UK College of Pharmacy Class of 2018 Early Orientation May 23, 2014 Nicole Keenan, M.A. Director of Student Success and Career Development Academic Expectations & Career Development: A Prescription for Success Kelly M. Smith, PharmD Associate Dean, Academic and Student Affairs Pharmacy is different. Office of Academic and Student Affairs • Pre-pharmacy/Recruitment • Admissions • Academic Affairs • Registration, rules, records, financial aid, enrollment verifications • Student Services • Organizations, personal issues, student events, career guidance Pharmacy Dictionary COP = College of Pharmacy BPC = Room Prefixes PY1 = Professional Year One PPS = Pharmacy Practice and Science course prefix PHS = Pharmaceutical Sciences course prefix GLR, IPPE, APPE, PCL, APhA, KAPS… Academic Rules • Any grade less than a “C” causes your record to be reviewed by the Academic Performance Committee • Many courses do not include “D” options • Unprofessional behavior causes your actions to be reviewed by the Dean, Academic Performance Committee, and a College Behavioral Code Committee • Pharmacy students adhere to an Honor Code Tuition is payment for a chance to “prove” you can “earn” a degree. Guiding Tools • UK Student Rights and Responsibilities • Health Care Colleges Behavioral Code • College of Pharmacy • • • • • • Website Student Handbook Bulletin Technical Standards Criminal Background Check/Drug Screen Honor Code / Academic Rules of the University Academic Calendar • Different start and stop dates than rest of UK http://www.uky.edu/Registrar/AcademicCalendar.htm • Weekend and evening BLOCK exams • Off-campus experiential education • Weekend involvement • Housing & stipend if in AHEC Region • Out of regular hours activities • Last-minute schedule changes • Annualized tuition and billing Experiential Education • PPS928 – Summer PY1 • Community environment; 4 weeks • Pass/Fail grade options • PPS948 – Summer PY2 • Hospital environment; 4 weeks • Pass/Fail grade options • PPS99X – Summer, Fall, Spring PY4 • Mixed environments; 6 weeks x 7 • Honors/Pass/Fail grade options • Some elective areas of focus 11 semesters of study Differentiating Yourself 13,247 10,988 12000 10000 8000 6,956 6000 4000 2000 0 3% of prior year’s pharmacy graduates 16% of prior year’s pharmacy graduates 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Number of Graduates 14000 Sources: AACP & ASHP Data; ACPE Projections (2010-3) Advanced Pharmacotherapy Gateway MBA MPA Gerontology Certificate MPH Maternal and Child Health Certificate MS Pharmaceutical Sciences Global Health Summer Research Certificate Program PhD MSPAS Public Health Management Certificate PharmD Dual Degree Programs MBA Master of Business Administration MPA Master of Public Administration MPH Master of Public Health MSPAS Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies Master of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences MSPS PharmD Dual Degree Programs • Independently operated by other UK units through the Graduate School* – Prerequisites – Admissions tests – Admissions process – Courseload and course requirements – Project requirements *MS in Pharmaceutical Sciences under auspices of College of Pharmacy PharmD Dual Degree Programs • Designed for simultaneous degree completion – MSPAS – graduation in August following 5 years of full-time coursework • 2 – 3 graduate courses each semester – MSPAS – full-time PA student during 4th year + integrated clinical rotations • Dual degree courses satisfy the 8 elective hours required for the PharmD degree Graduate Certificate Programs • Concentrated coursework in specific area of focus, resulting in formal academic certificate • Course credit requirements not as extensive as graduate degree • https://www.research.uky.edu/gs/CurrentStudents /grad_cert.html • Those that may appeal to Pharmacy students include: • Gerontology • Global Health • Maternal and Child Health • Public Health Management Advanced Pharmacotherapy Gateway Acceptance Application required • 2 recommendations from faculty members Curriculum Required Coursework: • PPS 972 • Clinically-focused electives • Scholarly project completion • ~50% of APPE rotations at residency training sites Program Focus Preparation