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PHA570 Professional Pharmacy Practice – Hospital/Drug Information Experience

[0–6, 6 cr.]

This is a required five-week pharmacy practice experience that exposes the student to pharmacy practice in hospital settings through the provision of drug information to other healthcare providers. Students learn how to screen and intervene on hospital medication orders; learn about accreditation standards for hospital pharmacies, proper hospital pharmacy management, policies and procedures as well as drug distribution systems and patient-centered pharmacy services. Students participate in several hospital pharmacy activities such as preparing a drug monograph, answering drug information questions, assessing adverse drug reactions, analyzing clinical trials, and participating in drug utilization reviews as per site requirements.

Prerequisite: Passing all the PHA courses from the professional years 1 and 2

Co-requisite: Professional Year 3 status