P2 Students

Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences for P2s

Sterile Training
P2 students will complete at least 8 hours in a sterile product environment. The Sterile Training Early Experience is designed to introduce the student to required technical expertise and professional decision making in the hospital or long-term care pharmacy setting. Course goals include demonstrating skills in competency categories of Communication, Product and Service Management, and Professionalism in order to safely and accurately prepare medications using sterile technique

Patient Care Services
In addition, students in their second professional year will complete at least 8 hours per elective in a patient care service environment. The Patient Care Service Early Experience is designed to introduce students to professional services and practice management. Course goals include demonstrating skills in competency categories of Drug Therapy Problem-Solving, Communication, Product and Service Management, and Professionalism in order to provide excellent patient care through professional services.

Diversity Service Learning
Students will also spend 40-45 hours completing service-learning project in a free clinic environment. By working in healthcare environments available for the under-served community in the Des Moines area students will build skills in drug therapy problem-solving, communications, product and service management, and professionalism. 

CPHS Upcoming Events
Doctor of Pharmacy Hooding Ceremony
Saturday, May 17 @ 4 p.m.
[Knapp Center]
Undergraduate Commencement [B.S., Health Sciences]
Sunday, May 18 @ 10 a.m.
[Knapp Center]
Graduate and Doctoral Commencement [PharmD]
Sunday, May 18 @ 2:00 p.m.
[Knapp Center]
CPHS News
April 1, 2014
Global and National Public Health Week at Drake University will begin Wednesday, April 2, and continues Monday, April 7 and Wednesday, April 9. Five events will be held throughout the week—all of which are free and open to the public.
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