for postgraduate training (e.g., residencies, fellowships) in anticipation of advanced clinical practice (e.g., clinical specialist) and faculty employment Summer Research Program (SRP) Acceptance Application required http://pharmacy.mc.uky.edu/programs/graduate/srp. php Program 10 week, mentored, paid research experience Poster presentation *Slots are prioritized for MS Pharm Sci and undergrad students Program Tracks Pharmaceutical Sciences (PS) Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy (POP) Educational Approach • • • • Self-directed High expectations Mutual respect Preparation to become a healthcare professional Make decisions that affect patients’ lives Curriculum • Combination of foundation knowledge and clinical skills • Heavy grounding in science • Large and small group learning approaches • Increasing rigor and complexity • #alwaysbelearning Personal Tips • • • • Communicate Seek help and ask questions Meet with faculty Plan ahead Check UK email account at least daily Be Professional • Punctual, prepared, neat, organized, responsible • Foster mutual respect • School is now your job Personal Tips • Take advantage of opportunities • Work with us to help you get the most out of your education Remove distractions Personal Tips Commit to making daily deposits, rather than in your professional bank account. Vows of a Pharmacy Student I realize what an important opportunity pharmacy school is for me. I realize it is impossible to cram for exams and perform well in pharmacy school. I realize it is impossible to miss sleep and perform well in pharmacy school. I realize it is impossible to miss class and perform well in pharmacy school. Therefore, I vow to: Attend class. Study every day. Eliminate distractions. Eat healthy meals. Exercise regularly. Maintain a healthy sleep schedule. Do all these things, especially during block exams. I will remember and uphold these vows. Invest yourself, not just your money, in these four years. “What I wish I knew…” Sarah Stump PharmD Candidate 2016 • RELAX! ENJOY! • Make sure that you have a home – Roommate match-up sheet • Make sure that you have filed the appropriate paperwork for loans – UK Financial Aid Office (Funkhouser Building) • Make time to review your summer homework material for the first day (calculations assignment, medical terminology, common reading experience, etc.) • Apply for an Intern license with the KY Board of Pharmacy • Don’t wait too long before getting your immunizations – Ex. Hepatitis B is a 3 series shot! • Invite your family and friends to the Class of 2018 White Coat Ceremony on Friday, August 15! • Turning Point Clicker – Kennedy’s Bookstore • Lock • Printer/Copier – – – – • • • • • • Cheap ink! Refillable cartridges 2-sided print option Laser printer USB Drive 5-function calculator Sterile gown, scrubs Parking pass, if necessary Reliable alarm clock Textbook list* • Purchase large binders for a whole block – Don’t try to carry 7 small binders • Make folders for each course on your desktop • File your notes back after every block – This makes life much easier during finals – File cabinet or binders • Planners are necessary • Every day • “Professional Dress” – Patient Care Labs – Non-sterile Compounding Labs – Specialized Patient Encounters • Scrubs – Sterile Compounding Labs • Be smart with your loan money • Get a roommate and look for cheap rent • Talk to your local bank – Budget planning – Student account services • Bring your own lunch (with utensils) – Microwaves available • Utilize your laptop for notes to save money on ink and paper • Stock up on groceries before blocks • Johnson Athletic Center – Free for students! – Fitness classes – Trainers • Working – If you plan to work, be sure to plan your schedule ahead to accommodate block weekends • Find your “me” time • Celebrate after finishing a round of block exams • Always carry a spare set of batteries for ARS clickers and calculators • Don’t blow off your first set of blocks • Leave your white coat, Drug Information Handbook, and other references in your locker • Get involved in something you enjoy doing • Get to know as many of your classmates as you can • Back up your computer often • Networking opportunities are endless • Time