PhPr 810 Series: General Goals & Objectives

Goals

  1. To develop a pharmacist who can select, initiate, and monitor drug therapy in a manner to ensure the best outcome for the patient.
  2. To develop a pharmacist who can accurately and efficiently interpret media and literature to provide drug information in the practice setting.
  3. To develop a pharmacist who has good professional judgement in problem identification and problem-solving skills in patient care and other professional activities.
  4. To develop a pharmacist who has communication skills necessary for effective interpersonal/professional relationships.
     

Objectives

At the completion of this rotation the student should be able to:

  1. Obtain a history of medication use from patients.
  2. Retrieve, evaluate, and communicate in writing and verbally, specific drug information to health care professionals.
  3. Provide information in writing and verbally, about medication and devices to patients.
  4. Obtain the appropriate background information regarding signs and symptoms of the patients' illness and past and current drug therapy in order to select and/or recommend specific drug therapy.
  5. Communicate verbally and in writing specific recommendations regarding outcomes of drug therapy to patient and health care professionals.
  6. Utilize pharmacokinetic parameters in monitoring drug therapy.
  7. Utilize assessment parameters needed to monitor drug therapy and identify beneficial and adverse outcomes.
  8. Discuss the role of the pharmacist on the health care team.
  9. Effectively communicate with non-health care professionals.
  10. Identify patients who require clinical services.
  11. Prioritize the amount of clinical services required by patients.
  12. Prepare and give a formal presentation. To meet this objective, at least one presentation shall be given during each PhPr 810 rotation.
Originally posted: August 29, 2013
Last updated: August 16, 2014
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