The expected Program Learning Outcomes for this program are:
- Develop, integrate, and apply knowledge from the foundational sciences (i.e., pharmaceutical, social/behavioral/administrative, and clinical sciences) to evaluate the scientific literature, explain drug action, solve therapeutic problems, and advance population health and patient-centered care.
- Provide patient-centered care as the medication expert (collect and interpret evidence, prioritize, formulate assessments and recommendations, implement, monitor and adjust plans, and document activities).
- Manage patient healthcare needs using human, financial, technological, and physical resources to optimize the safety and efficacy of medication use systems.
- Design prevention, intervention, and educational strategies for individuals and communities to manage chronic disease and improve health and wellness.
- Describe how population-based care influences patient-centered care and influences the development of practice guidelines and evidence-based best practices.
- Identify problems; explore and prioritize potential strategies; and design, implement, and evaluate a viable solution.
- Educate all audiences by determining the most effective and enduring ways to impart information and assess understanding.
- Assure that patients’ best interests are represented.
- Actively participate and engage as a healthcare team member by demonstrating mutual respect, understanding, and values to meet patient care needs.
- Recognize social determinants of health to diminish disparities and inequities in access to quality care.
- Effectively communicate verbally and nonverbally when interacting with an individual, group, or organization.
- Examine and reflect on personal knowledge, skills, abilities, beliefs, biases, motivation, and emotions that could enhance or limit personal and professional growth.
- Demonstrate responsibility for creating and achieving shared goals, regardless of position.
- Engage in innovative activities by using creative thinking to envision better ways of accomplishing professional goals.
- Exhibit behaviors and values that are consistent with the trust given to the profession by patients, other healthcare providers, and society.