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To earn the Doctor of Pharmacy degree, students must:                                                   

  1. Complete all required courses, and the required amount of elective courses, in the curriculum with a grade of C or better (or P);
  2. Complete all service learning and portfolio requirements;
  3. Pass all required competency assessments.

Manchester University’s Doctor of Pharmacy Curriculum (see also: Course Descriptions)

Academic Term

PHRM

Course Name

Credit Hours

Total

Fall, P1 Year

310

Biomedical Sciences I

5

 

 

312

Pharmaceutics I

4

 

 

320

Introduction to Pharmacy I

4

 

 

322

Drug Information

2

 

 

323

Communications in Pharmacy Practice

2

 

 

330

Pharmacy Practice Lab I

1

18

 

 

 

 

 

Spring, P1 Year

311

Biomedical Sciences II

5

 

 

313

Pharmaceutics II

4

 

 

321

Introduction to Pharmacy  II

3

 

 

324

Nonprescription Therapeutics

2

 

 

370

IPPE I Community*

3

 

 

331

Pharmacy Practice Lab II

1

18

 

 

 

 

 

Fall, P2 Year

450

IPT** – Introduction

4

 

 

451

IPT – Nervous System I

4

 

 

452

IPT – Cardiovascular I

4

 

 

430

Pharmacy Practice Lab III

1

 

 

440

Patient Safety and Informatics

2

 

 

441

Population Health Management

2

17

 

 

 

 

 

Spring, P2 Year

453

IPT – Cardiovascular II

3

 

 

454

IPT – Nervous System  II

4

 

 

455

IPT – Infectious Disease I

3

 

 

431

Pharmacy Practice Lab IV

1

 

 

420

Drug Literature Evaluation

2

 

 

470

IPPE II Institutional*

3

 

 

 

Elective***

0-3

16-19

 

 

 

 

 

Fall, P3 Year

550

IPT – Endocrine & Reproductive

4

 

 

551

IPT – Infectious Disease II

3

 

 

552

IPT – Renal & Urologic

2

 

 

553

IPT – Pulmonary & Critical Care

3

 

 

530

Pharmacy Practice Lab V

1

 

 

540

Practice and Personnel Management

3

 

 

 

Elective***

0-3

16-19

 

 

 

 

 

Spring, P3 Year

554

IPT – Gastrointestinal

3

 

 

555

IPT – Immune, Musculoskeletal, Integumentary

3

 

 

556

IPT – Hematology/Oncology

3

 

 

557

IPT – Toxicology

2

 

 

531

Pharmacy Practice Lab VI

1

 

 

541

Pharmacy Law

2

 

 

570

IPPE III Clinical*

3

 

 

 

Elective***

0-3

17-20

 

 

 

 

 

P4 Year

TBD

APPE I: Community Pharmacy****

4

 

 

 

APPE II: Institutional Pharmacy

4

 

 

 

APPE III: Ambulatory Care

4

 

 

 

APPE IV: General Medicine

4

 

 

 

APPE V: Ambulatory Care II

4

 

 

 

APPE VI: General Medicine II

4

 

 

 

APPE VII: Elective

4

 

 

 

APPE VIII: Elective

4

 

 

 

APPE IX: Elective

4

 

 

 

APPE X: Elective

4

40

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL

 

 

 

147


* IPPE:

Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences have 2 weeks (80 hours) of rotation time between Fall and Spring semesters, followed by 4 hours of rotation and 1 hour of reflective class time per week during Spring Semester.  Students may be required to travel up to 1 ½ hours to their assigned IPPE site.

** IPT:

Integrated Pharmacotherapy, taught in block format

*** Electives: 

5 total credit hours of elective didactic coursework are required.

**** APPE:

Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences are 4 weeks in duration.  There are 10 rotations: 6 required experiences and 4 elective rotations.  Some rotations are outside of the Fort Wayne area.  Travel and/or lodging outside of Fort Wayne may be required at the student’s expense.

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