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Course of Study

Requirements for Graduation

First Three Years
includes 10 hours of Professional Electives107
Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience (IPPE)
includes 300 clock hours7.5
Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (APPE)
includes 1600 clock hours40
Total Credit Hours154.5
Plan of Study Grid
First Year
First SemesterCredit Hours
NRSG 605 ADVANCED PATHOPHYSIOLOGY 4
PHPR 550 LEGAL AND ETHICAL PRINCIPLES I 2
PHPR 560 PHARMACY & HEALTH CARE 3
PHPR 562 INTRO TO DRUG INFORMATION 2
PHPR 552 PHARMACEUTICAL CARE I 2
PHSC 550 INTRO PHARMACEUTCL SCI 4
PHPR 554 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT .50
 Credit Hours17.5
Second Semester
CLS 552 APPLICATION OF CLINICAL MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY AND IMMUNOLOGY 1
PAMM 509 IMMUNOLOGY 2
PAMM 550 MED MICROBIOLOGY 3
PHPR 502 PRINCIPLES OF ASEPTIC TECHNIQUE 1
PHPR 556 PHARMACEUTICAL CARE II 2
PHPR 572 INTRO TO CONTEMPORARY COMPOUNDING 1
PHSC 520 PHARMACEUTICAL BIOCHEMISTRY 3
PHSC 570 PHARMACEUTICAL SCI I 4
PHPR 659 PHARMACY BASED IMMUNIZATION DELIVERY .50
PHPR 554 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT .50
 Credit Hours18
Second Year
First Semester
PHAR 680 PHARMACOLOGY I 5
PHPR 672 PHARMACOTHERAPY I 5.5
PHSC 626 MEDICINAL CHEMISTRY I 4
PHSC 670 PHARMACEUTICAL SCI II 3
PHPR 554 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT .50
PHPR 602 COMMUNITY PHARM CLERKS (Completed in Summer prior to P2 year) 3
 Credit Hours21
Second Semester
PHAR 682 PHARMACOLOGY II 4
PHPR 674 PHARMACOTHERAPY II 7
PHSC 628 MEDICINAL CHEMISTRY II 3
PHSC 672 PHARMACEUTICAL SCI III 3
PHPR 554 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT .50
 Credit Hours17.5
Third Year
First Semester
PHPR 662 PHARM PRACTICE MGMT 3
PHPR 622 DRUG LIT EVAL/RES METH 3
PHPR 676 PHARMACOTHERAPY III 8.5
PHPR 554 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT .50
PHPR 604 INSTITUTIONAL PHARMACY (Completed in Summer prior to P3 Year) 3
Professional Electives 3
 Credit Hours21
Second Semester
PHPR 554 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT .50
PHPR 650 LEGAL AND ETHICAL PRINCIPLES II 2
PHPR 678 PHARMACOTHERAPY IV 8.5
PHPR 606 DRUG INFORMATION CLERK (Completed in P3 Year (May-March)) 0.5
PHPR 608 PATIENT CARE ACTIVITIES (Completed in P1, P2 & P3 Years) 1
Professional Electives 7
 Credit Hours19.5
Fourth Year
First Semester
40 weeks of required and elective advanced pharmacy practice experiences:  
Acute Care Level I (4 wks, 160 clock hours) 4
Acute Care Level II (4 wks, 160 clock hours) 4
Hospital/Health System or additional Acute I or II (4 wks, 160 clock hours) 4
Ambulatory Care Level I (4 wks, 160 clock hours) 4
Ambulatory Care Level II (4 wks, 160 clock hours) 4
Community Pharmacy (4 wks, 160 clock hours) 4
Elective units 4 rotations (16 wks, 640 clock hours) 16
 Credit Hours40
 Total Credit Hours154.5
PHPR 800ADVANCED PHARMACY PRACTICE EXPERIENCE (APPE)4
Acute Care Level I Options
PEDIATRICS ADVANCED PHARMACY PRACTICE EXPERIENCE
INTERNAL MEDICINE - FAMILY MEDICINE ADVANCED PHARMACY PRACTICE EXPERIENCE
INTERNAL MEDICINE - GENERAL ADVANCED PHARMACY PRACTICE EXPERIENCE
PSYCHIATRIC PHARMACY ADVANCED PHARMACY PRACTICE EXPERIENCE
INTERNAL MEDICINE - NEUROLOGY ADVANCED PHARMACY PRACTICE EXPERIENCE
INSTITUTIONAL CARE ADVANCED PHARMACY PRACTICE EXPERIENCE
Acute Care Level II Options
CARDIOLOGY ADVANCED PHARMACY PRACTICE EXPERIENCE
