American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education

The American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education is the official publication of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy. The American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education provides professionals, graduate students, and postgraduates with information on the latest advances in pharmaceutical education. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education includes research articles, editorials, descriptions of teaching innovations, and book reviews.

Articles from Vol. 74, No. 1, February

An Elective Course in Women's Health
INTRODUCTION Women's health-related content and outcomes are a vital component of health professions' educational programs and are included as part of the patient-centered care and population-centered care required by the Center for the Advancement...
An Inservice Program on Pharmacogenetics to Individualize Drug Therapy
INTRODUCTION Variability in patient response to medications has been attributed largely to non-genetic variants, such as age, weight, renal function, and drug-drug interactions. However, these factors only partially explain inter-individual differences....
Didactic Migraine Education in US Doctor of Pharmacy Programs
INTRODUCTION Among common pain conditions, headache causes the largest decrease in worker productivity in the United States, with a mean productive time loss of 3.5 hours per week. (1) Migraine headache is a chronic illness that affects approximately...
Eliminating Bottlenecks to Learning among Pharmacy Students
The importance of educating pharmacy students often is discussed, but the realities are that teaching is generally low on faculty members' priority lists; faculty members strive for promotion whether they are on a tenure or non-tenure track; teaching...
Financial Realities Affect Political Support for Health Care Reform
INTRODUCTION It is certainly not a surprise to anyone that the influence of lobbyists on many pieces of legislation is significant, pervasive, and effective in achieving specific goals of parochial interest groups. One can guess as to the influence...
Impact of an Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience on Students' Performance in an Advanced Practice Experience
INTRODUCTION Introductory pharmacy practice experiences (IPPEs) have been identified as an important opportunity for pharmacy students to practice the provision of patient care early in the curriculum to understand fully and actively apply the information...
Impact of a Student Response System on Short- and Long-Term Learning in a Drug Literature Evaluation Course
INTRODUCTION Mentkowski, in her seminal work, calls for "learning that lasts," and defines that as the successful integration of learning, development, and performance. (1) To promote "learning that lasts," in pharmacy education, faculty members...
Mary Monk-Tutor and Terry Tutor. Drug Store Soda Fountains of the Southeast
Mary Monk-Tutor and Terry Tutor. Drug Store Soda Fountains of the Southeast. Circleville, Ohio: Health Care Logistics; 2008. 120 pp, $48 (paperback), ISBN 9780615233376. "This is a wonderful book about a unique part of Americana," states Mickey...
Pharmacogenomics in the Curricula of Colleges and Schools of Pharmacy in the United States
INTRODUCTION Two policy resolutions passed by the 2008 American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) House of Delegates recommended increased focus on the advancement of education in biotechnology. The first pertained to the curricular implications...
Pharmacy Students' Knowledge of Black Box Warnings
INTRODUCTION Black box warnings are the most serious warnings imposed by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for prescription medications and highlight potentially fatal, life-threatening, or disabling adverse effects for prescription drugs....
Pharmacy Students' Perceptions of Their Preparedness to Provide Pharmaceutical Care
INTRODUCTION Assessment of student learning outcomes is a high priority for colleges of pharmacy and is mandated by Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) Accreditation Standard 15 as essential for quality improvement of the curriculum....
Planning Strategically
Any faculty member who has even casually perused the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) Standards 2007 knows that the first section is entitled "Mission, Planning, and Evaluation." (1) Yet an online search of the American Journal of...
Program to Prepare Pharmacy Students for Their Postgraduate Training Search
INTRODUCTION Several national pharmacy organizations, including the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) and the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP), support increasing the number of pharmacy students who complete postgraduate...
Renewing Vision and Strategic Priorities for an Academic Unit
INTRODUCTION Academic pharmacy has undergone enormous changes over the past decade. Doctor of pharmacy (PharmD) curricula have been extensively revised; educational outcomes of programs have been assessed; state funding has declined and research...
School-Wide Clinical Intervention System to Document Pharmacy Students' Impact on Patient Care
INTRODUCTION Preventable adverse drug events lengthen hospital stays, increase healthcare costs, and increase mortality. (1) Pharmacists' ability to reduce errors has been illustrated in a variety of settings including community, ambulatory care,...
State Boards of Pharmacy Regulation of the Supervision of Pharmacist Interns
INTRODUCTION Learning which is centered on activities that meet the needs of a community and address health disparities is an excellent service-learning opportunity. Service-learning opportunities exist in free medical clinics, wellness centers,...
Valerie Ruhe and Bruno D. Zumbo. Evaluation in Distance Education and E- Learning: The Unfolding Model
Valerie Ruhe and Bruno D. Zumbo. Evaluation in Distance Education and e-Learning: The Unfolding Model. New York, New York: The Guilford Press; 2009. 305 pp, $34, ISBN-978-159385-872-8. Evaluation in Distance Education and e-Learning: The Unfolding...

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