Prerequisite: Enrolled in MS Pharmacotherapy Management Track.
This is a practice based course designed to expose the student to a variety of different practice settings and philosophies. Students will spend a full day in four different hospital pharmacy organizations and will be responsible for conducting a survey utilizing the attached survey tool from ASHP. Students will be expected to provide a critical evaluation of the organizational structure, operations, education, research and patient care activities of each pharmacy. Students will prepare a detailed report on each pharmacy surveyed and will present their findings to faculty. Students will be able to discuss strengths and weaknesses of each program. Students will also be expected to provide suggestions and a plan for improvement for each organization.