Fulfilling Professionalism Requirements in the Doctor of Pharmacy curriculum In a professional school, the curriculum of study consists of knowledge, skills, abilities, and attitudes/behaviors. The curricular goals and objectives of the Doctor of Pharmacy program at the College are articulated in the Student Learning Outcomes. Procedures for addressing academic competency and progression associated with students’ knowledge, skills, and abilities are addressed by the Scholastic Standing Committee. Procedures and Policies for addressing professional competency, misconduct, and disciplinary actions are addressed here. Students are required to achieve a minimal competence in professionalism as a requirement of graduation. The major component of this requirement is the satisfactory completion of a professionalism portfolio.
Professionalism Portfolio Policy
Students are required to create and complete a portfolio that demonstrates achievement in professionalism. Each of the Ten Professional Behaviors must be represented. Working with a professional advisor, students will annually review their portfolio and receive constructive feedback on their progress.
Students must complete their portfolio no sooner than May of their P3 year, and no later than December of their P4 year. An annual professionalism forums will be conducted to highlight examples of student professionalism, and each student will have a professionalism mentor to assist students with completion of their portfolio. A sample completed portfolio, and examples of professionalism documentation are below.
Professionalism portfolio expectations descriptions PDF(10 professional behaviors)