6705 Camille Ave
OKC, OK 73149
Mario Nunez Lozano, Pharm.D.
Phone: 888-321-7774 Ext. 1414
7400 Plaza Mayor Blvd. Suite 100
Oklahoma City, OK 73149
Description of the Activities in which the Student Pharmacist will be Involved
1. Explain the significance of managed care pharmacy in the US health care system.
2. Understand the economic considerations impacting the practice of pharmacy.
3. Articulate the role of a managed care pharmacist within a health plan, pharmaceutical company, and pharmacy benefit management company.
4. Participate in the ongoing process of evaluation and revision of the formulary through clinical review of new drugs and therapeutic drug classes, data analysis, pharmacoeconomic review, benefit design impact and disease management impact.
5. Describe the function of a Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee.
6. Present a managed care focused journal club article to the health services team.
7. Formulate a medication use evaluation that can be used to identify an inappropriate prescribing pattern amongst a managed care population.
8. Understand reimbursement and pricing strategies.
9. Perform comprehensive medication reviews and develop a patient-centered care plan and follow up plan.
Flexible. There may be a possibility to provide flexibility in how the rotation is structured for those in a non-traditional PharmD program.
All year long
Tour of facility, meet key pharmacist, introduction to managed care pharmacy and career pathing discussion.
State and School/College Preference
Site can accommodate student pharmacists from the University of Oklahoma and Southwest Oklahoma State University.
Site does not provide housing or housing assistance.
Student Pharmacist Prerequisites Prior to the Rotation Start
Affiliation Agreement Required by Site
Site requires that the school/college sign an affiliation agreement.