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Introductory Pharmacy Practice I: Professional Role Observations (PROS)

Student Academic Level: P-1 (1st Professional Year)

The purpose of this entry level introductory practice experience is to enhance student awareness of the role of pharmacists practicing in various pharmacy practice settings. Students maintain documentation of exercises completed and validation of preceptor review; maintain a task-oriented portfolio; attend facilitated meetings on campus; give a presentation; and prepare a project.

PROS (Professional Role Observations) is a one week experience for P1 students in the fall. PROS covers 64 hours over a two week period. Students change practice sites for the second week (i.e. students at a community site will change to a hospital site). Rotations are generally four days-eight hours per day but may be modified to alternative schedules best conducive to learning at a particular site.

Dates offered for the 2012-2013 Academic Year:

October 15, 2012 to October 19, 2012

October 22, 2012 to October 26, 2012

Service Learning

Service learning is a form of experiential education in which students engage in activities that address human and community needs together with structured opportunities designed to promote student learning and development. Students in their first professional year are enrolled in a service learning course during the spring semester. Students participate in the designated service learning project during a three-week time span in which they have no curricular obligations.

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