For students entering prior to Fall 2017:
Students will complete 40 hours in a community/ambulatory care pharmacy setting. These experiences focus on patient counseling skills and ongoing patient monitoring.
Students will complete 40 hours in an institutional pharmacy environment. These experiences are designed to introduce students to professional services, practice management and the medication reconciliation process.
Drug Therapy Problem Solving
Students will spend a minimum of 40 hours in a pharmacy practice environment focusing their efforts on drug therapy problem identification and resolution in various pharmacy practice settings including community, ambulatory, hospital, long-term care, and medication therapy management services.
For students entering Fall 2017 or later:
Community Practice II
Students complete 80 hours providing patient care services in a community or ambulatory care pharmacy. Students will develop skills necessary for prescription, non-prescription, and self-care counseling. Students will learn about medication therapy management (MTM) services in this setting.
Students complete 20 hours learning about interprofessional teamwork and collaboration in a patient care setting. Students will learn the roles and responsibilities of healthcare professionals, and elements of effective healthcare team collaboration and communication.
Hospital/Institutional Practice II
Students complete 40 hours providing patient care services in a hospital or institutional pharmacy practice setting. Students will develop skills related to patient care services in these settings such as medication reconciliation, medication regimen review, or discharge counseling.
Community Outreach II
Students participate in at least 4 community outreach events. Examples include community health fairs, immunization clinics, and other health-related outreach activities. Students will develop planning, communication, and clinical skills while providing these services.