PHRM 936 Sports Pharmacy
This course focuses on therapeutics and pharmaceutical care in sports. Sports pharmacy topics will include asthma in sports, glucocorticoids in sports, performance enhancing drugs, medical implications of the World Anti-Doping Agency Prohibited List, stimulants and anabolic steroids, exercise in patients with metabolic syndrome, nutrition in sports, brain injuries, musculoskeletal injuries and pain management. Topics will be covered in this course through team-based learning exercises, lectures, and other interactive learning methods that will provide the students practice in working in athletics. The aim of this course is to expand the knowledge and skills discussed in the core curriculum for students interested in working with this population and to help prepare the students to manage these athletes.