PHAR 993 APPE - Community Pharmacy Practice

The advanced community APPE allows the student, under the supervision of a preceptor, the opportunity to experience the integrated delivery of patient centered care in a community practice setting with a focus on continuity of care. This APPE will further develop the student’s pharmacotherapeutic knowledge; strengthen clinical skills and enhance confidence in clinical decision making in the therapeutic management of patients in this practice setting. Students learn the goals of therapeutic intervention and the steps necessary to execute those interventions effectively. Students engage in  pharmacy operations management; assessing drug therapy, evaluating and solving drug-related problems, managing medication histories, dispensing medication orders, recommending appropriate  prescription and nonprescription therapy and alternative treatments, patient counseling and interacting with patients as a primary health care source, as well as participating in health screenings and patient education and wellness programs.




Successful completion of all didactic coursework




240 experiential contact hours / 240 total hours per term