Pharmacy students who successfully complete the Pharmacy Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (APPE) Hospital/Inpatient at Mayo Clinic in Arizona will further develop their skills to provide pharmaceutical care to a variety of patients.

While interacting with health care professionals, residents, students, and patients and their caregivers to optimize drug therapy outcomes, you will learn to communicate effectively and demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills.

The Pharmacy APPE Hospital/Inpatient includes all the elements that create an exceptional education experience:

  • A challenging, high-quality curriculum
  • State-of-the-art diagnostic, therapeutic and research facilities
  • A diverse patient population
  • A favorable faculty ratio
  • An environment based on teamwork and mutual support

Grading or evaluation

Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences uses these evaluative tools:

  • Written examination
  • Demonstration of skills
  • Self-assessment exercises
  • Faculty reviews

Mayo's system of evaluation provides students and faculty with a comprehensive look at individual performance. This allows faculty and administrative staff to direct students who are experiencing academic difficulty to the appropriate support resources, including tutoring programs and counseling opportunities.

Curriculum enhancements

Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences is committed to developing and maintaining the best education programs. The curriculum and other aspects of this program are assessed constantly and changed as necessary to ensure the highest quality training.

Oct. 23, 2012