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Pharmacy as a Profession: Core Topic Resources

Use this guide to help you develop as a pharmacy professional and prepare for a career in pharmacy.

Core Topics

The following resources cover the core subject areas of Pharmacy Education.  Most are e-books but some are only available in the Albany and/or Vermont Library.

Basic Biomedical Sciences:  Includes Physiology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Molecular Cell Biology/Genetics, Immunology

Pharmaceutical Sciences: Includes Medicinal Chemistry, Pharmacology & Toxicology, Pharmacognosy and Alternative & Complementary Treatments, Pharmaceutics, Biopharmaceutics/Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacogenomics, Extemporaneous Compounding/Parenteral/Enteral

Social/Behavioral/Administrative Pharmacy Sciences:  Includes Healthcare & Public Health Delivery Systems, Economics/Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmacy Management, Pharmacoepidemiology, Pharmacy Law & Regulatory Affairs, Biostatistics & Research Design, Ethics, Core Communication Concepts & Skills, Social & Behavioral Aspects Encountered in Practice, Medication Dispensing & Distribution Systems

Clinical Sciences:  Includes Literature Evaluation - Practice Guidelines & Clinical Trials, Drug Information, Clinical Pathophysiology, Clinical Pharmacokinetics/Pharmacogenomics, Clinical Prevention and Population Health, Medication Therapy Management - Patient Assessment, Clinical Pharmacology, and Therapeutics.

Basic Biomedical Sciences

Social/Behavioral/Administrative Pharmacy Sciences

Pharmaceutical Sciences

Clinical Sciences