The use of capacity ratios in introductory pharmacy practice experiences

Jamie L. Haswell, Debbie C. Byrd, Stephan Foster, Rex Brown

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Objective. To describe the use of capacity ratios following the assignment of introductory pharmacy practice experiences (IPPEs) to a rising third-year pharmacy (P3) class. Methods. Practice experience availability for IPPEs was collected by means of preceptor response to requests. Following assignment of IPPEs to the rising P3 class, capacity ratios from the IPPEs available across the entire state and within each of 4 geographic zones were calculated. Capacity ratios for both community pharmacy and institutional pharmacy also were calculated. Results. The capacity ratio for IPPEs across the entire state was 2.11, which documents solvency. When the capacity ratios were calculated individually for community pharmacy and institutional pharmacy, solvency was also achieved. Likewise, IPPE capacity ratios were solvent in all 4 geographic zones. Conclusions. Capacity ratios are helpful in evaluating IPPE availability as they can be used to determine practice experience need in either type of practice experience or geographic zone.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalAmerican Journal of Pharmaceutical Education
Volume76
Issue number9
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StatePublished - Jan 1 2012

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Haswell, Jamie L. ; Byrd, Debbie C. ; Foster, Stephan ; Brown, Rex. / The use of capacity ratios in introductory pharmacy practice experiences. In: American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education. 2012 ; Vol. 76, No. 9.
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