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NUPH 530 - Applied Nuclear Pharmacy
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College of Pharmacy, Nursing, and Health Sciences NUPH 530 - Applied Nuclear Pharmacy
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Course Information

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisites: NUPH 414
Semesters: Fall
Syllabus: click here
Catalog description:

Information on pharmaceutical products used exclusively in the practice of nuclear medicine. Duties and responsibilities of a pharmacist in the handling of radiopharmaceuticals are covered. Laboratories complement the lecture presentation.
Instructor's description:
Course Objectives:

1. Assist students in developing a basic understanding of principles underlying the practice of nuclear pharmacy and nuclear medicine, including: � Drug design and development � Essentials of radiopharmaceutical chemistry � Clinical applications and problems

2. Provide hands-on laboratory experiences that help prepare student for practice in a nuclear pharmacy.

Desired Outcomes:

� Students well-prepared for nuclear pharmacy internships, clinical clerkships, and entry into this professional practice.

� Students will have background for Board Certification in Nuclear Pharmacy after required practice experience.

� Students entering other practice settings will have sound understanding of diagnostic nuclear medicine and its role in patient management.

Course Staff

Instructor: Kara Duncan Weatherman
Teaching Assistants: Shane Nicholas Branscum, Kimberly Rosete Gomez, Michael Thomas Wood

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