P1 students will participate in dispensing activities, spending a minimum of 40 hours in a dispensing environment, such as a community practice or hospital setting. Students will apply established processes, standards and best practices related to safe medication use and distribution systems.
Geriatric Service Learning
In addition, students spend a minimum of 20 hours developing a relationship with a patient in a long term care or elder care facility. The project is directed at developing professionalism, empathy, caring and communication through the development of a personal relationship between the student and an elderly individual.