A Seventh-day Adventist Organization

Curriculum

The curriculum described below is subject to University-approved modification in keeping with best educational practices and evaluation by the American Council on Pharmaceutical Education. Students will be informed of curricular changes as they occur.

Loma Linda University School of Pharmacy Curriculum

Pharmacy Year 1 (PY1) 

Autumn

Physiology I 4.0
Pharmaceutics I 2.0
Biochemistry I 3.0
Pharmaceutical Care I 4.0
Adventist Beliefs and Life 2.0
Pharmacist Guided Self-Care I 3.0
Professional Development 0.0
Total (w/o IPPE) 18.0
   

Winter

Physiology II 3.0
Pharmaceutics II 4.0
Pharmaceutics Lab I 0.5
Biochemistry II 3.0
Pharmacist Guided Self-Care II 3.0
Pharmacy Law 2.0
IPPE Community Practice I 2.0
Professional Development 0.0
Total (w/o IPPE) 17.5
   

Spring

 
Pharmaceutics III 3.0
Pharmaceutics Lab I 0.5
Ethics in Pharmacy Practice 3.0
Public Health and Lifestyles 3.0
World Religions & Human Health 3.0
IPDM I: Prin. of Pharmacology & Therapeutics 2.0
IPPE Community Practice II 2.0
Professional Development 0.0
Total (w/o IPPE) 16.5
   

Pharmacy Year 2 (PY2) 

Autumn

Prin. Of Medicinal Chemistry I 3.0
Epidemiology & Biostatistics 3.0
Pharmacokinetics 4.0
IPDM II: Fluids & Electrolytes 3.0
Principles of Management 3.0
Professional Development 0.0
Total (w/o IPPE) 16.0
 *IPPE Hospital Practice (may be any qtr) +2.0
   

Winter

 
Prin. Of Medicinal Chemistry II 4.0
Drug Info & Lit Evaluation 3.0
IPDM III: Cardiovascular I 3.5
IPDM IV: Endocrine 3.5
Professional Development 0.0
Total (w/o IPPE) 14.0
*IPPE Hospital Practice (may be any qtr) +2.0
   

Spring

Prin. Of Medicinal Chemistry III 3.0
Christian Perspectives on Death and Dying 2.0
IPDM V: Cardiovascular II 3.5
IPDM VI: Renal/Respiratory 3.5
Social & Behavorial Aspects
of Pharmacy Practice
3.0
Professional Development 0.0
Total (w/o IPPE) 15.0
*IPPE Hospital Practice (may be any qtr) +2.0
   

Pharmacy Year 3 (PY3) 

Autumn

Advanced Ethics in Pharmacy Practice 2.0
IPDM VII: Infectious Diseases I 3.5
IPDM X: Neurology 3.5
Pharmaceutical Care Lab I 2.0
Elective 3.0
Professional Development 0.0
**Total (w/o IPPE) 14.0
 *IPPE Hospital Practice (may be any qtr) +2.0
   

Winter

 
IPDM IX: Infectious Diseases II 4.5
IPDM VIII: Psychiatry 3.5
Pharmaceutical Care Lab II 2.0
Clinical Pharmacokinetics 2.0
Elective 3.0
Professional Development 0.0
**Total (w/o IPPE) 15.0
 *IPPE Hospital Practice (may be any qtr) +2.0
   

Spring

 
IPDM XI: Oncology & Transplant 3.5
IPDM XII: GI 2.5
Pharmaceutical Care Lab III 2.0
Health Systems, Reimbursement, and Pharmacoeconomics 3.0
Elective 3.0
Professional Development 0.0
**Total (w/o IPPE) 14.0
 *IPPE Hospital Practice (may be any qtr) +2.0
   

Pharmacy Year 4 (PY4)

Summer Quarter

Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience rotations  6.0 - 12.0

Autumn Quarter

Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience rotations 6.0 - 12.0

Winter Quarter

Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience rotations 6.0 - 12.0

Spring Quarter

Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience rotations 6.0
Cumulative Total for PY4 36.0

 

*Note: Students will take a minimum of 6 Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience rotations within Summer, Autumn, Winter, or Spring quarters. Students have the option to take one less rotation during during any quarter, but must meet the minimum of 36 units. No single quarter will have more than two rotations.