CRITICAL CARE ADVANCED PHARMACY PRACTICE EXPERIENCE
INFECTIOUS DISEASES ADVANCE PHARMACY PRACTICE EXPERIENCE
ADULT ONCOLOGY ADVANCED PHARMACY PRACTICE EXPERIENCE
NEPHROLOGY ADVANCED PHARMACY PRACTICE EXPERIENCE
SOLID ORGAN TRANSPLANT ADVANCED PHARMACY PRACTICE EXPERIENCE
PEDIATRICS ADVANCED PHARMACY PRACTICE EXPERIENCE
CARDIOLOGY HEART FAILURE ADVANCED PHARMACY PRACTICE EXPERIENCE
EMERGENCY SERVICES ADVANCED PHARMACY PRACTICE EXPERIENCE
INPATIENT ANTITHROMBOTIC THERAPY SERVICE ADVANCED PHARMACY PRACTICE EXPERIENCE
GERIATRICS ADVANCED PHARMACY PRACTICE EXPERIENCE
BURN & WOUND CARE ADVANCED PHARMACY PRACTICE EXPERIENCE
Hospital / Health System Option Ambulatory Care Level I Options
ADULT MEDICINE ADVANCED PHARMACY PRACTICE EXPERIENCE
FAMILY MEDICINE ADVANCED PHARMACY PRACTICE EXPERIENCE
GERIATRIC MEDICINE ADVANCED PHARMACY PRACTICE EXPERIENCE
Ambulatory Care Level II Options
ADULT MEDICINE ADVANCED PHARMACY PRACTICE EXPERIENCE
FAMILY MEDICINE ADVANCED PHARMACY PRACTICE EXPERIENCE
GERIATRIC MEDICINE ADVANCED PHARMACY PRACTICE EXPERIENCE
NEBRASKA MEDICINE ONCOLOGY ADVANCED PHARMACY PRACTICE EXPERIENCE
Community Pharmacy Options
COMMUNITY ADVANCED PHARMACY PRACTICE EXPERIENCE
Elective Options -All required APPE's may also be taken as Electives
COMMUNITY ADVANCED PHARMACY PRACTICE EXPERIENCE
DRUG INFORMATION ADVANCED PHARMACY PRACTICE EXPERIENCE
MANAGED CARE PHARMACY PRACTICE EXPERIENCE
ORGANIZATIONAL MANAGEMENT ADVANCED PHARMACY PRACTICE EXPERIENCE (APPE)
NUCLEAR PHARMACY ADVANCED PHARMACY PRACTICE EXPERIENCE
LONG TERM CARE PHARMACY ADVANCED PHARMACY PRACTICE EXPERIENCE
CLINICAL RESEARCH ADVANCED PHARMACY PRACTICE EXPERIENCE
ACADEMIC ADVANCED PHARMACY PRACTICE EXPERIENCE (APPE)
VETERINARY PHARMACY ADVANCED PHARMACY PRACTICE EXPERIENCE
PHARMACY MANAGEMENT ADVANCED PHARMACY PRACTICE EXPERIENCE
PHARMACY PRACTICE RESEARCH ADVANCED PHARMACY PRACTICE EXPERIENCE
PHARMACY REGULATION ADVANCED PHARMACY PRACTICE EXPERIENCE
SPECIALTY PHARMACY ADANCED PHARMACY PRACTICE EXPERIENCE
INTERNATIONAL PHARMACY ADVANCED PHARMACY PRACTICE EXPERIENCE
SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCE ADVANCED PHARMACY PRACTICE EXPERIENCE

Clock Hours of Experiential Education

Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience (IPPE) - 300
Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (APPE) - 1600
Total Clock Hours - 1900

Requirements for Graduation

The requirements for the Pharm.D. degree include the successful completion of 243 semester hours of prerequisites, required courses, and professional and general electives offered by and/or approved by the College of Pharmacy. The minimum accumulative grade point average required for graduation is 2.0.

Each student who expects to receive a degree must file an application of candidacy for the diploma in the Academic Records Office, University of Nebraska Medical Center. Announcements about the deadline dates are posted on the website. It is the responsibility of the student to inform the Academic Records Office of graduation plans including address, the manner in which requirements are being completed (such as by correspondence, clearance of Incompletes, special examination, etc.), and any revision of such plans. It is the responsibility of each student to see that these requirements are met during the period of attendance in the College. Failure to meet these stipulations may necessitate postponement of graduation until the next semester or summer session.