Ethics and the Pharmacist
Controversial issues such as late-term abortion, euthanasia, physician-assisted suicide and contraceptives have dominated the news in recent month. Because of their controversial and difficult nature, these issues represent the need for the study of ethics.
Merriam-Webster defines ethics as “an area of study that deals with ideas about what is good and bad behavior; a branch of philosophy dealing with what is morally right and wrong.” Because ethics and healthcare are closely tied, ...
Comparing Pharmacy Graduate Programs
Students in Cedarville University’s School of Pharmacy are already making their mark in healthcare, despite the program’s youth. As the first class of doctoral students graduates on May 7, who are Cedarville’s competitors in the pharmacy profession? What professional opportunities or concentrations do other graduate programs offer pharmacy students?
Cedars researched six pharmacy graduate programs at Midwest or faith-based institutions to provide a summary of Cedarville’s competiti...
48 Graduating Students Pioneer the Pharmacy Path
Cedarville University’s School of Pharmacy will graduate its first doctoral class of 48 students in just a few days. The program, which is nearing full accreditation, was simply a hope 10 years ago.
A group of individuals familiar with the university created an advisory council in 2006 that was charged with envisioning a professional pharmacy program at the university. Dean of the School of Pharmacy Marc Sweeney said the school was founded on the idea to train Christian ...
CU Pharmacy Students Advise Patients through Call Center
Students in Cedarville University's School of Pharmacy gain experience in medication therapy management by working in Cedarville's Cedar Care Call Center. The Call Center opened recently and is led by Phillip Thornton, vice chair of experiential programs and associate professor of pharmacy practice at Cedarville.
Read more about the School of Pharmacy at Cedarville and its first graduating class in the April issue of Cedars, on newsstands April ...