Students will complete 11 different rotations prior to graduation.
We will offer:
- 4 Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences (IPPE)
- 7 Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences (APPE)
Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences (IPPE rotations)
Includes four rotation that will take place during the second (P-2) and third (P-3) year.
- The IPPE rotations will provide the students with 328 to 448 hours depending on their personal choice, since some selective IPPEs may not be direct-patient care. More than 50% of the IPPE hours are in community and institutional sites.
- The Preceptor for all the IPPE rotations is an Adjunct faculty.
For more information regarding the IPPE see the table below:
Community Pharmacy Practice
|P-2, Fall||128 Hours||This IPPE will take place prior to the beginning of the semester, and then 8 hours for one day every other week until reaching 128 hours|
|IPPE 2||Patient Communication in Senior Chronic Care||P-2, Spring||80 Hours||Variable schedule depending on the particular site|
|IPPE 3||Health Systems Pharmacy Practice||P-3, Fall or Spring||120 Hours|
|IPPE 4||Concentration Eelective||P-3, Fall or Spring||120 Hours||Variable schedule depending on the student selected practice site|
Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences (APPE rotations)
APPE rotations take place during the fourth (P4) year.
- In total, seven APPE rotations are required in the program and will take place during the fourth (P4) year. Seven APPEs will provide the students with a total of 1,680 hours of practice experience during the PharmD program (40hrs/week for 6 weeks for 7 rotations).
- The preceptors will be a Full-time and adjunct faculty.
For more information regarding the APPE see the table below:
|APPE||The 7 required APPE rotations are divided into two types:
Core Advanced Rotations (5 total)
Elective Advanced Rotations (2 total)
Core Advanced Rotations are: Advanced Community, Advanced Health- System, Ambulatory Care, Acute Care and Direct- Patient Care.
Elective Advanced Rotations are: the students' selected concentration, the areas of concentration include Medication Therapy Outcomes, Healthcare Operations Management, Clinical Trials and Regulatory Affairs and Health Information Technology.