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Experiential Education

East Tennessee State University

Pharmacy Experience Program

 

  • Provides training in a variety of practice settings that allows students to apply knowledge learned in the classroom
  • Comprises 30% of the curriculum

  • Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences (IPPEs) take place during the first three years of the curriculum. Read more …

  • Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences -  (APPEs) are month-long rotations that take place during the fourth year. Read more …

  • Practice Sites - True to Gatton’s mission to improve the health and quality of life of residents in Northeast Tennessee and rural Appalachia, the majority of practice sites are within the region. However, students may request placement at practice sites outside the region.  Additionally, rotations are offered abroad (click here for blog).  Read more …
  • Rural Health - Students have opportunities to practice in rural and medically underserved areas.  In 2016-17, 51% of APPE students completed at least one rotation in a rural area and 70% completed at least one rotation in a medically underserved area. Read more …
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