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Welcome to Experiential Education

The purpose of Idaho State University’s College of Pharmacy (ISU-COP) is to prepare a competent pharmacy practitioner with effective primary care practice skills, including abilities to communicate and educate others on the rational use of medications and related devices.

Core Values

Mission Develop competent and caring pharmacists operating at the top of their scope of practice in a team based health care environment. 

Vision Become a leader in innovative experiential education by fostering excellence in collaborative, diverse patient centered care and continued preceptor development. 

Goal Provide innovative, patient-centered, interprofessional experiential education opportunities longitudinally across the curriculum.

Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences (IPPEs)

Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences (APPEs)

2022 Site of the Year

We are excited to announce our selected Preceptors of the Year! Each of these preceptors have showed not only excellence in their abillity to mentor and teach students but also have had wide spread impact on their indivudal communties. All of our winners were selected by student nomination and identifed by their commiment to phamarcy education. 


Please see the preceptor page for the full list of winners!


Boise VA Medical Center

Through their commitment to the community and teaching, Boise VA has been an amazing partner to Idaho State University throughout the years. Dr. Black and Dr. Mason have provided the space for ISU students to grow and encounter a wide range of experiences that can only be achieved at the VA. We are excited to acknowledge and thank this wonderful site and preceptors for all that they have done and continue to do for the Boise area. 





Contact Experiential Education

Director of Experiential Education
Cassandra Tack, MBA

Experiential Education Coordinator 
Joy-Marie Menzel, MS

Administrative Assistant  
Shari Halcomb

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