CREDIT HOURS: 2
This is the introductory course to the series of critical appraisal courses completed throughout the undergraduate pharmacy program. In this course, the concepts of evidence-based practice, critical appraisal, and critical thinking are introduced as central principles to pharmacy training and practice. Students are introduced to credible primary, secondary, and tertiary drug and health information resources including specific texts, bibliographic databases, journals, and other resources. Activities, assignments, and assessments are designed to promote student abilities in the evaluation and strategic use of these resources as an integral component of patient care.