Pharmacy Administration - PMAD

Subject Number Title Hours Catalog Description
PMAD 300 Undergraduate Research Experience in Pharmacy Administration 1 TO 3 hours. Course is being developed to support the academic environment for undergraduate students at UIC.  The research experience will be under the guidance of a faculty member who will act as a research supervisor. Satisfactory/Unstatisfatory grading only. May be repeated. Application of credit toward the degree is contingent upon the approval of the student's college and/or department. Prerequisite(s): Consent of the instructor supervising the research experience. Open only to sophomores, juniors, and seniors.
PMAD 380 Undergraduate Research in Pharmacy Administration 1 TO 3 hours. Investigation, under the direction of one or more faculty members, of a problem of limited scope. May require literature research related to the research project. May be repeated. A maximum of 6 hours of credit is allowed per department. A total of not more than 8 hours of 380 and 390 numbered courses in the college may be applied toward the 12 hours of PharmD professional electives.  Prerequisite(s): Minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.50 and consent of the instructor, department head, and associate dean for student affairs. 
PMAD 381 Professional Development Seminar I 1 hour. Weekly seminar series for second professional year pharmacy students. Discusses educational issues related to the second professional year. Students create/update Curriculum Vitae; explore various pharmacy career opportunities. Credit is not given for PMAD 381 if the student has credit for BPS 381 or PMMP 381 or PMPR 371. Prerequisite(s): Student must be listed as an advisee of the instructor.
PMAD 382 Professional Development Seminar II 1 hour. Weekly seminar series for second year pharmacy students. Discusses educational issues related to the second professional year. Students create/update Curriculum Vitae; explore various pharmacy career opportunities. Credit is not givern for PMAD 382 if the student has credit for BPS 382 or PMMP 382. Prerequisite(s): Student must be listed as an advisee of the instructor.
PMAD 383 Professional Development Seminar III 1 hour. Weekly seminar series for third professional year pharmacy students.  Discusses relevant educational and professional issues.  Update CV/Resume and Portfolio.  Explore pharmacy career opportunities with invited guests. Credit is not given for PMAD 383 if the student has credit for BPS 383 or PMMP 383. Prerequisite(s): Student must be listed as an advisee of the instructor.
PMAD 384 Professional Development Seminar IV 1 hour. Weekly seminar series for third year pharmacy students. Discusses with advisees relevant educational and professional issues. Update CV/Resume and Portfolio.  Explore pharmacy career opportunities with invited guests. Credit is not given for PMAD 384 if the student has credit for BPS 384 or PMMP 384. Prerequisite(s): Student must be listed as an advisee of the instructor.
PMAD 385 Special Topics in Pharmacy Administration 1 TO 3 hours. A selected topic of current interest in pharmacy administration, or an experimental course, offered by faculty or a visiting lecturer. Prerequisite(s): Good standing and consent of the instructor. 
PMAD 389 Online Contemporary Issues in Pharmacy Student Development 2 hours. Introduces students to various contemporary pharmacy issues  through the lens of a multi-disciplinary health education policy analysis.
PMAD 390 Special Projects in Pharmacy Administration 1 TO 2 hours. Special projects within the departmental discipline. Defined and terminal project goals are achieved through independent study. May be repeated. A maximum of 4 hours of 390 credit is allowed in all departments. A total of not more than 8 hours of 380 and 390 numbered courses in the college may be applied toward the 12 hours of PharmD professional electives.   Prerequisite(s): Consent of the instructor, department head, and associate dean for student affairs. 
PMAD 421 Pharmaceutical Marketing 3 hours. Introduction to the field of marketing with specific emphasis on pharmaceuticals and the marketing of pharmacy services. 
PMAD 470 Managed Care Pharmacy 3 hours. Professional development in managed care pharmacy to learn history, administrative and policy aspects, network with operational managers and leaders in field, visit managed care sites and observe activies of managed care pharmacists. Prerequisite(s): Third year standing in the Doctor of Pharmacy program or second year standing in the Doctor of Pharmacy program with consent of the instructor, or graduate standing in pharmacy. 
PMAD 482 Professional Practice Management 3 hours. Managerial functions of the pharmacist in all practice environments with emphasis on the planning, organizing, staffing, directing and controlling of resources. 
PMAD 484 Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis 3 hours. The course will discuss the concepts, process, and statistical methods required to perform a systematic review or meta-analysis of a large body of empirical findings.   Extensive computer use required.  Prerequisitie(s):  EPID 400 or BSTT 400 and PHAR 355 or PMAD 502 or graduate or professional standing or consent of the instructor.
PMAD 494 Special Topics in Pharmacy Administration 1 TO 3 hours. Topics will vary,including the on-going analysis of contemporary issues associated with delivery, financing and management of pharmaceutical products and professional services. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 hours.