Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences (IPPE) Hospital/Community
IPPE Hospital & IPPE Community
The second Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience consists of 2 experiences, an introduction to community pharmacy practice and an introduction to hospital pharmacy practice. Both introductory courses focus on the medication distribution system. The student pharmacist spends 3 weeks (120 hours) in a community pharmacy and 3 weeks (120 hours) or 10 weeks (120 hours) in a hospital pharmacy. These are experiences that take place the summer before or after the P2 year, the fall or spring of the P2 year, or the winter break of the P2 year.