P1 Students

P1 Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences

Pharmacy Distribution
Students will participate in medication distribution activities, spending a minimum of 40 hours in a practice environment, such as a community or hospital pharmacy. Students will apply established processes, standards and best practices related to safe medication use and distribution systems. 

Geriatric Service Learning
Students spend a minimum of 20 hours developing a relationship with a patient in a long term care or elder care facility.  The experience is directed at developing professionalism, empathy, caring and communication through the development of a personal relationship between the student and an elderly individual.‌

September 21, 2016
John Rovers, professor of practice in the Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, recently was honored with the second annual Principal Financial Group Global Citizenship Award.