Non-Patient Care Electives

OEP Non-Patient Care Compounding

Patient Criteria

  • Not Applicable

Preceptor Criteria

  • Individual with credentials which provide evidence of expertise in their area of specialty or equivalent experience, with at least 2 years’ experience in area of specialty.

Site Criteria

  • A setting appropriate to the specialty area.
  • A specialty with expertise applicable to a pharmacy related career.

Required Course Activities

For a complete list of required course activities and requirements please refer to the Pharm.D. Curriculum page, 4th Professional Year, Non-Patient Care Electives syllabus.

To achieve the learning objectives, students completing the Non-Patient Care Elective Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience must complete the following activities/assignments:

  1. Participate in departmental meetings, including department leadership/management meetings, department staff meetings, regulatory preparation meetings, in-services, and other organizational change effort meetings. Activities may include agenda preparation, minute
    preparation, topic presentations and leading the meeting.
  2. Following the meetings, summarize with the preceptor the key elements of the meeting and potential concerns/barriers moving forward with action items. 
  3.  Participate in a pharmacy or interdisciplinary change effort process.
  4. Complete a weekly reflection (within a journal) to describe and reflect on an activity from the week. Email to preceptor weekly on Fridays by 5 pm.
  5. Practice self-managed continuing professional development with the goal of improving the quality of one’s own performance through self-assessment and personal change.
  6. Presentations: Present at least one formal presentation, including analysis and interpretation of the primary literature. The audience will be selected by the preceptor. 
  7. Topic Discussions: As time permits, the preceptor and student will discuss various leadership and management topics. The preceptor may provide background readings. The preceptor may alter readings and topics according to learning needs.
  8. Discuss briefly the Pharmacists’ Patient Care Process (PPCP) with your preceptor to learn how they implement PPCP in their practice, if applicable.
  9. Review your Curriculum Vitae (CV) with your preceptor and request feedback.
  10. Discuss briefly career planning with your preceptor to learn about preceptor’s professional progression and seek guidance on achieving your professional goals.
  11. Preceptors may require additional activities or assignments.