Service Learning Course Inventory

School of Pharmacy and Pharmical Sciences

Department of Pharmacy Practice

PHPR 318 Service Learning I                                                                                        cr. 2

Course Instructor: Ms. Debra Murawski and Nicholas Popovich

Prerequisite: Enrollment limited to first and second professional year Pharmacy students

Service is: Required

Next taught in: Spring Semester, 2001                                                    Approximate # of students: 61

# students performing service: 16

Course Description:

Involves developing a weekly companionship service relationship with a homebound client that also contributes to the case management monitoring process of the partner agency. Learning objectives include an appreciation for the impact of a caring relationship, social support, aging, health care problems, medications, and health system changes on a person’s health and well-being.

How Service is integrated into this course:

Learning is facilitated through reflection activities, including a personal journal, regular reflection sessions with other student participants, articles with reflective writing assignments, questionnaires, and a brief final report.

Organizations:

Caregiver Companion 

 

PHPR 418 Service Learning II                                                                                                      cr. 2

Course Instructor:  Ms. Debra Murawski and Nicholas Popovich

Prerequisite: Enrollment limited to second and third professional year Pharmacy students

Service is: Required

Next taught in: Spring Semester, 2001                                                      Approximate # of students: 12

Course Description:

Students engage in a patient care service experience in conjunction with a community health or social service agency and learning through reflection activities as in Service Learning I. Learning objectives include practicing professional abilities essential to pharmaceutical care and gaining enhanced understanding of the individuality of patient needs.

How Service is integrated into this course:

Learning is facilitated through reflection activities, including a personal journal, regular reflection sessions with other student participants, articles with reflective writing assignments, questionnaires, and a brief final report.

Organizations:

Caregiver Companion

 

CLPH 588 Doctor of Pharmacy Ambulatory Medicine Clerkship                                       cr. 4

Course Instructor: Craig Williams

Prerequisite: Completion of all didactic Pharm.D. requirements & DP 057/058 status

Service is: Required

Next taught in: Fall 2000                         Number of students performing the Service: 2 or 3 per month

Course Description:

Four-week clinical experience rotation in a selected in-patient medical, pharmacy, or health-care related patient care facility. Students gain experience in therapeutic decision-making, disease management, communication, drug information activities, administrative skills, and research in the context of proving pharmaceutical care and services.

How Service is integrated into this course:

The student spends 10-15 hours a week in direct patient contact. We use patient encounters to structure our other activities and discussions. As the student learns, they are able to provide more patient services.

Organizations:

Wishard Memorial Hospital

IU School of Medicine

Asthma Clinical Research Committee

 

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