Our Road to MyDispense

Key Points Establish your MyDispense team, both within and outside your institution. Create a timeline, but be flexible. Take time to learn from others (and eventually teach others too!). Our Experience They say, “The shortest distance between two points is a straight line.”  Well, I’m not sure who said that, but if you’re like me, […]

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Using MyDispense for Law Instruction

Key Points MyDispense can be used to practice law topics related to pharmacy practice, such as appropriate documentation, differentiating between store policy and state/federal laws, and proper controlled substance prescription processing. Students find using MyDispense for law topic review challenging and relevant. Implementation of MyDispense for new class activities can also serve as a platform […]

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Automatic Fails in MyDispense Assessments: To Use or Not To Use?

Key Points: Although controversial, automatic fails may be used in MyDispense assessments to emphasize important components of prescription processing MyDispense users can designate items as “critical criteria” within assessments What is an automatic fail? When learners do not demonstrate specific, essential criteria during an assessment, they may automatically “trip” a failing grade on the assessment. […]

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Be the Solution!

MyDispense offers a number of different exercises to simulate community pharmacy practice.  If a pharmacy student works as a technician, they often gain valuable hands-on experience with both OTC counseling and dispensing.   However, one area in which all students lack experience with is verifying prescriptions.  Reviewing a prescription and a patient’s profile is often reserved […]

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