting: 2021-09-01

PHARM 535 - PharmD Seminars - Part 2

★ 1 (fi 2)(VAR, VARIABLE)

This capping course is designed to evaluate students' ability to integrate knowledge and skills in pharmacy practice. Provides a forum for students to integrate experience gained through coursework with their professional practice and experiential learning. This distance learning course is offered at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations sections of the Calendar. (Restricted to PharmD Students or with Faculty consent.) Corequisites: PHARM 511 or 512 or 513 or 514or 515.


PHARM 536 - Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience Part 3 View Available Classes

★ 8 (fi 16)(VAR, 320 HOURS)

Students will be expected to demonstrate professional competencies in the provision of direct patient care in this 8 week practice experience in any care setting. Prerequisite: PHARM 316. (Restricted to PharmD for BScPharm Students).


PHARM 537 - Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience Part 4 View Available Classes

★ 8 (fi 16)(VAR, 320 HOURS)

This course provides an opportunity for students to develop a learning plan for this 8 week practice experience in any professional setting. Prerequisite PHARM 316. (Restricted to PharmD for BScPharm Students).


PHARM 538 - PharmD Seminars View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi 2)(VAR, VARIABLE)

This seminar course integrates practice experiences with ongoing professional learning. (Restricted to PharmD for BScPharm Students.) Corequisites: One of PHARM 426, 428, 536 or 537.


PHARM 539 - PharmD Seminars View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi 2)(VAR, VARIABLE)

This seminar course integrates practice experiences with ongoing professional learning. (Restricted to PharmD for BScPharm Students.) Corequisites: One of PHARM 426, 428, 536 or 537.


PHARM 543 - PharmD Integrating Seminar View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi 2)(VAR, VARIABLE)

This capping course facilitates integration of knowledge and skills with pharmacy practice throughout the fourth year of the program. Activities include clinical discussions, presentations, and professional portfolio. Corequisites: One of PHARM 554, 555, 556 or 557. (Restricted to Pharmacy students.)


PHARM 544 - Frameworks for Teams, Collaboration and Education in Pharmacy Practice - Part 3 View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi 2)(SPR/SUM, VARIABLE)

Provides students with the theoretical foundations to prepare ongoing learning of professionals, and education of patients and groups of patients. This course is offered in a Cost Recovery format at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar. (Restricted to PharmD Students or with Faculty consent.)


Starting: 2021-09-01

PHARM 544 - Frameworks for Teams, Collaboration and Education in Pharmacy Practice - Part 3

★ 1 (fi 2)(SPR/SUM, VARIABLE)

Provides students with the theoretical foundations to prepare ongoing learning of professionals, and education of patients and groups of patients. Sections offered at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations sections of the Calendar. (Restricted to PharmD Students or with Faculty consent.)


PHARM 545 - PharmD Seminars - Part 3 View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi 2)(VAR, VARIABLE)

This capping course is designed to evaluate students' ability to integrate knowledge and skills in pharmacy practice. Provides a forum for students to integrate experience gained through coursework with their professional practice and experiential learning. This distance learning course is offered in a Cost Recovery format at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar. (Restricted to PharmD Students or with Faculty consent.) Corequisites: PHARM 511 or 512 or 513 or 514 or 515.


Starting: 2021-09-01

PHARM 545 - PharmD Seminars - Part 3

★ 1 (fi 2)(VAR, VARIABLE)

This capping course is designed to evaluate students' ability to integrate knowledge and skills in pharmacy practice. Provides a forum for students to integrate experience gained through coursework with their professional practice and experiential learning. This distance learning course is offered at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations sections of the Calendar. (Restricted to PharmD Students or with Faculty consent.) Corequisites: PHARM 511 or 512 or 513 or 514 or 515.


PHARM 546 - PharmD Integrating Seminar View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi 2)(VAR, VARIABLE)

This capping course facilitates integration of knowledge and skills with pharmacy practice throughout the fourth year of the program. Activities include clinical discussions, presentations, and professional portfolio. Corequisites: One of PHARM 554, 555, 556 or 557. (Restricted to Pharmacy students.)


PHARM 547 - Advanced Therapeutics, Collaboration and Professional Learning View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(VAR, VARIABLE)

This course provides an opportunity for students to direct their own learning to strengthen the process of care and increase their depth of knowledge using selected pharmacotherapy topics, group learning and collaboration. Students will focus on using evidence, decision-making, monitoring outcomes of drug therapy, and adjusting therapy. (Restricted to PharmD for BScPharm Students.)


