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Plein Center for Geriatric Pharmacy Research, Education and Outreach

Plein Certificate in Geriatric Pharmacy

The Plein Certificate in Geriatric Pharmacy can be earned while in the PharmD program. The goal of the Certificate is to prepare student pharmacists to become specialists in geriatrics to meet the needs of older adults in all practice settings. Students will acquire knowledge and skills in the general principles of selecting and optimizing drug therapy for older adults with several comorbidities.

This specialized training will assist pharmacists practicing in any pharmacy environment, including community, home health care, hospital and long-term care settings.