College of Pharmacy Student Handbook 2023-2024

138 Barry and Judy Silverman College of Pharmacy 2023–2024 Cultural Organization (UNESCO); International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP); and Commonwealth Pharmacists Association. It promotes the interests of global pharmacy affairs and facilitates the international collaboration between NSU’s Barry and Judy Silverman College of Pharmacy and other colleges of pharmacy worldwide. It pursues this aim by establishing permanent forms of contact with representative organizations of pharmaceutical students, advocating for the exchange of ideas by correspondence and by encouragement of full dissemination of scientific and professional knowledge, promoting the exchange of ideas and knowledge amongst students from different backgrounds and nations, and arranging events or meetings to share professional knowledge amongst students and professionals within the pharmaceutical community. International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) The ISPOR promotes the science of pharmacoeconomics (health economics) and outcomes research (the scientific discipline that evaluates the effect of health care interventions on patient well-being, including clinical, economic, and patient-centered outcomes) and facilitates the translation of this research into useful information for health care decision-makers to increase the efficiency, effectiveness, and fairness of health care to improve health. Jewish Pharmacy Student Organization (JPSO) The JPSO motivates and equips pharmacy students to practice faith in Judaism in their personal and professional lives. The group provides Jewish pharmacy students the opportunity to learn about Judaism via a Lunch and Learn program, as well as learn about pharmacy practice and leadership through health care professionals during chapter meetings. Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity (ΚΨ) The Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity promotes and maintains a serious atmosphere through its professional programs and thus supplies an intellectual stimulus essential in pursuing college work in pharmacy. The fraternity also provides social functions and professional activities to develop qualities of leadership for the general growth of members and the profession of pharmacy. National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) The NCPA provides pharmacy students with the opportunity to interact with successful pharmacy practitioners across the nation in order to build a career in an independent pharmacy setting. Information on how to start your own pharmacy through financing and management is presented, as well as strategies on successful retail operations. A matching service that brings together employers and employees is provided, as well as a listing of pharmacies that are for sale. Legislative and regulatory developments are supplied to the students. Numerous scholarships and loans are available. Phi Delta Chi (ΦΔΘ) Phi Delta Chi is a pharmacy fraternity formed to advance the science of pharmacy and its allied interests and to foster and promote a fraternal spirit among its members. This lifelong fraternity supports its brothers (both male and female) throughout pharmacy school and beyond, placing importance on individual growth through social, personal, and leadership opportunities. Phi Lambda Sigma (ΦΛΣ) Phi Lambda Sigma, the national pharmacy leadership society, promotes the development of leadership in pharmacy, especially among pharmacy students. Membership crosses fraternal and organizational