Principles of clinical pharmacology and pharmacotherapeutics appropriate for common medical problems encountered in clinical practice. Study includes patient instruction/counseling regarding compliance with prescribed therapeutic regimens, the proper technique for writing prescriptions, and the rules and regulations that govern physician assistant prescriptive privileges. Additional topics include the cost of medications and generic alternatives. Course work integrates with the material concurrently presented in the Clinical Medicine series. 2 Credits (2 Lecture) Corequisite(s): PHA347. Fall Only.