Successfully Navigate Career Transitions Within Pharmacy
Institutional Pharmacy Practice Prep (IPPP) is a self-paced online course designed to help pharmacists successfully transition from community (retail) pharmacy practice to a rewarding career in a hospital, ambulatory care, LTAC, or other clinical settings. The course is designed to improve your clinical pharmacy skills and confidently work in your new environment.
Module 1: Introduction and Institutional structure
Module 2: Top acute care drugs
Module 3: Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee and Formularies
Module 4: Pharmacy information systems, Electronic health record, and Labs
Module 5: Medication order processing, Dosage adjustments, and Documentation
Module 6: Pharmaceutical Calculations and Compounding
Module 7: Central and Decentral workflows
Module 8: Automation, Technologies and Equipment
Module 9: Pharmacist driven protocols, Opioid stewardship, and Emergency management
Module 10: Medication safety, Error reporting, Unit inspections, and Regulations
The course content is delivered via prerecorded video lessons. The content can be viewed on demand after release. Two hour live Question & Answer sessions are held via video conferencing to discuss the previous modules on Thursday evenings at 8 pm or Saturday mornings at 9 am Central Time for your convenience.
|Video Lesson Release Date 12p||Question & Answer Session Dates
Thursday 8p-10p or Saturday 9a-11a
|11/26 – Introduction & Pre-reading material|
|12/3 – Modules 1 through 3||12/6 or 12/8|
|12/10 – Modules 4 through 6|
|12/16 – Modules 7 and 8||In-person Class & On-site Tour*|
|12/17 – Modules 9 and 10||1/3 or 1/5|
*Note: The in-person class & on-site tour is optional and occurs in the Dallas-Fort Worth area from 830a-1230p. The modules will also be available via video lessons. Pharmacists will be able to receive Sterile Compounding Certification Training the weekend of 12/14 if desired. To register, please visit http://www.focusrx.org/iv-training-course/ .