Jul 10, 2020  
2019-2020 South University Academic Catalog Version II 
2019-2020 South University Academic Catalog Version II

PHA5343 Comprehensive Diabetes Management

Prerequisite(s): None
Corequisite(s): None
This course is a continuum of the diabetes portion of Endocrine Integrated Sequence delivered in Quarter 8.  Students will review basics of diabetes pathophysiology, blood sugar/blood pressure/lipid/associated endocrine disorders goals, monitoring, and complications that arise from those with poorly controlled diabetes.  This course will further prepare students to formulate a complete therapeutic plan in different types of patients with diabetes, which includes identifying goals for therapy, choosing the appropriate medication and dose based on drug and patient variables, and developing suitable monitoring parameters.  In addition, students will become familiar with the side effects, contraindications, and drug interactions that are pertinent to individual drugs and drug classes. 3 credit hours