Phcy 400: Becoming a Pharmacist
This course provides professional students with an introduction to the profession of pharmacy as well as the historical evolution of the field. Students will be introduced to a variety of career opportunities (i.e., residency, fellowship). Students will explore professional organizations and discuss the importance of these organizations, networking, and professional behaviors in order to succeed in pharmacy practice. Pharmaceutical calculations will be incorporated in this course to introduce basic pharmaceutical calculations encountered in the practice of pharmacy. Student pharmacists will be introduced to interprofessionalism in order to advance collaboration with other health care professionals and quality of patient care. This course will include active learning activities, didactic lectures, reflective essays, and a calculations assessment to enhance the student’s ability to possess the necessary skills, knowledge, and attitudes to succeed in the professional pharmacy curriculum and pharmacy practice.
- Pre-requisite: Pharmacy PY1
- Lecture: Lecture for Phcy 400