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ASHP's New Text Helps Pharmacy Students Get the Most from Their Rotations

Maximize Your Rotations: ASHP's Student Guide to IPPEs, APPEs, and Beyond


The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) has published a new text to help pharmacy students get the most benefit from their rotations.  Maximize Your Rotations: ASHP’s Student Guide to IPPEs, APPEs, and Beyond, by Mate M. Soric, Pharm.D., BCPS, is the first text designed to help guide students in the best way to prepare and make the most of these important experiences.

Maximize Your Rotations: ASHP’s Student Guide to IPPEs, APPEs, and Beyond
breaks down everything students need to know into easy-to-navigate chapters. The text explores the skills required to excel while on Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience (IPPE) or Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (APPE) rotations, along with competencies that may be unique to one type of rotation or another. Each chapter is written by an experienced preceptor, lending a valuable perspective.
By using this text, students will gain an appreciation of the general expectations and typical activities of each rotation experience before they begin. Maximize Your Rotations is also a useful resource throughout the experiential year, offering everything from reminders of clinical issues and statistical reviews to advice on interviewing, CV writing, professional organizations, and more.
To place orders for the book, ISBN: 978-1-58528-354-5, and view additional material, please visit  Or, please email or call 1-866-279-0681 (US & Canada), 001-301-664-8700 (International).
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About the Author
Mate Soric, Pharm.D., BCPS

Mate M. Soric, Pharm.D., BCPS, is a clinical pharmacist and residency program coordinator at University Hospitals Geauga Medical Center in Chardon, Ohio.  He is also an assistant Professor of pharmacy practice at Northeast Ohio Medical University College of Pharmacy in Rootstown, Ohio.  Soric received his B.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences and Doctor of Pharmacy degrees from The University of Toledo in 2007 and 2009, respectively.  He completed an ASHP-Accredited Pharmacy Residency at The Toledo Hospital Family Medicine Residency and obtained Board Certification in Pharmacotherapy in 2010.  He precepts pharmacy students from a number of Schools and Colleges of Pharmacy along with students from other health professions. 
About ASHP 

ASHP is the national professional organization whose 40,000 members include pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, and pharmacy students who provide patient care services in hospitals, health systems, and ambulatory clinics. For 70 years, the Society has been on the forefront of efforts to improve medication use and enhance patient safety. For more information about the wide array of ASHP activities and the many ways in which pharmacists help people make the best use of medicines, visit ASHP's website,, or its consumer website,


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