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Balancing the Pharmacy School Bubble

Monday, October 28, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM EST at 3rd Floor: Mercury Ballroom

Available for 1.50 hours of CPE credit
Activity Number: 0217-0000-19-161-L04-P
Activity Type: A Knowledge-Based Activity

  • Kalen B. Manasco, Pharm.D., BCPS, AE-CModerator: Kalen B. Manasco, Pharm.D., BCPS, AE-C
    Clinical Professor and Division Head, Department of Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research, University of Florida College of Pharmacy, Gainesville, Florida
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Fact or Fiction: Is the Pharmacy School Bubble Ready to Burst?
9:00 AM

  • Daniel L. Brown, Pharm.D.Speaker: Daniel L. Brown, Pharm.D.
    Chair and Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice, Loma Linda University School of Pharmacy, Loma Linda, California
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Learning Objectives
1. Review the current trends in pharmacy school admissions programs in the US.
2. Describe the factors contributing to the increased growth in pharmacy school programs.
3. Examine the overall challenges of increasing academic standards within US pharmacy schools.
Pharmacy School Bubble: Impact on Post-Graduate Programs and Professional Opportunities
9:30 AM

  • Frank P. Paloucek, Pharm.D., DABAT, FASHPSpeaker: Frank P. Paloucek, Pharm.D., DABAT, FASHP
    Clinical Professor in Pharmacy Practice, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy, Chicago, Illinois
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Learning Objectives
1. Discuss the impact of the pharmacy school growth on post-graduate education and professional opportunities.
2. Identify strengths and opportunities for postgraduate programs and professional environments to capitalize on.
3. Explore strategies for addressing the challenges in post-graduate programs and professional environments.