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PHAR 770  ADVANCED PATIENT CARE - COMMUNITY

Students will apply the facts, information and concepts gained in didactic coursework to professional practice through practical experience under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist in a community pharmacy setting. The Community Pharmacy Practice rotation encompasses medication dispensing and control, communicating with patients, prescribers, and other health care professionals and understanding the basic principles of managing workflow to deliver positive patient outcomes. Community pharmacists are the most visible and available to the public. This rotation develops student competence to provide pharmaceutical care in the community setting and extends students' image of community pharmacy practice beyond traditional dispensing. This experience contributes to the integration of clinical knowledge and skills with the basics of communication, medication dispensing and control.

Credits:  8

Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites listed for this course.

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