Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Pharmacy Applied Development Skills (PADS): Home

Discussion Topics

Each group of 4-6 students will choose a topic from this list or discuss and have another topic approved by the course coordinators.

Available topics to choose from include:

  1. Medicare Part D and Patient Care
  2. Immunizations in an Atmosphere of the Anti-Vaccination Movement
  3. Pharmacist Prescriptive Authority for Hormonal Contraceptives
  4. The Right of the Pharmacist to Refuse Care to a Patient
  5. Community Health Clinics in Pharmacies
  6. The Pharmacist's Role in Public Health Services
  7. Other-Convince Your Course Coordinators

The topic discussions must include information from at least 3 peer-reviewed resources.  Additional information is included on the Using Professional Literature tab.

Off-Campus Access

  • UIW students, faculty, and staff have access to ALL electronic resources from off-campus.
     
  • When accessing materials via the UIW Libraries' site, you will be prompted to verify that you are a current UIW student, faculty, or staff member by signing in with your UIW username and password:
Cardinal apps login boxes

 

  • After signing in, you will have access to all UIW-only resources and other online content until your Web browser session is ended.
     
  • UIW Libraries online resources may be accessed after signing in to an on-campus computer or device connected to the UIW network without additional user verification.|
     
  • To get help, please contact the UIW Libraries Reference Desk at 210-829-3835, via Library Chat, by text to 210-526-0776, or by email to reference@uiwtx.edu.

     

Starting Points

While the resources listed here can get your research started, you should use additional relevant resources that you find,  And just a reminder: suggested resources may be relevant for more than one topic, so scan the list. 

Note that your assignment does require the use of peer-reviewed resources.  The tab "Using Professional Literature as a Resource" offers more complete information for you.

1. Medicare Topic:

        Medicare.gov

        aarp.org

2. Immunization

       Kaiser Family Foundation

3. Contraception

        Kaiser Family Foundation

        NICHD - Women's Health

        Guttmacher Institute

        US Pharmacist

4. Right to Refuse

        Pharmacist Conscience Clauses [note the date of this resource; you should check specific state laws for the most up to date information]

       Guttmacher Institute: Refusing to Provide Health Services

5. Community Health Clinics: Should local pharmacies include community health clinics?

       National Association of Community Drug Stores (NACDS)

       American Pharmacists Association (Pharmacist.com)

6. Role of the Pharmacist in Public Health

      Pharmacy Contributions to Improved Population Health: Expanding the Public Health Roundtable (CDC)

      The Role of the Pharmacist in Public Health (APHA)

 

chat loading...