Curriculum

CURRICULUM

 

Majors

 

Clinical Pharmacy

 

Social and Administrative Pharmacy
Required
Courses

–  Basic clinical statistics (3)

–  Clinical Managed Care Pharmacy seminar (3)

–  Clinical Managed Care Pharmacy I (3)

–  Selected Topics in Pharmacotherapy I (3)

–  Selected Topics in Pharmacotherapy II (3)

–  Administrative Pharmacy

–  Biostatistics

–  Pharmaceutical Policy

Elective
Courses
–  Advanced Clinical Statistics (3)

–  Clinical Managed Care Pharmacy II (3)

–  Clinical Managed Care Pharmacy III (3)

–  Clinical Managed Care Pharmacy IV (3)

–  Selected Topics in Oncology Pharmacotherapy (3)

–  Selected Topics on Clinical Pharmacy (3)

–  Understanding of Basic Clinical Pharmacy (3)

–  Understanding of Basic Clinical Pharmacokinetics (3)

–  Understanding of Basic Clinical P pharmaceutics (3)

–  Selected Topics in Pharmacotherapy III (3)

–  Selected Topics in Pharmacotherapy IV (3)

–  Pharmacy in Society

–  Pharmaceutical Care and Pharmacy Management

–  Managed Care Pharmacy

–  Pharmaceutical Industry and Marketing

–  Pharmacoeconomics

–  Outcomes Research

–  Clinical Research Methodology

–  Research Design and Pharmaceutical Literature Evaluation

–  Pharmacoepidemiology

–  Social and Behavioral Aspects of Pharmaceutical Care

–  Topics in Social and Administrative Pharmacy

2.교과목개요

 

Selected Topics in Pharmacotherapy I

To learn about epidemiology, pathophysiology, etiology, diagnosis, non-drug treatment, pharmacologic treatment, drug classes, established practice guidelines and population based treatment plans to the each relevant disease. To develop patient specific regimens and recommend appropriate therapy and monitoring plans.

·   EBM, DLE

·   Hypertension

·   HF

·   IHD

·   ACS, arrhythmia

·   Venous Thromboembolism

·   STROKE

·   Dyslipidemia

·   DM I

·   Thyroid, DM II

·   Adrenal Gland disorders

·   Osteoporosis

·   OA/RA

Selected Topics in Pharmacotherapy II To learn about epidemiology, pathophysiology, etiology, diagnosis, non-drug treatment, pharmacologic treatment, drug classes, established practice guidelines and population based treatment plans to the each relevant disease. To develop patient specific regimens and recommend appropriate therapy and monitoring plans.

 

·   Asthma

·   COPD

·   Cystic fibrosis, Pulmonary arterial hypertension

·   Cirrhosis and portal hypertension

·   Constipation, Diarrhea, N/V

·   GERD

·   PUD, IBD

·   Viral Hepatitis

·   Fluids/ electrolytes

·   Acid/base

·   AKI

·   CKD, HD/PD, GN

·   Urinary incontinence

·   BPH, Sexual dysfunction

Selected Topics in Pharmacotherapy III To learn about epidemiology, pathophysiology, etiology, diagnosis, non-drug treatment, pharmacologic treatment, drug classes, established practice guidelines and population based treatment plans to the each relevant disease. To develop patient specific regimens and recommend appropriate therapy and monitoring plans.

 

·   Alzheimer’s

·   Epilepsy

·   Eating disorder, Pain Mx, Sleep disorder

·   Schizophrenia, Bipolar

·   MDD, Anxiety

·   Contraception, Hormone

·   Anemia

·   Sickle cell disease, coagulation disorder

·   Chemotherapy

·   Breast, lung, colorectal cancer, prostate cancer

·   Leukemias, lymphomas

·   Multiple myeloma, MDS

·   HSCT

Selected Topics in Pharmacotherapy IV To learn about epidemiology, pathophysiology, etiology, diagnosis, non-drug treatment, pharmacologic treatment, drug classes, established practice guidelines and population based treatment plans to the each relevant disease. To develop patient specific regimens and recommend appropriate therapy and monitoring plans.