management is key • Keep a healthy perspective Student Organizations Seth Profitt PharmD Candidate 2017 [email protected] What is SAC? • Student Advisory Council • Composed of student leaders. • Forum for the students to express their thoughts and concerns for the College. Organizations • • • • KAPS – APhA, ASHP, NCPA Lambda Kappa Sigma (LKS) Kappa Psi Student National Pharmaceutical Association (SNPhA) • Christian Pharmacist Fellowship International (CPFI) • Rho Chi Society • Phi Lambda Sigma (PLS) Importance of Involvement • Improve your Professionalism and Leadership Skills • Networking • Volunteer Opportunities • Build Relationships Timothy S. Tracy, RPh, PhD Dean of the College of Pharmacy Experiential Education Dr. Anne Policastri Director, Experiential Education Program Clinical Assistant Professor, Dept. of Pharmacy Practice and Science Experiential Education Rotations – IPPE I: PPS 928 Community Pharmacy Experience – IPPE II: PPS 948 Hospital Pharmacy Experience – APPE: PPS 991, 992, 993, 994, 995, 996 Requirements – Kentucky Pharmacy Intern Registration form • May count intern hours once accepted to College of Pharmacy • Read Intern information on Kentucky Board of Pharmacy website http://pharmacy.ky.gov/interninfo.htm – Drug Screenings – Background Checks – Immunizations • Begin Hepatitis B series by August 2014 to complete on time. • Do not get TB test prior to August 15, 2014 due to expiration during IPPE 2015 Experiential Education IPPE I FAQs Locations? • Kentucky only for IPPE • Various locations across the state Housing options? • Housing is the responsibility of the student pharmacist • AHEC has housing available in rural areas across the state 2015 IPPE I Tentative Dates • May 11-June 5, 2015 – (or could be May 4-29, 2015) • July 20-August 13, 2015 – Please do not plan major events or vacations during these dates. – If there is a pre-existing conflict, notify Dr. Divine immediately – You should know your IPPE I assignment on/about March 1st Experiential Education-Contact • Office of Experiential Education: 859-218-1308 • Holly Divine, Pharm.D., BCACP, CGP, CDE, FAPhA – Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience Coordinator – 859-323-9332; Office 114W – [email protected] • Anne Policastri, Pharm.D., MBA, FKSHP – Director of Experiential Education/Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience Coordinator – 859-323-0893; Office 114U – [email protected] Center for Interprofessional HealthCare Education, Research and Practice (CIHERP) • The Center is composed of administrators, faculty, staff, and students from the Offices of the Provost and the Executive Vice President of Health Affairs and from the colleges of Communications, Dentistry, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health, and Social Work who share the vision that University of Kentucky will lead U.S. universities and academic medical centers in developing, validating and promoting interprofessional education and care models that improve patient and population health Common Interprofessional Assignment Awakenings with Robert De Niro and Robin Williams Introduction to the Patient Care Laboratory Sequence Mikael Jones, PharmD, BCPS Clinical Associate Professor Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science Goal of the Patient Care Laboratory • A 6-course laboratory sequence (PPS 919 – 969) designed to assist you in developing the skills needed to fulfill the professional and technical responsibilities associated with the practice of pharmacy – Provide patient care – Oversee the medication-use system – Promote health improvement, wellness and disease prevention Goal of the Patient Care Laboratory • By the end of the 6-course laboratory sequence, you will have the skills and knowledge to provide patient-centered care in a manner consistent with the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science’s “Philosophy of Practice” The Philosophy of Practice • The pharmacist: – assumes a defined responsibility for the patients under his/her direct care – accepts responsibility for his/her patients need for expertise in reducing individual medication-related morbidity and mortality, and assumes overall responsibility for patient care