PHARM 554 - Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience Part 1 View Available Classes

★ 8 (fi 16)(VAR, 320 HOURS)

This 8-week structured practical learning experience will allow students to apply and integrate knowledge and skills in a community pharmacy setting. Students will develop practical knowledge necessary for the professional role of pharmacists as care providers, communicators, scholars, educators, advocates, practice managers, leaders and collaborators. Students are expected to step into the role of a pharmacist under the guidance of a pharmacist preceptor. Prerequisite: PHARM 454. (Restricted to Pharmacy students).


PHARM 555 - Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience Part 2 View Available Classes

★ 8 (fi 16)(VAR, 320 HOURS)

This 8-week structured practical learning experience will allow students to apply and integrate knowledge and skills in an acute care setting. Students will develop practical knowledge necessary for the professional role of pharmacists as care providers, communicators, scholars, educators, advocates, practice managers, leaders and collaborators. Students are expected to step into the role of a pharmacist under the guidance of a pharmacist preceptor. Prerequisite: PHARM 454. (Restricted to Pharmacy students).


PHARM 556 - Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience Part 3 View Available Classes

★ 8 (fi 16)(VAR, 320 HOURS)

This 8-week structured practical learning experience will allow students to apply and integrate knowledge and skills in any patient care setting . Students will develop practical knowledge necessary for the professional role of pharmacists as care providers, communicators, scholars, educators, advocates, practice managers, leaders and collaborators. Students are expected to step into the role of a pharmacist under the guidance of a pharmacist preceptor. Prerequisite: PHARM 454. (Restricted to Pharmacy students).


PHARM 557 - Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience Part 4 View Available Classes

★ 8 (fi 16)(VAR, 320 HOURS)

This 8 week structured practical learning experience provides students an opportunity to expand their knowledge and skills in other areas of professional practice including patient care and non-patient care settings. Students will be responsible for development of their own learning plan including outcomes that demonstrate how they have achieved their goals. Prerequisite: PHARM 454. (Restricted to Pharmacy students).


PHARM 564 - Toxicology of Pharmaceutical Agents and Related Xenobiotics View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-1S-0)

Biochemical and molecular mechanisms of drug-induced damage. Key concepts include toxicological principles, toxicokinetics, toxic responses, bioactivation of drugs to toxic metabolites, organ directed toxicity, immunotoxicology, and receptor-mediated toxicity. Specialized topics include clinical and medical toxicology, forensic toxicology, pharmacoepidemiology related to drug toxicity, safety assessment of pharmaceutical agents, and environmental toxicology. Prerequisite: Consent of Faculty.


PHARM 566 - Cellular Aspects of Drug Delivery and Targets View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-1S-0)

The goals of this course are to discuss fundamental topics in cell and molecular biology and introduce students to important concepts in cellular structure and function as they relate to the design and development of novel drugs. Drug targets for macromolecules, including vaccines, proteins and genetic material will be emphasized. Prerequisite: Consent of Faculty.


PHARM 570 - Advanced Pharmaceutical Analysis - Spectroscopy View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-3)

Applications of instrumental methods of analysis (ultraviolet and infrared spectroscopy; NMR; mass spectrometry; atomic absorption spectroscopy) to pharmaceutical compounds. Offered in odd-numbered years. Prerequisite: Consent of Faculty.


PHARM 573 - Analytical Techniques in Pharmaceutical Sciences View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-3)

The course emphasizes the key skills required to study and explore recent trends in pharmaceutical analysis and the latest analytical technologies. The core analytical techniques such as chromatography, LC-MS, ELISA, and, electrophoresis will be discussed in detail along with hands-on experience during laboratory sessions. Prerequisite: PHARM 570 or consent of the Faculty. Offered alternate years.


PHARM 580 - Introduction to Computer-Aided Drug Design View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-2)

An introductory course designed to provide students with the background and a hands-on understanding of techniques involved in computer-aided drug design, including bioinformatics, molecular modelling, molecular simulation, docking and QSAR. Prerequisite: consent of the Faculty.


PHARM 589 - Pharmacy in Neoplastic Disease View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Description of neoplastic disease, its prevalence and drug treatment with an emphasis on patient management. There is an emphasis on the pharmacists' role in preparing chemotherapy medication, minimizing toxic effects of cancer drugs, dosage considerations, concomitant use of medication for other diseases and psychosocial aspects of care. Students will also learn about newer forms of treatments and changes in the provision of treatment services. Restricted to Pharmacy graduate students.


PHARM 593 - Advanced Radiopharmaceutical Sciences II View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 3-0-4)

Application of radionuclides in medical diagnosis and treatment; control of radionuclides in the hospital. Laboratory: preparation, quality control and clinical utility of currently used radiopharmaceuticals in nuclear medicine. Prerequisite: PHARM 601 or consent of Faculty.


