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  Jul 28, 2021
 
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2021-2022 Academic Catalog

Pharmacy, PharmD


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.