in collaboration with other health care professionals – addresses all of his/her patients’ medication-related needs using a patient-centered approach – approaches each individual patient in such a way as to establish a caring therapeutic one-on-one relationship Example PCL Activities • Direct Patient Care • Professional Communication – Interview and counseling – Physical Assessment – Immunization – Laboratory value Interpretation • Sterile and non-sterile product compounding – Drug information requests – Documentation of Care – Interacting with other healthcare providers • Prescription/order assessment and dispensing Key Laboratory Policies • Professionalism • Professional Dress • Attendance/Punctuality Professionalism • Our expectations of you – Be on time – Be prepared – Be respectful – Meet deadlines – Take responsibility for your learning and your behavior – Learn for participation in a life-long career, not to pass a test! Professionalism • Our commitment to you – Provide the highest quality educational experience – Work with you to assist your learning – Be respectful of you Professional Dress • Why is it important? – You are entering a profession – You will come in contact with patients and other professionals – When you look professional, your behavior is more likely to be professional Professional Dress • • • • • • Students will maintain a clean, neat appearance at all times Avoid extremes in hairstyles, cosmetics and jewelry Earrings are permitted Nose rings, eyebrow rings and other visible piercings are not permitted in lab A professor may set forth additional standards of attire in his or her syllabus If a faculty member deems a student's attire inappropriate, according to established policy, the student will be notified privately outside of class and asked to correct the problem Professional Dress • White lab coat must be worn during all lab activities • Additional requirements include dress shirts and ties, sweaters or turtlenecks for men and appropriate dress clothes for women • Jeans and open-toe shoes may not be worn in the lab • Some laboratory activities may require the removal of jewelry, nail polish and excessively long fingernails Attendance/Punctuality • Important component of professionalism – Better to learn now than later when entering the workforce! • Students are expected to arrive on time for all lab activities • Attendance at all lab activities is mandatory and non-negotiable Summer Assignments – Math • Why are they necessary? – To assist you in achieving success in the PY1 year – Pharmacy calculations is an integral part of PPS 919 – Patient Care Laboratory I – Reviewing basic math skills will prepare you for PY1 calculations and improve your math background Summer Assignments – Math • Textbook - Pharmaceutical Calculations, 4th edition by Joel L. Zatz, 2005 • Assignment: Read and work through the following: – Chapter 1 – General Principles of Calculations • Work through page 8 (only up to “Estimation: Rounding…”) and accompanying review problems at end of chapter – Chapter 2 - Units, Weighing and Measuring • Work through page 38 (only up to “Class A Prescription or Torsion Balance…”) and accompanying review problems at end of chapter – Appendix 1 – Appendix 7 Summer Assignments – Med Term • Why are they necessary? – A basic understanding of medical terminology is important for solving simple patient problems and reviewing patient records as part of PY1 lab sessions – Additional chapters in the text will be assigned throughout the subsequent years as organ systems are taught in other courses Summer Assignments – Med Term • Textbook - Medical Terminology: A Programmed Learning Approach to the Language of Health Care by Marjorie Canfield Willis, 2nd edition, 2007 • Assignment: Read and work through the following: – Chapter 1- Basic Term Components – Appendix A – Glossary of Prefixes, Suffixes, and Combining Forms – Appendix B – Abbreviations and Symbols Math and Med Term Summer Assessment • Will be given your first day of class (tentative) • Students are required to pass the assessments during the fall semester as a course requirement for PPS 919 • One additional opportunity to pass these assessments may provided during the fall semester