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Chapter 21. Drug Information Education and Training

As a faculty member at a new college of pharmacy, you have been asked to assist your colleagues in integrating drug information concepts into their coursework. Which pharmacotherapeutic content area is suitable for integration with drug information skill development?

a. Cardiology

b. Neurology

c. Pediatrics

d. All of the above

e. None of the above

A drug information advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) can be conducted in which of the following settings?

a. College-based drug information center

b. Hospital or health-system-based drug information center

c. State Medicaid formulary management group

d. All of the above

e. None of the above

In which settings are PGY2 drug information residencies and fellowships offered?

a. Hospital, college of pharmacy

b. Hospital, college of pharmacy, managed care

c. Hospital, college of pharmacy, managed care, industry, and medical communications company

d. None of the above

The organization responsible for conducting the accreditation process for drug information residencies is:

a. American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP)

b. American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP)

c. Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)

d. All of the above

e. None of the above

In which APPE(s) can a student continue to develop his/her ability to evaluate the biomedical literature?

a. Internal medicine

b. Pediatrics

c. Hospital pharmacy

d. All of the above

e. None of the above

The preferred credentials for a drug information specialist practicing in a drug information center are:

a. Pharmacy degree

b. Pharmacy degree + postgraduate year one pharmacy residency

c. Pharmacy degree + pharmacoeconomics fellowship


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