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Spring 2014
May 30, 2024
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PHPR 43400 - Institutional Pharmacy Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience
Credit Hours: 4.00. A 4-credit hour required experiential course in the third year of the professional Doctor of Pharmacy program. Students learn basic institutional pharmacy operations and sterile product compounding. Typically offered Fall.
4.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Undergraduate, Graduate, Professional
Schedule Types: Experiential

Offered By: College of Pharmacy
Department: Dept of Pharm Practice

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of this experience and the Debriefing Day laboratory, the student will: 1. Perform basic functions and skills in an actual practice setting. 2. Document a minimum of 160 hours of performance-based experience in an institutional pharmacy. 3. Demonstrate professional and ethical standards of conduct. 4. Reflect on the degree of professionalism displayed by pharmacy practitioners at the site. 5. Recognize and describe exemplary pharmacy operations and dispensing practices. 6. Debate the advantages and disadvantages of a variety of career options in institutional practice. 7. Self-assess learning within the scope of the experience. Upon completion of the Pharmacist Interview assignment, the student will: 1. Conduct an effective, conversational interview with a pharmacist. 2. Discuss and describe in writing the institutional pharmacist's role. 3. Discuss and describe in writing common problems/barriers that pharmacists encounter in the workplace. 4. Discuss and describe in writing important aspects, advantages, and disadvantages of a career in institutional pharmacy. 5. Reflect on new information learned. Upon completion of the Pharmacy Observation assignment, the student will: 1. Describe the institutional pharmacy work environment and staffing. 2. Describe the steps involved in the medication order filling and dispensing process. 3. Formulate an opinion on the quality of patient care. 4. Review common causes of medication errors and methods of prevention.

Must be enrolled in one of the following Classifications:     
      Professional Third Year

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