for students who do not pass the first attempt. You will be required to complete additional remedial work. – Do not rely on remediation as a way to “pass”, it will be more difficult to prepare for the assessment while taking a full course load FAQs for Summer Assessment • For the assessment you will have during the first week of class, – simply convert 1 ounce (weight or volume) to 30 grams or 30 milliliters, respectively. – You do not have to use or worry about significant figures for this assessment. Therefore, please disregard any information about significant figures in your assignments. The fundamental rules of rounding will suffice for your assessment and this course. FAQs for Summer Assessment • For the assessment you will have during the first week of class, – you need to know how to convert from one unit of measurement to another, etc., therefore, knowing conversion factors and how to apply them will be in your best interest. – No references or conversion factors will be given to you on the assessment. – you need to know all the prefixes, suffices, combining forms, terms, and respective meanings assigned. FAQs for Summer Assessment • Q: How many questions will be on the assessment? – A: 40 multiple choice questions (20 math, 20 medical terminology) • Q: How much time will be allotted for the assessment? – A: 60 minutes • Q: Can I use a calculator? – A: Yes. A non-programmable calculator may be used, but not shared. QUESTIONS? NEXT STEPS Group Photo The Amazing Pharmacy Race Lunch Details>>>>>>> NAME ROOM Orb GLR 121 Gallant Fox GLR 125 Omaha GLR 131 Sir Barton GLR 135 War Admiral GLR 141 Secretariat GLR 145 NAME Whirlaway Count Fleet Seattle Slew Alysheba Smarty Jones Affirmed Mine That Bird ROOM GLR 151 GLR 157 GLR 236 BPC 214D BPC 370 BPC 387 BPC 114 Next Steps 1. When group is called, report to room. 2. Deposit personal belongings, then immediately report to Atrium staircase for group picture. 3. Return to group room to begin Amazing Pharmacy Race. 4. At conclusion of Race, return to atrium for lunch. – Eat with your group. Housing Mr. Tony Blanton Director, Off-Campus Student Services Off Campus Housing http://www.uky.edu/StudentAffairs/OCSS Financial Aid http://www.uky.edu/FinancialAid/ Mr. David Prater Assistant Director, Student Financial Aid Student Financial Aid Office 127 Funkhouser Building Lexington, KY 40506-0054 859-257-3172 fax: 859-257-4398 Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm SFA Counselor Assignment 859/257-3172 Name Beginning with: Your counselor is: Extension: A–B Amy Stiltner [email protected] 81267 C–D Lexie Foellger [email protected] 81764 E – Ha Sherry Rowe [email protected] 81293 Hb – K Beth Mekus [email protected] 81263 L–M Lynda Green [email protected] 81301 N–R Stephen Furnish [email protected] 81430 S–T Kaarla Stamper [email protected] 81432 U–W Lisa Knight [email protected] David Prater [email protected] 81284 X–Z 76554 • http://www.fafsa.ed.gov http://MyUk.uky.edu Check financial aid awards and missing items, class schedule, update addresses, set up Direct Deposit, etc. Estimated Cost 2014-2015 Tuition & Fees Room & Board Books & Supplies Travel Personal Loan Origination TOTAL IN- STATE $26,448 $12,294 $1000 $944 $2,652 $162 $43,500 OUT-OF-STATE $48,028 $12,294 $1000 $1278 $2,738 $162 $65,500 Types of Loans • Federal Perkins – 5% interest, need based, must apply by March 15 priority. • Federal Direct Unsubsidized – 6.21% interest, $33,000 per year maximum • Federal Grad/PLUS – 7.21% interest, may borrow up to costs, must pass credit check Types of Aid • Health Profession Loan – must give parents information on FAFSA to be considered. This does not effect consideration for other loans. Must apply by March 15 priority. 