Online Course in Veterinary Pharmacy for Students
The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy has recognized the need for pharmacists to possess the competence to care for veterinary patients. NABP passed a resolution encouraging the availability of veterinary pharmacology education. The Online Course in Veterinary Pharmacy for pharmacy students continues to address the need for veterinary pharmacy curricular offerings by using distance education technology.
The goal of this established course is to assist students in developing a new knowledge base and skill set in veterinary pharmacy so they can safely and confidently provide care for animal patients.
Students throughout the country can easily access this web-based course to gain up-to-date information and training in veterinary drugs and disease states, regulatory issues and public health topics. Upon completing this course, students will have obtained knowledge and skills that can positively impact clinical outcomes by applying their drug knowledge resources to veterinary situations. This highly successful course has quickly become a favorite with students across the US, Canada and Puerto Rico. To date, over 3500 pharmacy students have taken this course.
Students are welcome to take the 2-credit hour course on an individual basis and transfer the elective credit back to their home school. The course is offered every spring, summer and fall semester.
University of Florida College of Pharmacy welcomes registrations for the summer 2020 course offering. The course starts May 11th and ends July 31st, 2020.
For information on course objectives, dates, tuition, or registration instructions click here. To register for the course you will need to apply for admission to UF as a non-degree student. (Click on the Apply button on the blue menu bar to begin the application. Please read carefully and follow exactly the Step #2 Non-degree application instructions for Veterinary Pharmacy so that you apply for the correct special program).