IMPLEMENTATION OF A NEW COURSE FOR THE PHARMACY PROGRAM AT THE CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF CUYO “HERBAL MEDICINES, NUTRACEUTICALS AND DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS”Abstract
The course on “Herbal Medicines, Nutraceuticals and Dietary Supplements” has been implemented among the new courses within the 2007 curriculum of the Pharmacy Program, School of Food, Biochemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences at the Catholic University of Cuyo, located in San Juan Province, Argentina. The main objective of the course is to provide students with the necessary tools to acquire knowledge on new concepts of nutritional therapies, functional foods and dietary supplements. All of which are meant to revert or prevent unfavorable health conditions. This paper describes the methodology used in the development of the course, the minimum contents exposed, experience and teacher evaluation during the years 2009 and 2010.
S. Ravetti , R. M. A. Aciar , L. Y. Hergert*
School of Food, Biochemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences Catholic University of Cuyo, 1516 José Ignacio of the Rose Av. Rivadavia - (ZC 5400) San Juan, Argentina
04 June, 2012
21 September, 2012
27 September, 2012
01 October, 2012