 

·   Pharmacogenomics

·   Solid organ transplantation

·   SLE, allergic rhinitis

·   Antimicrobial regimen selection

·   CNS infection

·   Respiratory tract infections

·   Influenza

·   endocarditis, TB

·   GI , Intra-ab infections, parasitic disease

·   UTI

·   STD

·   Fungal infection

·   Vaccines

·   HIV

Clinical Managed Care Pharmacy I To provide the overview of managed care pharmacy and to help students’ understanding of how it impacts the healthcare system

 

·   History of Korean Healthcare System

·   Enacted Medical Insurance Acts

·   Enacted National Health Insurance Acts

·   Health Policy Reform: Separation of Prescribing and Dispensing of Drugs

·   Establishment of Health Insurance Review & Assessment Service (HIRA)

·   Drug Formulary Listing: Employment of “ Positive List System”

·   Review the feasibility of formulary listing

·   Management for health insurance budget

·   Final notification of MRP* & reimbursement guideline

·   PE Exemption Criteria

·   Reimbursement cut case study for individual drugs

 

Clinical Managed Care Pharmacy II To provide the overview of managed care pharmacy and to help students’ understanding of how it impacts the healthcare system

 

·   Risk Sharing Agreement

·   NHIS Price Negotiation Process

·   P&R Case Study

·   Role of Managed Care in Healthcare System

·   Overview of prescription drug benefits in managed care

·   Pharmacy benefit design, marketing and customer contracting

·   Pharmacy benefit management companies

·   Pharmacy distribution systems and network management

·   Specialty pharmaceuticals

·   Managed care pharmacy information systems

·   Drug utilization review strategies

·   Role of drug formularies in managed care organizations

·   Member satisfaction strategies

·   Reimbursement cut case study for individual drugs

 

Clinical Managed Care Pharmacy III To provide the overview of managed care pharmacy and to help students’ understanding of how it impacts the healthcare system

 

·   Pharmacoeconomic research and application

·   PE case study

·   Reimbursement cut case study for individual drugs

·   Pharmacy and therapeutics committees in managed care organizations

·   Role of the pharmaceutical company in managed care

·   Managed care contracts with pharmaceutical manufacturers

·   Impact of managed care on pharmacy practice

·   Fundamentals of healthcare benefits from the employer plan sponsor’s perspective

·   Medicaid pharmacy benefit management

·   Medicare pharmacy benefits

·   The value of pharmaceuticals

Clinical Managed Care Pharmacy IV To provide the overview of managed care pharmacy and to help students’ understanding of how it impacts the healthcare system

 

·   Medication therapy management

·   Ethical aspects of pharmacy practice in managed care

·   Future of managed care pharmacy practice

·   Reimbursement cut case study for individual drugs

 

Selected Topics on Clinical Pharmacy To provide updated information on newly approved drugs or new usage of the previously approved drug

To update safety information of the marketed medication

 

·   Newly approved medication reviews

·   Practice guideline updates

 

Understanding of Basic Clinical Pharmacy To help understanding of clinical pharmacy for students who did not majored in pharmacy before.

Generally, basic pharmacology are the topics for this course.

Understanding of Basic Clinical Pharmacokinetics To help understanding of clinical pharmacy for students who did not majored in pharmacy before. Basic pharmacokinetic lectures.
Understanding of Basic Clinical P pharmaceutics To help understanding of clinical pharmacy for students who did not majored in pharmacy before. Basic pharmaceutics lectures.
Clinical Managed Care Pharmacy seminar To discuss specific topics of managed care pharmacy.

