Dr. Jordan Smith, assistant professor of clinical sciences, is aware of the growing demand for pharmacists who are capable of complex patient care in a collaborative medical environment. He has developed expertise in infectious diseases pharmacy research, and he has also developed his clinical pharmacy acumen. Smith can speak about the graduate pharmacy coursework he is developing as well as the pivotal role pharmacists play in both clinical and top research in infectious diseases.
There are certainly symptoms for either disease that warrant medical attention. If patients are otherwise healthy and have mild symptoms—like fever, cough, sore throat, fatigue, headache, aches and pains, loss of taste and smell—they can take precautionary measures like staying home, wearing masks, and resting. However, if those symptoms are accompanied by shortness of breath, persistent pain or pressure in the chest, new confusion, inability to sleep or stay awake, or pale skin, the patient should seek immediate medical attention.3 August 2021