PHM353H1: Pharmacotherapy in Critical Care


This course is designed to expose students to hospital-based clinical pharmacy practice, with a focus on the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). Various topics that encompass commonly encountered clinical conditions of patients in the ICU will be discussed, with an emphasis on the role of pharmacotherapy. Students will also be introduced to the role of multidisciplinary team members integral to the ICU including the respiratory therapist, nurse, ethicist and intensivist (pending availability). The course will be taught using traditional classroom lectures, case-based discussions, small-group learning projects, and self-directed learning. Student participation both within the classroom and online, and in group work assignments is expected.