Spring 2020 – PHRM 490 (free)

Pharmacy for Non-Pharmacists

CRN 22674 – PHRM 49000 – 025

This course will be offered for the first time in the Spring 2020 semester.  It is designed for students pursing a degree in a healthcare related field other than pharmacy.  It is intended to provide an introduction to pharmacy law, prescription abbreviations, and commonly prescribed medications.  The majority of the course will be devoted to introducing approximately 100 commonly used medications, both prescription and over-the-counter.   Emphasis will be placed on uses, dosing, side effects, and patient information.  General knowledge of common medical conditions is helpful.  Previous coursework in Anatomy & Physiology or similar is STRONGLY recommended.  Class size is limited and will be taught in a small group format to help individuals with varying backgrounds. 

Questions can for directed to course coordinator Alan Farkas (

Associated Term: Spring 2020
Registration Dates: Oct 21, 2019 to Jan 20, 2020
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Attributes: Upper Division, Variable Title

West Lafayette Campus
Lecture Schedule Type
1.000 Credits
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Course Materials

Scheduled Meeting Times
Type Time Days Where Date Range Schedule Type Instructors
Class 1:30 pm – 2:20 pm W Neil Armstrong Hall of Engr 1028 Jan 13, 2020 – May 02, 2020 Lecture Alan Paul Farkas (P)

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