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Outcome #1: Methodically identify, describe, analyze and solve pharmacy-related problems.
Performance Criteria ( characteristics, skills, knowledge, attitudes and/or values the student will exhibit)--- these will help in mapping course objectives):
1) Recognize a problem
2) Analyze a problem
3) Find and evaluate potential solutions
4) Choose optimal solution
5) Evaluate outcome
Outcome #2: Function effectively in groups to accomplish objectives.
1) Participate effectively and work cooperatively with others, including healthcare providers and patients
2) Recognize, respect, and encourage diverse views
3) Recognize and manage conflict
4) Lead as the need arises to accomplish the group's objectives
5) Evaluate and motivate others to improve performance as necessary
Outcome #3: Demonstrate the body of knowledge that encompasses the profession of pharmacy.
1) Demonstrate appropriate depth and breadth of knowledge in the basic, biomedical, pharmaceutical, social and administrative, and clinical sciences.
2) Demonstrate mastery of integration of basic, biomedical, pharmaceutical, social and administrative, and clinical sciences.
3) Demonstrate application of knowledge in the practice of pharmacy and in the resolution of pharmacy-related problems
4) Contribute to the development of knowledge
Outcome #4: Demonstrate responsibility for own learning and professional competence.
1) Independently acquire new knowledge and skills
2) Evaluate new information critically.
3) Incorporate new knowledge and recommendations into the practice of pharmacy and the management of medication use systems
4) Develop and enhance skills to contribute to the development of new knowledge
Outcome #5: Demonstrate a rational and systematic process to comprehensively access and evaluate pharmacy-related information
1) Develop and document a rational and systematic search strategy to retrieve information
2) Comprehend benefits and limitations of different forms of literature
3) Critically evaluate basic science and clinical information with respect to appropriateness and validity of the evidence and implications of the major findings for the practice of pharmacy
4) Apply critically evaluated information to formulate and communicate an appropriate response
Outcome #6: Demonstrate appropriate professional and ethical behavior throughout the pharmacy curriculum that will serve as the foundation for professional practice.
1) Recognize that patient care is a primary responsibility of the pharmacist
2) Articulate ethical and legalprinciples relevant to pharmacy practice
3) Maintain honesty, confidentiality, sensitivity and tolerance in educational and professional interactions
4) Provide compassionate patient care in a professional manner
5) Interact in a respectful manner in all educational and professional settings
6) Assume personal responsibility for promoting professionalism in pharmacy
Outcome #7: Demonstrate leadership in professional and community activities and organizations.
1) Develop and promote activities to help individuals and to improve the community at large
2) Develop, recognize and apply leadership skills
3) Encourage leadership in others
Outcome #8: Actively promote public health
1) Educate the public in health promotion and disease prevention
2) Identify the special needs and barriers to care of at-risk populations
3) Demonstrate an understanding of the process for developing health policy
4) Advocate for public health policy
Outcome #9: Communicate effectively to diverse audiences
1) Effectively communicate with health professionals, patients, their care-givers and the general public
2) Demonstrate the use of technology to communicate effectively
3) Write effectively in a style appropriate for clinical, scientific and administrative audiences and the general public
Outcome #10: Provide patient-centered care
1) Gather and assess appropriate patient-related information
2) Apply knowledge of drugs and diseases to develop a patient-centered care plan
2a. Apply knowledge of physiology, pathophysiology, and disease characteristics to the development of a patient-centered care plan
2b. Apply knowledge of the medicinal chemistry, pharmacology, toxicology, pharmacokinetics, pharmaceutics, and therapeutics of drugs to the development of a patient-centered care plan
3) Design an evidence-based, patient-centered care plan, respecting patient health care beliefs and preferences
4) Implement a care plan in a manner that promotes a patient's autonomy.
5) Evaluate effectiveness of patient-centered care plan and adjust to promote adherence and to ensure appropriate outcomes
6) Document and communicate patient-centered care plans to other
health care providers
7) Critically evaluate, prepare and dispense prescriptions in inpatient and outpatient settings to ensure optimal patient outcomes and minimize drug misadventures
Outcome #11: Provide population-based care
1) Demonstrate competency in evaluating and applying pharmacoepidemiologic and pharmacoeconomic information
2) Conduct a medication use evaluation in a simulated or patient care setting and communicate the results to key stakeholders
3) Create a population-specific evidence-based strategy for the optimal use of pharmacotherapy and communicate the results to key stakeholders
4) Demonstrate an understanding of drug use policy and development of pharmacy benefits
Outcome #12: Effective Pharmacy Practice and Resource Management
1) Demonstrate appropriate and cost effective use of resources to optimize operational functions
2) Demonstrate appropriate and cost effective use of resources to optimize therapeutic outcomes
3) Manage a successful patient-centered practice
4) Employ quality assurance strategies