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School of Pharmacy

Welcome to the Office of Experiential Programs at the University of Louisiana at Monroe. The Office of Experiential Education is responsible for the coordination and oversight of the pharmacy practice experience component of the curriculum. The experiential component is designed to integrate, apply, reinforce, and advance the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and values developed through the other components of the curriculum.

During the first two years of the professional program, students will participate in Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences (IPPEs). Students will complete a 4-week Introductory Community experience during the summer following the first professional year and a 4-week Introductory Institutional experience during the summer following the second professional year.

During the final year of the professional program, students will participate in seven 6-week Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences (APPEs). Of these seven experiences, four are required (Advanced Community, Advanced Institutional, Ambulatory Care, Acute General Medicine) and three are electives.

For more information contact:

 Dr. Connie Smith Connie Smith, Pharm.D.
Director of Experiential Education
Bienville 174G
Phone:  318-342-3271
Fax:  318-342-3802
Email:  csmith@ulm.edu
Dr. Laurel Sampognaro Laurel Sampognaro, Pharm.D.
Coordinator of Early Experiential Education
Bienville 174F
Phone:  318-342-1721
Fax: 318-342-3802
Email:  landrews@ulm.edu
Carolyn Russell Carolyn Russell
Administrative Assistant
Bienville 174
Phone:  318-342-1600
Fax:  318-342-3802
Email:  crussell@ulm.edu

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