Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences (IPPE)

Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences: "IPPEs expose students to common contemporary U.S. practice models, including interprofessional practice involving shared patient care decision-making, professional ethics and expected behaviors, and direct patient care activities. IPPEs are structured and sequenced to intentionally develop in students a clear understanding of what constitutes exemplary pharmacy practice in the U.S. prior to beginning APPE." - Accreditation Council on Pharmaceutical Education Standard 12.5

PHAR 530 - IPPE - Community Pharmacy Practice - 1st year students

A 4-week rotation (160 hours) at the end of the spring semester with a faculty preceptor in a community pharmacy.

PHAR 532 - IPPE - Hospital Pharmacy Practice - 2nd year students

A 3-week rotation (120 hours) at the end of the spring semester with a faculty preceptor in a hospital pharmacy during one of several rotation time frames.

PHAR 533 - IPPE - Patient Care - 3rd year students

20 hours during the academic year. P3 students must complete a minimum of 20 hours of approved service-learning (SL) experiences while supervised by preceptors or other approved health care professionals.

Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences (APPE)

Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences (APPEs): "A continuum of required and elective APPEs is of the scope, intensity, and duration required to support the achievement of the Educational Outcomes … APPEs integrate, apply, reinforce, and advance the knowledge, skills, attitudes, abilities, and behaviors developed in the Pre-APPE curriculum and in co-curricular activities."

APPE Syllabi - 4th year students

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