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LETTERS

LETTERS Somma, Melissa A ”Community of Learning” in Experiential Education To the Editor: There have been many recent calls to action to advance the care pharmacists provide to patients. A recent Institute of Medicine (IOM) report focuses on the need to improve medication safety and communication regarding medications at each transition of care.1 The Medicare […]

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An opportunity for curriculum integration and interdisciplinary teaching, The

structurally-based therapeutic evaluation (SBTE) concept: An opportunity for curriculum integration and interdisciplinary teaching, The Alsharif, Naser Z Curriculum integration has become an important concept in pharmacy education, as it provides a framework for students to apply knowledge from several disciplines and to use this knowledge to solve real-life problems. In the process, students begin to […]

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Development of a patient-based practice model in community pharmacy practice: Academic-practice interface

Development of a patient-based practice model in community pharmacy practice: Academic-practice interface Reutzel, Thomas J The purpose of this paper is to describe shared faculty arrangements between a large chain pharmacy corporation and two schools of pharmacy. The two faculty members involved worked jointly on programs intended to improve the level of drug therapy-related services […]

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Congestive heart failure

Congestive heart failure Zdanowicz, Martin M PROLOGUE The following paper presents the pathophysiology lecture content for congestive heart failure at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences. At the College, pathophysiology is a three credit course required for students in the PharmD, PA and BS in Pharmaceutical Sciences programs. The goal of this course […]

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AHFS Drug Information 2001

AHFS Drug Information 2001 Kirschenbaum, Harold L AHFS Drug Information 2001. Bethesda MD: American Society ofHealth-System Pharmacists, Inc., 2001. xviii+ 3720, $159.95 (paperback). Beginning in 1959 as the Formulary Service, the “Hospital Formulary” is updated annually by the American Society of HealthSystem Pharmacists. Printed updates/supplements are provided during the year and subscribers may request more […]

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Pharmacology and use in the treatment of myocardial ischemia

Nitrovasodilators: Pharmacology and use in the treatment of myocardial ischemia O’Rourke, Stephen T PROLOGUE Cardiovascular pharmacology is taught during the second year of the PharmD curriculum at North Dakota State University. The course draws heavily on material learned in previous coursework, including biochemistry, pathophysiology, and autonomic pharmacology. This paper summarizes the general approach and content […]

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Pediatric pharmacy education for U.S. entry-level doctor of pharmacy programs

Pediatric pharmacy education for U.S. entry-level doctor of pharmacy programs Low, Jeffrey K We surveyed U.S. pharmacy colleges requesting information about pediatric didactic content, reading assignments, clerkships, and amount of time dedicated to these experiences in entry-level PharmD programs. Six of 61 responding colleges were excluded from data analysis because they did not offer this […]

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Pharmacecutical care preceptor training and assessment in community pharmacy clerkship sites

Pharmacecutical care preceptor training and assessment in community pharmacy clerkship sites Scott, David M This training model used self-study, home-based therapeutics instruction and a clerkship strategy to train rural community pharmacy preceptors in pharmaceutical care (PC). Specific aims were to: (i) provide intensive instruction in clinical and managerial aspects of setting up a PC model […]

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Selecting students with personal characteristics relevant to pharmaceutical care

Selecting students with personal characteristics relevant to pharmaceutical care Wright, Sandra S This article proposes that pharmacy schools incorporate formal assessments of self-reported empathy in the admissions process. A valid measure of this construct will allow for the selection of students with the personal qualities necessary for patient counseling and other aspects of pharmaceutical care. […]