PHRM 991 APPE - Acute Care

Allows students, under the supervision of a preceptor, exposure and experience in the comprehensive treatment and inpatient management of disease states of adult patient populations admitted to a hospital or other institutionalized setting with common acute or chronic conditions. An acute care APPE can include experiences in internal medicine or family medicine. Students engage in practice management; practicing as part of an interprofessional team; direct patient care activities including obtaining and recording patient medical and medication histories, developing and updating patient therapeutic plans, monitoring lab values, and assessing for drug interactions and adverse drug reactions; interacting with other healthcare providers, and providing education to patients and other health care professionals.