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Experiential Education Manual
I.  Introduction

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C. Pharmacy Practice Mission, Vision, and Values Statement

1. Mission

The Pharmacy Practice Department’s mission is to contribute to the development of highly competent practitioners who function as part of the healthcare team to provide quality patient- centered care in a variety of healthcare settings.

2. Vision

The Pharmacy Practice Department will strive to provide students with the skills, knowledge, attitudes, and values necessary to succeed as part of an inter-professional healthcare team and the ability to contribute to future changes in the delivery of healthcare. Pharmacy Practice faculty and preceptors, serving as mentors, will create an environment promoting student learning and active participation in the provision for patient-centered care.

3. Values

  1. Developing a strong knowledge base along with self-assessment and critical thinking skills leading to a commitment to lifelong, independent learning and success as a pharmacy practitioner
  2. Fostering effective communication and collaboration skills to promote team- based patient care
  3. Cultivating attitudes of professionalism, compassion, mutual respect, personal accountability, and cultural awareness among student, faculty, preceptors, patients, and the community
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