5% interest. What To Do • Award notification will be emailed in June. • Federal Subsidized and Unsubsidized loans of $33,000 will be offered. Accept online. Complete entrance counseling and promissory note at www.studentloans.gov • Federal Grad/PLUS – may borrow up to cost. Must go to www.studentloans.gov to apply. Credit check will be done. Sign this promissory note also. Billing • Fall Tuition charges will be emailed July 30. Due date August 22. • Bill will reflect any aid accepted. • Aid in excess of charges will be given as a refund. You must set up Direct Deposit. This is done on your MyUK > my info Early Orientation Class of 2018 Small Group Sessions Have roster photo taken- BPC 152 Visit organization tables White Coat fitting- BPC 170 Visit organization tables Small Group Discussions-Assigned room Student Affairs http://pharmacy.mc.uky.edu/programs/prepharm/recacc.php PY1 Fall 2014 Courses Course Course Name Course Director PPS 910-001 Intro Pharmacy Practice Dr. Ken Roberts PHS 911-001 Physiology I Dr. Kimberly Nixon PHS 912-001 Physiological Chemistry I Dr. Steven Van Lanen PPS 913-001 Antibiotics Dr. Kenneth Record PHS 914-001 Pharmaceutics & Biopharmaceutics Dr. Younsoo Bae PPS 916-001 OTC I Dr. Holly Divine PPS 919-001 Patient Care Lab I Dr. Melanie Mabins Week At a Glance Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday LAB* 8:00 AM PPS 919 9:00 AM PPS 919 10:00 AM 11:00 AM PPS 916 PPS 919 PPS 919 LD PPS 916 PPS 919 Friday 12:00 PM Convocation 1:00 PM PHS 911 PHS 911 PHS 911 PPS 919 PHS 911 2:00 PM PPS 910 PPS 910 PHS 912 PPS 919 PPS 910 3:00 PM PHS 912 PHS 912 PPS 913 PPS 919 PPS 913 4:00 PM PHS 914 PPS 913 PHS 914 PPS 919 PHS 914 *Each student will be assigned a 2-hr lab section Course Registration / Billing • UKY email address account must first be established • Mid June – Target date for course registration completion – Target date for financial aid account and package notification • Registration triggers a tuition bill, which will have an August due date Residency Kentucky resident? / Non-Kentucky resident? http://www.uky.edu/registrar/residency Shelley Duncklee, Residency Officer Admissions & Registrar Office [email protected] 257-3256 Pharmacy Scholarships • Incoming student scholarship applications will be made available by early June • Online application, likely with a 7-10 day deadline for completion • Additional scholarship opportunities for upperclassmen – Academic achievement – Career interests Computing • Computer requirement http://pharmacy.mc.uky.edu/depts/it/recommendations.php • On-campus support http://pharmacy.mc.uky.edu/depts/it/mobile.php • Printing access in BPC – Wireless public printers in student kitchen (near lockers) – Fee-for-service – Set-up details during August orientation Audience Response Card (Clicker) • Required purchase - Product ID: RFC-03 – Turning Technologies Online Store • http://store.turningtechnologies.com/ • School Code: 8oej (eight, lower case o e & j ) – UK or Kennedy’s Bookstore • Older model (RCRF-01) is incompatible – Check P/N code on back of clicker to determine unit ID • RCRF_02 is compatible http://store.turningtechnologies.com/ UK Account Activation http://www.uky.edu/UKHome/subpages/linkblue.html • You will receive an email instructing you when, what, where, and how to activate your account • Target date - early June E-mail Policy • Once you have a UKY email address, you are advised to NOT forward mail to another address (gmail, yahoo, etc.) • Questions or requests sent to the COP from outside addresses (Gmail, yahoo, etc.) will not be answered as user identity cannot be verified. Before Classes Start • Complete homework assignments – Medical terminology, math – HIPAA and bloodborne pathogen training* • Get a “Wildcard” student ID and Medical Center ID* • Purchase – Textbooks - check Recently Accepted website for textbook details – Sterile gown and scrubs – Clicker *Details to follow over the summer Before Classes Start • CPR training - must meet requirements of the American Heart Association – Submit documentation by September 5, 2015 • Immunizations – begin Hepatitis B series – All immunizations must be completed and documentation submitted by January 5, 2015 • Physical or Learning Disability documentation – Must be evaluated by UK Disability Resource Center http://www.uky.edu/StudentAffairs/DisabilityResourceCenter/ – Documentation submitted to COP by August 20, 2014 Summer Communication Future Events Orientation • August 13-15 White Coat Ceremony • Friday, August 15 6:00pm-8:00pm • Singletary Arts Center Evaluations https://uky.az1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_bJE9doLOF5nLjlX Thank you! We look forward to seeing you in August! Have a great summer!