Critical Thinking Skills:

  1. Acquire, evaluate, and make inferences from oral, written and visual aids
  2. Acquire and evaluate relevant information, analyze arguments, synthesize facts, and information, and offer logical approaches, leading to an informed decision
  3. Identify and solve problems reflectively by conceiving alternatives and evaluating competing views or courses of action

Communication:

  1. Develop nonverbal, verbal, written and graphic communication skills to communicate effectively with patients, care-givers, or family
  2. Develop nonverbal, verbal, written and graphic communication skills to communicate effectively with health-care providers
  3. Apply communication skills in interpersonal relationships to improve the clinical, economical, and humanistic outcomes of patients
  4. Use communications skills in educating and counseling patients

Ethics:

  1. The student shall practice pharmacy in a professional, moral, and ethical manner.
  2. The student shall identify, analyze, resolve and prevent ethical dilemmas within the context of their professional and personal judgment.

Professionalism, Service, and Leadership:

  1. Display professional attitudes when engaging patients, health-care professionals, colleagues, and care-givers
  2. Dress professionally when engaging patients, health-care professionals, colleagues, and care givers
  3. Communicate professionally when engaging patients, health-care professionals, colleagues, and care-givers

Life-Long Learning:

  1. Determine which literary or internet resources are appropriate when researching an assigned topic
  2. Accurately interpret data, literature, cases, or other forms of assignments with/without the provision of a didactic component
  3. Provide an oral or written interpretation of an assignment with/without the provision of a didactic component
  4. Keep abreast of current developments within the profession

Information Management :

  1. Collect and interpret relevant data (drug information/literature)
  2. Interpret drug, disease, and patient information to determine if and how a patient’s undesirable signs and symptoms are caused directly by a drug which the patient is taking or has recently taken
  3. Interpret drug, disease, and patient information to determine if and how a patient’s undesirable signs and symptoms could be more appropriately treated with drug therapy or by halting drug therapy
  4. Determine if the patient has an unrecognized disease which requires treatment
  5. Determine if the patient is experiencing side effects which require additional drug therapy
  6. Determine whether patient requires preventive drug therapy
  7. Determine whether the patient requires additional drug therapy to augment or potentiate primary drug therapy

Cultural Competence:

  1. Display sensitivity to issues regarding beliefs, values, traditions and practices of a culture;
  2. Demonstrate sensitivity toward cultural attitudes regarding seeking help from health care providers;
  3. Identify culturally-defined, health-related needs of individuals, families and communities;