To share updated reimbursement information on medications

 

·   Group discussion

·   Case study (reimbursement cut cases)

Administrative Pharmacy To learn healthcare system and health security, and overall national regulatory policies from drug development stage to drug use stage.
Biostatistics To learn the basic concepts and practices of clinical statistics required for drug related researches and clinical applications.
Pharmaceutical Policies To learn pharmaceutical policy direction, strategy development and implementation process, in accordance with the changes in the healthcare environments and demands of the times,
Pharmaceutical Care and Pharmacy Management To learn services of community pharmacies and hospital pharmacies, and enhance pharmacy management knowledge and strategic planning skills needed to cope with environmental change.
Managed Care Pharmacy To learn sustainable balance between drug accessibility and budget safety under the national health insurance service system, and enhance knowledge about informative pharmacy management.
Pharmaceutical Industry and Marketing To learn the characteristics of pharmaceutical industry and current trends of drug development, and promotions increasing product values and communications increasing customer services.
Pharmacoeconomics To learn basic concepts of economic evaluation methods (cost minimization analysis, cost-benefit analysis, cost-utility analysis, cost-benefit analysis) for valuing new drugs, and practical skills for modeling, measuring cost and outcomes and sensitivity analysis.
Outcomes Research To learn systematic evaluation of healthcare interventions’ benefits for patients and society based on quality of care, accessibility, therapy and effectiveness, and to analyze the cases of health technology assessment, decision making, and policy.
Clinical Research Methodology To learn detailed methodology including protocol development, subject enrollment, data collection and evaluation, result interpretation, etc. required for conducting clinical study to investigate safety and efficacy of new drug in humans.
Research Design and Pharmaceutical Literature Evaluation To learn variable research designs including systematic review, experimental study and observational required for evidence-based pharmacy in clinical practices, to enhance analytical skills of pharmaceutical literatures.
Pharmacoepidemiology To understand the importance of pharmacovigilance management, and to learn epidemiological study methods to identify relationship between drug use and adverse events from collected drug use information.
Social and Behavioral Aspects of Pharmaceutical Care To learn the concepts of health and disease in the social aspect, counseling skills for improving medication adherences of patients based on the health behavior theories, and understand in-depth about the pharmacist role.
Topics in Social and Administrative Pharmacy To discuss selected topics surrounding pharmaceuticals, to enhance abilities to analyze and resolve the issues, and to increase social leadership.
Pharmacy in Society To learn the social value of the drugs, to discuss about goals to be pursued in the processes of drug development, distribution and uses, and to increase professional ethics.
Supervision of Thesis To guide a decision of theme and supervise research methods and writing of paper.

2.교과목개요

 

Major Semester Required Course Elective Course
Clinical Pharmacy

1

  Clinical Managed Care Pharmacy I (3)

  Special Topics in Pharmacotherapy I (3)

   Special Topics in Pharmacotherapy III (3)

   Special Topics on Clinical Pharmacy (3)

2

   Basic clinical statistics (3)

   Special Topics in Pharmacotherapy IV (3)

   Clinical Managed Care Pharmacy II (3)

   Understanding of Basic Clinical Pharmaceutics (3)

   Understanding of Basic Clinical Pharmacy (3)

3

   Special Topics in Pharmacotherapy II (3)

   Advanced Clinical Statistics (3)

   Clinical Managed Care Pharmacy III (3)

   Understanding of Basic Clinical Pharmacokinetics (3)

4

   Clinical Managed Care Pharmacy seminar (3)

   Clinical Managed Care Pharmacy IV (3)

5

   Special Topics in Oncology Pharmacotherapy (3)

   Thesis writing

Social Administrative Pharmacy

1

   Administrative Pharmacy (3)

   Pharmacoeconomics (3)

   Topics in Social and Administrative Pharmacy (3)

2

   Biostatistics (3)

   Research Design and Pharmaceutical Literature Evaluation (3)

   Pharmaceutical Care and Pharmacy Management (3)

3

   Pharmaceutical Policy (3)

   Social and Behavioral Aspects of Pharmaceutical Care  (3)

   Pharmaceutical Industry and Marketing  (3)

   Clinical Research Methodology (3)

4

   Outcomes Research (3)

   Managed Care Pharmacy (3)

5

   Pharmacy in Society (3)

   Pharmacoepidemiology (3)

   Thesis Writing (3)

GRADUATE REQUIREMENTS

 

Enrolled for five semesters

Meet course credit requirements (24 credits)

Passing on English fluency exams

Passing graduation test

(Optional) Submitting thesis paper