PharmD


                                                                UTEP Doctor of Pharmacy Curriculum Summary*

PY1**

PY2

PY3

PY4

15-18 Credit Hours

Per Semester

15-18 Credit Hours

Per Semester

15-18 Credit Hours

Per Semester

42-50 credit hours

(starts Summer)

Track 1: Pharmaceutical Foundations (PF)

Track 4: Integrated Systems-Based Pharmacotherapy (ISBP)

Advanced Experiential Education (APPE)

  • Introduction to:
    • Medicinal Chem
    • Pharmaceutics & Kinetics
    • Pathophysiology
    • Pharmacology & Toxicology
    • Clinical Chemistry
    • Genomics
    • Pharmacognosy
    • Immunology
  • Compounding Lab
  • Integrated Workshop
  • Electives
  • Pharmacotherapy Focus: Primary Care (examples)
    • Cardiovascular
    • Endocrine
    • Gastrointestinal
    • Infectious Diseases
    • Practical Applications Workshop
      • Patient Assessment
      • Over-the-Counter
      • Complementary Alternative Medicine
      • Point-of-Care Devices
    • Electives
  • Pharmacotherapy Focus: Specialty Care (examples)
    • Advanced Cardio
    • Psych
    • Inpatient Infections
    • Oncology
  • Practical Applications Workshop
    • Patient Assessment
    • Over-the-Counter
    • Complementary Alternative Medicine
    • Point-of-Care Devices
  • Electives

Seven 6-week Rotations

Required Rotations (4):

Ambulatory Care

Inpatient General Medicine

Community Pharmacy

Hospital/Health System Pharmacy

Elective Rotations(3)

Track 2: Global Health Colloquium (GHC)

  • Cultural, Literacy, & Community Hlth
  • Health & Wellness (Evidenced-Based)
  • Spanish - Pharm Professional
  • Electives
  • Biostats/Epidemiology
  • Behavior & Perceptions of Health Across Cultures & LifeSpan
  • Spanish - Pharm Professional
  • Electives
  • Applied Biostats & Drug Information
  • Health Services Administration
  • Spanish - Pharm Professional
  • Electives

Track 3: Patient Care, Practice, and Innovation (PCPI)

  • Professional Innovations  & Capstone Research
  • Economic, Clinical, Humanistic Outcomes (ECHO) in Pharmacy
  • Practice Management & Administration
  • Pharmacy Law
  • Electives
  • Professional Innovations
  • Foundations of Health Care and the Pharmacy Profession
  • Patient Care & Pharmacy Practice: Communication & Counseling
  • Pharmacy Law
  • Immunizations
  • Electives
  • Professional Innovations & Capstone Research
  • Pharmacy Informatics & Drug Information
  • Patient Care & Pharmacy Practice: Patient Safety
  • IV Admixture Lab
  • Pharmacy Law
  • Electives
  • Professional Innovations & Capstone Presentations

Experiential Education

Early Practice Experiences

Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience (IPPE)

Community-Based

Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences (IPPE)

Hospital-Based

 

Thread 1: Interprofessional Education (IPE)

Thread 2: Co-curriculum: Career Rx Plan (Development Plan), Online Reflections, Study Away

*Work-in-progress. Finalized by Fall 2017 / **PY: Professional Year