Experiential Education Conduct Policies

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Students will complete learning experiences in pharmacies throughout the professional program.

Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences (IPPEs) include the following:

  • Introductory Community Pharmacy Experience (PHARMP 511/512/513/514)
  • Introductory Institutional Pharmacy Experience (PHARMP 531/532/533)
  • Introductory Clinical Practice Experience (PHARMP 541)

These experiences will be completed in the first three years of the program.

Interprofessional Education (IPE):

The Interprofessional Education (IPE) portion of our curriculum has developed over the last few years. There has been no net increase in the total number of credits required for graduation.

Students in the Class of 2015 completed Interprofessional Education (IPE) activities in PY3, integrated with other coursework.

Students in the Class of 2016 and Class of 2017 will complete PHARMP 522: Foundations of Interprofessional Practice in Autumn, Winter and Spring of PY3.

For the Class of 2018, effective Autumn 2016: the title of PHARMP 522 is changing to Foundations of Interprofessional Practice II (though no IPE Foundations I is required for those PY3 students taking PHARMP 522 in academic year 2016-2017). Students in the Class of 2018 will take PHARMP 522 in Autumn, Winter and Spring of PY3.

For the Class of 2019 and beyond: Both PHARMP 521: Foundations of Interprofessional Practice I (Autumn, Winter and Spring of PY2) and PHARMP 522: Foundations of Interprofessional Practice II (Autumn, Winter and Spring of PY3) are required.

Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences (APPEs):

The final year of the program consists entirely of Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences (APPEs), a series of experiences in a variety of pharmacy sites including but not restricted to hospitals, community pharmacies, and ambulatory care clinics. (Required 54 credits of APPEs include PHARMP 571/572/573/574/575/576/577/578 and/or may include PHARMP 581/582/583/584/585/586/587).

Much information about the experiential education program is available on the Experiential Education web site, which contains current course syllabi and other information needed by students. Students will also access the SOP Practice Experience Information website, which requires a UW NetID and student PIN for access. This database is used to track information pertinent to experiential education placements.

Specific questions about experiential education programs or sites should be directed to Experiential Education staff or faculty directors.