(Also refer to the general goals and objectives for PhPr 803)
- To expose the student to nontraditional settings.
- To increase the pharmacy student's ability to integrate previously acquired knowledge so as to make appropriate professional decisions relative to safe and effective drug use.
- To increase the pharmacy student's proficiency in communication techniques in order to facilitate interaction with patients and other health care professionals.
- To improve the pharmacy student's problem solving skills and professional judgement.
At the completion of this rotation, the student should have performed the stated objectives of the rotation site at a satisfactory level. Each site must use goals and objectives that have been approved by the College.
- The first day should include a tour of the facility and a discussion of the rotation goals and objectives, the preceptor's expectations, the student's expectations, and the grading system.
- During the first week, the student should receive a rotation schedule that includes areas to work in and individuals to report to for the six-week period. The student should attend conferences and meetings as assigned by the preceptor.
- The assigned preceptor and student should meet on a regular basis for a minimum of five hours per week. The student should keep a list of questions and topics to discuss at that time.
- At least one in-service or small project should be done by the student during the rotation. The audience and topic should be decided upon the preceptor and the student early in the rotation.
- An attempt should be made by the preceptor to individualize the experience based on the student's background.