PHARM 595A - Clinical Rotations View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 12)(TWO TERM, 900 HOURS)

A clinical experience which will provide the student with the opportunity to practice clinical pharmacy in several speciality areas. The student will be expected to demonstrate professional competence in patient counselling, obtaining medication histories, providing drug information, applied pharmacokinetics and related areas. Credit will be granted after the completion of 900 hours of approved clinical training.


PHARM 595B - Clinical Rotations View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 12)(TWO TERM, 900 HOURS)

A clinical experience which will provide the student with the opportunity to practice clinical pharmacy in several speciality areas. The student will be expected to demonstrate professional competence in patient counselling, obtaining medication histories, providing drug information, applied pharmacokinetics and related areas. Credit will be granted after the completion of 900 hours of approved clinical training.


PHARM 596 - Pharmaceutical Marketing View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 3-0-0)

An examination of the process of marketing pharmaceuticals in Canada. Topics to be covered are: pre-marketing requirements, regulatory control over drugs, price and product competition, promotion and advertising of pharmaceuticals, channels of distribution, packaging, ethics, price, and group purchasing. The course stresses the unique factors to be considered in marketing pharmaceuticals. Prerequisite: PHARM 372.


PHARM 601 - Isotope Tracer Methodology I View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 3-0-3)

Fundamental principles of radioactivity and health physics. The importance of radioisotopes in medicine, agriculture, industry, and research. Problems and limitations in the use of radioisotopes as tracers. Instrumentation and analysis methods. Experimental procedures, application of methods of analysis and criteria for evaluation of results. Laboratory: handling and preparation of radioisotopes for counting. Counting procedures. Tracer chemical and biochemical analyses.


PHARM 606 - Current Topics in Bionucleonics and Radiopharmacy View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Assigned readings, tutorials and seminars in recent advances in the fields of bionucleonics and radiopharmacy, conducted under the direction of several faculty members. Prerequisites: PHARM 601, 603, 604 or consent of Faculty.


PHARM 610 - Advanced Drug Delivery Systems View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

The focus of this course is on the design and development of novel delivery systems for various treatment and diagnostic applications. A particular attention will be paid to the physicochemical principles behind the development of different drug delivery systems, their biological application and significance. Emphasis is given to polymer based systems and assembled nano-carriers for the delivery of therapeutic drugs, proteins, vaccines and genes. Prerequisite: Consent of Faculty.


PHARM 611 - Pharmaceutical Formulation and Development View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-2)

Theoretical considerations basic to the technology of pharmaceutical dosage forms to meet the requirements of therapeutic efficacy, stability, and safety. Laboratory: development and formulation of pharmaceutical products. Prerequisite: consent of Faculty.


PHARM 615 - Advanced Pharmacokinetics View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

This course deals with the theoretical aspects of pharmacokinetics. Compartmental and non-compartmental theories are treated in depth. The application of these theories is made in various areas where kinetics are involved. Prerequisite: PHARM 351 or equivalent or consent of Faculty. Note: Offered alternate years.


PHARM 624 - Application of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy to Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Basic interpretation and examples of use of NMR spectroscopy in problems of pharmaceutical synthesis and its studies of the mode of action of medicinally active compounds. Prerequisite: consent of Faculty. Note: Offered alternate years.


PHARM 630 - The Metabolism and Excretion of Drugs View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

The chemistry, biochemistry and kinetics of drug metabolism together with the factors affecting metabolism; the practical aspects of in vitro and in vivo studies of drug metabolism; the excretion of drugs by various routes and factors affecting excretion, the kinetics of excretion. Note: Offered alternate years.


PHARM 690 - Advanced Seminar in Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Assigned readings, tutorials, and seminars on recent advances and methodological approaches in Pharmacy, conducted under the direction of academic staff members in the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.


PHARM 694 - Directed Project View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-0-3)

Directed studies in pharmaceutical research, using one or more techniques of special interest to individual students. Prerequisites: consent of the Faculty and the supervising faculty member.


PHARM 697A - Graduate Seminar View Available Classes

★ 0.1 (fi 1)(TWO TERM, 0-1S-0)

Seminar training and short seminar presentations on topics related to the student's field of research. Normally, the seminar will be presented during the student's second or third term. Required of all MSc and PhD students.


PHARM 697B - Graduate Seminar View Available Classes

★ 0.1 (fi 1)(TWO TERM, 0-1S-0)

Seminar training and short seminar presentations on topics related to the student's field of research. Normally, the seminar will be presented during the student's second or third term. Required of all MSc and PhD students.


PHARM 900A - Directed Research Project View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 12)(VAR, UNASSIGNED)
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PHARM 900B - Directed Research Project View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 12)(VAR, UNASSIGNED)
There is no available course description.