The College of Pharmacy at the University of Florida offers a course in herbal and dietary supplements to healthcare professionals interested in advancing their knowledge in this growing field.
This 3-credit course, which is based on written modules, is structured to comprehensively provide the student with the fundamental concepts of clinical toxicology. Specifically, basic methods and procedures commonly employed in Clinical Toxicology are introduced and explained as well as the concept of Clinical Toxicology as an interdisciplinary science within the field of healthcare. We aim to supplement this information with frequent case studies, detailed module objectives and critical thinking exercises using online journal articles and assignments for each module.
Clinical Toxicology 1 is a 3-credit course that provides students with knowledge about the toxic effects of a number of important therapeutic drug classes as well as additional insight into a number of organ systems that have not been covered in General Toxicology. Specifically, the course will cover the cardiovascular principles and which important drug classes are commonly involved with toxic side effects that might present to healthcare professionals.
This one-of-a-kind course serves as the premier source for education of pharmacy students in veterinary pharmacy utilizing distance eduction. The courses allow all interested students the opportunity to gain knowledge and skills in this growing field of veterinary pharmacy and veterinary therapeutics. In the 10+ years that the course has been offered, over 2000 pharmacy students have participated from 60 different schools of pharmacy in North America.