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Developing and Implementing a Clinical Pharmacy Rotation in a Community Compounding Pharmacy

Author(s):  Walkup Kenny R

Issue:  May/Jun 2008 - Pain Management
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Abstract:  Specialty Medicine Compounding Pharmacy participates in the pharmacy student preceptor programs of Ohio Northern University and the University of Michigan. The pharmacy has developed a rotation program with two main emphases: developing a core set of compounding skills and learning new administrative skills. While compounding should be the main focus of any clinical pharmacy rotation program, preceptors are in a unique position to teach students skills that they may never have the opportunity to learn elsewhere. This article explains how to develop a rotation program that gives the student a well-rounded learning experience that encompasses the art of compounding and more.

Related Keywords: Kenny R. Walkup, RPh, pharmacy education, curriculum

Related Categories: PHARMACY EDUCATION, PROFESSIONAL ISSUES

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