Pharmacy Preceptor Experiential Rotation Schedules

Overview of Pharmacy Practice Experiences

Students will complete 11 different rotations prior to graduation. We will offer 4 Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences (IPPEs) and 7 Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences (APPEs). A brief description of each rotation is given below:



Time Frame



IPPE I Outpatient (Community) P2 fall semester 8 hrs/wk x 15 wks (120 hrs total) + 1 hr class/wk Adjunct faculty
IPPE II Institutional (Hospital, VA, etc) Summer between P2 and P3 years 8 hrs/day x 5 days/wk (M-F) x 4 wks (160 hrs) Adjunct faculty
IPPE III Long Term Care P3 fall semester 2 hrs/wk x 5 wks (10 hrs total) + 1 hr class/wk Adjunct faculty
IPPE IV Introduction to APPE P3 spring semester 2 hrs/wk x 15 wks (30 hrs total) + TBD class Full-time faculty
APPE 4 Core Advanced Rotations + 3 Elective Advanced Rotations (7 total) P4 year 7 six wk rotations
40 hrs/wk x 6 wks x 7 rotations (1680 hrs total)
Full-time and adjunct faculty

Rotation Manuals & Orientation Presentations

Introductory Rotations

Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences (IPPE-I Community)

Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences (IPPE-II Institutional)

Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences (IPPE-III Long Term Care)

Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences (IPPE-IV- Introduction to Advanced Rotations)

Advanced Rotations

Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences (APPE)

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