Pharmacy Research: A How-To Guide for Students, Residents, and New Practitioners provides an introduction to research methods and a foundation on which individual research practices can be built. It includes tools for research training and cultivation, an area emphasized by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. Today, pharmacy practice and residency positions are extremely competitive. Having research experience will enhance candidates’ marketability. Students, new graduates, residents, and any practitioners needing basic training in research fundamentals will find this a valuable resource.
· A simple, step-by-step approach to, and practical advice on, completing a pharmacy-based research project.
· Chapters include learning objectives, key terms, and a checklist to guide readers.
· The first seven chapters detail each phase of the research process, from selecting a topic to preparing a manuscript for publication.
· The final three chapters provide personal reflections from mentors, student pharmacists, and residents that give insight into the nature of mentor–mentee relationships and the impact of research.
· 11 appendices contain exercises, charts, downloadable templates, and examples.