Summative Assessment - Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy

Report
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We had 96 P2 students who took the PCOA our average percentile score was 71
Our scores ranged from 484 to 274
 100th to 14th percentiles
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Nationally, a total of 3,854 students took the
exam
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779 P1
804 P2
1,843 P3
428 P4
100
90
80
70
60
50
WSU
40
Reference
30
20
10
0
Physiology
Biochemistry
Molecular Cell
Bio/Genetics
Immunology
100
90
80
70
60
50
40
30
20
10
0
WSU
Reference
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90
80
70
60
50
40
30
20
10
0
WSU
Reference
90
80
70
60
50
40
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20
10
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WSU
Reference
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It evaluates your learning and summarizes
the development of you, the learner, at a
particular point in time
It can be used to see if educational standards
are met and to assess curriculum (you want
to graduate from a high performing school)
It provides an additional avenue of
application of knowledge in a standardized
examination similar to boards (computerized)
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When: Thursday, 1/16/14 , 9am-noon
 Breakfast: starts at 7:30am
 Check-in is 8:15 to 8:45am
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What to bring
 Be sure to bring identification
 “Your best effort”
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Where:
 Assigned computer lab: 520, LRC, or 540
▪ Will need about 15 student volunteers to sign up to
use own laptops
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“Pharmacy Curricular Outcomes Assessment”
Developed by writers the National
Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP)
Has been used in assessment of P1 to P4
students
“Scaled assessment” (0 to 700)
No preparation required other than rest
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Recognition at graduation for top two
Letter of recognition from the Dean’s Office
for top 10%
Overall examination scores above the college
mean will be rewarded with bonus points in
Applied Pharmacokinetics, PPR 7670
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If perform below prespecified breakpoints in
any PCOA content section
 Generate a student development plan.
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Students that do not adhere to the above
plan will receive a negative professionalism
report per the College’s Student
Professionalism Curriculum Policy and report
to Dean of Student’s Office (DOSO)
Unexcused absences will result in DOSO
report
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Details of student development plan
(deadlines approximate)
 Typewritten by the student
 Meet with Peer Mentor by 4/1/14
 Meet with Faculty Advisor by 4/25/14
 Dated and signed plan by above turned into
Summative Evaluations Chair by 4/30/14.
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Good night’s sleep the night prior
Be well nourished and caffeinated in the
morning
Bring your identification to the exam

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