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Appalachian College of Pharmacy
Appalachian College of Pharmacy
Appalachian College of Pharmacy
Appalachian College of Pharmacy
Appalachian College of Pharmacy
Appalachian College of Pharmacy
Appalachian College of Pharmacy
Appalachian College of Pharmacy
Appalachian College of Pharmacy
Appalachian College of Pharmacy
Appalachian College of Pharmacy
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Appalachian College of Pharmacy

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Information about the Inspiration, History and Progress of the Appalachian College of Pharmacy.

Information about the Inspiration, History and Progress of the Appalachian College of Pharmacy.

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  1. INSPIRATION, HISTORY, AND PROGRESS OF THE APPALACHIAN COLLEGE OF PHARMACY VIRGINIA RURAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION AND THE VIRGINIA ASSOCIATION OF FREE CLINICS CONFERENCE NOVEMBER 16, 2009 Whitney J. A. Caudill Executive Vice-President & Counsel Appalachian College of Pharmacy
  2. Appalachian College of Pharmacy The College is located on 7.2 acres at Oakwood in Buchanan County, Virginia. The campus includes two facilities totally approximately 58,000 square feet.
  3. A Pharmacy School in Buchanan County, Virginia • Economic Development • Education • Healthcare
  4. • The Appalachian College of Pharmacy was established as the University of Appalachia College of Pharmacy in August of 2003. • The College's Board of Trustees opened the doors of Virginia's first and only three-year Doctor of Pharmacy program to the inaugural class of 77 student pharmacists in August of 2005. • In 2008, the College awarded its first degrees to 67 students at its inaugural commencement in May 2008.
  5. Focused on Rural and Underserved Populations The Appalachian College of Pharmacy, a college of higher education conferring the Doctor of Pharmacy degree, provides academic, scientific, and professional pharmacy education to address the health-related needs of rural and underserved communities, particularly those in Appalachia, through education, service, and scholarship. The philosophy of the College is to cultivate a learning community committed to education, community outreach, and the professional development of pharmacists.
  6. Curriculum Didactic Curriculum Experiential Curriculum • P1 – Foundational • 1900 hours of Sciences Experiential Education • P2 – Therapeutic • Early, Core and Courses Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences Community Service •Pharmacists in Community Service Program •150 hours of require service
  7. Service & Rural Healthcare • PICS Program Activities • Community Services Days • Health & Wellness Rotation • Remote Area Medical
  8. Students • Current Enrollment: 198 • 51.5% are female • 48.5% are male • 73% are Caucasian • 15% are Asian • 5% are African American • 2% are Hispanic • .05% American Indian • 3% Undesignated
  9. Students • Class of 2012: – 71 students – 17 states represented – 35% are Virginians – 68% are from the – Appalachia Region – 51% are female – 59% are male – Average age of 26 – 3.1 average GPA
  10. Challenges • Past • Present • Future
  11. Successes • Inaugural Class North American Pharmacy Licensure Examination (NAPLEX) Pass Rate – 92.06%. • 64% of all graduates have accepted pharmacy-related employment in the Appalachia Region. • The Class of 2009 increased the NAPLEX pass rate to 94%. • Completion of the new academic facility and the consolidation of campuses.
  12. Accreditation • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) • Southern Association with Colleges and Schools (SACS)
  13. Questions

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