Doctor of Pharmacy Educational Outcomes
In May 2008, the college adopted a new programmatic outcomes document from the AACP Center for the Advancement of Pharmaceutical Education (CAPE) Educational Outcomes Report (2004). The new document outlines required educational outcomes and competencies for the pharmacy program, which includes fundamental pharmaceutical science, management, patient care, as well as addressing current and progressive topics in the discipline.
I. PHARMACEUTICAL CARE
Provide pharmaceutical care in cooperation with patients, prescribers, and other members of an inter-professional health care team based upon sound physical, chemical, biological, and therapeutic principles and evidence-based data, taking into account relevant legal, ethical, social, economic, and professional issues, emerging technologies, and evolving biomedical, socio-behavioral, and clinical sciences that may impact therapeutic outcomes.
II. SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT
Manage and use resources of the health care system, in cooperation with patients, prescribers, other health care providers, and administrative and supportive personnel, to promote health, provide, assess, and coordinate safe, accurate, and time-sensitive medication distribution, and to improve therapeutic outcomes of medication use.
III. PUBLIC HEALTH
Promote health improvement, wellness, and disease prevention in cooperation with patients, communities, at-risk populations, and other members of an inter-professional health care team.