Table 2.

Ability-Based Outcomes Assessment Results (N=5)

Ability-Based OutcomeACPE Appendix BMean Scorea
Effective communicationBiostatistics: understanding of statistical versus clinical significance4
Effective communicationProfessional communication: assertiveness and problem-solving techniques3
Drug therapy assessment and decision makingPharmacology: mechanism of action of drugs in various categories4
Critical thinking, problem solvingPharmacy practice and pharmacist-provided care: problem identification (e.g., duplication, dosage, drug interactions, adverse drug reactions and interactions, frequency, dosage form, indication mismatches) and resolution4
Drug informationPharmacotherapy: evaluation of clinical trials that validate treatment usefulness4
  • a Rating scale ranged from 1 = unacceptable to 5 = exceptional.