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Introduction to Pharmacy

This course is a survey of the profession of pharmacy including its history, evolving scope of practice, ethical foundations, regulation, educational and career opportunities, and more. We will also explore topics relating to medication use and drug development.

Start Date: Jan 01, 2014 Topics: Pharmacy, General History


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This course constituted a survey of the profession of pharmacy including its history, scope of practice, educational pathways, ethical foundations, regulation, career opportunities, and future. Additionally, topics of medication use and drug development were explored.


  • Dates: Jan 01, 2014 to Feb 01, 2014
  • Level of Difficulty: Beginner
  • Size: Massive Open Online Course
  • Instructor: Kenneth M Hale
  • Institution: Coursera
  • Topics: Pharmacy, General History

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