Course Number
Clinical Pharmacy 180

Course Title
Patient Medication Counseling

Course Description

Clin Phar 180 is an advanced course that enables pharmacy students to provide effective patient counseling applying their knowledge, skills, and attitudes learned in previous courses. It combines actual patient medication counseling experience and small and large-group classroom workshops.

The course is composed of 14 hours of classroom workshops and 6 hours of actual patient medication counseling experience. The workshops are designed to develop the students’ counseling skills and attitude, and to advance knowledge on organizing and tailoring information.  Students will also rotate duties in the Philippine General Hospital Outpatient Pharmacy Department, Main Pharmacy, and Family Health Unit, wherein they will provide patient medication counseling to actual patients. This will provide a venue for students to practice what they have learned and to improve based on personal feedback from their teacher and patien